How to use Video Boost on Pixel 8 Pro

Follow our step-by-step guide to enable this exciting feature, bringing superior lighting, vivid colors, and sharper details to your recorded videos.

By Abhishek Chandel
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How to use Video Boost on Pixel 8 Pro

How to use Video Boost on Pixel 8 Pro

Google released an exciting new camera feature for the Pixel 8 Pro in December 2023 called Video Boost. Video Boost provides enhanced lighting, richer colors, and crisper details when recording video on your Pixel. If you just got the Pixel 8 Pro, then here in this article will explain what Video Boost is & give a step-by-step guide on how to use Video Boost to take your videos to the next level.

What is Video Boost on Pixel 8 Pro?

Video Boost is a new camera feature released by Google in December 2023 exclusively for the Pixel 8 Pro. It uses advanced computational photography and machine learning to enhance videos recorded on the Pixel 8 Pro's camera.

When you turn on Video Boost in the Camera app settings, it will process your videos to improve things like lighting, color, details, and stabilization. Video Boost works by creating a temporary clip that it uses to apply its optimizations and enhancements before saving the final output video.

Some of the key capabilities of Video Boost include:

  • Automatically enabling Night Sight in low light situations to brighten and illuminate dark scenes.

  • Boosting colors to be more vivid and dynamic.

  • Sharpening details for crisper image quality.

  • Smoothing out shaky footage thanks to improved stabilization.

  • Overall enhancement to video quality, especially in low light conditions.

How to use Video Boost on Pixel 8 Pro?

1. Open the Camera app on your Pixel 8 Pro and switch to Video mode if you aren't already there. Here Access the Settings menu by tapping the gear icon in the bottom left corner.

2. Here look for the “Video Boost” option, The icon is a camcorder with a star, simply tap on it to enable it. And that's it! Video Boost is now activated and ready to enhance your next video.

Note: Keep in mind that you'll need to enable the Video Boost mode each time from here whenever you want to shoot a video with this mode.

Additional Things about Video Boost on Pixel 8 Pro

Keep in mind that the amount of time Video Boost takes to process your finished video varies based on the video's length, resolution, frame rate and other factors. Be patient, the wait is worth it!

When processing is complete, Google Photos will send you a notification, so make sure you have notifications enabled. Review the edited video and see if you like the results.

Take some time to play around with the resolution, frame rate, and other settings in Video Boost to optimize it to your specific needs. The default settings work great, but you may prefer tweaking them to match the type of content you usually shoot.


The new Video Boost feature makes an enormous improvement to video recording capabilities on the Pixel 8 Pro. With boosted lighting, richer colors, and crisper details, your videos will look better than ever. Follow the steps above to easily turn on Video Boost, and be sure to take advantage of this awesome new camera tool! Let me know in the comments about your experience using Video Boost.

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