This article will help you to learn how to share a YouTube video link on Instagram in 13 easy steps.
Instagram is the most popular platform that can be used for the promotion of products, businesses, and content you create elsewhere. As YouTube is the biggest platform for content creators as you can upload your self-made videos on the YouTube platform, it makes sense to use both of these great apps to cross-promote and one way of doing that is by sharing links.
How to add a YouTube video link on Instagram
Share the YouTube video link on Instagram in 13 Easy Steps
Step-1 Open The YouTube App: The first step would be to open the YouTube application on your device.
To search for the app in your app gallery:
Go to the app gallery.
Search for the app in the search field and tap on it.
Step-2 Click On Library Option: Next when you open YouTube you can see the fresh videos just uploaded on it by other pages. Scroll to the bottom and you will see an option like 'library', click on it.
You can also see icons like the 'plus' icon by clicking on which you can upload a video on YouTube or an option like 'shorts' which will take you to the page of shorts videos uploaded by creators on YouTube.
Step-3 Click On Your Videos: After you click on the 'library' option, it will take you to a page where you can option like 'Your Videos', click on it.
These are the videos that you have saved for later to watch. Here on this page under 'history', you can also see all the videos you have watched on YouTube so far and can also delete the history if you wish to remove the watched videos.
Step-4 Click On Three Dots: Then, after you click on ' Your videos', you can see all your saved videos.
Click on the three dots visible on the right side of the video you wish to send a link to.
Step-5 Click On Share Option: Next you can see a sharing option that looks like an arrow.
There are also other options like thumbs up which means to like a video or thumbs down which is a dislike button. You can also download the video and watch it offline.
Step-6 Click On Copy Link: Under the share menu you can see options like sharing a video on Snapchat, WhatsApp, through the mail, or copy a link. Click on the copy link.
Step-7 Open The Instagram App: Once you have copied the link, Open the Instagram App on your device to move further to share a link on Instagram.
Step-8 Click On Your Story. In the Instagram app, you will find your 'story' option in the top left corner. Click on your story to add a link to your story.
Step-9 Click On Emoji Icon: In the story option on the top right of your screen you will see a 'sticker' option, tap on it to open it.
Step-10 Click on Link Option: Now in the 'sticker' option you can see many options of adding questions to your story or adding a pole. You can also add Quiz.
Click on the 'link' option to add a link to your story.
Step-11 Paste The Link: Paste your video link by the press and holding and pasting it in the URL section. From here people who view your story can easily visit the link added by you.
Step-12 Click On Done Option: Once you are done adding a link finally click on the done option at the top right corner of your screen.
Step-13 Click On Arrow Option. You can also add a thumbnail of your video to help people understand what content your link contains.
Now finally to share the story Click the 'arrow' option in the bottom corner. This will upload your story on Instagram with the added link.
Type tube2gram.com in a web browser and click on search.
Then Tap to select Post YouTube to Instagram.
Enter the YouTube URL and you'll see a YouTube video preview.
Next, then Click Start Download.
Open the Instagram app which is an icon with a camera inside a square that’s a gradient from yellow to purple.
Click on the plus sign at the top right corner of an Instagram page to create a Story or a post.
Post it. Tap Send To to Share the post to your feed.
How To Share YouTube Videos on Instagram Bio?
Instagram allows adding clickable links in the bios, if you want to share a YouTube video link, you can add the link to your Bio page which then can be used to reach that page by others by just tapping on the link.
You can only add just one link, this means sharing only one video on your Bio, at least for now.
How To Share YouTube Video On IGTV?
If the YouTube video you want to share is lengthy then you should consider uploading it to IGTV.
You can upload the video directly and you can share a link to the YouTube video in the description. That’s it on how to share YouTube videos on Instagram, this article will help you to learn how to share them in a few quick steps.
How To Add Link To Instagram Story With Swipe Up Feature?
Click on the Instagram Stories icon at the top left corner of your Instagram page.
Then Include a text, or sticker to the story by clicking on the 'sticker' icon.
Paste the link to the video by tapping on the 'Link’ icon.
Finally, Create a call-to-action inviting viewers to add the ‘swipe up’ feature.
How To Upload A Video On Instagram?
You can also learn how to upload a video on Instagram in just a few quick steps:
Tap the plus icon at the Top of Your Screen.
Choose the Type of Post to Create. There are four main types: a post, story, reel, or live video.
Select your option and then select the video and click on done to finally upload it on your page.