How to Upload a Video on YouTube

Author: Admin User | Guide: YouTube |

YouTube is becoming a biggest internet service in the world. People use Google first then they go for the YouTube for the alternative option to find answers. YouTube is a big source of entertainment. You can also share your memories on YouTube with your friends and public. It’s a good stage to showcase the talent. You can upload a video on YouTube easily.

How to Upload a video on YouTube through desktop

Always prefer desktop to upload a video on YouTube. You can upload a video on YouTube with these steps.

  1. Open your browser: Open your preferred browser on desktop.
  2. Open YouTube: Open YouTube and sign in with your YouTube account. You don’t need to create a channel to upload a video. You can share video if you have Gmail account.
  3. Click on ‘upload’ icon: Click on ‘upload’ option at the top right corner.
  4. Pick ‘upload video’: You will see two options including ‘go live’. Click on ‘upload video’ option.
  5. Import videos from Google photos: If you have the video in Google photos, then you can import from there at the top right corner.
  6. Click ‘select files to upload’: You can choose the option ‘select files to upload’ in the middle with YouTube icon.
  7. Choose the file from your computer: Now choose the file you want to upload. Your file will start uploading. It takes time.
  8. Complete the description and title: Complete the description and the title details of the video. Make your title appealing. Description is the detail of your post. According to Google, you can have a title up to 100 characters and a description up to 5,000 characters.
  9. Choose the privacy: You can choose the privacy in the right of the title. If you want to show it to the public, then choose public.
  10. Choose video thumbnail: you can choose video thumbnail at the bottom. You can upload your own thumbnail or choose from the video.
  11. Click ‘publish’ to share: When video get uploads, then click on ‘publish’ to share the video on YouTube.

So, that’s how you can upload the video on YouTube. remember, if you have copied someone else’s video from YouTube then you cannot upload. YouTube will check the details of the video and will match it to other videos on YouTube.

How to upload a video on YouTube through mobile App

You can upload videos on YouTube through Android and iPhone devices. Make sure you have YouTube app.

Just follow these quick steps:

  1. Open YouTube: Open YouTube app and sign in with your Gmail account.
  2. Tap on the upload icon: Tap on the upload icon at the top of your app screen.
  3. Enable all accesses: Enable the microphone access for the good sound and camera access to take a video from your phone.
  4. Select the file from your phone: Now select the file you want to upload. You can record the video also and upload it.
  5. Add the filters and the music: You can add filters for the video to do color correction. You can add music also in the video.
  6. Enter the title and description: Complete the description and the title details of the video. Make your title appealing. According to Google, you can have a title up to 100 characters and a description up to 5,000 characters.
  7. Choose the privacy: You can choose the privacy below the description. If you want to show it to the public, then choose public.
  8. Choose the location: you can add location at the bottom. Enable the location for YouTube to add this.
  9. Tap ‘upload’ to share: Tap on ‘update’ to share the video on YouTube. It will take time to upload.

You cannot add video thumbnail and tags in the app. You can use other services on desktop version. We have mentioned earlier that always prefer desktop version to upload a video.

Never upload a video which is copied from other accounts. If you do this, video cannot be uploaded. YouTube can remove the video later.

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