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Upload and Share Videos with YouTube: Upload to YouTube

Upload and share video projects using YouTube.

Purpose

You now have a Google account, are signed in, and have your video ready to upload. This page will take you through the steps to upload your video to YouTube. 

Instructions

Step 1: Go to YouTube.
Step 2: Click the " icon", located at the top of the page, next to the search bar.

Step 3: Select the "Upload video" button.

Before you start uploading the video, you can choose the video privacy settings.
For more about this, go to the "Privacy Settings" tab in this guide.


Step 4: Select the video you would like to upload from your computer. You can also import a video from Google Photos.

Your video is now uploading. You can edit the basic information, including writing your title of up to 100 characters and write a description of up to 5,000 characters.

 

Step 5: Click "Publish" button to finish uploading a public video to YouTube.

Other Options:
Click "Done" to upload your video i
f you selected the video privacy setting as "Private."
Click "Share" to privately share your video, if you selected the video privacy setting as "Unlisted"

Note: If you have not clicked "Publish," your video will not be viewable to other people. 


Once the upload is completed, YouTube will send you an email to notify you that your video is done uploading and processing. Forward the email to friends or family for easy sharing. 
 

Your video is now available to view. Learn more about privacy settings.

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