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Upload and Share Videos with YouTube: Welcome

Upload and share video projects using YouTube.

First Things First

To upload a video to YouTube, you must have a Google account. A Google account will also let you access Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar and many other services.   

Option 1Have an existing Google account.

  • If you use Gmail or other Google services, you already have a Google account and can sign into YouTube with your username and password.

  • If you already have a Google account, go to "Option 1: Login to Google" below.

Option 2: Create a Google account.

  • If you do not already have a Google account, go to "Option 2: Create a Google Account" below. 

Option 1: Login to Google

Step 1: Go to Google, click the "Sign in" button.

Step 2: Enter your Google account email or phone number, and your password.

Congratulations! You are now signed into Google (including YouTube) and ready to upload your video.

Option 2: Create a Google Account

Step 1: Go to Google, click the "Sign in" button.

Step 2: Click "Create an account"

Step 3: Follow the directions for entering your information.

Step 4: Review Google's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, select "I agree" box, then click "Next step" button.

Step 5: A new box will appear, click the "Next step" button.

Congratulations! You are now signed into Google (including YouTube) and ready to upload your video. 

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Credits Note

Substantial writing and other contributions were made to this guide by our 2018 LIT Summer Students, Chantal Bellmont and Doaa Mahrous. 

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