How to Upload iPhone Videos to YouTube
(From the Apple App Store to a video on YouTube)
As useful as it can be, technology can be frustrating at times. That is why we have put together a step by step list of how to upload a iPhone videos to YouTube. The instructions come in 2 parts. Part 1 covers adding the YouTube app to your iPhone. In steps 1 through 12 we walk you through the process of locating the YouTube app in the Apple App Store, adding it to you iPhone and logging in to your Google account so you are ready to upload your iPhone videos. You can also go to Google’s YouTube support page for instructions as well. Part 2 covers the video upload portion of the instructions. In steps 13 through 21 we show you how to upload a video on your iPhone to your YouTube account. If you don’t have a YouTube account yet please visit the Create a Google Account support page for instructions.
Part 1: Download and Install the YouTube App to Your iPhone
The first thing you will want to do is find the App Store icon on your iPhone. It looks like the image below. touch the icon to launch the Apple App Store.
In the image below you see the YouTube app is listed in the “Top Charts” under free. If you see the app listed here when the app store opens you could select it and skip to step 5.
After you type youtube into the search box you can either press the search button or touch the first option in the search result, which is youtube.
iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 plus have the touch ID options. All other iPhones need to enter the password manually.
The icon will show you the progress of the download. It will take longer if it is done over cell.
A Google account will already need to be created. If you haven’t created one please go to Create a Google Account support page for instructions on how you can do so.
That’s it! You have officially added the ability to load any iPhone video you have created to your YouTube page.
Part 2: Uploading an iPhone Video to YouTube
Now it’s time to upload your first video to YouTube. Your created videos are located in the Photos App. Find the Photos Icon on your iPhone. It looks like the image below. Touch it to open the Photos App.
Congratulations!!! You have just published your first video to YouTube. Anytime you want to share a video you recorded with your iPhone you can use this method to easily share with family, friends, or colleagues. If you would like to learn how to view and or share you newly published YouTube video, we have added those steps below.
Part 3: Viewing and Sharing your YouTube Video from Your iPhone
Locate the recently added YouTube icon on your iPhone. It will likely be near the back of your apps.
If you choose to view you video first instead of sharing, please skip to step 8.
You have just shared your first YouTube video.
This step is here if you skipped the video sharing steps and you chose to view your video first in step 5.