How to Upload a Video to Youtube from Your iPhone 5

The ease with which you can take a picture or video on your iPhone 5 ensures that you will start to have a lot of these files on your phone. You might even take a video that is so good that you want to upload it to the Internet for friends, family or even the entire world to see. Fortunately Apple has made it a very simple process to upload an iPhone 5 video to Youtube, so continue reading below to learn how to do it on your device.


How to Put a Video from Your iPhone 5 On Youtube

This article is going to assume that you already have a Youtube account, and that you know your username and password. If you do not, you can go to and sign up for a free account. Once you have finished there, you can return here to learn how to get your iPhone 5 video online.


Step 1: Open the Camera app. Note that you can also choose to access your video from the Photos app, but if you have a lot of pictures and videos on your phone, going through the Camera app makes it easier to sort the videos from the pictures.

open the camera app



Step 2: Tap the Gallery icon at the bottom-left corner of the screen.

open the gallery



Step 3: Touch the Camera Roll option at the top-left corner of the screen.

touch the camera roll button



Step 4: Select the Videos option at the top of the screen.

select the videos option at the top of the screen



Step 5: Touch the Share icon at the bottom of the screen.

touch the share icon



Step 6: Touch the thumbnail of the video that you want to upload to Youtube.



Step 7: Touch the Share button at the bottom of the screen.

touch the share button



Step 8: Select the Youtube option.

how to upload to youtube from the iphone 5



Step 9: Type your Youtube username and password into their respective fields, then touch the Sign In button.

enter your youtube credentials



Step 10: Enter a name and description for the video, then choose the rest of your preferred settings. Once you are done, tap the Publish button at the top-right corner of the screen.

enter the video information, then touch the publish button



Looking for a simple way to watch Youtube videos on your TV, as well as services like Netflix and Hulu Plus? Check out the Apple TV. Not only is it very affordable, but it is also simple to set up.

Uploading pictures and videos to Dropbox from your iPhone 5 is a very convenient way to back them up.

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