How to upload a YouTube video

Computer

  • Sign into your YouTube account.
  • Click on Upload at the top of the page.
  • Before you start uploading the video you can chose the video privacy settings. List as unlisted.
  • Select the video you’d like to upload from your computer.
  • Click Publish to finish uploading. If you set the video privacy setting to Private or Unlisted, just click Done to finish the upload or click Share to privately share your video.
  • If you haven’t clicked Publish, your video won’t be viewable by other people. You can always publish your video at a later time in your Video Manager.

Android

Use the YouTube Android app to upload videos by recording a new video or selecting an existing one:

  • Sign in to your YouTube account and your desired channel.
  • Tap the camera from your home screen or account tab.
  • Record a new video or select an existing one to upload.
  • To record a new video: Tap the video camera icon and begin recording.
  • To select an existing video: Use the gallery to select your video.
  • Apply optional enhancements to your video.
  • Adjust your video’s title, description and privacy settings.
  • Tap to upload.

iOS

Use the YouTube iOS app to upload videos by recording a new video or selecting an existing one:

  • Sign in to your YouTube account and your desired channel.
  • Tap the camera from your home screen or account tab.
  • Record a new video or select an existing one to upload.
  • To record a new video: Tap the video camera icon and begin recording.
  • To select an existing video: Use the gallery to select your video.
  • Apply optional enhancements to your video and tap NEXT.
  • Adjust your video’s title, description and privacy settings.
  • Tap UPLOAD.

How to make a YouTube video private

Computer

  • Go to your Video Manager.
  • Find the video you want to change, then click Edit.
  • In the Privacy Settings drop-down menu, choose the setting Unlisted.
  • Click Save changes.

Android

  • Sign in to YouTube on your Android device.
  • Tap Account.
  • Tap My videos.
  • Next to the video you want to change, tap the menu icon.
  • Tap Edit.
  • In the Privacy drop-down menu, choose the setting Unlisted.
  • Tap the arrow at the top to save changes.

iOS

  • Sign in to YouTube on your iOS device.
  • Tap Account.
  • Tap My videos.
  • Next to the video you want to change, tap the menu icon.
  • Tap Edit.
  • In the Privacy drop-down menu, choose the setting Unlisted.
  • Tap the arrow at the top to save changes.