How to upload a video to YouTube from your iPad in 4 steps

Denys Prykhodov/ShutterstockIt’s easy to upload a video to YouTube from your iPad, but you’ll need to give access to your media library, camera, and microphone.
  • You can upload a video to YouTube from your iPad in just a few steps – just make sure you download the YouTube mobile app first.
  • To upload a video to YouTube from your iPad, you’ll first need to grant the app permission to access your media library, camera, and microphone.
  • You can edit your video clip within the YouTube app, as well as add a title and description.
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Once you have the YouTube app on your iPad, you can easily add any videos so that your friends, family, and others can enjoy the clips.

Just note that in order to share videos to YouTube from your iPad, you will have to allow the app considerable access to your device.

That said, the ease of the upload process once your iPad is configured is pretty remarkable. Just follow these steps to share your clips with the world.

How to upload a video to YouTube from your iPad

1. Open the YouTube app and then tap the camera icon at the top of the screen. If you have never uploaded a video from your iPad before, you’ll have to grant YouTube access to your library, camera, and microphone.

Steven John/Business InsiderYouTube requires access to your media library, camera, and microphone to upload videos, but this access also allows you to go live or video then immediately upload clips.

2. Tap the video you wish to upload, trim it as you wish, and if you want, add a filter using the icon at the centre bottom of the screen.

Steven John/Business InsiderYou can trim the length of a video before uploading it to YouTube, as well as add filters.

3. Tap “NEXT” in the top right corner of the screen, then add a title and description.

Steven John/Business InsiderAdd a title and a description to make your video more enjoyable and easier to find.

4. Tap “UPLOAD” in the top right corner and that’s it, your video will be posted to your YouTube channel.

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