How to Record Mobile Videos for Upload to YouTube - Step by Step

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How to record videos from your mobile for YouTube

It is important to follow some guidelines to be able to make a decent recording and upload it to YouTube from your mobile phone.

Stability. It is essential to turn off notifications so that no vibrations are heard in the middle of recording, especially that of messages. In turn, the idea is that the video is as smooth as possible, so it's important to support it somewhere so that it doesn't move too much and the image stays as much stable possible.



Similarly, some devices are equipped with a built-in OIS which is used to have optical image stabilization, in this way it is possible to reduce movement during recording.

Use landscape orientation. If you record the video vertically, you will be able to appreciate when you view the video already uploaded to YouTube with black bars. That is why it is essential to always record horizontally.

This way, the video format will be perfect for when you upload it to YouTube. Which will result in a better and more professional video.

Sound is important. If possible, we recommend that you use an external microphone to record yourself. Since cell phone microphones aren't exactly good, the video sound won't be too good.

Also, it was recorded along with the ambient sound, so your voice may not sound when listening to the result clear.

It is important to follow these instructions in order to have a quality video that will attract subscribers and thus be able to opt for the option to monetize your YouTube channel.

Record mobile video for YouTube

The importance of editing. One time registered il Video, what you could do, if necessary, is change it. Here the most important thing is to have imagination, as it will also depend on the type of video you will make if you really need to edit it or not.



All of this will depend on what you do in the video and the result you want to achieve. If you want to edit it on your device, you can do it with programs like Whondershare's FilmoraGo.

The mobile app is completely free and has no watermarks or time limits. So you can edit the video you make with yours mobile comfortably and above all.

You can use the same application to upload the video to your social networks, including YouTube. In this way, sharing the result is extremely simple and you can do it with just a few taps.

Before uploading a video, you will be interested in knowing which are the best days and times to upload them and thus make sure it has many visits.

How to upload videos recorded with your mobile to YouTube

To upload it to YouTube, what you need to do is very simple, let's see it below:


  • First, open your YouTube app for iOS or Android.
  • Once done, you have to press the camera icon with the sign in the upper right part of the screen » + »Next to the magnifying glass.
  • A small window appears at the bottom of the screen.
  • Here you will have to click on » Video »And you will be able to access the list of videos you have on your device. You should find the video you recorded or edited, select it and it will start the loading on Youtube.

As you can see, it is very easy to learn to record videos with a mobile phone for upload to YouTube with this step by step tutorial.


If you need to use the video to replace another one that has already been uploaded, it's important to first review the steps you need to follow to perform this action

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