How to share a YouTube video on Instagram

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Instagram is far from being the fashion social network, it has shown that it has established itself and that it goes far beyond fashions. This social network has become the workplace for many people, for others it will be the perfect showcase for their business, for example.

Instagram allowed for months of share youtube videos on its platform, but sometimes it's not easy to publish something available in a different application to another platform.



Can you share a YouTube video on Instagram?

The answer is yes, in fact there are several ways to do it.

You can share a video already uploaded to YouTube to Instagram as if it were a post. You can also share the video as a way to get YouTube views by placing the link in your profile bio, so viewers can be redirected to the video.

A different way to share YouTube videos on Instagram it is through Instagram stories, as we will also see below.

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How to share a Youtube video on Instagram 2022

The easiest method is to upload the video again without going through the YouTube filter, but if you deleted it or for whatever reason you only have it on YouTube, the process gets a bit complicated. To share the video you will need to use this web allowing and S end your YouTube videos as if it were an Instagram post.

The operation of the web is very simple, you just have to register and save the link you want to share from YouTube, paste it where it shows you and choose the portion of seconds of each video.



Instagram only allows a maximum of 60 seconds per post, but you can upload the video in "album" format and you can integrate multiple posts into the same post.

The last step is to write the post content which will be displayed in the caption next to the video. If everything is to your liking, you need to press the publish button and after the upload is complete it will appear in your feed, it may take a few seconds. It will be impossible to distinguish whether the video was uploaded from YouTube or from the device itself, and most importantly,  does not lose quality in loading.

How to share a YouTube video to Instagram Stories 2022

This process is simpler than the previous one, you have to open the application and click on the icon at the top that indicates “stories”. When the camera opens you have to go to the gallery option and from there go to the videos, where you will find the «YouTube» option. If you give this option you can upload the video to Instagram Stories without doing anything else.


It's important to remember that the maximum is 15 seconds, so you'll need to figure out how many stories the video will take up.

This option may not appear on all mobiles or if you don't update the latest version of Instagram it will be impossible. An alternative that you can have is to record the YouTube screen from your mobile, the video will be saved in your gallery and from there it will be easy to upload it.


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