How To Upload A Video to YouTube From Your Galaxy S5

By Jack Armijo | Basics

How to Upload to Youtube from Samsung Galaxy S5

OMG, you finally received that video you’ve been waiting for.

But you’re out running errands.  How can you possibly get it uploaded to YouTube now?

If you’ve got a Galaxy S5 – you can upload that video from anywhere you’ve got a decent connection.

Uploading a video could use some serious bandwidth.  If you’re concerned about data usage then you might want to wait until you’re connected to Wi-Fi

Open Your YouTube App

Open the App Drawer

The Samsung Galaxy S5 App Drawer Icon

Scroll through your apps until you find Youtube.  Tap on the YouTube icon.

Tap on the Youtube Icon in the App Drawer of the Samsung Galaxy S5

In YouTube tap on the 3 Lines Menu in the upper left corner of the screen.

Tap on the Youtube Menu Icon in Upper Left Corner of the screen

Tap on Uploads

Tap on Uploads in the Youtube App

Tap on the Upload icon located at the top of the screen.

Tap on the Upload Icon to Upload a New Video

Find Your Video

Tap on  the video you want to upload.

Select the video you want to upload

If you don’t see the video you want to upload tap on the 3 Lines Menu in the upper left corner of the screen.

Tap on Youtube Menu Icon in Upper Left Corner to Search for videos

 

This will open a menu so you can search different areas of your Samsung Galaxy S5 to locate the video.

Tap on a menu item to search for videos

Once you’ve found the video you want to upload.  Tap on it.

Select the video to upload

Make Sure People Can Find Your Video

Enter the video details such as:

  • Title
  • A useful description that will get your video found
  • Specify the Privacy setting by tapping on the down arrow
  • Assign some tags to your video

Once you’ve finished entering all the details tap on the Upload icon in the upper right corner of the screen.

Enter the video details such as title, a brief description and tags

 

Depending on your connection and the size of the video.  It could take a while for it to be ready on Youtube.

Success

You’ve just successfully uploaded a video to Youtube from your Galaxy S5.  Pretty easy huh?  And you did it while out running errands.  You multitask like a Boss!

 

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