How to upload video on YouTube via Android and iOS mobile

By | July 15, 2014

No doubt, YouTube is the best place to broadcast your video and music in an easiest way. Now you don’t have to wait until you are around your PC to share the video you want to share with your family, friends or followers. Since 2006, Google is allowing us to share videos and now it has become so easy to get started with even if you are using Android smartphone.


Today we will go through the process to upload video on YouTube via Android mobile with you, and you will be uploading videos in no time. If still you haven’t installed the official YouTube app from Play store, click here to get it right now to begin the process.

How to upload video on YouTube via Android and iOS mobile

Signing in to your YouTube

In order to get started with the process you have to first login to your YouTube app with the Google Account, you can either use the account you have migrated with play store or any other Google Account. When you first open the YouTube app, Google will prompt you do do so via one of your Google accounts. If you are unable to see the prompt then tap the three dot (… , dots will be vertical) at the top right of the app window and select “Sign In.

If you have already logged in to YouTube, you will see an option called “Add Account”, select this option if you want to use other Google account to with otherwise skip this.

Now you are eligible to upload any video on YouTube via your Android smartphone.

Uploading Videos

On the YouTube app, you will see something that looks like this at the top of your screen. Select the upper left-hand corner of the screen where you see those three lines and the YouTube logo (the “hamburger menu”).

A drop down menu will appear, there you will see several option, select the option labeled “Uploads“. After selecting “Uploads,” you will see a screen like this. Remember the icon with the arrow?


It should appear, at least if you have videos you can upload on your device. Select that icon. Soon if you click on the icon, again there will prompt a window ask how you want to upload your video, select the method, either you can choose WiFi only or On any network.

Now you are completely on uploading video, there you will see options to add description of the video, privacy and tags for your video that helps your video to appear in YouTube search results.

Once after entering all the appropriate information, hit the upward arrow icon (in the upper right-hand corner of the screen) again and the video will begin uploading.

In the next screen where you can track the upload progress. You’ll see when it’s finished uploading from that screen as well.

Author: Galvin Carter

Galvin Carter, the Associate Editor at The Tech Bulletin, is a computer programmer by profession and a geek by passion. He likes to gather knowledge about current technologies, gadgets. Being an Android lover, his content revolves around Android. +GalvinCarter