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How to put YouTube videos on Instagram stories

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How to put YouTube videos on Instagram stories: You posted a video on YouTube and would like to upload it to the stories of Instagram? Would you like to share on Instagram a video of others that you have seen on YouTube but do not know how to do it? Don’t worry, I have the solution for you.

If you wonder how to put youtube videos on instagram stories, I must first of all inform you that it is not directly possible to carry out this operation directly, as YouTube does not allow direct sharing on Instagram of the videos published on its platform. However, you can succeed in the intent that you proposed using a “trick”, that is, using the screen recording tool on Android and iPhone, which I will tell you about in this tutorial.

That said, if you’re eager to get started, sit down comfortably and just take a few minutes of free time. Read carefully the procedures that I am about to show you, in order to put them into practice and be able to achieve the goal you have proposed. I wish you a good reading and a lot of fun!

Preliminary information

Before explaining to you how to put youtube videos on instagram stories, I have to give you some preliminary information about it. In fact, you must know that, as anticipated before, it is not possible to directly share a YouTube video in the stories of Instagram. Therefore, the only possible solution to succeed in the intent is the one that concerns the manual loading of the movie in the stories of the popular photographic social network.

That said, just in case the YouTube is not in your possession, I will show you how to obtain it, through the procedure for registering the screen of your Android or iOS / iPadOS device. After that, I’ll tell you how to upload the video to the stories of Instagramvia the social network app for Android And iPhone.

How to upload YouTube videos to Instagram stories

To find out how to succeed in uploading a video of YouTube in the stories of Instagramkeep reading the next lines – I’ll tell you about how to use the screen recording tool on Android And iOS / iPadOS and how to upload the movie in the app Instagram for smartphones and tablets (Android, on iPad it is not yet available but you can download the app for iPhone).

From Android

Android screen recording

If you don’t own the video of YouTube that you want to upload to the stories of Instagramyou can get it through the screen recording procedure.

Speaking of which, you need to know that, on Android, this operation can be carried out through the use of the native recording function, if available on your smartphone (as it is, for example, on the latest generation models). Alternatively, you can take advantage of third-party apps, such as ADV Screen Recorderof which you can find more information in this tutorial of mine.

That said, if you have the feature in question, activating it is very simple: press the key combination (Volume Up + Power Off) or tap the appropriate icon (Record screen) which is located in Notification Center of Android (section that is visible by swiping from the top to the bottom of the screen).

At this point, play the video of YouTube and, at the end, press the button Stop, located at the top, to end the registration. By doing so, you will save the movie in the media gallery of your device (the app Photo or Tunnel).

Once you have the video, start the app Instagramto load it into the stories: to proceed, after logging in to your account, press thecamera icon located in the upper right corner of the main screen.

Now that you have started the story creation tool, press themedia gallery icon located in the lower left corner, then select the video to import.

In case it is a movie longer than 60 seconds, press the button Forwardafter importing it, as it will automatically split into multiple stories.

Upload Youtube Videos Instagram Stories Android

Once this is done, click on the button end and, to publish the movie in the stories of Instagramtap the button Your story. If you have any doubts or problems, read my guide on how to upload videos to Instagram.

From iPhone / iPad

Ios screen recording

If you own a iPhone (or even an iPad, as long as you have the Instagram iPhone app installed on it), you can use the native screen recording feature to quickly and easily get the YouTube video you want to share on Instagram.

However, keep in mind that the tool in question was introduced starting from iOS 11 and later and starting with iPadOS; therefore, you can only use it on iPhone models starting with iPhone 8 and starting from the models of 6th generation iPad.

Having said that, to do so, access the Control center by swiping from the top right corner down (up iPhone X and later models) or from bottom to top (on iPhone 8/8 Plus and previous models) and press the button Recto activate recording of the movie being played back on YouTube.

When finished, tap on bar or the red dot at the topthen press the button Stopto end the recording and, by doing so, save the video in the multimedia gallery of your device (the app Photo).

At this point, to load it into the stories of Instagramstart the app of the photographic social network, and execute access to your account if necessary.

Now, press oncamera icon and, once you open the tool for creating stories on Instagrampress onmedia gallery iconlocated in the lower left corner.

Upload Youtube videos to Instagram iOS stories

Once this is done, select the movie to import and press the button Forwardin case it lasts more than 60 seconds, in order to import all the stories into which it will be automatically divided.

Finally, to publish the video, press the button Your story. If you have any doubts or problems, please refer to my tutorial on how to upload videos to Instagram.

How to insert YouTube links on Instagram stories

Instagram Link Sticker

You would like to insert a link to a video of YouTube in the stories of Instagram, so as to refer to the movie in question? In this case I must first of all inform you that the possibility of inserting external links in the stories of the social network is usable only from the app Instagram for smartphones, using the appropriate adhesive.

That said, launch the Instagram for Android or iOScarries out access to your account and presses oncamera iconto start the story creation tool.

Then use the camera tools at your disposal to take a photo or record a video, then presses on thesquare emoticon icon located in the upper right corner, to open the menu of sticker.

Now, in the screen that is shown to you, presses on the sticker Link and enter, in the appropriate text field, the link of the YouTube video you are interested in sharing. You can type it “by hand”, or paste it, after having previously copied it.

To check that everything went well, press on the item See the preview and, if successful, press the button endto confirm adding the link.

Finally, to publish the story, click on the button Your story located at the bottom. If you have any doubts or problems, please refer to my tutorial on how to put links in Instagram stories.