How do I upload a video to YouTube?

You will learn how to upload a video to YouTube using your CSUF Portal account via Titan Apps.

Follow these steps after you have signed in to YouTube via Titan Apps.

1. Click on the Upload icon in the top-right corner of your web browser.

The Upload icon looks like an upwards point arrow about a horizontal line.

Click on Upload in the top-right corner of your web browser.

2. Click on Create Channel.

Click on Create Channel.
3. Do you want to increase the length of a video you can upload?

Follow these sub-steps to increase your video length limit beyond 15 minutes and to be able to customize the preview image for your videos.

3.1. Click on Increase your limit.

Scroll down the page a little to the Help and Suggestions section, and click on Increase your limit. Otherwise, click here for the next step.

Click on Increase your limit.

3.2. Click on "Call me with an automated voice message".

Click on "Call me with an automated voice message".

3.3. Click on Confirm.

Click on Confirm.

3.4. Type your phone number.

Type your phone number.

3.5. Click on submit.

Click on submit.

3.6. Type the verification code and click on Submit.

When you receive an automated phone call from Google, type the code and then click on Submit.

Type the verification code and click on Submit.

3.7. Click on Continue.

Click on Continue.

3.8. You are now ready to upload your first video.

You are now ready to upload your first video.

4. Use the drop down menu to select the degree of privacy for your video.

You have three choices for privacy:

Public: Anyone can view this video and the video will show up in the search results.

Unlisted: A link is created for this video, and anyone with that link can view the video. This link can be shared and also made part of a playlist. If you don't want this video shared, choose Private.

Private: Only Google account users whom you specify can view this video. This video will not show up in search results. You must have completed the previous sub-steps in order to invite individual users.

Use the drop down menu to select the degree of privacy for your video.

5. Drag the video file from your computer to the upload box.

You can upload a variety of video file types, like: .MOV, .MP4, .AVI, .WMV, etc.

Drag the video file from your computer to the upload box.

6. Type a Title, a Description and Tags as desired.

7. Click on a Thumbnail choice or upload an image.

Click on Custom thumbnail if you want to upload an image.

Click on a Thumbnail choice or upload an image.

8. The video has now been uploaded and a link for sharing is available.

9. Click on Done.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to upload a video file from your computer to your YouTube account having logged in through Titan Apps.

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