How to Share a YouTube Video on Instagram

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When you decide to share a YouTube video on Instagram for any reason, you will wonder how it’s done.

So YouTube is a good place for watching videos, but you will complete your joy when you share the video, especially on your Instagram account.

Where all your friends and followers can react with and share it whether it’s to grow your Instagram account or to just have fun.

However, you can share the YouTube video on your Instagram feed and story, it’s the same method with just some different steps.

Today, I will show you how to share a YouTube video on Instagram.

How to Share a YouTube Video on Instagram

To share a YouTube video on Instagram, first, you have to download the video from YouTube, then add it from your phones’ gallery on Instagram and share it.

Keep in mind that you have to consider if the video is copyright protected.

As YouTube doesn’t allow users to download videos directly to your device because of the copyrights of producers.

However, there is no issue if you downloaded your own published videos and shared them.

So let’s check how it’s done.

Copy the YouTube video link

Go to YouTube app on your phone, then open the video page.

On the video page, tap on the “Share” button to copy the link of the video you want to share.

A popup will open with a lot of apps to choose from and share the video with.

Tap on “Copy Link”, which is the first option.

Then the link will be copied to your phone’s clipboard.

2.Visit Fastfrom website

Visit the Fastfrom website

After copying the link of the video.

Close the YouTube App, then go to your mobile browser.

On your mobile browser, type Fastform.

Or just simply visit “Fastfrom” website from here.

3.Download the video

Paste the YouTube video link and download it from Fastfrom website

After the “Fastfrom” website opens, paste the link on the blank box.

Then tap the orange “Download” button.

A new popup will show up which are popup ads, so skip them by closing the ad page.

Then the video will open on a new page.

When the new page of the video opens, you will be able to download the video there.

For android devices, tap on the three dots then tap “Download”.

For Apple devices, wait for the video to fully load, then save it to your gallery.

If you can’t save it then download the Document by Readdle app and restart the download process through it.

However, you will find the video on the iCloud folder or the gallery.

Depending on which place you chose for the download files.

4.Create a new post on Instagram 

Tap on the + button to create a new post on Instagram

After downloading the video, go to your Instagram profile.

Then tap on the “+” button to create a new post.

So a new page will open including the video you want to share on Instagram, in your gallery.

If you didn’t find it in your gallery, then it may be saved in another place.

So tap on the small “Down Arrow” below your video and search for the video in another file.

5.Tap and edit your video

Tap to go to the edit page

When you select the video, tap on the blue “Right arrow” in the top right of the screen.

Then you will be able to edit your video with Instagram by adding some filtres and trim it.

Keep in mind that the video you want to share can be a 1-minute video in length.

So to share a long YouTube video on your Instagram profile.

You have to trim it on multiple videos them add them together.

6.Share your video

Share the YouTube video on the Instagram feed

Now, after adding the video and customizing it.

It will be ready to share.

So tap “Next”, then the last Instagram page will open where you can add hashtags and tag people.

However, you can share it on Facebook at the same time.

So when you finish, tap on “Share” and your YouTube video will be shared on Instagram.

How to Share a YouTube Video on Instagram Story

To share a YouTube video on your Instagram story, download the video then on your Instagram profile create a new story then share the video there.

1.Download the Youtube Video

First, you have to download the YouTube video, as it was shown on the first method.

Then you will be able to share it on your Instagram story.

So make sure it’s downloaded before you proceed.

2.Tap on the “+” button

Create a new story on Instagram

On your Instagram profile, tap on the “+” button.

Then after the new page opens, you will find three options which are Post, Story, or Live.

Tap on the “Story” button, to create a new Instagram story.

3.Create an Instagram story

Add a video to the story page

After tapping on the “Story” button, you will now be transferred to the story page.

Now tap on the small white box in the left-right of the camera screen.

Then the gallery page will open where you will find the YouTube video that you want to share.

However, you need to know that on the Instagram story, you can just share a video of 15 seconds in length.

So if your video is longer than 15 seconds, it will be cut into multiple story pieces.

4.Share the YouTube video on your Instagram story

Share the Youtube video on Instagram story

After finding the downloaded YouTube video, tap on it, then it will be added to the story page.

So you will be able to edit the video before sharing it in your story.

You can zoom in on the video to adjust it to your phone screen resolution.

Then make your modifications by adding stickers or words if you want to.

Now when you’ve finished the modifications, tap “Next”.

Then tap the “Share” button near your profile picture to share the video.

Finally, the YouTube video will be shared on your Instagram story.

Conclusion

Sharing a YouTube video on Instagram brings benefits to your Instagram profile and Youtube channel at the same time.

However, if you don’t have a YouTube channel, you will be able to interact with your followers when you share a YouTube video on Instagram.

So the best way to share the YouTube video is by downloading the video from a third-party app then posting it on your Instagram feed or story.

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