Did you know that every day people watch a billion hours of video on YouTube? That's how popular YouTube is today. Thanks to its easy-to-use interface, one hardly needs any help taking a video, editing, and completing the upload. But perhaps the best part about it is that you don't need some high-end, high-processing computer to do this; you can just as easily make the uploads from your iPhone.

If you are wondering how to do this, then you've come to the right place. In this guide, we'll go over how to upload to YouTube from your iPhone in just a few simple steps.

How to upload a video to YouTube from iPhone

Before anything, you need to create a YouTube channel. This is where you'll upload all your videos. Follow these easy steps to create a channel on your iPhone.

  1. Open the YouTube app
  2. Tap the profile picture
  3. Click "Sign in"
  4. Click "Add Account"

Uploading the video

You now have your YouTube channel. If you have a Google account, you can simply sign in and create an account. After creating an account, you can now upload a video by following these easy steps.

  1. Open the YouTube app
  2. Tap the camera icon on the top bar
  3. Click 'video' as your content choice
  4. Start recording your video or choose an existing one from your phone gallery
  5. Edit the video to your preference by trimming it, adding filters, music, and audio 
  6. Create a compelling title and description
  7. Modify your privacy settings by choosing 'public'
  8. Select your audience
  9. Click “upload” at the top right corner

You have completed your first video upload on YouTube from your iPhone. These prompts apply to Android phones too.

Why choose VideoStudio to edit and upload to YouTube?

While you can use an iPhone to record and directly upload videos on YouTube, you may end up with a more average than compelling video. For best results, it is always recommended that you run the recorded videos through professional editing software, where you can make them more appealing.

VideoStudio editing software provides intuitive tools, hundreds of filters, graphics, transitions, and smart features to help turn your videos into fun masterpieces.

You can use it to record new videos or to import pre-recorded clips for editing and upload them directly to YouTube. The software is enhanced with the latest video hardware acceleration technologies, including AMD and Intel, for faster and smoother previews and rendering to different formats.

If you are new to video editing, VideoStudio has beginner-friendly tools and tutorials to teach you the editing basics. It is a simple tool that will help you to crop, trim, and resize your videos to your preferences.

Other remarkable features that you will enjoy include:

  • Fun video-style templates
  • AR stickers, animated overlays
  • Multi-camera editing, motion dynamics such as slow motion and freeze the fame
  • Hundreds of sound effects
  • Royalty-free music to enhance your video's key moments.


Well, there you have it. Hopefully, by now, you can upload a video to YouTube from your iPhone with ease. You're also aware of a cool video editing software, VideoStudio, you can use to edit your videos before uploading them to YouTube.

The software is full of fun features, including customizable video templates and AR stickers that can bring playful moments into your videos. Incorporating the software in your editing processes will give your audience a more captivating and fun experience, and they will keep looking forward to more video uploads.

So, what are you waiting for? Download the free trial today and explore this one-stop shop for all your editing needs.

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