Did you know that you can also upload videos to youtube using a mobile phone without using any web browser simply by email. This feature is not only restricted to mobile devices but you can use any device or even a computer to email video to youtube.
For high end mobile devices or smartphones like iPhone, Android you dont necessarily need to email video to youtube as you can upload it using the preinstalled youtube app, but for other mobile devices there is an option to email upload video to youtube.
Every youtube user account is provided with a unique email address to email video to youtube. Get your unique youtube email upload address by visiting m.youtube.com from mobile and log in with your youtube user account. Alternatively you can also fetch the unique youtube email upload address by logging into youtube from your computer.
To get youtube account email upload address from computer go to settings => Overview tab => Mobile uploads section. There you will see the uniqe email address, note it down or add it to your email contacts as “Email video to youtube“.
Email Video to Youtube
Now this is the easiest part since you now have the unique email id to upload videos to youtube. You can use the method below on a mobile device supporting email or a computer to email video to youtube. The most common formats allowed and found on mobile devices are .MP4 , .MOV , .MPG.
- Compose a new mail.
- Attach the video as email attachment.
- Enter the unique youtube mobile upload ID.
- Enter title of the video in the subject.
- And the message part will be your description for the video.
- Send the email.
Once the video is received by youtube you will be sent an confirmation email and the video will be added to youtube uploads for processing and after a few minutes the video should be ready for viewing. If you wish to make changes to the uploaded youtube video title or description later then you can always access youtube from your computer and make the changes.
On the side note do not share the unique youtube mobile upload email id with anyone, it should be kept secure for the safety of your youtube account. So next time you are on a vacation, just email video to youtube right from your holiday destination and share the precious moments with friends and family without delay.