This tutorial provides instructions to upload a video to YouTube with privacy sharing restricts to those with a link, unlisted.
#1 Log in to YouTube with your YouTube account. You can also use a Google account (Gmail) if you want. Google owns YouTube. If you do not have a YouTube or Google account you will need to sign up for one
#2 Click [Sign In]
#3 Enter YouTube or Google account credentials and click [Sign In]
#5 Click [Select file from your computer] to choose the specific videos you want to upload
#6 Using the dialog box navigate and select the video you wish to upload. In this example the video was on a Flip video camera. In the left pane the Flip video camera is named FLIPVIDEO and the specific video is in the 100VIDEO folder within the DCIM folder. Select [Choose]
#7 The video will begin to upload to YouTube
#8 As the video is uploading give the video a Title. Also, this is the where you should adjust the Privacy and publish settings. In this example we don’t want the video to be searchable, so we chose the [Unlisted] radio button. Unlisted in the preferred route for most videos. When unlisted the link provided by YouTube is required to view it. If you need help selecting a privacy setting contact the Tech Desk for advice
#9 After the video is uploaded, it may take longer to be completely processed
#10 Once the video is uploaded and processed, it it is ready to view or share. Click on the [Video Title] link to view it or copy the video link to share
#12 If at a later time you want to edit the video settings you can click on your user name, in this case [spulibrarytechdesk], and click on [Video Manager]
Questions or Assistance?
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