Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Upload a Video to Youtube From Gallery or Video Player App in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

If you like sharing your own videos to others by uploading it to Youtube app, you cannot only upload your video directly from the Youtube app, but also from other pre-installed apps (e.g: Gallery app, Video Player app and My Files app) available in your Samsung Galaxy S4 by utilizing the share via option within those apps. As the example, we'll try uploading a video to Youtube app from Gallery app and Video Player app.


How to upload a video to Youtube from the stock Gallery app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open the stock Gallery app.
  2. Tap an album where the video you want to upload to Youtube is placed in.
  3. Long tap the required video that you want to upload to Youtube to select it.
  4. Tap at the top of the screen and then tap Youtube.
  5. If needed, you can trim the selected video before uploading it to Youtube.
  6. Now, you can enter the required information for your video in the provided fields:
    • Title: fill this field with the title of the video.
    • Description: fill this field with the descriptions of the video.
    • Privacy: use this option to change the privacy settings of the video. Select Public if you'd like everyone can search and view the video, select Unlisted if you'd like everyone that has the link to the video can view the video, or select Private if you'd like the video can only be seen by you and the users that you select.
    • Tags: fill this field with tags of the video.
  7. Tap at the top left corner of the screen to start uploading the selected video.
  8. Wait until the uploading video progress is completed. When the video has been completely uploaded, the video will be labelled with Ready for watch caption below the video title and you'll be notified with a notification in the status bar or notifications panel.


How to upload a video to Youtube from the stock Video Player app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open the stock Video Player app.
  2. By default, the Personal tab will be opened and all of videos in your phone will be displayed here in thumbnail view.
  3. Long tap a thumbnail of the required video that you want to upload to Youtube to select it.
  4. Tap at the top of the screen and then tap Youtube.
  5. If needed, you can trim the selected video before uploading it to Youtube.
  6. Now, you can enter the required information for your video in the provided fields:
    • Title: fill this field with the title of the video.
    • Description: fill this field with the description of the video.
    • Privacy: use this option to change the privacy settings of the video. Select Public if you'd like everyone can search and view the video, select Unlisted if you'd like everyone that has the link to the video can view the video, or select Private if you'd like the video can only be seen by you and the users that you select.
    • Tags: fill this field with tags of the video.
  7. Tap at the top left corner of the screen to start uploading the selected video.
  8. Wait until the uploading video progress is completed. When the video has been completely uploaded, the video will be labelled with Ready for watch caption below the video title and you'll be notified with a notification in the status bar or notifications panel.

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