YouTube and Facebook are two of the most popular sites on the Internet. In this video I’ll be showing you how to share a video from YouTube to Facebook on your computer, iOS and Android. Now let’s get started
How to Post a YouTube Video to Facebook
First let’s go over the steps to sharing a YouTube video to Facebook on your computer. There are two different ways you can do this.
How to Post a YouTube Video to Facebook on Computer
To begin open your web browser and go to youtube.com . Click in the search bar at the top of your screen and type in the name or keywords of the video you want to find. When the video you want to share comes up in the search results, click on its name or thumbnail image to open it.
With the video open use your cursor to select the video URL at the top of your screen. Right click on the selected text, then click copy.
Now open another tab in your web browser. Go to Facebook.com. Begin creating a new Facebook post. In the text box where you can enter what you want to share, right click then click paste.
If you want to you can type in the caption for your post in the same text box that you added the video link. When you’re done click post to share it.
For the second method of sharing a YouTube video to Facebook on your computer the first few steps are the same. Once you found the video you want to share, open it. Look below the video player window and click the share button. You will see several options appear below that. Click on the Facebook icon. A new window will open. In the textbox add a caption to your post if you wish. Then click post to Facebook at the bottom of the window.
Now let’s get into how you can share YouTube videos to Facebook on an iOS device like an iPhone or iPad.
For the first method start by opening the YouTube app on your device. now search for the video you want to share. Scroll through the search results and find the video you’re looking for. Tap it to open it.
The video will open and start to play. Tap on the video player window to reveal some icons. Then tap the arrow icon at the top of your screen, at the bottom of your screen select Facebook. Now you can add a caption to your post. When you’re finished tap post.
Here’s another way to share a YouTube video on Facebook using an iOS device. Open your Safari web browsing app. Then go to youtube.com to access the mobile YouTube site.
Open the video you’d like to share, with the video screen open tap the address bar at the top of your screen. Select the URL text by tapping it with your finger. A small pop-up menu should appear, tap copy.
Click your home button to return to your main screen. Now open your facebook iOS app. Start creating a new Facebook post. In the text box where you can write your post tap your finger in the empty space to reveal another pop-up menu. Then tap paste. Enter a caption then tap post, to share the video.
The final type of device we’re going to show you how to do this on, is Android. For the first method start by opening the YouTube app on your Android device. Then find the video you want to share by tapping the search icon and searching for its name.
Tap the video to open it. at the top of your screen tap the share icon. From the list of options that appear tap Facebook’s. Lastly, add a caption then tap post.
For the second method on Android start by opening your Google Chrome web browser app. Go to the YouTube mobile website, then find the video you want to post to Facebook. Tap it to play the video.
Tap the share button at the top of your screen, then tap copy link. Now go back to your Android homescreen and launch your Facebook app. Start creating a new Facebook post. In the textbox, paste the URL of the video you copied from YouTube. Add a caption then tap post, to share it to your Facebook page.
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