Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
Follow these steps
Create a YouTube Account
First, go to youtube.com and create an account. To do this, click on the 'Sign Up' button at the top of the screen. Fill out all of the requested information. An email will be sent to you asking you to confirm your email address. Click the link in the email to confirm.
Customize Your YouTube Profile
Next, you can customize your profile by clicking on your username at the top of the screen. You can choose to add a photo, video logs, favorite videos, subscribers, and friends.
Fill in the Video Upload Information
To upload a video, go to the upload page by clicking on 'Upload' in the upper right corner of the homepage. On this page, fill out your video information including title, description, and tags. Tags are key words used to describe your video. They help people search and locate videos on Youtube.
Adjust Video Settings
Next, you can choose to broadcast your video publicly or privately. There are also date and map options that let viewers know where and when the video was produced. Lastly, you can customize your sharing options including comments, video responses, ratings, and embedding.
Upload the Video to YouTube
The next step is to upload your video onto YouTube from your computer. Click on 'Upload Video' to find a video file on your computer. Next, click the browse button to search for the file you want to upload. Double click on the file and it will appear in the text box. Click on 'Upload Video.'
Video Upload Specs
Youtube will accept AVI, WMV, MOV, and MPG files. However, the video file must be no larger than 100MB, and no longer than 10 minutes. The longer the video, the larger the file will be.
Watching and Deleting Videos
It may take a few minutes to upload your video. You can see the progress with the blue bar. When your video has finished uploading, you can access it in My Videos. If you want to remove the movie, click 'Remove Movie' underneath the video icon in My Videos.
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*Click Here if you can't login to your YouTube
If you already have a YouTube account, please do the
1. Go to YouTube main page
2. Click the Sign In link on the top right side of the page
3. Enter your YouTube account details. *If you have a Gmail
account you can use it to sign in to YouTube: Enter your full Gmail address
(i.e. email@example.com) and your Gmail
password and click the "Sign In" blue button.
4. If you do not have a YouTube account, you can create one
by clicking the "Create An Account" red button on the top right side of the
page, and follow the on-screen instructions.
Oct 22, 2012 | youtube.com
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