How to Share Youtube Video on Instagram in 2023
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How to Share Youtube Video on Instagram in 2023

Are you looking for a way to enhance your Youtube videos engagement with a massive audience? Whether it’s a promo video or trailer, you can easily share Youtube videos to Instagram in a few steps. In this blog, we will let you know the steps of sharing Youtube videos on insta.

However, sharing Youtube videos on Insta can be a helpful strategy to increase visibility and attract more viewers. Posting Youtube content on other social media platforms like insta helps you raise your brand & generate traffic. But, there is no direct way to share videos on Instagram.

Keep on Reading to know simple guidance covering posting Youtube videos on Instagram.

Note: if you post a Youtube short or video you do not own, it carries the potential risk of copyright infringement or violates Youtube rules and conditions.

Resize Your Youtube Video For Instagram

Youtube videos are always published in different ratios to Instagram requirements, but that doesn’t mean you can’t share them. All you need to do is to follow the steps:

  • Log in to any video editor.
  • Drag or upload your Youtube video.
  • Alter the aspect ratio from 16:9 to 1:1 or 9:16.
  • Now, you must adjust the position, border, or video rotation.
  • Then, export your new insta video in 720p or 1080p resolution.

Method to Post Youtube Video on Instagram

First, you have to download all your videos to your system, or if you are using other creators’ videos, you must take their permission.

Post Youtube Video on Instagram
  • After editing the video, you may also have to trim your Youtube video to Instagram’s video length requirements. The max length of an insta video is 3 seconds to 10 minutes.
  • Then, save your new Insta video.
  •  Now, open your Instagram account, and tap on + to make a new post button.
  • Then tap on post or reel, then upload your video & follow the on-screen instructions.

How to share YouTube videos on Instagram Story 2023

You will need a third-party app to download any Youtube video, so here we suggest you use YoutubeToMP4 downloader.  It’s simple and easy to use, but you will encounter an error if the video is too long. So try to download the short videos. Now apply the below steps:

  • First, copy the video URL & Paste it into Youtube downloader apps and install the video to your gallery.
  • Navigate to the Instagram app and click on your profile on the upper left of the home page.
  • Select the gallery icon and tap the video you want to post.
  • Now, type your caption and share it on your insta story.

How to Share Youtube links on Insta Story

You can post a Youtube video link on stories that your followers can move by swiping up on Android or iOS. This lets you directly increase your Youtube engagement. Apply the below steps to share a video on Instagram story.

  • First, choose the video you like to link and tap the share option to copy the URL.
  • When your insta account appears, tap the “Your Story” option at the upper-left.
  • After that, add the image to share with the URL. You can also capture a photo with your camera or select a Youtube video thumbnail.
  • Now, paste the link and customize the URL text with your own call-to-action phrase.
Share Youtube links on Insta Story
  • Last, publish your story.


Q1. How to post a YouTube video on Instagram without copyright?

You have to ensure that what you post doesn’t violate the copyright rules, so it’s better to post the content you created. However, there are few ways to share videos without copyright. You can use Creative Common licenses, which let people use your work they credit you.

Q2. How to share Youtube video on the Instagram story without 10k Followers?

If you want to promote your Youtube channel, Instagram doesn’t let users share links on their stories without 10k followers. Don’t worry. Instead, you can use the Instagram story sticker link button, paste your Youtube video URL into the URL box, customize your sticker text and post it on your story.

Although you have another option to purchase the followers, it will not cost you much.

Q3. How to post on Instagram?

  • First, click on the + sign at the upper side of the screen.
  • Now decide whether you want to make a post, story, reel, or live video. Choose the content you want to post.
  • After that, enter your caption and add hashtags, and publish your post.

Q4. How to Share YouTube video on Instagram Story Android

The method is quite the same as downloading a Youtube video with any third-party app and editing it before sharing.

Note: if you are an Android user, check the downloaded video in your download folder. But the method for iOS users is quite different. You can open files and check the downloaded video on the download folder; then, you can save it on your camera roll and then post it to Instagram. Insta only allows you to upload videos from the gallery, so make sure you move the downloaded video to the gallery.

Final Words

Now you know how to Convert YouTube videos to Instagram, but it takes a little bit more time. It’s the best way to promote your Youtube channel or any content.

Read the blog to upload your Youtube content instantly. But keep in mind, make the necessary size issue to your video before posting it on Instagram.

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