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How to upload YouTube videos to WhatsApp status or by direct message

Sharing YouTube videos on WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms is very easy nowadays. In this post we will be seeing how to upload YouTube videos to WhatsApp status or send them to our friends or groups.

We saw before how to transfer a video from Facebook to WhatsApp. However, on YouTube you will find videos of all kinds, from tutorials, jokes, comedy, documentaries, TV shows, news, music, etc. If you have found the new video of your favorite artist’s song or a very funny video, you can always quickly share it with your friends directly or put it as status on WhatsApp. The process is the same, and I’ll show you below.

Upload YouTube videos to WhatsApp status on cell phone

To upload a YouTube video to WhatsApp status or send it to a chat on your Android or iPhone (iOS) device , follow these steps:

# 1. Open YouTube in the mobile application on your cell phone.

# 2. Find the video you want to share on WhatsApp.

# 3. Below the video, click or tap the Share option .

# 4. Several options will appear, among which you must choose WhatsApp.

# 5. Then, if you’re sending it to a friend or group, choose it from the list. If you want to put the video in your WhatsApp status, choose My status.

# 6. Click the Next button and then Submit.

This is the most direct way to share YouTube videos on WhatsApp, either to send it to your friends or to put it as a status.

Another method is to copy the link or URL link and paste it into a conversation or WhatsApp status. But I’m sure most will prefer the above method, without a link.

How to share YouTube videos by WhatsApp on PC

At the moment it is not possible to upload statuses on your computer, but you can share YouTube videos on WhatsApp by sending it to your friends or groups.

# 1. Access youtube. in your web browser on your computer.

# 2. Locate the video you want to share.

# 3. Click Share, and in the window that opens, click the Copy link .

This will copy the link or short link of the video, to be able to share it.

# 4. Now enter and follow the instructions if you have not logged in with your WhatsApp account.

# 5. Once inside WhatsApp Web, enter the chat you want and paste the link of the YouTube video that you copied in the step.


You can use these 2 methods to share YouTube videos on WhatsApp, in your status or by direct message. Both are done by uploading the video link to the messaging application.

If you don’t like this way or it just doesn’t convince you and you want to send YouTube videos by WhatsApp without a link, you can download the video and then share it in the application. There are various services that allow you to download the video to your device, and later you can share it on WhatsApp.

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