Hello Readers! This is beyond doubt that YouTube is getting popular day by day. It is the best platform to create your videos and share them with people. Recently, YouTube has added a new feature that will allow you to share your video with a limited audience of your choice. This can be done by listing the video as private. Private videos can only be watched by you and the people with whom you shared this video. Don’t know how to share your private video with your family and friends? I gonna share a simple trick that lets you share your Private YouTube Video in 3 easy steps.
Private YouTube video
Private YouTube Videos are the videos that are viewable to a certain group of people that have been chosen by you. This could be your family or friends.
However, when you upload a video on YouTube and tap on Publish, it will give you 3 options- Public, Unlisted, and Private. Public videos can be seen by everyone whereas the videos that are marked unlisted can only be searched by the URL of the video.
Private videos can only be seen by the creator and the people whom you want to share. Sometimes, when you create a video, you want the approval of some trusted person whether the video is perfect to go live before making it public.
Private YouTube videos can be shared with 50 Google accounts. Sharing private videos are secured as it is only shared with trustable persons.
Private YouTube videos can only be shared with the through email address. If by chance, someone forwards your video link, then the video won’t play.
So, in this post, let me explain the step-by-step process of how to share a private video on YouTube.
How to Share a Private YouTube Video
Follow these step-by-step processes to share a private video on YouTube. However, if you already uploaded a private video and only want to share it means, you can skip steps no.1& 2 and resume reading from step 3.
Step 1: Go to YouTube Account
First of all, sign in to your YouTube account. At the top on the right-hand side, you will find the “Upload Video” button
Now, tap on the Upload video button. Here, the below dialogue will appear. YouTube provides two kinds of interface for creators. One is “YouTube Studio” (which is recently added), and the other is “Creator Studio Classic”. Choose an option which you like to upload your video. Today, I‘m showing you the way to way to upload a video by using the “Creator Studio Classic” way.
Click the “UPLOAD WITH CLASSIC” button on the top right, Classic Editor upload page will open.
Now YouTube will ask you to list the video as Public, Unlisted or Private. Select the private option to share a private video on YouTube.
Step 2: Share your video
After listing the video as Private, upload the video. But before this, it will ask you some necessary details such as fill the video title, description, and tags.
Now, at the bottom of the uploading page, you will be able to locate the Share option. Tap on the Share button. A new page will open. Now fill up the email ids of the persons with whom you want to share your video. You can fill up as many email ids as you want. Each email id should be separated by space.
But what to do if you have already uploaded your video as private and now want to share it with some of your friends? Well, in that case, need to follow the 3rd step
Step 3: Get Shareable Link
First of all sign in to your YouTube account and Go to YouTube Studio. Now Go to videos and click on the menu button.
Here you will find the “Get shareable link” option.
Now, you’ll get the link to your private video. Share this link with your friends through email ids. That’s it!
Well, this is all about How to Share private YouTube Videos. I hope, you will find it informative. This is the simplest method to share your videos. In case of any query, feel free to ask in the comments section below. Keep Sharing.
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