Top 2 Ways to Share Videos from YouTube to WhatsApp

How do I post a YouTube video on WhatsApp? I found a video really interested and want to share with my friends through WhatsApp, is there any easy ways to do that?"
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WhatsApp is such a popular communicating application that allows users to share photos and videos with their friends easily. Recently, many people have been wondering if they can share videos from YouTube to WhatsApp directly, the answer is definitely yes. In this article, we'll list out 2 simple methods to send videos from YouTube to WhatsApp under all circumstances.

Method 1: Send YouTube Videos to WhatsApp Directly

The most time-saving way for sharing YouTube video to WhatsApp is to copy and paste the URL directly. Follow the post to see how to share YouTube videos in WhatsApp on iPhone, Android and Windows Phone.

  • Open the video on YouTube and then click on the "Share" button.

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  • Now you'll see several options, choose "WhatsApp" and select a contact to send the video.

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When the recipient received the link, WhatsApp will automatically recognize the content and show a small preview of the content. If this method not works for you due to operating system or compatibility, you can go to method 2.

Method 2: Download and Share Videos from YouTube to WhatsApp

If you cannot access to the YouTube directly and you still want to share the video in WhatsApp, you can download the video and then upload YouTube Videos on WhatsApp. With Free Video Downloader, you can easily download the videos from YouTube to computer and then share it in WhatsApp.

  • Download and install the software on your computer.
  • Launch the program and you'll see 2 options. "Online Videos" allows you to download the videos directly online. "Download" option enables to copy and paste the URL to download the video.

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  • When the video is downloaded successfully, transfer it to the camera roll using iTunes and then share it via WhatsApp.

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Note: One thing you need to note is the size of the video share in WhatsApp should not access 16MB. If you want to send a large YouTube video in WhatsApp, check how to increase WhatsApp file size limit on iPhone and Android.

With the 2 easy methods introduced in this post, you got to know how to transfer videos from YouTube to WhatsApp. If you want to share videos from YouTube to Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat or share videos from WhatsApp to YouTube, the methods are similar. Any further questions about this post or the software are warmly welcomed.

  Updated on 2020-05-25 / Update for  iPhone Tips

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