How To Post A Youtube Video On Instagram

As you all know, content is key for the growth of your online business. That stated who actually has the time or the energy for creating original content for Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, and other platforms. The idea of creating all this stuff is exhaustive!

The repurposing of information across platforms is a creative technique to maximize your reach and increase your output. Plus, as we all know, video is Instagram’s strong content type, even though it slightly decreases if you don’t natively create it on Instagram.

It’s a pretty good guess that some of that video content, whether in the form of posts or Instagram stories, will be excellent for your Instagram audience. However, there is currently no option to directly share YouTube videos to Instagram.

We’ll show you how to share a YouTube video on Instagram, How to post a YouTube video on Instagram, and which tools you should use to make the entire process simple and elegant in this article.

Also read: How to download Instagram reels video.

Why post YouTube video on Instagram?

So this isn’t as simple as it sounds? Why would you go through the hassle of uploading your YouTube video to Instagram? Sharing a YouTube video on Instagram is content smart, to put it more simply.

Nobody has time to constantly create platform-specific content. It’s a smart use of your time and resources to reshare YouTube content on your Instagram feed. It also increases your reach and engagement because video content performs extremely well on Instagram.

YouTube is the second most popular social media platform, YouTube had over 1.074 billion active users in 2021. And any organization today understands the value of using the online platform. Smart branding and excellent social media content management are achieved by combining the benefits of both platforms. You can also be creative when it comes to recycling content.

Make quick edits to a YouTube video with IG filters and stickers to make it more Instagram-friendly. Make a collage out of old YouTube videos. Share clips with a call-to-action (CTA) in your feed, Stories, or IGTV: “Check out the whole video on our YouTube channel!!!” Your fans will go crazy for it!

How to post a Youtube video on Instagram?

You’ve come to the right place, and you’ll learn things you need to know about sharing videos from YouTube to Instagram in less than 5 minutes! So let’s get started…


Step 1: Open the YouTube Websites or App.
Open YouTube on any browser of your Windows or mobile. Open the video you want to share on Instagram and tap on the share option then Copy the URL link.

Step 2: Open Youtube Online Video Downloader>
Paste the URL in the text box given on that page and hit the Download Video button.


Step 3: Download video>
Last but not least, select the resolution of your choice and click on the Download button. The tool will then show you the video preview, once you like the resolution you can save it by pressing the keyboard shortcut “CTRL+S” on Windows and “CMD+S”.


Step 4: Open Instagram>

  • Log in to the Instagram application by using your username and password.
  • On the right side of the screen, you can find a Plus (+) button once logged in. Tap on it!
  • Now select the IGtv option or select the Story option to post in the story, then hit Plus icon in the bottom left.
Note: Instagram posts support only a 60-second video. You'll be allowed to share the video on IGTV if you wish to upload the videos for more than 60 seconds.


Step 5: Select & Share>
Pick the video you downloaded from YouTube; if you want to add a sticker or edit the video, you have a variety of options available you can explore that. Once you have used all of Instagram’s editing features, Hit the share button at the bottom of the right side.


Step 6: Post Video on Instagram>
Add your video a title and a description. You can also add a location to your post and tag others in it. Instagram also allows you to share this video on other social media platforms if you have linked your Instagram account to any of them. When you tap on Share, the video will appear on your Instagram.


Follow the above steps…

Most people like sharing and posting YouTube videos on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. After reading this article, you will find it easier to download videos and share them on Instagram.

I hope everyone found this article to be informative and useful. Please fill the comment box below to provide helpful feedback on our article. Now start posting & sharing your favorite YouTube video on Instagram. Thank you!