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Learn how to upload your video to STDAH and YouTube

What’s the Idea?

If you would like to submit a video with your STDAH idea, its super easy. All you need to do is upload your video to YouTube first!

What’s the story

People often like to submit a video with their idea to help visually explain and demonstrate how it works.

People should do this because…?

Uploading a video to STDAH is very straightforward and is a great way to share your idea.

In order to upload a video to the stuffer page you will need to first upload your video to YouTube.

As the video will be made public it can be fun keeping on eye on how many views or comments you get! It is also another way of sharing your idea with the world!

How do you do it?

First you will need to upload your video to YouTube. For instructions on how to do this please see below:

If uploading a video from a phone or tablet:

  1. Make sure your video is saved to the Video Library on your phone or tablet
  2. Download the YouTube app from the App Store onto your phone (if you haven’t already) – it is free!
  3. Click on the YouTube app once downloaded
  4. Log in to your YouTube account (if you do not have an account follow steps in 4.1-4.2)
    1. Go to YouTube and click the ‘Sign up’ link on the top right-hand side of the page
    2. If you already have a google account you can log on with that email, use an existing email address or create a new google email. If you are creating a new google email address you will need to fill in a details about your phone number and DOB for Gmail security purposes. You will then need to verify your phone number by a text that is sent your phone.
  5. Once logged on click on the icon on the top right corner with a picture in a circle, this should bring up your ‘Account page’
  6. Click on ‘Your Channel’
  7. At the top of the screen you will see a grey tool bar. Click on the ‘video/recorder’ icon. This should automatically bring you to your ‘Video Library’
  8. Select which video you would like to upload. Click ‘Next’ and add the ‘Title’ and ‘The Description’ and the ‘Privacy setting’ The ‘Privacy setting’ will need to be made ‘Public‘ if you would like to share on STDAH website.
  9. Click ‘UPLOAD’ – your video should appear

If uploading a video from a laptop or desktop computer:

  1. Make sure the video you have created is saved to the laptop or computer
  2. Go to the YouTube website and Log in to your YouTube account (If you do not have a YouTube account follow steps 2.1-2.2).’
    1. Go to the YouTube website and click the ‘Sign up’ link on the top right-hand side of the age
    2. If you already have a google account you can log on with that email or you can use an existing email address or create a new google email. If you are creating a new google email address you will need to fill in a details about your phone number and DOB for security purposes. You will then need to verify your phone number by a text that is sent to your phone.
  3. Once logged in to YouTube click on the icon on the top right corner with a picture in a circle, this should bring up your ‘Account page’
  4. Click on ‘Your Channel’
  5. On the left-hand side of the screen you will see a ‘Your Channel’ toolbar. Click on ‘Videos’
  6. On the top-right hand side of the screen you will see a ‘Create box’. Click on this box then click ‘Upload Video’
  7. A big square box will then appear where you can ‘Select Your File’
  8. Select which video you would like to upload. Click ‘Next”. Add the ‘Title’ and ‘The Description’ and the ‘Privacy Setting’ The Privacy setting will need to be made ‘Public’ if you would like to share on STDAH website
  9. Click ‘UPLOAD’ – your video should then appear under ‘Your Videos’

Now you are ready to upload your video to the STDAH website!

When you are ready to upload your video to your Stuffer page on the STDAH website, open up another internet tab, go to YouTube and click on the video you would like to upload.

When your video is open copy the link from the browser menu at the top of the web page.

Then go back to the STDAH Tab- This Tab will read ‘Add Your Stuff – Stuff to do at home’. Once you are back on your Stuffer page, paste the link into the ‘Your video idea box’ and you are done!

Stuff you may need

  • Computer, laptop, phone or tablet
  • Wifi.

Links to other stuffer pages

Upload a photo to your STDAH Stuffer page

Download a photo from Unsplash.com or Pixabay.com

Links to other articles on the web

How to Create a YouTube Account

How to Upload a Video Clip to YouTube

Links to other videos on the web

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=how+to+create+an+account+in+you+tube&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8#kpvalbx=_l-GEXu7EGdHwxgPN2rUQ27

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