Summary: This post offers you 3 easy ways to post YouTube videos to Facebook, including ways to share YouTube videos on Facebook with links and ways to share videos on Facebook without links. Keep reading and get what you need.
To win more likes for YouTube videos, most people would share YouTube video to other social media platforms as many as possible. The most frequently YouTube video sharing platforms go to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Here in this post, we will talk about 3 ways to post YouTube videos to Facebook. With 3 ways above, you can share YouTube videos to Facebook on desktop or mobile as you wish. Let’s get started.
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How to Post YouTube Video to Facebook
Note There is no way to embed a YouTube video to Facebook post or post a YouTube link that will open on YouTube. If you want the YouTube video to play on Facebook, please follow Method 3.
Step 1 Go to www.youtube.com in your browser. You don’t have to log in unless you want to post an age-restricted video.
Step 2 Find the video you want to share to Facebook and open it. The search bar can help you find the YouTube video you want to post to Facebook.
Step 3 Click the Share button. The share button is on the down right corner.
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Step 4 Select Facebook and then enter text for your post (optional). The text you put in will work as commentary.
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Step 5 Hit the Share to Facebook button and then the YouTube video will be posted to Facebook.
The steps to posting YouTube videos to Facebook on mobile are similar to the steps on desktop. The details are as follows.
Step 1 Find the YouTube video. Launch the YouTube app on your phone, click the search icon on the upper-right corner and then enter keywords of the video, tap Search on the keyboard.
Step 2 Go to the Share icon > Facebook. Open the video, scroll down to the bottom, you can see a Share icon. Tap on it and select Facebook. You may have to allow YouTube permission to post to Facebook and log in your Facebook account.
Step 3 Select Facebook and then enter text for your post (optional). The text you put in will work as commentary.
Step 4 Tap post. The Post button is in the top-right corner. After clicking on it, the YouTube video is shared to Facebook.
Step 1 Open YouTube and find the video. You can find the video you want to share through the search bar.
Step 2 Copy the video’s URL. URL is the link to any website, which is on the browser’s window.
Step 3 Go to www.onlinevideoconverter.com and paste the video’s URL to download it. Onlinevideoconvertor is a most-used website allowing you to download YouTube videos to the computer free of charge.
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Step 4 Change the video aspect ratio. Majority of YouTube videos are in 4:3 aspect ratio and Facebook only supports videos that are in 1:1 or 1.9:1. You need FlexClip to help with it. Here are the detailed steps.
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→ Upload the video to FlexClip storyboard by clicking the “+” button.
→ Go to Settings to change the aspect ratio to 1:1.
→ Make other cool edits you like, for example, making duets for the video, inserting other video clips or photos from FlexClip’s free media library.
→ Preview and export the video to your computer.
Step 5 Upload the YouTube video to Facebook. Log in your Facebook account, click Photo/Video. Select the video and click Open. Add text to the video and then post.
- You have to use a computer to share a YouTube video to Facebook.
- Facebook only supports videos of up to 1.75GB and 45 minutes at length, any YouTube videos longer than this can’t be posted to Facebook.
- For YouTube videos with copyright, a credit may not be enough. Please contact the one who made the video in advance.
- Do make full use of FlexClip’s powerful editing features. They can elevate your video to the next level.
The Bottom Line
Here are 3 ways to post YouTube videos to Facebook. If this blog helps, do share it with others. By the way, FlexClip is a powerful and free tool to make all types of videos, for example, Facebook cover videos. Give it a free trial and you will love it.