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How to Post a YouTube Video to Instagram Easily

Last Updated: Jul. 20, 2021

Summary: This post offers you the easiest way for you to post a YouTube video to Instagram. Check this blog and follow us to share a YouTube video on Instagram.

| Instagram has over 800 million active monthly users;

| 60% of adults are on Instagram;

| There are 25 million business profiles on Instagram;

| 80% of Instagram users are outside of the US;

| 50% of Instagram users follow at least one business.

Post YouTube Video to Instagram

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Statistics above demonstrate that Instagram is becoming a leading platform for social and business. It is just unwise to neglect it and stick to one platform like YouTube.

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Why you should post a YouTube video on Instagram

* Drive Traffic

YouTube is a large search engine second to Google and the external link is an important weight factor of YouTube video ranking. Sharing a YouTube video on Instagram with a link helps the YouTube video gets a higher rank. The higher rank it gets, the more likely it wins the most views.

Besides that, a considerable amount of Instagram users might click on the link to view the YouTube video. That is also an increase in views.

* Target Diverse Potential Customers

We have to admit that some videos proved to be a failure on YouTube win popularity on Instagram, and vise versa. That is because diverse users focus on different platforms. It is undoubtedly worth a bet to sharing YouTube videos on Instagram.

* Build Brand Awareness

Many successful advertisement cases prove that if a brand is exposed to the audiences up to a certain time, they are likely to trust and make a purchase of the product of this brand.

How to Post a YouTube Video to Instagram

YouTube offers viewers access to share YouTube video links to Facebook, but not Instagram. To share YouTube videos to Instagram, you have to download the YouTube video first, edit, then put the video to Instagram.

Step 1 Download the YouTube video

YouTube video downloaders are available for all users to download YouTube videos. We recommend you Copy the YouTube video link, then go to, paste it in the blank square and download.

Post a YouTube Video to Instagram - Download the YouTube Video

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Step 2 Edit the YouTube video

Instagram story, Instagram feed video, they all have different length, format requirements. (check this post Facts You Should Know about Instagram Videos in details) Sometimes YouTube videos are not supported by Instagram. That’s why you need to make edits before sharing YouTube videos to Instagram. Give this excellent free video editor FlexClip a try.

Post a YouTube Video to Instagram - Download the YouTube Video

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→ Upload YouTube videos to the storyboard. Click the “+” button to upload videos to the storyboard. Trim, cut the video as you like.

→ Edit the video. FlexClip helps you add background music to the video, make duets. You can also make use of the photos and video clips from FlexClip’s media library.

→ Adjust the video aspect ratio. Go to the Settings, select the video aspect ratio to 1:1.

→ Download. Preview the video and export. It is suggested to download the video in 1080P.

Step 3 Post the edited YouTube video to Instagram

Send your videos to your phone with Instagram app installed. Log in your Instagram account, tap Library or Gallery at the bottom of the screen and select the video you’d like to share.

Tips: FlexClip can help you create other types of videos, like YouTube videos, Facebook covers, Tik Tok video, and make cool edits on a video. Give it a try and let it help you stand out on all social media platforms.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to put a YouTube video to Instagram. If this blog helps, please share it with others. Last but not least, do remember to give FlexClip a free trial to create all types of videos, like birthday video, business video. You will not regret it.

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