How to Share YouTube Video on Instagram Story

Share YouTube Video on Instagram Story

In this article, we will tell you how you can add or share the YouTube video link on Instagram story. So, without further ado, let’s get started! 

In this present era, social media apps have got extreme popularity and are used by a large population worldwide. Instagram is one of them and is loved by people. This app has an easy-to-use interface and it is one of the well-known online product selling platforms. People use to sell their products to get fame, increase their product’s demand and earn their livelihood. It has multiple features like dark/light mode, chit-chat, voice & video call, vanish mode, unsend message, react message with emoji, and so on. People also share YouTube videos on Instagram stories with their friends or family. But, most people are unaware of how to make this task done.

Share YouTube Video on Instagram Story


You can make this task done (via desktop or mobile app) by following the simple and easy steps mentioned below:

Copy the Link to the YouTube Video

  1. Head to the YouTube and search for a video that you are interested to share
  2. When done, click the Share option appears under a video
  3. Now, choose the Copy link option to copy a link of a video

Open Instagram and Add a Story

  1. When done, close YouTube and go to the Instagram app
  2. Tap your profile icon placed at the top navigation bar. Also, you can choose the “+” icon on the top navigation bar
  3. Select the “Story” to add a new story

Tap the Sticker Icon

  1. When done, multiple options appear on a screen including “Create”, “Boomerang”, “Layout”, and more
  2. Choose the create icon to create a story
  3. Now, at the top of a screen, tap the sticker icon to check a list of stickers

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Use the “Link” Sticker

Share YouTube Video on Instagram Story

  1. When tapped, multiple options appear on a screen like “Location”, “@Mention”, “#Hashtag”, and more
  2. Tap the “Link” sticker to add a link to your story on Instagram

However, if the link sticker option does not appear, update the Instagram app. For iOS device, open the App Store > tap the profile icon > finally, scroll down and find Instagram > tap “Update”. However, for an Android device, head to the Google Play Store > choose the profile icon > Lastly, select “Manage apps & device” and find Instagram > tap “Update”.

Paste the Link to the YouTube Video

  1. When done, you will land on the “Add a link” page where you see the URL field
  2. Now, paste the YouTube video’s link in this field simply, click the URL field, and tap “Paste
  3. Finally, tap the Done option to add a YouTube link to your story

Post the Story

  1. When tapped, the YouTube video’s link will be shown as a sticker
  2. Now, edit your story as per your preference and when satisfied, tap “Your story” to post it!


That’s all, guys! We hope that you liked our interesting article How to Share YouTube video link on Instagram Story. Try these steps out and enjoy sharing your favorite YouTube videos on your Instagram story with friends. For any queries, do let us know and also, share reviews in the comment section mentioned below.

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