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Your Quick Answer:
To share a YouTube video on your WhatsApp status, start by accessing the video on YouTube and selecting the Share option.
Once on WhatsApp, navigate to the ‘Status’ tab and paste the copied link to create your status post.
For sharing specific parts of the video, add “&t=__ time from where you want to start the video ___s” at the end of the link. Then, tap the ‘send’ button to post your modified video segment.
How To Share YouTube Video On Whatsapp Status Without Link:
- Using Third-party App To share a video without directly posting the link:
Step 1: Access YouTube Open the YouTube app on your mobile device and select the video you wish to share on your WhatsApp status. Note: This method works on mobile devices only, as WhatsApp web lacks the status posting feature.
Step 2: Copy the Link Tap the ‘Share’ icon associated with the video. From the options displayed, choose ‘Copy link.’ In full-screen mode, tap the screen to access the ‘arrow’ icon in the upper right corner. Select ‘Copy link’ from there.
Step 3: Customize the Link For sharing specific parts of the video in your status, append “&t=___s” to the copied link. Replace the blank space with the time at which you want the video to start for each part of your status updates.
For instance, if the first part covers the initial 30 seconds and you want the second part to begin after 30 seconds, add “&t=30s” to the end of the link. For subsequent parts, increment the time accordingly.
Step 4: Open WhatsApp & Navigate to ‘Status’ Exit YouTube and open WhatsApp. Access the ‘Status’ tab.
Step 5: Post the Modified Link as Text in Status Tap the ‘Pencil’ icon in the ‘Status’ tab. Paste the modified link with the designated starting time for each part. Ensure it includes “&t=___time from where you want to start the video___s”. Once done, hit ‘Send’.
2. Embed A YouTube Video on WhatsApp
Here are the steps to put a YouTube video on WhatsApp status:
Step 1: Access YouTube Begin by launching the YouTube app on your mobile device. Note: Use your mobile device as WhatsApp web doesn’t support posting status updates.
Navigate to the specific video you wish to share on your WhatsApp status.
Step 2: Copy the Video Link Tap the ‘Share’ icon located below the video. If viewing in full-screen mode, tap the screen to access the options. Choose ‘Share’ with the ‘arrow’ icon or find it in the upper right corner. From the sharing options, select ‘Copy link’ to copy the video’s link.
Step 3: Open WhatsApp & Navigate to ‘Status’ Close the YouTube app and open WhatsApp. Head to the ‘Status’ tab, positioned next to ‘Chats’.
Step 4: Paste the Link as Text In the ‘Status’ tab, locate the ‘pencil’ icon in the lower right corner. Tap it to access the space for typing or pasting a link. Paste the YouTube link by holding the text field and selecting ‘Paste’ from the pop-up menu.
Wait briefly for a thumbnail preview of the video to appear, confirming it’s the correct one. If the preview doesn’t show after 8-10 seconds, proceed without it.
Step 5: Send the Status After checking the link and preview (if available), tap the ‘Send’ button resembling a ‘paper plane’ icon in green and white at the lower right corner to post your status.