How Do I Upload a Better Quality Video to YouTube From My iPhone?

Are you tired of uploading low-quality videos to YouTube from your iPhone? You put a lot of effort into creating great content, but it seems like the video quality doesn’t do justice to your hard work.

Well, fret not! In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to upload better quality videos to YouTube from your iPhone.

Step 1: Adjust Camera Settings

Before you start recording, make sure your camera settings are optimized for high-quality videos. Go to your iPhone’s Settings app and select Camera.

Here, you can change the video resolution and frame rate. We recommend selecting the highest resolution and frame rate available on your iPhone for the best quality.

Note: Keep in mind that higher resolutions and frame rates will result in larger file sizes, which may take longer to upload.

Step 2: Edit Your Video

Once you’ve recorded your video, you can edit it on your iPhone using the built-in iMovie app or any other video editing app available on the App Store. You can trim clips, add music or sound effects and adjust brightness and contrast levels to enhance the overall quality of your video.

Step 3: Export Your Video

After editing, export your video in the highest possible quality. In iMovie, select “Share” and then “File”.

Here, you can select the resolution and frame rate for export. Make sure to choose a high-quality option.

Note: Keep in mind that exporting at higher quality will result in larger file sizes.

Step 4: Upload Your Video

Now that you have an optimized video ready for upload let’s move towards uploading it on YouTube:

  • iOS App
    • If you haven’t already downloaded it, get the YouTube app from the App Store.
    • Open the app and sign in to your YouTube account.
    • Select the camera icon from the top-right corner of the screen. This will open a recording interface.
    • Select “Library” to access videos on your iPhone, then select the video you want to upload.
    • Select “Upload” and choose a title, description, and privacy settings for your video.

      Finally, select “Publish”.

  • Web Browser
    • Go to in your web browser and sign in with your account.
    • Click on “Upload Video” button at bottom right corner of page
    • Select your video file from your computer or mobile device and click Open/Choose File. Add details about your video such as Title, Description, Tags etc., then select “Publish”.


• Always use good lighting while recording.

• Steady your iPhone when filming – use a tripod or place it against something stable.

• Use an external microphone if possible for better audio quality.


Now that you know how to upload high-quality videos to YouTube from your iPhone, go ahead and share that masterpiece you’ve been working on with the world! By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your hard work is presented in its best possible form.