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Share videos 

  1. Start watching a video on

  2. Under the video, click Share .

  3. You'll see 3 tabs with different sharing options: 
    • Share: In this tab, you’ll see a link that you can copy and paste somewhere else, like in an email message.
      • Start at: To link to a specific part of the video, check this box and enter the start time before you copy the link. For example, to start the video  at 2 minutes and 30 seconds, check the box and enter “2:30”.
      • Social networks: Click on a social network icon (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) to share the video there.
    • Embed: This tab provides code to embed the video on a website.
    • Email: YouTube will send an email to the email address(es) you enter. If the recipient doesn’t receive the video, ask them to check their social network folder, spam folder, or add to their address book and filter exception list.

Share channels

  1. Go to the Channel page. 
  2. In the browser address bar, copy the URL.
  3. Paste the URL wherever you want to share it.

If you're a creator and you want to create a custom channel URL for your subscribers to easily share, add your YouTube Channel name to the YouTube URL.

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