Send YouTube videos through iMessage

You can browse, search, and send YouTube videos without leaving iMessage.

Send videos

To send videos, both you and the receiver need iOS 10+

  1. In the messages app, tap Apps.
  2. Tap YouTube  , then search for a video. 
  3. Tap the video you'd like to share, then tap Send .

On iOS 11+, YouTube should show up in the app section on the bottom of the screen.

Allow YouTube on iMessage 

Note: You can enable YouTube on iMessage on your tablet or mobile device with iOS 10+.

  1. In the Messages app, tap Apps.
  2. In the bottom corner, tap the three dots.
  3. Tap Edit.
  4. Turn YouTube On.
  5. Tap Done.
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