How do I upload videos to YouTube in HQ?

  • Open a job and in the Edit Tab, click on a video from the left side , then click the YouTube icon

  • You will need to sign in to a Google account and give HQ permission to upload to YouTube.
  • When you click the YouTube button for the first time, it will take you to an authorization page as seen below. Click allow.
  • Having trouble with this step? Read about Manual Authorization




  • The video will start uploading once authorized, and HQ will alert you when the upload is finished.
  • Click the link in the alert to open the video in YouTube.



  • Once The YouTube play button  appears on your video on the left side of HQ, you can press the YouTube button  to open the video in YouTube.





  •  You can manually authorize YouTube uploading in the HQ Settings.
  • This is helpful if you have multiple Google accounts and need to switch between them. See the picture below.



  • To remove permissions for HQ YouTube uploading or select a different Google account to use for YouTube uploads, you can select the Deauthorize button in the HQ settings.
  • This will take you to the Google page where you would select Remove. You must do this before you can authorize a different Google account.
  • To add a different Google account for YouTube uploading, select Authorize in HQ settings, and it will take you to the Google authorization page explained in previous steps.



  • To upload media to other cloud storage or hosting services like DropBox, iCloud, Google Drive, etc. you first need to export the media out of HQ