Why is my youtube video taking so long to upload?

+40 votes
asked Dec 31, 2018 in Computers & Electronics by Vadim (660 points)
edited Mar 8, 2019
I recently made one of the most awesome videos ever and I want to share it with all my friends and family with YouTube. But why is my YouTube video taking so long to upload? I am extremely annoyed that it is taking what feels like forever. What should I do to speed things along?

3 Answers

+23 votes
answered Feb 9, 2019 by Marta (670 points)
edited Apr 15, 2019
YouTube is one of the most visited websites on the planet. It has a variety of videos ranging from self help to just regular video diaries from people. It seems relatively easy to upload videos to this site, but there can be some hiccups in the process. Many people are left wondering why their YouTube video is taking so long to upload. The reality is that if the video is extremely long or if the internet connect they are using isn’t stable, it will be extremely difficult to upload a YouTube video in a decent amount of time.
+8 votes
answered Jul 20, 2019 by Wydia (450 points)
edited Jul 22, 2019
You may be sitting in front of your computer wondering why is my YouTube video taking so long to upload and cussing in frustration. The reality is that most people want to be YouTube stars, but then don’t have the patience to wait for the upload of the video to take place. Whatever you do, don’t stop the process. While it may be taking longer than you would like it to, it will eventually upload and be there for the world to see.
+4 votes
answered Jul 19, 2019 by vlora (1,020 points)
edited Aug 5, 2019
So you want to upload a YouTube video, but you can’t figure out why does it take so long to upload to youtube? There are a few things to check. First of all, what is the buffer speed that you are using to upload the video? Is it set too low? If it is, increase the buffering speed to help the process along a bit. How big is your video? If it’s a long video, it will take much longer to upload so have a little patience.
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