How to Create YouTube Story

Learn how Creators are enaging with their viewers through YouTube Story. Find new ways to interact with your fans with YouTube Story.

Create a story

  1. Sign in to YouTube on mobile.
  2. Tap the create icon , then Add to your story .
    • If you don’t see the  Story option, your device is not compatible with Stories currently.
  3. Tap the capture button  to take a photo, or hold it down to record a video.
  4. Add effects like filters , stickers , and text . You can also trim your story  or save it .
  5. Tap Post.

You can also select a video or image from your mobile device to add to your story.

Add stickers to your story

When editing your story, you can add stickers to express yourself, link to a video, and more.

  1. From the top right, tap Stickers .
  2. Select a sticker to add it to your story.
    • Video sticker: Tap the Video sticker and then Select a video. You can only share one of your own YouTube videos every 7 days. There’s no limit on the number of video stickers for videos from other channels.
    • Mention sticker: Tap the Mention sticker and then Search for a creator you’d like to mention and then From the list, select their channel.
    • Location sticker: Tap the Location sticker and then Search for a place and select it from the list.

Reply to a comment on a story

You can highlight and get back to comments from viewers with a comment sticker in your next story.

  1. Go to your story by selecting your profile picture from the Subscriptions feed or from your channel page.
  2. Tap the Comments .
  3. Below the comment you’d like to highlight in your next story, tap Reply in Story.
  4. Record a video or photo with the app.
  5. Tap Post.

You can change the position and size of the comment sticker in your story after recording your response by pinching and dragging with two fingers.

Delete a video within a story

  1. Tap the story.
  2. Tap the player until you get to the video or photo you’d like to delete.
  3. Tap Menu  and then Delete.