Additions to YouTube Guide

Here are some additions to our YouTube Pictorial Guide.


  • If you are new to YouTube you may find it limits your video lengths to 15 minutes. It’s easy to increase that limit.
  • Something new on YouTube is their asking you if your video audience is children. See below the check box options.

Increase your video length limit

By default, you can upload videos that are up to 15 minutes long. Verified accounts can upload videos longer than 15 minutes.

To verify your Google Account:

  1. On a computer, go to
  2. Follow the steps to verify your Google Account. You can choose to get a verification code through a text message on a mobile device or an automated voice call.

Make sure that you’re using an up-to-date version of your browser to upload files greater than 20 GB.

Indicate whether or not your video is for children.

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