YouTube: Here’s How to Share a Playlist

Follow our guide to share a YouTube playlist with others

Have you ever wanted to share a YouTube playlist with a friend? Our guide will show you how to do so from within the YouTube mobile application. The instructions vary, depending on whether or not you created the playlist you want to share, but we’ll break down both sets of instructions below.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the YouTube app on iOS.

Sharing a playlist from YouTube’s search results or another user’s channel

Step 1: Tap the three vertical dots next to the playlist you’d like to share.

YouTube’s Search Results

Another User’s Channel

Step 2: Tap “Share.”

Step 3: Tap one of the buttons to share the playlist on Twitter or Facebook, or through email or text message. If you want to share the playlist in another way, tap the “Copy Link” button. This will copy the link to your device’s clipboard, and you can paste it wherever you’d like.

Sharing a playlist you created

Step 1: Tap the Library button in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap the playlist you’d like to share.

Step 3: Tap the arrow icon.

Step 4: Tap one of the buttons to share the playlist on Twitter or Facebook, or through email or text message. If you want to share the playlist in another way, tap the “Copy Link” button. This will copy the link to your device’s clipboard, and you can paste it wherever you’d like.