How to Get a YouTube URL

In order to share a YouTube video with another by email or in order to link to a YouTube video, you must first obtain the YouTube video's URL. The URL is the Web address that is located in your Web browser's address bar when you watch a video. Getting the URL takes only a moment and requires only a little bit of work that involves selecting and copying text.

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Get a YouTube URL.

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Type "YouTube.com" into your Web browser. Press "ENTER."

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Use the "Search" box to locate the YouTube video for which you want to obtain the URL.

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Click the icon associated with the video you want to view.

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Click your cursor in the address bar when the YouTube video page opens.

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Select "Ctrl" and "A" to select the full URL.

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Select "Ctrl" and "C" to copy the URL. You now have a YouTube URL.