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How to send YouTube links as stickers in Snapchat

If you live in Snapchat, you’ll want to know how to do this.

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Sharing YouTube videos is one of the most effective ways to distract your friends from important tasks. Thankfully, Snapchat makes sending links easy, as you can send them as stickers in Snapchat stories.

If you have the YouTube app installed, you can share videos directly to Snapchat in sticker form. Once you’ve shared the link, you can use it to create a snap and release it into the world.

The feature is available on both Android and iOS devices, so we can all distract our friends in style. Let’s discuss how to send YouTube links as stickers in Snapchat.

If you want to share a YouTube video with a friend and Snapchat is your preferred chat method, here’s how to send a YouTube link as a sticker in the Snapchat app:

Play a video in the YouTube app and tap the Share buttonshare function on mobile youtube app
Select Snapchatsnapchat share option on youtube video
Create a snap using the YouTube sticker and tap Send Tosending a youtube sticker on the snapchat app
Select a recipient and tap the Send buttonsend message button on snapchat

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When the snap arrives, the recipient can tap the YouTube attachment button to open the video in the YouTube app or a browser.

Before exiting, the app will ask permission to play the content in the appropriate application.

Best way to send YouTube links with Snapchat

While the YouTube sticker feature may not be groundbreaking, it does provide a fun way to share content with friends. Attaching links the old-fashioned way just isn’t appealing once you’ve tried stickers.

Because messages self-destruct after being viewed, sharing content through Snapchat creates a sense of urgency and may compel recipients to watch the attached YouTube video immediately.

If your ultimate goal is distraction, an enticing sticker with a short expiration date is worthy bait.

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Matt is an Australian writer with a degree in creative and critical writing. Prior to commencing his studies, he worked in tech support and gained valuable insights into technology and its users. He is also an editor and author coach at Dean Publishing.

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