How to get started with YouTube on Zapier

Connect to YouTube on Zapier

YouTube uses OAuth to authenticate your account on Zapier.

  • Log into YouTube to authenticate.
  • Grant Zapier permission to access your account if prompted to.
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Zapier’s YouTube app uses YouTube API Services. By using Zapier’s YouTube app, you are agreeing to be bound by YouTube’s Terms of Service and Google’s Privacy Policy.

In addition to Zapier’s normal processes for deleting stored data, you can revoke Zapier’s access to your data through Google’s security settings, or by disconnecting the app account.

About YouTube's app

Are self-hosted or cloud-hosted accounts supported? Cloud-hosted accounts  
Is a paid YouTube plan required? No  
Are any special account permissions required? Yes
Are there usage limits? Yes
  • If you're on a Free or Trial Zapier plan, you're limited to uploading up to 5 videos in a 24-hour period with the Youtube app.
  • YouTube has daily API quota limits.
Are there pagination limits? Yes Learn more about YouTube's pagination limits.
Do trigger samples use real data from your account or generic data? Real sample data  
Are custom fields supported? Non-applicable  
Do update actions overwrite or append to existing data? Non-applicable  
Is there any additional info? Yes

Find additional info about using YouTube in Zapier.

Zapier’s use and transfer to any other app of information received from Google APIs will adhere to the Google API Services User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.

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