Phone Videos, Running Out of Space

Enough space for your phone videos

phone videosSo, you’re filming a very important video with your smartphone. Suddenly you get a message saying you have run out of memory. This post tells how to prevent that problem with your phone videos.

You should regularly upload your videos to a cloud such as Google Drive or Dropbox. If you want to show someone an archived video, you quickly download it from the cloud. Make sure you have enough space for that surprising spectacular video that you get a chance to make.

This post tells how to upload your phone videos to Google Drive.

Upload phone videos to Google Drive in 5 steps

phone videos1. On smartphone, tap Google Drive icon.

2. If there is a list of folders, open one of them

3. Tap blue circle that has a white plus sign

4. Tap Upload

5. Tap video you wish to upload

Editing phone videos

Occasionally you want to edit a phone video to make it into an entertaining YouTube video. Here’s how to download it to start editing.

If using video in Gallery

  1. phone videosSelect video
  2. Tap Share icon
  3. Select Gmail
  4. Compose video to your favourite email address
  5. phone videosTap send icon

If using video in Google Drive

  1. Select video
  2. Tap 3 dots in upper right-hand corner
  3. Tap Send a Copy
  4. Select Gmail
  5. Compose video to your favourite email address
  6. phone videosTap send icon

Add features to phone video

If you go to, you will find a free 7-day tutorial showing you how to add all sorts of features to your phone videos. Below are the contents from each of the 7 lessons.

1. How to make a simple video with moving images and moving text.



2. How to make callouts. Where to find free photos. How to make animated GIFs like the one to the left.



MP4 video

3. Create and then drag an MP4 video into an invisible space within an image. Make it look like a video is playing within the still image.



4. Turn smartphone videos into entertaining YouTube videos.
phone videos5. Green Screen to make interesting backgrounds behind subject.





6. YouTube monetization. Learn seven different ways to earn money using YouTube.




7. Distinctive style. How to add a distinctive style to your YouTube videos.



phone videosPeter Enns has been developing websites since 1996. He is a social media blogger and author of the free YouTube video-creation tutorial called 7 Day YouTube.

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