Share a video file with my instructor?

Using Google Drive - Computer

  • App settings can vary based on your device. For additional help, please visit Google Support.
  • Begin by recording your video and saving it to your computer.
  • From that same computer, open Google Drive
  • Make sure you're logged into your MLC account by looking for the MLC logo in the upper right corner. 
    • If you're not, click the profile picture in the upper right corner and either choose your MLC account from the menu or click Add another account to add your MLC account.
  • Click New in the upper left corner and choose File upload.
  • Find where your recording is stored on your computer and click Open.
    • If you're not sure where it is, check your downloads or pictures folders or use the search function.
  • An upload progress box will appear in the bottom right corner of your screen. Depending on the length of your video and the speed of your internet connection, it could take several minutes.
  • When the upload has completed, locate your files by clicking the video icon in the bottom right corner. You can also find it by clicking Recent in the left-side menu.
  • A preview of your video will open after you click. Please know that it could take a while for Google Drive to process the video. You can still continue with these directions, even if the video hasn't processed yet.
  • Click the three dots in the upper right corner and choose Share
  • Click Get shareable link
  • The link will automatically be copied to your computer's clipboard. You can also click the Copy link button.
  • Paste the link into Moodle, an email, or wherever your instructor has asked you to share the video.

Using Google Drive - Mobile Device

  • App settings can vary based on your device. For additional help, please visit Google Support.
  • Download the Google Drive app to your mobile device if you don't already have it. 
  • Record your video using your mobile device.
  • Open the Google Drive app and make sure you're logged into your MLC account. 
  • Tap the plus sign in the bottom right corner of the screen and choose Upload.
  • Follow the prompts to locate the video on your device.
  • Select the video and tap Upload. Depending on the length of your video and the speed of your internet connection, it could take several minutes.
  • Locate the video in your Google Drive. One quick way would be to tap the three lines in the top left corner and choose Recent.
  • Tap the video once to bring up a preview. 
  • Please know that it could take a while for Google Drive to process the video. You can still continue with these directions, even if the video hasn't processed yet.
  • Click the three dots in the upper right corner and tap Link sharing off. This will toggle the setting and link sharing will be turned on. 
  • The link will automatically be copied on your device's clipboard. You can copy it again if needed by tapping the three dots and choosing Copy link.
  • Paste the link into Moodle, an email, or wherever your instructor has asked you to share the video.
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Revision #1
Created Thu, Mar 19, 2020 8:57 PM by Rachel Feld
Updated Mon, Jun 29, 2020 8:29 PM by Rachel Feld