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3b. Sharing a Video

Students will sign in to their APS-issued Google accounts and go to http://drive.google.com. The procedure to upload a video is as follows. Students are strongly encouraged to use the latest version of Google Chrome as their browser when using Google Apps for Education.

  1. Click the red “New” button in the upper left-hand corner.

  2. Click the “File Upload” option from the menu.

  3. Locate and select the video to upload.

  4. The file will upload, with progress shown in the lower right-hand corner. Wait until the status of the upload says “Uploaded.” (There may be a lengthy pause at the end of the upload. Do not close your browser until you see “Uploaded” after the file size.

  5. After the upload completes, the status window in the lower right-hand corner will change to say “Share.” Click “Share.”

  6. In the “Enter names or email addresses…” field, type laurie.vena@apsva.us.

  7. Change the permission type to “Can View.”

  8. Press the blue “Done” button.

Google will process the video to create a YouTube-like preview over the next several minutes or hours. In the interim, the file can be shared and downloaded by the Fair organizer.