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Publishing Relay Recordings to YouTube

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use TechSmith Relay, an application used to produce and upload video recordings online, to publish your recordings to YouTube.

  1. Log in to your TechSmith Relay ( account using your login credentials


Note: If this is your first time using Relay, you will need to download the recorder. Click on “Client Downloads” and then on the “(Mac / PC) Download” button. Relay will customize your “Download” button based on your operating system.



  1. If you need to post the lecture outside of Blackboard or if you want to take advantage of the Closed Captioning feature in YouTube, you will need to connect your Relay account to YouTube. Please note that you will need to request that your account has the YouTube feature from UTO. Most accounts are only set up to upload directly to MediaAmp.


If YouTube integration has been enabled, you will see the following link in the “Actions Neccesary” box: “DashYouTube TS Relay Integration”. Click the link.


  1. Select Unlisted under Privacy, and Education under Category. Click on the “Save” button”


  1. Click on the “Authenticate with YouTube” link. You will be prompted to either choose an account or log in with your Gmail account. You will want to use your ASU credentials.


  1. Once you have chosen your account or logged in, click on the “Allow” button to permit the Relay integration with YouTube.


  1. After recording your lecture, click on the “YouTube Individual Profile” from the “Select a profile” dropdown arrow list. Then click the “Submit” button.


  1. You will receive the following message shortly after you submit your presentation: “Your presentation was successfully submitted and is being processed”.


  1. You can check the status of your lectures by logging into your TechSmith relay account at


  1. Once your video has successfully uploaded to “YouTube”, you will receive an auto-generated e-mail from YouTube. Click on the “Share your video” button in the lower-left corner to access your video on YouTube.


Note. You can also access your videos in YouTube by clicking on “My Channel” from the DropDown bar and then on VideoManager, which will pull up the Creator Studio page. You will then be able to see all of the videos you have created.



This article was co-written by Mary Chaaban, Jessica Cole, and Andrew Salcido.