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Video sharing options from gallery to facebook, youtube and twitter

asked 2013-12-29 01:07:04 +0300

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updated 2015-03-04 22:00:48 +0300

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Original Post 2013-12-29

When trying to share the video that I have recorder, in the gallery there is only option to share it with Bluetooth and eMail. Also there is a possibility to "add an account". Now of course I add an account, lets say Facebook. It says all: you must give the authorization etc. and I accept all. Then everything comes back to the videogallery. Voila! There are only possibility to share the video via Bluetooth and eMail!!! But as a surprise in the Settings->accounts there is seen the new FB account aside with the "old" one... Then there must be a bug or...? In my n9 I can share my videos in Facebook, twitter, eMail, youtube, google+... Then I wait the same kind "service" from my beloved Jolla. It is basically the only bug or mistake that makes me somewhat frustrated with this unique device"!

Update 2015-03-04

Facebook sharing

The double account issue has been resolved in an update, can't remember which one. But still I was not able to upload a video to Facebook. Tried the following:

  1. Add account
  2. Choose Facebook
  3. Authenticate and accept all BS terms and conditions
  4. An error occured: Account already added
  5. No sharing option to Facebook


Please add if you are/aren't able to share videos and the steps needed to do so, or what possibly went wrong.

Also it should be taken in to consideration that the message character limit is 140, as stated in here the photo upload is somewhat buggy. I don't have a Twitter account, so someone, please verify this.


This is currently not supported, this is(/was) discussed here and perhaps should be made a feature request.

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I think the issue is in the accounts handling, not the gallery. Sometimes accounts don't get properly registered, but apparently there's no effective error handling.

Tanghus ( 2013-12-29 02:01:45 +0300 )edit

I deleted my FB account on settings/accounts and booted the device and added the FB again, booted. And nothing: cannot share videos. The youtube/fb sharing would be so nice as it saves the memory (because can*t decide if the videofile goes to SDcard). Anyone else suffering the same problem?

ejp ( 2013-12-29 16:29:06 +0300 )edit

Sharing videos directly to Facebook/Youtube does not seem to be supported by Jolla.

JarnoF ( 2014-05-20 14:20:09 +0300 )edit

Currently we can't share videos through camera/gallery app. Is it okay if we make this a request for adding video sites to the sharing options - and ability to share video to FB as well? We should make a separate a separate thread for the issues with accunt integration. Right now it's a bit ambiguous as a mixture of the two.

bennypr0fane ( 2014-06-23 01:54:24 +0300 )edit

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answered 2016-05-10 10:38:50 +0300

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2,5 years later... nothing changed. Jolla releases many updatea since even the jump from SFOS 1 => SFOS 2. In my opinion the minimun would have been to disable the missleading "add account" option. Today I tried to get it working, to find out that the feature ia not completely implemented. Guys beta state is over!!

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answered 2017-12-16 23:31:59 +0300

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updated 2017-12-16 23:32:57 +0300

Maybe https://together.jolla.com/question/23905/request-share-pictures-to-other-applications/?answer=176211#post-id-176211 alleviates this issue, but personally I do not use videos.

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We are finding the software to unblocked youtube sites online here.

snapch23 ( 2018-04-13 08:23:00 +0300 )edit
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