When you opened a YouTube channel you may have been under the impression that you can upload any number of videos in a single day.
That is until you have been hit with the following message – Daily upload limit reached.
The message says that you would have to wait for the next day before you can upload more videos.
Well, this would not bother many as they can always wait for 24 hours to pass before they upload more videos.
But then what if a video has to be uploaded on the same day? The video would no longer be topical or relevant if you upload it the next day.
Before we examine if there’s a way to bypass the upload limit on YouTube, let’s look at why YouTube limits the daily uploads.
Why does YouTube Impose a Daily Upload Limit?
According to YouTube support, the daily upload limit is imposed to ‘ensure safety’.
Now, YouTube doesn’t explain what that means. But then we can take it to mean that it’s there to protect the platform from spam content.
There will certainly be folks out there who would blast video after video into the YouTube platform for personal gain.
So, when it comes to uploading videos, YouTube looks at its interests first before considering yours.
For example, when YouTube was first launched in 2005, it allowed any length of the video to be uploaded. But in 2006, it limited any single video upload to 10 minutes. Why? Because many were abusing the platform by uploading copyrighted videos, especially TV shows.
So, whenever YouTube identifies a facility that’s open to abuse, it limits the facility.
But what if you’ve no record of uploading spam videos? And you still have the daily upload limit?
Then you would have to look at your Channel’s record. You may not be in the good books of YouTube.
If your Channel has copyright strikes then you are not in YouTube’s good books. A copyright strike happens when you upload a copyrighted video and the copyright owner submits a takedown request.
So, if your channel has copyright strike(s), then there’s no way of bypassing the daily upload limit.
Community Guidelines Strike
Your daily upload limit can be a result of a community guidelines strike. If you have been uploading inappropriate content to YouTube and you’ve received a strike, then there will be a cap on your daily upload quota.
Your Region or Location
YouTube has also specified that the daily upload limit can be imposed because you’re uploading from a certain country.
There are countries where the YouTube upload volume is high. To protect the platform, YouTube will impose a daily upload limit.
If you’re from such a country, then there’s no way you can bypass the daily upload limit.
A daily upload limit can also be imposed on Your channel if YouTube detects suspicious behavior.
You could be using automation software to blast out videos to YouTube every few minutes or so.
I recently watched a video where a coder was trying to create an automatic Youtube channel. He would scrape content from Reddit, turn the text into speech with software and auto-create a video with images and upload it automatically to Youtube. Result: he could not even upload a single video.
The message he got was processing abandoned. The video could not be processed.
He gave up the idea of creating an automatic YouTube channel.
The message here is if you try to game YouTube, you’ll end up a loser.
So, is there a Way to Bypass the Daily Upload Limit?
There are some videos on YouTube that say the daily upload can be bypassed. One said you can upload your video to export to YouTube from a video editor instead of logging in to YouTube through your browser.
He said this will help you to bypass the daily upload limit. However, the video doesn’t show him actually overcoming the daily upload limit.
Another Youtuber tells you to send feedback to YouTube asking them to lift the daily upload limit.
He said this method works 100%. However, he can’t provide proof. However, one user said he tried sending feedback to YouTube and never got a reply.
Another user has tried appealing to YouTube to raise the upload limit without success, too.
If YouTube is going to impose a daily upload limit to protect its platform, it is certainly going to close all loopholes that can help bypass the limit.
So, it could safely be said, if a limit has been imposed on your daily upload limit, you would have to wait for 24 hours to upload more videos.