07015 – How to upload your Video to Amazon S3


  • Sign in your AmazonS3 account. If you don’t have an account yet, you can create one here.
  • Go to Services.
  • Under Storage, click S3.
  • Click the Create Bucket button on the upper right corner.
  • Give your bucket a Name. It must be a unique and “domain safe” name.
    Choose your Region.
  • Scroll down, under Bucket settings for Block Public Access. Untick the Block all public access and leave it as is.
  • Under Turning off block all public access might result in this bucket and the objects within becoming public, put a check on the box to acknowledge.
  • These are optional, you may leave them as is and click the Create bucket button.
  • The bucket is now created.
  • You may search for the bucket name using the Search bar. Click your newly created bucket.
  • Once open, there are ways to upload your file. You may Drag and drop them or simply click on the Upload button.
  • Scroll down, under Destination, just acknowledge. It says that the bucket doesn’t have a bucket versioning enabled. It means that if the file already exists with the same name will be overwritten.
  • Scroll down further to Access control list (ACL). Kindly put a check on the box that says Everyone (public access). Then, check the box beside the I understand the effects of these changes on the specified objects.
  • Scroll down, then click on the Upload button.
  • Once upload is completed. Click your newly uploaded video.
  • Grab the Object URL.

That’s it! That’s how you use Amazon S3 to store your files (PDF, videos and audios).


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