YouTube to Google Sheets: Query from YouTube into Google Sheets or Post data from Google Sheets into YouTube using Sheet Director.

What is Sheet Director?

Sheet Director is a G Suite add-on that helps to manage and control bi-directional data flow between Google Sheets and several other applications like Google Calendar, Tasks, Contacts, Sheets, QuickBooks, FreshBooks, Zoho etc.

It is available in the G Suite Marketplace and Chrome Web Store. Please check Installation instructions to install the add-on.

What is Youtube?

YouTube is a video sharing service where users can do following.

  • Users can search for and watch videos

  • Like/Comment/share other YouTube videos

  • Create a personal YouTube channel

  • Upload videos to your channel

  • Users can subscribe/follow other YouTube channels and users

  • Create playlists to organise videos and group videos together

YouTube to Google Sheets: Use Case(s)

> Pull all data from YouTube and store it into a spreadsheet.


Sheet Director

Google Sheets

Setting up YouTube in Sheet Director

Choose App and Service:

  • Select YouTube Analytic from the list of applications.

  • Select service as Query.

  • Switch on Run Automatically if the queries needs to be executed in regular intervals.

YouTube Configuration

  • Click sign in with Google to connect with YouTube

  • If YouTube is connected successfully the following screen appears.

  • Select the required entity.

  • Select the fields that needs to be displayed in the sheet.

  • Select the Max results required.

Destination Settings:

  • Select the required destination Sheet. (or)

  • Create a new sheet by clicking the add icon.

  • Mention the starting cell.

  • Switch on include header if required.

  • Switch on clear sheet before execution to clear the existing sheet data.

Scheduler Settings:

  • Switch on Run automatically to execute services automatically in background.

Notification Settings:

  • Switch on Notify on Execution if notification email needs to be send during execution.

  • Click on Setup Email Template and customize the email as required.

  • Click on Pick Drive Files to attach files from Drive to email.

  • Switch on Add attachments from Google Sheets to add attachments from Google sheets.

  • Select the required sheet tab.

  • Select Full Sheet or Range.

  • If range is selected select the required range.

  • Switch on Attach PDF to attach the sheet tab as PDF.

  • Click on execute to pull the data into sheet

  • Click save to save the service

Sample Output