What, When, Why & How

Leave a message to your loved ones that will last forever.
Let them watch and listen to your last will easily.



  • Post your free last will video

  • Private or public



  • Seize the moment

  • Before it’s too late



  • You will be remembered

  • Express your wishes your way

What will happen when I die?

Find Out

If you can remember me, I will be with you always.

— Isabel Allende —

iPhone App – Your Last Will

Screenshots of our well designed iPhone app.


Fast, easy and free installation!

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View Public Last Wills

Some examples for Public Last Wills - YLW iPhone app.

To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

— Thomas Campbell —

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Are you ready to install the free app?

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Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.

— Pablo Picasso —


Questions? We have answers!
Or contact us.


Do I also need a written testament in addition to my video will?

We believe that in the future, video wills will be the norm. But for now, whether you decide to create a written testament in addition to a video depends on your family, your heirs, and the laws where you live.
Please find guidelines for what to say in your last will video here!

How will my loved ones see my will when I die?

After uploading your private video, you will be issued a QR code that you should give to a trusted confidant who is likely to outlive you. When that person, or anyone, signs in to YourLastWill using your QR code an email will be automatically generated to provide a link to your video for chosen recipients. If someone does this without authorization and you are still alive, you are able to stop the delivery of your video will within 24 hours. Also see here.

What is the most important thing to say in my last will video?

Talk about the things that are really important in your life. Your statement should be clear and friendly. A video format enables you to express your thoughts and feelings in a more touching way than you could in a written will.

How long can my video recording be?

Your video may run up to 5 minutes long. You can easily upgrade this to longer durations in the app.

How long will you save my videos?

As long as the Internet and our company exist, your video will be saved. Even your great-grandchildren should be able to view it.

After receiving a will you can also download it to your device and save it for offline use. So it can never get lost!

What happens if I die before I have shared my QR code with a trusted confidant?

Your immediate family can get access to the video by submitting your death certificate to YourLastWill for a service charge. In this case please contact us immediately.

How secure are private video wills?

Private videos are stored with password protection and restricted FTP access on a dedicated Amazon web server. The whole procedure is very secure and we believe even more secure than any other method for you to leave a will.
Access to your private will is only possible with the corresponding QR code (that should be stored securely), and even then, all other recipients will be informed automatically.

Please also have a look on our security page.

If your video server crashes, what will happen to my video or videos?

All data stored on our servers is backed up every night, so versions of your will which have been recorded in the last 24 hours are always safe.

Can I delete my video?

Yes. To delete your video, open the iPhone app, choose the video you wish to delete, and press delete.

Is it possible to watch private videos without the iPhone app?

A feature will be implemented soon to enable private will viewing on our website.

Can I add or delete recipients for my last will video?

Yes. Change your list of recipients any time using the iPhone app.

What if the email address for one of my recipients has changed since I added them to my list?

Anyone with access to the private video can share the access details with other recipients. You can also edit this list anytime.

Can I create a video to serve as an addition to my written testament?

Yes. In fact, that is great use for the YourLastWill app. You can use a video to offer more specific details about everything expressed in your written will, or to express wishes that might not be addressed by a formal written will, such as how you would like your pets to be cared for, or how you would like your furniture or stamp collection distributed.

Are video wills recognized as legally binding documents?

This depends on the laws where you live, and also on your family. It is important that you are sure that they will accept your last will.

Even if you live in a place where a video will is not legally recognized, preparing a video will can still be an excellent way to amend your written will and leave a cherished last message to your loved ones.

Please find some additional information here!

What are the QR codes for?

After creating an account and after uploading a video you will get QR codes to easily access your account and your videos. One special QR code will start the process of delivering your last video will to your recipients.

This makes it easier for your descendants to access the message you left. It’s very important that you store these codes in a very secure place, like you would do it with other important documents.

The QR code process is very easy and secure. You will not need much additional information when using our iPhone app.


Is there a legal review by a lawyer implemented?

Yes, this is our latest feature. A network of Your Last Will-approved lawyers is available to review your video will – right in the iPhone app. It’s fast and easy!

About our company:

Please find more information about our company just here!

Preserve your memories, they’re all that’s left you.

— Simon & Garfunkel —


How secure is YourLastWill?

The security of your Private Video Wills and all related data is our highest priority.


The process we have implemented is more secure than storing your Last Will at home or elsewhere.

Our servers (Amazon S3) are very secure and rely on the latest technology. Private Wills get the added redundancy of Amazon Glacier storage.

You can rest assured that we’ve implemented multiple levels of security to protect and back up your files.

In the same way that the cloud-based storage services like Dropbox keeps users’ files private from other Dropbox users unless they deliberately share links to files, YourLastWill employees are prohibited from viewing the content of Private Video Wills stored in your account.

Our employees may access file metadata (e.g., file names and locations) when they have a legitimate reason, such as to provide you with technical support. And, like most online services, we have a small number of employees who must be able to access user data for the reasons stated in our privacy policy (e.g., when legally required to do so).

But that’s the rare exception, not the rule. We have strict policy and technical access controls that prohibit employee access. In addition, we employ a number of physical, technical, and heuristic security measures to protect user information from unauthorized access.

Technical aspects:

  • YourLastWill uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and AES-256 bit encryption to transfer and to store your data.
  • The YourLastWill app is constantly monitored to enhance security and protect against attacks.
  • YourLastWill uses Amazon S3 server for storage with daily backup.

The Process

We provide double the security by ensuring that our software is as secure as our hardware.


In detail:

Before uploading your Private Video Will you can and should enter some recipients for the worst case and let our app automatically verify those recipients.

After uploading a Private Video Will you will get a message—through the app and via email—confirming that your Will was successfully uploaded.

You will also receive a QR Code that will grant access to your Private Video Will. (*)

If someone uses this special QR Code, all listed recipients, including you, will get a message that your Private Video Will will be accessible in 24 hours.

If the scan of this QR Code wasn’t authorized at that time you can easily stop any further action, and even delete your Private Video Will before anyone has viewed it. It’s like getting advanced notice of a burglary and locking the doors to prevent it.

Your Private Video Will may not be accessed without the special QR Code! If your phone is stolen by someone who knows the passwords to retrieve your will, you can delete your Will from another device.

For added security, you will be shown the last access time and date every time you log in YourLastWill.

We believe our protocols make YourLastWill much more secure than any kind of safe or other storage at your home or elsewhere and ensure that Your Private Will shall only be viewed when you want it to be.


*= Tell a trusted confidant where you will store this special QR Code

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