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Suppress notification about one new video

Whenever I publish a new public video in my channel, then all the subscribers get a notification. So far that's good, however, there is one video which I would prefer to "silently" put online. So, ...
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Youtube view results by view count using a shortcut string

I understood that youtube search bar adds filters by typing text into it like "People, long, week, hd" gives me videos related to people that are uploaded this week and that are HD. What should i type ...
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Are there any fixes for YouTube recommended videos section (multiple things)

I like the recommended section, unlike some people. However, I don't like certain things about it, and was wondering if there was any way to fix them? The first is the amount of videos it shows. ...
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Does watching a video ad in a playlist get the creator any money?

If I watch a YouTube video in a playlist, it doesn't count as a view. I want to know if watching ads on playlist videos gets the creator any money. Does watching the full ad get them more money than ...
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268 views

How can I tell if my YouTube message was received by the right person?

I sent someone a private message over YouTube, and then checked my Sent messages box to see if it went through. As you can see, the only username on the page is mine. I cannot double check who the ...
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How do I prevent YouTube from showing “static” (noisy) background when video is not available?

I visit YouTube with scripts or video tag turned off, so YouTube cannot play video. I just want to read comments, description and so on, but YouTube shows noisy animated background that slows down (...
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Can others see if a YouTube video's monetisation is redirected off the uploader to the copyright claimer?

I think if someone besides the video uploader claims copyright for the video, then YouTube redirects ad monetisation to the copyright claimant. Is there a way for other viewers to know if this ...
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453 views

Is there some way to filter YouTube channel subscriptions list?

I have like 150 YouTube channel subscriptions, and the quick bar (to the left) will show them all, but I don't actually watch them all. So my question is if there is some way to limit the amount of ...
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Change YouTube username from uppercase to lowercase

My username contains a few capital letters and I was wondering if there was a way of changing all the uppercase characters into lowercase? I know you can link it to Google+ and show my real name but ...
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407 views

Not receiving YouTube notifications

I used to receive notifications when someone thumbs up my comment or replies to it on G+ but not any more. I only receive replies now even though when I go to old videos I see that my comments has ...
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450 views

Is there any way to disable DASH playback in the HTML5 player?

I like watching YouTube videos using the HTML5 player rather than the Flash player because I can get 60 FPS video. However since I have poor internet, I would like to be able to pause the video and ...
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Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video?

By pressing j or l on your keyboard, you can forward/rewind a YouTube video by 10 sec. But sometimes I need the ability to forward or rewind it by 3 sec, 5 sec, etc. Is there a way to control this? ...
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The youtube video manager says my video has 8 comments but I know it has more. How to fix?

I uploaded a video yesterday and I'm not a popular channel but I have 22 comments on the video that I can see on the watch page. However for the last few hours the video manager has said that the ...
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145 views

How do I hide the video panel on the Youtube live streaming dashboard?

While streaming live on Youtube, the video is playing (or buffering) on the live dashboard. Ultimately during game streaming, I only want to see the chat but not the video feed (I don't want wasted ...
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3k views

Where can I access playlists that I saved but are not my own creation

I have a habit of making large todo lists, admittedly too large, loads of stuff just gets deleted. Youtube could be very good for this since there are a lot of pre-existing playlists that fit my needs ...
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132 views

Does deleting a playlist on YouTube also delete the videos?

I want to delete a playlist from my account, but I still want the videos attached to my account. Does deleting a playlist on YouTube also delete the videos?
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189 views

Keyboard shortcut to pause YouTube when it is not the active window?

For applications such as VLC I have global function keys I can map to, for example, pause my music/video even when I have a different program running. Is there any way to get this functionality with ...
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Why does the YouTube logo have “FR” in the upper left corner? [duplicate]

When I visit YouTube, this is what I see in the upper left corner: At first I thought that YouTube was thinking I'm in France, but the url is still https://www.youtube.com and the rest of the site ...
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Play youtube in 2x automatically in Firefox

How can I make videos play automatically in 2x speed in Firefox? I.e. I want 2x to be the default speed when opening av video.
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430 views

This video has been removed by the user - add a redirect link

I deleted a video with the intent of replacing it with a newer version. Now, preexisting links are broken. Is there a way to redirect? Alternatively, is there a way to have a link to the new video, ...
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How can I watch only adverts on YouTube

How can I watch only advertisements on YouTube? I need to see what companies and products are being advertised in different countries. I'll use a proxy and a portable browser to prevent tracking, but ...
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175 views

YouTube no longer allows user to set resolution

Recently (as of mid August 2015) YouTube has changed its UI so that it automatically sets the resolution to the window size (typically 360) and no longer gives the user the option to choose their ...
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How do YouTube players 'remember' where viewers are in a video if they leave and return to the page?

Is this cookies at work? How does YouTube facilitate their players recalling where you were at a certain point in a video after leaving the page wherein the player is embedded?
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229 views

Is there a standard place to make Youtube feature requests?

And what is that place? There's a help forum, but that seems like it's more for random internet people to help other random internet people, and that is not what I'm looking for. I could send an e-...
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Why does Twitter suggest have two identical “Who to follow” suggestion?

After I tweet an clip from YouTube, Twitter suggest me two options to follow: Both are identical. Is there any explanation for this?
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361 views

YouTube Counter Doesn't Count New Views

I have two videos for which the counters were frozen in error. I live in a community housing situation where people share a machine. Despite different logins, we are all treated as one viewer. No ...
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How to unpublish or remove all auto-generated subtitles from all my YouTube videos?

I have more than 200 videos uploaded to YouTube with YouTube-generated subtitles. Now I need to unpublish or remove all of them. Doing this by hand would take ages. Is there any batch-way how to ...
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268 views

Switch in Internet Explorer from HTML5 back to Flash Player in YouTube?

As of August 6 2015 (even though this was implemented before), YouTube now defaults to HTML5 instead of Flash. Although this make it work on more devices, there are limitations such as longer loading ...
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How to download the video descriptions of all my YouTube videos?

Is there a way to download all video descriptions from my videos? Or at least to list them? I need to make a copy of all the descriptions of more than 100 videos. Copy and pasting each one by hand ...
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Youtube keyboard shortcut to focus on player [duplicate]

I know there are many Youtube keyboard shortcuts. If the player loses focus then none of these work, so I have to either click the player with the mouse to regain control, or else I could tab multiple ...
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2k views

How to stop your YouTube comments/activities from showing on Google+

I don't want anyone know what videos I’m watching/liking/commenting or any of my activity from YouTube to show on my Google+ page or stream. I found a few settings on the privacy page: But I can't ...
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672 views

Why do Youtube videos start black?

I'm using the latest Firefox without Adobe Flash (so HTML5 videos) on Youtube Youtube videos almost always start kind of black, parts of the image are barely visible. Why do I have to wait a few ...
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Which format to use to upload stylized subtitles to youtube?

I would like to upload stylized subtitles to youtube. Mainly, I need the ability to shift the position of the subtitles (sometimes, the default bottom position overlays some text in the video which ...
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Changing Youtube Associated website wait time

I stupidly changed the associated website on my youtube page on Thursday, and it gives me the: "You have recently changed your associated website. Please wait for some time before changing it again." ...
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Delete all my YouTube content

I want to delete all my YouTube content including my uploads, likes, subscriptions and all. Also I tried deleting it from link -https://myaccount.google.com/deleteservices?pli=1 Everything was ...
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129 views

I don't want to count my own YouTube views

How do I not add to my view count when watching my own YouTube video?
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How to stop Youtube HTML5 video auto-loading (prefetching)

I'm looking for a way to stop youtube from automatically load or prefetch HTML5 videos in my browser(Chrome 43). I tried to use "Stop YouTube HTML5 Autoplay" add-on but It doesn't do that. I've seen ...
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216 views

How to remove/hide the “featured video” from a YouTube embed?

If you have activated the featured video option in YouTube, there will be a little banner to the end of each video. Example: How to disable this from the embed, but leave it alive on the YouTube ...
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210 views

Restrict YouTube recommendations to some language(s)

Is there any way I could restrict YouTube recommendations to just English, or better, English and some other languages too? My three years old loves watching cartoons on YouTube. He does not type ...
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Dissociate Youtube channel from google + account

I created a google + page with the wrong account. Now I am trying to delete this page but everytime I try to do so I get that before deleting the page I have to dissociate my youtube channel. I have ...
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Yellow Youtube seekbar? [duplicate]

I understand there being a vertical yellow line but why would the whole thing be yellow?? URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpymEmPqNH4 The thing remained even after reloading and opening from a ...
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How to recover the Gmail address previously locked up my YouTube channel name?

Many years ago I linked my Google account with username abc@gmail.com to my YouTube channel with username xyz (note that usernames are different). Recently YouTube prompted me to add a Google+ ...
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How to track all new YouTube uploads by tags/description?

Is there way to track all new uploaded videos by specific tag or description?
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644 views

Get an RSS feed for a YouTube playlist

Since a few weeks ago, it looks like YouTube has disabled RSS feeds for playlists. Is there another way to get an RSS feed for a YouTube playlist?
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How to change my YouTube channel name?

My channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/CoryRMcC See pictured. I've tried methods in various videos and in the Help section, but all that appears to change is how my name appears when commenting ...
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How to flag a YouTube playlist?

I recently flagged a few porn uploads and since those videos violated the rules they've been removed. How can I flag a YouTube playlist instead of having to click on each video?
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How do I remove my YouTube feed activity content from my user profile page?

I've been successful in removing what's visible on my channel page (e.g. https://www.youtube.com/channel/abc123), by adjusting my privacy settings. However, some activity of mine from a few years ...
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How to sort youtube video by number of viewers in URL?

I wont to sort Live youtube channel by the number of viewers. How to do that from the URL? Or any others options? https://www.youtube.com/channel/SBAaOjE-GIlRI/videos?view=19&sort=p &sort=p ...
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How to set up Youtube channel with 'user' format?

For example, PewDiePie's channel homepage link is https://www.youtube.com/user/PewDiePie, while mine is https://www.youtube.com/channel/CHANNELID, can I get my channel link into this format: http://...
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How do I share a private playlist?

I have created a playlist of videos on YouTube that I have not made public. How do I share a private playlist I have created in YouTube with just a few friends?