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Force YouTube to always buffer the entire video before playing

When I'm watching a YouTube video it will only buffer the next 30 seconds or so. This is something I want to avoid because when trying to watch 1080p videos it will keep pausing because it has to ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I download all videos directly from a given channel from YouTube?

Is there any way to download all videos available from a given channel? Suppose there are 16 videos, how can I download all videos at once? Currently I have to download one after another.
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1answer
61 views

Is it possible to transfer ownership of a Google apps managed Youtube account?

I know it's not possible for normal Google accounts, but is it possible for Google Apps accounts ?
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33 views

Other way to enforce captions for a YouTube video?

Now that YouTube has disabled the yt:cc=on tag that could be used by the publisher of a video to have close captions turned on, is there any other alternative? Am I right to assume that YouTube has ...
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0answers
25 views

How to view the latest YouTube videos for a particular tag

When you upload a video to YouTube, you can "tag" it with whatever you want. I don't see those tags listed anywhere, although if you view source for a particular video, the tags are present in the ...
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4answers
32k views

Add subtitles to a video of another user on YouTube

I would like to offer a translation to another user's video on YouTube. The original video is in Spanish and I would like to write a Hebrew translation that would be relevant to very few people. The ...
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4answers
67k views

How to set a default video quality on all YouTube videos?

I have a fair internet connection speed and every time I play a video from YouTube it defaults to 144p although my connection could support 360p without buffering. I have to manually switch to 360p ...
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1answer
77 views

Subscription collection only shows most recently added channels their activity

I have a subscription collection of 72 channels. The problem I have is that only the channels I added most recently are displayed in the timeline -- older ones their new uploads aren't shown. Whether ...
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2answers
7k views

What is the meaning of this two letter code in the YouTube logo?

I see a new logo with CA at youtube.com. Does anyone know what it means?
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1answer
423 views

How to get Google+ Auto-backup link to a video?

If you have enabled Google+ Auto-backup on your phone, then pictures and videos are uploaded to Google+. The problem is that there are no links to the videos, and if you try to download and video, and ...
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2answers
105 views

YouTube won't take channel art.

I upload the channel art, adjust the crop, save it, and then it changes from the upload prompt to a white box. If you refresh the page the upload prompt is back. Tried on Chrome.
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1answer
6k views

How do we see the YouTube history page of another user?

When we visit http://youtube.com/my_history, we can see our own YouTube browsing history. Is there a way to see the YouTube history page of another user?
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0answers
57 views

How does YouTube establish views, by geographical location or by the country in which the account is registered?

If my YouTube account is registered in the UK, but I view videos when I'm logged in in another country, say the US or Australia, will the view location show up, as those countries, in the statistics, ...
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2answers
2k views

Download YouTube history

I would like download all my YouTube history in various formats like CSV. I don't think YouTube allows to do that directly so I've tried to check each Ajax call on this page ...
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1answer
10k views

How is YouTube's “Safety Mode” enforced by network administrators?

My company uses a web filtering software from an unknown (to me) vendor. I noticed the other day that YouTube automatically defaults to "safety mode" and that I am unable to change this setting. ...
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2answers
6k views

How to sign in to YouTube and Google with different accounts?

One of my accounts got cancelled and I can't sign in to YouTube because it redirects me to the cancelled account page. Also I can't use the YouTube email as my main account. Is it possible to use one ...
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5answers
18k views

Downloading auto-generated YouTube transcriptions

Is there a way to download the automatically generated YouTube transcriptions without downloading the video? I would like to check out the TED talks, but I have limited bandwidth and would like to ...
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8answers
24k views

YouTube keyboard shortcuts?

I just found out if you type j when watching a YouTube video, it lapses back about 10-20 seconds, depending on the video, I think. I Googled for "YouTube keyboard shortcuts" but couldn't find a page ...
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5answers
31k views

How do I download subtitles from a YouTube video?

Is there a way to download sub files from the videos? Are they .srt files? I want to save all the subs available for this video (there are subs available in 3 languages). I know how to save the video ...
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2answers
4k views

How to switch back to old YouTube layout?

The new YouTube (July 2011) is irritating. Is there a way (or option) I can get the old layout? I tried enabling HTML5 but they changed that layout to look similar to their Flash layout. I hate it. Do ...
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4answers
11k views

Listen to music on YouTube without video

Is there a way to listen to YouTube videos without having the video playing? I work on a computer, and I usually listen to music while working. In the last couple of years I find myself using YouTube ...
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0answers
23 views

How to add YouTube subtitles in a “new” language?

I am trying to find a way to add subtitles to my YouTube video in language that's not listed in YouTube's language list. I want to add subtitles in a different "version" of some language, similar to ...
5
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4answers
8k views

Getting Youtube and Gmail to work under two different accounts

I swear that I was able to sign into a separate Youtube account (x@mycustom.com) and Gmail (p@gmail.com) yesterday. I know this because I constantly check gmail and youtube (where I never really sign ...
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0answers
21 views

How can you choose exactly what videos appear in your YouTube feed?

I would like to be able to choose exactly what video appear in my YouTube feed. e.g. https://www.youtube.com/user/myusername/feed All of the videos on that page would be chosen and ordered by me.
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2answers
9k views

Is there a way to find comments you made on YouTube?

I made a comment on YouTube and want to see if someone replied to it.
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1answer
133 views

Suddenly all the youtube videos on firefox stopped loading, when I right click I get something about HTML5 player

This is what I receive from every video that I am trying to play on youtube. I do not understand what is happening. All videos from other websites are working fine. What is this HTML5 player and ...
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0answers
65 views

Find YouTube channels with around 300 subscribers

How can I find YouTube channels (German ones) with around 300 subscribers (yes only around 300)? Is there a way to search in YouTube for subscriber counts like this?
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2answers
2k views

How can I disable the “Get a better username on YouTube” prompt?

YouTube constantly prompts me to update to use a real name (and thus attach a Google+ account to my email address). I've selected the option to continue using my old username only, but it doesn't ...
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1answer
6k views

How to find similar video with better quality in YouTube?

Sometimes I watch a video on YouTube that has poor quality. I want to find a similar video which has better quality. Is it possible in YouTube?
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0answers
179 views

Take HD screenshots of YouTube Videos

How do I get HD quality screenshots of YouTube videos?I want a better alternative to the print screen-copy-paste method."youtubescreenshot.com does not provide HQ images consistently
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1answer
44 views

How to bypass YouTube throttling?

My school throttles YouTube video content. How can I bypass this? Is it possible via a VPN?
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0answers
75 views

Couldn't start the video call because of an error

Getting this error constantly while trying to start a scheduled hangout on air: "Couldn't start the video call because of an error. Please try again in a few moments." Windows 7 64-bit Please any ...
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0answers
63 views

How do I view YouTube comments on Google+ instead of the All Comments page?

So basically, I was unfairly blocked during a live broadcast of a YouTube video for speaking on the subject at hand while other people were spamming "720 NO SPOPE" and "420 BLAZE IT". Because of this ...
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0answers
111 views

Download a YouTube live event?

How can I download the video of a live YouTube event? There are plenty of solutions out there to download uploaded YouTube videos, but not live YouTube events.
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1answer
49 views

Prevent YouTube autoplay

I use Chrome. After I watch any video at YouTube it connects to another one without even asking. How can I delete that, so that one video finishes, that's all?
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1answer
989 views

Upload batch of files to YouTube with 'private' publishing setting

When uploading a batch of files to YouTube, the 'privacy and publishing' setting is set to 'public'. I want my batch to be 'private'. Is there a way to do this for all files in a sort of single ...
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0answers
46 views

How to search for the latest video of a certain duration from a particular YouTube channel

I watch documentaries regularly and usually visit Vice and BBC News channels in YouTube. I always look for the latest documentaries/news with a duration of more than 20 minutes. My question is: how ...
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3answers
1k views

How to obtain the direct link to a YouTube video file

I'm trying to figure out where to find the actual FLV video YouTube files. I've found several tutorials on the Internet, but none that work. So if anyone knows, that'd be much appreciated.
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10answers
5k views

YouTube annotations: Associated website invalid URL

I am trying to create an annotation in a YouTube video to link to a blog post. The URL I am trying to link to is http://laggacy.wordpress.com/2013/03/15/slender-the-arrival-beta-preview-extra-content/ ...
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1answer
51 views

Listing all the comments received on the videos I uploaded on YouTube

Is there any way to list all the comments received on the videos I uploaded on YouTube? On https://www.youtube.com/comments it seems that I can only get the list of "published" comments, which is ...
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1answer
32 views

How can I remove all my duplicate uploads on YouTube at once?

I have hundreds of "Rejected (duplicate upload)": How can I remove all my duplicate uploads on YouTube at once?
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2answers
691 views

Why doesn't YouTube automatically select a higher video quality if I have excellent Internet connection?

I have an 1Gbps Internet connection speed that can easily support even multiple simultaneous Full-HD (1080p) video streams. However, when I watch videos on YouTube, the 480p quality level is ...
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22 views

Get a list of videos I haven't watched

Given that I have already logged into YouTube/Google Accounts, how can I get a list of all the videos I have not watched from a specific channel?
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1answer
83 views

How do I stop a specific video I watch in YouTube from altering my recommendations?

YouTube will display recommendations of videos based on: your favorites your liked videos your watched videos Now, let's say that somebody sends me a link and it's a video for which I don't want ...
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2answers
59 views

How do I search for videos with 48fps or higher?

I tried looking for an advanced search box, but I only see a magnifying glass in the main search box which seems to only perform a title search. Is there a way to filter videos that contain 48fps ...
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Meaning of the colors bar under the of clips you might watch in YouTube

I think the title describes all. They will show more obvious when the thumbnails haven't done loading yet. The picture following here will describe it better. I use a userscript named YouTube ...
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1answer
28k views

Why can't I see some YouTube videos on my iPhone?

On a few YouTube videos, when I load them up on my iPhone, I get an error stating: Not available on this platform Can anyone explain to me what is the issue with these videos that they can't be ...
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1answer
236 views

How to get YouTube comments working in Firefox without 3rd party cookies enabled and wihout enable cookies for google.com

I get logged out a few seconds after I logged in to google plus video the popup when you click comments. I am then logged in to YouTube without the G+ intergration. I use the self destruct cookie ...
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54 views

Reinstating YouTube account which was suspended for repeated Copyright violations

My YouTube account has been suspended due to repeated or severe violations of our Terms of Use and claims of copyright infringement. Now I have worked it out with the company who put the copyright ...
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1answer
76 views

YouTube auto-quality removal

I love to just put song playlist and listen to songs, but auto-quality always changes my video quality to 720p, which wasn't such a problem before but with 60fps thing added, my videos start to lag ...