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The “add music” button seems to randomly appear on the videos I upload to YouTube

The "add music" button seems to randomly appear on the videos I upload to YouTube. For example, I uploaded 2 videos without music track, yet only one has the "add music" button: Any idea why? ...
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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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YouTube always localizing

Every time I log into YouTube my country is set to India. I have to manually change it to Worldwide (all) for world trending videos. Can anyone tell me how to change it permanently?
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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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In Facebook, how can I enable “Shown on Timeline” as default for YouTube activity?

When I upload videos to my YouTube account, I know they get posted to Facebook because my friends can see them but I cannot see them myself unless I go to my Privacy Settings, then click "Use Activity ...
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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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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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Caption YouTube videos that are not mine

I need to caption YouTube videos that are not mine (I currently link to them). I don't believe I can edit and add captions when I am not the original owner. However, can I download a video and then ...
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How to tell how much of a video has been watched in YouTube?

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to tell how much of a video of mine has been watched. Something like, most people got to 50% of it, or most got to 90% of it and so on. Anyway to tell from ...
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How to disable YouTube HTML5 player? ( & Auto Play)

Every day I go through my YT subscriptions list and open every new video in a new tab (CMD + click). Then I play the 1st new video, close the tab, switch to the next tab.. Several weeks ago all ...
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What has happened to the Closed captions on my Youtube video

Ive made few videos for my software, and Youtube automtically adds captions which I then correct before making the video public. But today when I look at a video that did have closed captions its not ...
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51 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 ...
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6k views

When does YouTube update their views for channels?

After 4 days my videos are gaining views. However, the total views on my channel has stayed the same. When does YouTube update the views for the channel? Is it every week?
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Why doesn't YouTube automatically select a higher video quality if I have excellent Internet connection?

I'm from Romania, where we have really good Internet connections, and they're really cheap as well. In highly dense urban areas, where I live, even 1Gpbs (125MB/s) connections are available (people ...
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Invalid email address; will it affect my YouTube channel?

I have my YouTube channel linked with an email account that is no longer valid (address had been set up via GoDaddy, but I am no longer paying for GoDaddy's services). Will anything bad happen with my ...
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158 views

Play YouTube videos at speeds OTHER THAN 0.25, 0.5, Normal, 1.25, 1.5, or 2

Other than downloading the video and playing it on my own VLC player or whatever, is there a way I can play YouTube videos at other speeds? (E.g. 2.1, 2.2, ... , 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, ... 4.0) If it ...
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6k views

Total number of videos uploaded by a channel?

In YouTube, is it possible to know the total number of videos uploaded by a channel without actually counting it? I am only able to see the total number of "Video views" and not the number of videos ...
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How to see IP-blocked content on youtube? [closed]

Due to an ongoing dispute between GEMA and Youtube lots of popular music videos and generic videos that use popular music as background music are blocked automatically (most probably the content is ...
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267 views

last.fm with less YouTube video bandwidth?

For audio while working I like last.fm: it's great for ambient, jazz, world, and instrumental/non-vocal generally it runs well on linux and in firefox (both of which I use) it's free in the US ...
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YouTube playback on internet disconnection

Say you're watching a 60mins video, it has buffered 45mins, you are now at 25:00, at this point if the internet gets cut off, instead of playing that 20mins left the player blacks out. Can I prevent ...
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195 views

Why can't I add a comment to a YouTube video?

I tried leaving a message then replying to a message and got the error: [Alert icon] Error, try again where [Alert Icon] is an big exclamation mark. I then removed a question mark and it allowed me ...
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12k views

Is there a way to save the YouTube MIX playlist in my playlists?

YouTube has a new feature now, "MIX", which generates an automatic playlist of 50 videos depending on what you last saw. I used it to create a music playlist and worked while listening to it. Now I ...
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Not able to see social links in YouTube channel backend

I am not able to view any social links add button in my channel. Why is that? This is how it is now: And this is how it should actually be: I haven't uploaded any videos to my channel.
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186 views

Can I have a YouTube account while having nothing to do with Google Plus?

This page describes three options for what name will be displayed for you on YouTube, but they all seem to involve associating with Google Plus in some way. If you want your Google name used in both ...
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Is it possible to have a “permalink” for a youtube video?

So that if I upload an updated version of the video, the link won't change. I.e., I have perhaps several web pages with links to a particular video. When I update that video, I'd rather not have to ...
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287 views

Are there any easy ways to create a YouTube playlist or download queue from a text file?

In other words, if I have a list with entries formatted "[Artist Name] - [Track Name]" without advanced knowledge of their corresponding YouTube URLs (if any exist), how might I script things so that ...
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OK to change YouTube channel name to help merge brands? Side effects? [closed]

I posted my early videos under my first YT username, JeffOYB. I got 390 subscribers, 300k views, 47 videos. Then I started an OutYourBackdoor YT acc't. That's my main business name. I've uploaded a ...
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Unable to watch videos on YouTube when logged in account

I have a pretty strange problem with YouTube: when I just go on YouTube and watch any video through Firefox, Chrome or Chromium (both with Flash and HTML5 players), it works perfectly. BUT! When I ...
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5k 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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1k views

YouTube abysmally slow; high connection speed and other HD streaming fast—what gives?

YouTube used to work just fine for me. I could stream videos in 1080p HD with no problems or buffering. Now, for the past few weeks/months I haven't had even close to that experience. Only 480p and ...
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10k views

YouTube player won't expand to the middle size anymore?

These three buttons in the bottom right corner of the YouTube player: the leftmost shifts the player to the left and makes it smaller (default), the middle one shifts the player to the center and ...
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720p videos on YouTube to 240p

Can a 10Mbps connection speed watch a 720p HD video on YouTube? Because when I start watching videos, I change my video quality to 720p. But then, it changes itself to 240p. This problem had only ...
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How do I share a video that then displays a custom Playist of videos to watch next?

I want to embed a Youtube video on my website. When the video finishes playing, I'd like to show thumbnails for other videos in playist I've created. I can see where you can provide a playlist, but ...
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2k views

Google Analytics heat maps

Is there any way to get the pages’ heat maps in Google Analytics? If not, is there any way to count the watching of a YouTube video from a specific page?
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Search through Youtube liked videos

I am trying to find one song but I don't want to scroll through all videos that I liked and there is a good chance I will miss the video I'm searching! Is there a way to search through YouTube videos ...
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2k views

YouTube Default Player Display Size

Looking for a way to tell youtube to ALWAYS load my videos in the nice expanded view (Not Fullscreen, but the one where it's the width of the page and ACTUALLY VISIBLE on a decent sized monitor ...
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Traffic to your uploaded YouTube video: Increase “suggested video” source

A few days ago I uploaded a video to YouTube, and within a few days I seen that the traffic source "YouTube suggested video" (Highlighted below, and blue in the chart) was the main reason why my views ...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay

When you start a YouTube video, there's a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. When I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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187 views

How are Facebook-shared YouTube video stats recorded?

Instead of sharing YouTube videos by clicking share button in YouTube, there is the possibility that one may just copy & paste the YouTube link and post it as status (and this allows one to see ...
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On youtube “google+” how can I restrict notifications to just people replying to me?

on youtube when I looked at notifications I see notifications showing me comments that have nothing to do with me How do I stop getting notifications just because somebody commented on a post that I ...
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Commands to search for YouTube videos via the search bar

If I enter title:"This Hard Land" -title:"Cover" in the YouTube search bar, I only get videos which contain This Hard Land and do not contain Cover in their titles. I'd also like to add a command ...
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Why have the YouTube video player suddenly become so big?

I'm not exactly sure why this has happened but until yesterday YouTube was working just fine. Then, the large player option on the video went out of proportions (literally) and is now way too big. I ...
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Does YouTube video monetization money go over to AdSense Balance? [migrated]

I have an AdSense account which is mostly fueled by ads put on pages I've written for HubPages, but I also have a YouTube channel with a few monetized videos that have, to date, generated about 50 ...
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Is there a workaround where I can enable Google Safe Search but disable YouTube Safety Mode?

Google recently forced my legacy YouTube account to merge with my Google Account without confirmation. Due to this, I cannot see YouTube comments by default because I prefer enabling Safe Search ...
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358 views

Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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2k views

How to get YouTube direct link with extension?

I know it is possible to get YouTube direct links nowadays online, like using clipconverter.cc or keepvid.com. This works well. But there is a little problem. For example, if I try to grab direct ...
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YouTube Stuck to HD Video

YouTube videos typically default to playing in 1080p for me, which isn't usually a problem. However, if the highest quality is 60fps, over half of the frames get dropped (pretty consistently for all ...
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Uploading video to YouTube by emailing to mobile upload address?

YouTube has this feature of upload videos to account by emailing them to your mobile upload address like stxxxxwiicv@m.youtube.com.I am using this feature to upload videos to my account. I can set ...
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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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What are some good converters to rip audio from YouTube videos? [closed]

I have some videos that I want to listen to, but don't really want to watch. What are some good sites to download just the audio in formats like MP3?