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How to comment on YouTube without your name, but send from Gmail with your name?

I have a friend whose Gmail account name is a fairly cryptic series of letters, and who filled out equally cryptic strings when Google asked for his first and last name, so that emails come from ...
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Search YouTube for captions in a specific language

Is there a way of searching YouTube for videos with captions in specific languages? I know about using the "cc" operator, as in: Monkeys, cc But what if I only want videos about Monkeys with ...
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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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Yellow vertical line in YouTube video timeline

What does the yellow vertical line signify in the YouTube video timeline? Is it an ad start point, or is it its you-can-play-now point as many believe? It's not clickable nor does hovering over it ...
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How do I export my YouTube playlists?

YouTube likes to periodically delete videos that are on my favorites list: But they refuse to tell me what they were so I can go find another copy. I would like a way to export my YouTube ...
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How can I find out when I subscribed to a YouTube channel?

I am trying to find out when I subscribed to a certain YouTube channel. I don't think I did. I have searched and cannot find any way. Is there any way to learn when or how long I have been ...
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YouTube videos won't start playing unless I switch to that window - how to fix

When I play a collection of videos in YouTube, such as in a Mix, I often find I have to switch from the application I'm using back to the web browser, and to the browser tab with the YouTube video in ...
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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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How to connect a YouTube account to another email address

I recently got a YouTube account from someone, but I would like to be able to login with the Google account that I already have and connect it to the former YouTube account. How can I add my own ...
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Can I have two (isolated) YouTube channels on the same account?

If I start a second channel on my YouTube account, will there be any way people will know that my account is linked to two channels? I want to create a second channel but the subject matter is ...
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Is YouTube throttling video downloads now?

A few months ago, Google made some changes to YouTube; they changed how the buffering works and removed the stop download command. Rumors abound that it was because Google was having bandwidth ...
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How can an URL be linked to a text in a YouTube comment?

I now that links can be posted in comments made below YouTube videos but some addresses, like in the example, are long and look quite ugly. I have the possibility to use the tinyurl service to shorten ...
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90k views

Clip a YouTube video without having to download entire length beforehand

I would like to clip a YouTube video say from x minute to y minute and download it into my desktop computer. Currently I'm having to download the entire video and then use a video editor for ...
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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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Find out which of my Google Apps accounts controls a YouTube account

We have a YouTube account that's a few years old and we're trying to get back to using it. The problem is we don't know which of our Google Apps users created the account, so we can't even login to ...
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Will my video contain errors if connection is lost while uploading to YouTube

Right now I'm uploading a somewhat large MP4 video to YouTube (3GB). It's been over an hour and it's nearly halfway there. In any case, I got disconnected (aprox. 5 - 10 times) while doing so, due to ...
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Why is YouTube showing me notifications that I disabled?

I receive these absolute rubbish notifications. Not in email, but in YouTube. I only really want notifications where people have replied to me. Here are the settings I have ticked/unticked: ...
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How to go back to normal YouTube homepage?

Now when I go to youtube.com it only shows me the videos that I watched before or something similar. I have to log out my Google account to get the normal home page and see the videos that are ...
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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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Changing Google Plus page URL

I have a Google Plus business page and a brand page. The business page has a URL of google.com/+companyname. I didn't choose it as a custom URL. I have another custom URL: google.com/+companynamexyz, ...
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Why does the size of a YouTube video differ when downloaded in different ways? [closed]

I'm trying to download a video from YouTube with IDM through the IDM pop-up download button. Selecting 480p shows that the video will be 16MB in size. The same video and the same 480p resolution, ...
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How do I generate RSS feeds for YouTube channels with non-English characters in their names?

I create RSS feeds for YouTube channels using this formula: https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?user=**channel or user name** But this method doesn't seem to work for, for example, this ...
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YouTube downloads after 12am [migrated]

I want to be able to select YouTube videos to download from midnight without having to wake up that time to start the download. Is there any way possible to set the iPad to do this. The reason is to ...
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135 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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Revoke YouTube / Google linked permission

I linked my YouTube / Google account to a website and want to revoke that. I am looking into https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions but the service I linked the account at isn't ...
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231 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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Not able to hear voice but can hear music in YouTube

I was trying to watch some video in YouTube today. I am not able to listen to what they are speaking. But whenever some music come up I am able to hear it. Why is this? (I am using Firefox if it’s ...
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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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How to prepend an intro video from the beginning of already live YouTube video?

I forgot to add and intro video to my YouTube video, and now it is ugly and not aligned with others. Can I add 7 second video from the beginning of an already live video?
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Can I view a channel's subscriptions on Youtube?

Youtube just recently changed its channel design and I really like being able to see all the subscribers to a channel. Is it possible to view a channel's subscribers? (Note: I'm not talking about my ...
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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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How can I post links to YouTube videos in YouTube comments?

Here is an example of someone who has posted a link to another YouTube video in a comment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kPyrq6SEL0&lc=z13qe524mnnzzzl5f04cdnrhgy3vi1zjk50 I tried to post a ...
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Reactivate a YouTube channel associated with a deleted Google Apps account

A friend said to me: What happened was the following: our Youtube channel was created with the email info@website.com, which was created via Google Apps. Yesterday we deleted our Google ...
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Play all YouTube videos uploaded by one user

Is there a way to play all YouTube videos uploaded by a particular user? Obviously I could create a playlist, add each video to it, then play the entire playlist, but is there a simpler way? For ...
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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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How to view total video view count of a YouTube playlist/channel?

If someone wants to know total number of views of all the videos of a YouTube playlist/channel, i.e. literally, the SUM of view-counts of all the videos in a playlist; Here is a solution. note: If ...
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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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YouTube shortcuts when focus is outside of the player

I use keyboard shortcuts for almost everything: moving between tabs, windows etc. YouTube has many shortcuts for play/pause, next, mute, etc. but those only apply when you have the focus on the ...
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Sharing someone else's YouTube video to someone else's public playlist if I have the link?

I am trying to share a video that I made with a teacher's public playlist. How would I do that?
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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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Several YouTube channels on one e-mail account

Can we create two or more YouTube channels on one e-mail account and also can we connect both of them with one bank account? Actually I am a videos creator of both education and tourism. So, I want to ...
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How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube?

For example, I want to block videos that contain the word cat in the title. I also do not want the blocked videos appearing in: Recommended Channels tab Recommended/related videos Search results ...
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YouTube channel search

It appears the YouTube channel search feature has been removed. Example page: http://youtube.com/channel/UClE2TcmrYlBn4L8WM_fnl_Q Previously on pages such as this, you would have a search box for ...
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1k views

How does YouTube detect the country of its users?

Does YouTube detect the country of its users (video viewers and people who have liked a video) by their IP address or by details they have given (country information they have given when signing up to ...
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How to find the video associated with a previously read comment notification on Youtube

I had a notification on my mobile that there was a reply to my comment on some video I had watched. I clicked it open, but since my internet stopped working, I quit the app When I thought of reading ...
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YouTube likes and subscriptions

If I like a video on YouTube do other people on the web see it (for instance by searching my name or username and clicking on my YouTube profile)? Do Facebook users automatically see I've liked a ...
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How do I bypass youtube bitrate limitation?

So recently I discovered that all videos on youtube are stored under 5mbps bitrate. This is a huge heartbreak and disappointment to me. I always wanted to have a youtube career and I have made about ...
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Getting rid of youtube.com's recommended videos/channels

Every time I navigate to youtube.com it recommends videos and channels that I might be interested in or want to see. I just don't want that annoying stuff to appear and distract me from my actual ...
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Disable View Count on YouTube Video

Is there a way to disable the View Counter for a video I upload to YouTube? I have read several places that this is possible but either the information is old and YouTube has changed or the ...
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YouTube comments: why can't I see replies when I go to YouTube from an email notification?

I often get email notifications that someone has replied to my post on YouTube. When I click on the link in the email to "see all comments" that comment is often not there. What is that about? How ...