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Answer google account disambiguation permanently

This is the message that Google gives whenever we sign in to YouTube. We know how this happened. Now we want to choose Business account forever instead of each time we sign in. How do we choose ...
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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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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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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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Is it allowed to place HTML elements to overlap the YouTube videos?

Is it allowed to place HTML elements overlapping the YouTube video player on the page? For instance, let's suppose we have a video, and we want to display the thumbnails of other videos on top of ...
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How to set “My subscriptions” as the default view on YouTube.com?

YouTube made some changes recently: Going to the homepage at YouTube.com no longer shows videos solely from your subscriptions, but also recommended videos: Below those are "Recent videos from" ...
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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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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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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 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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My likes on YouTube comments do not register

I am not able to Like or Dislike comments on YouTube videos. The buttons appear but when I click them there is no highlighted green thumbs up. I've tested liking a comment on one of my videos that ...
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Where can I give feedback for YouTube Video Editor?

Where can I give my product feedback for the YouTube Video Editor that provides the interface shown below?
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YouTube and text-to-speech technology

Does YouTube use text-to-speech technology to extract text content from its YouTube videos and use that content to filter search results and program its filter bubble?
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HTTP 404 when omitting '/c/' from my channel URL [closed]

My channel URL is: http://www.youtube.com/c/SudicodeTV I got this URL by linking and verifying my official webpage with my connected Google+ page. I have no problem visiting my channel URL with the /...
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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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Several inquiries about the blocking of an album on YouTube

Most album "What If It All Means Something" by Chantal Kreviazuk is blocked on YouTube in Australia. But no, the problem does not end here. Most of the videos on this auto-generated playlist are ...
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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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My video gets cut by magic on YouTube

Notice the video highlighted in File Explorer. It has about one hour's length. However, when I upload it onto YouTube, its length gets cut down to eight minutes long. Is this a problem with YouTube ...
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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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YouTube “Premium” Channels

I was watching Harley Davidson´s YouTube Channel And was wondering how were they able to do that flash slideshow at the beginning? Is this because of a partnership like this one? Is it the same as ...
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How to maintain a YouTube Playlist when entries become unavailable

I have several playlists that I have made on YouTube to keep track of my favourite videos and share the playlists with other people. However, over time, some videos get removed by their owners, some ...
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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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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: https:...
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What are all the steps to transfer ownership of a YouTube account?

I have a channel for my website that I created with an old Yahoo email address (let's call this "A"). I now want to transfer this to my email (let's call this "B") I'm using for the website (info@...
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Monetization disabled on YouTube for copyright strike - 3 month, 6 months or permanent ban?

I got my first ever copyright strike on YouTube 2 days ago. This has put my account in "bad standing" for six months; until December 2016. I just received an email saying my monetization has been ...
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If a YouTube channel gets banned, does the associated Gmail account get banned also?

I have a YouTube channel that recently got its first ever copyright violation. This YouTube account is linked to my main Gmail account with thousands of emails. My question is simple: if the YouTube ...
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Embedding YouTube video in Google Slides at specific time

I'm trying to embed a YouTube video in a Google Slides presentation at a specific time (after about a minute into the video). I select the "Copy video URL at current time": But when I paste that ...
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Starting a YouTube video in the middle of a second

The start parameter of YouTube URLs requires a whole number of seconds. Is there some other way to start play in the middle of a second?
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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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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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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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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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YouTube, music copyright and monetizing

I have some popular YouTube videos, where I've used songs that I don't have the legal right to use. This of course has disabled the monetizing for some of my videos, which doesn't really bother me. I ...
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What is the maximum YouTube playlist length?

What is the maximum number of videos permitted in a YouTube playlist? If you were to believe the docs, you would think this is 200 items, but I have noticed that, in the last few months, YouTube is ...
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YouTube wrong on tagged game

I made a FPS game and posted a video of it on YouTube. For some reason YouTube is saying that the game in the video is Roblox, even though it is a custom game I made. How can I correct this so that it ...
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How can Youtube export a video window out of the browser?

YouTube has recently introduced an option that in some videos, there is a button click, clicking it the video window (I think it's an iframe video) can be exported by dragging in other browser windows,...
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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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Can I apply for a Google API quota increase without a company?

I have a widely used application that uses the YouTube Data API. I am rather consistently edging the quota limit (and I will likely hit it by the end of today.) I would like to increase my quota limit,...
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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 video....
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Is it possible to claim an existing Youtube channel?

Someone has reserved a Youtube channel I would like to use myself, let's call it youtube.com/mybusiness. The youtube.com/mybusiness channel doesn't seem to be used any longer and was never a highly ...
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Youtube Subscription - Mark as read/viewed

tl;dr How can i mark videos as read in my youtube subscriptions without opening them? I use the Youtube Subscription Service to follow Channels. The only way i know of to remove "new" videos from ...
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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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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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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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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 ...