YouTube recently changed some functions across all their services (the most notable, comments). And added the option to remove videos from currently watched playlists:

Remove from playlist

PERFECT! FANTASTIC! TERRIFIC! Now, I also want to remove videos that were for X or Y reason deleted:

Deleted Video

But I can't. I press the button, refresh the page and the entry persists.

BTW, this is suboptimal as tracking them down is very painful.


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You will have to visit the Youtube playlist and click on "Edit playlist". Using the playlist editor, you would then be able to remove that video (along with other videos if you desire) from the playlist.

Removing videos from the playlist while playing it does not work, period.

  • I recommend you to visit youtube again. The update rolled out couple days ago. And yes, I'm able to delete videos from the playlist, see my screenshots. Specifically, the little text at the upper right corner, you will be able to see it if you hover the cursor in the entries of the (non-generated) playlists.
    – Braiam
    Commented Nov 11, 2013 at 6:12
  • Yes, I am referring to deleted videos. You can't just delete them via the places where you made the screenshot on. You need to actually visit the playlist page and edit it to remove it.
    – Hydra
    Commented Nov 11, 2013 at 13:23
  • Ah, OK. What a bummer.
    – Braiam
    Commented Nov 11, 2013 at 16:14

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