Questions tagged [youtube]

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Hide played videos on YouTube

I have subscribed to some channels on YouTube and when I click on subscription I get an overview of all videos of all my channels. There are also videos that have already been played. Is there a view ...
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How do I get a list with all the subscribers of my YouTube Channel?

I have a YouTube channel and tried to find my subscribers at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/subscribers I can see the total number of subscribers, but I can not access all the names of ...
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How can I export YouTube's personal history?

In YouTube, we can click on "History" and see the videos we've been playing from the most recent to the earlier plays. I spent the night listening to a friend selecting music from YouTube and I want ...
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How to view all the videos I have ever liked on YouTube when the number is very big?

When I go to the "Likes" section of the YouTube video manager under my account I can only see 2 pages of the likes list and the last video in the list is for sure far not the first video I've ever ...
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Any way to see all my YouTube likes when 5,000+ videos?

I need to access older YouTube videos that I liked. Current limit is 5,000 videos in https://www.youtube.com/my_liked_videos. Alternative ideas how to access videos beyond 5,000 likes: Unlike first 5,...
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Automatically watch youtube / data collection / data mining

I need to collect many images from sport videos. Therefore I want to use screenshots from youtube videos. My idea was to - search for sport playlists - add them all to the "watch later" playlist - ...
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Automatically watch short videos (< 10 min) using youtube autoplay?

I want to use the youtube autoplay mode to automatically watch videos of a topic while taking screenshots. To increase the diversity of the screenshots I want the videos to be short. However youtube ...
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Data transfer from web to machine when performing specific action

I'm sure that most of us know, that when you're browsing YouTube you can hover over a video to see some scenes from that video. In Youtubes specific case we see a short part of the video when hovering ...
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How do I make a channel name on YouTube not my first and last name?

how do I change my channel name on YouTube
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Prevent automatic loading of next video on YouTube (esp playlists)

I absolutely hate it when I watch a video on YouTube and it automatically loads another video page after it's done playing. This is especially annoying when I'm in the middle of typing a comment as ...
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I cannot comment on YouTube after I watch a video. I'm using my Kindle and it says “…oops something went wrong”

I am unable to comment on videos I watch. It says "..oops something went wrong". I watch on my Kindle. What can I do?
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Differentiating automatically and manually cc-ed YouTube videos

As suggested by the title, suppose I’m given all the video links under a YouTube channel. Is there anyway that I can tell if each video has close captions automatically generated by YouTube or ...
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Get notified of comments on someone else's video?

A friend posted a video to his YouTube channel that I'm featured in. Is there a way for me to "subscribe" to the comments on that particular video, so that I can get notified whenever someone ...
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How to change the display text of a link in Youtube comment?

I want the following link to appear like this: w3schools tutorial
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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 to remove "new" videos from the sidebar is by opening and closing them. I would like to mark all videos of a channel (or ...
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Why watch time different in Youtube Analytics and Monetization page?

Recently my Youtube channel crossed 4k hour watch time in the last 365 days. I have 1301 subscribers and 4.4k hour watch time. Please see the attached image. So, as per Youtube rules I can apply for ...
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Can you recover deleted YouTube videos?

Is there any way to see deleted YouTube videos? Some kind of archival or some such? There were some controversial videos that the creator felt necessary to remove or made private but it would be nice ...
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Since the changes on 21st Feb 2018, is it possible to add a link to my website from my YouTube video?

I'd like to add an overlay of some kind to my videos, so people can directly click through to my website if they wish. But all the tutorials I've found on how to do this, with annotations, cards, etc ...
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YouTube search engine box got somehow smaller

I have an issue with the search engine box in YouTube! it was like the 1st picture and suddenly now its got smaller like the 2nd picture! the 3rd picture is a video in theater mode the search engine ...
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How to make YouTube default to 2x speed when playing videos?

I know how to make it play at 2x, but how can I make the browser do it by default?
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How do you search videos that were uploaded on a YouTube channel in a certain time period?

I found a YouTube channel with news clips and needed to search a particular video which was uploaded in September 2011. I tried searching the video by tags but I cannot find it. However, YouTube doesn'...
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My comments on YouTube videos never appear?

I noticed that since a few days, when I place a comment or feedback at some YouTube video, it doesn't appear. Actually it does seem to appear on my session, when I'm logged in. But when I visit the ...
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Youtube: Move “Watch later” to new Playlist

I want to add all search results to a playlist in youtube. The quickest way to do this seems to click the "watch later" icon on every video (1 click). Adding each video to an individual playlist is ...
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Direct YouTube link as background video not working

I have video banners using the direct mp4 link to YouTube videos using the solution posted by 'ale' here This worked perfectly yesterday however when viewing the site today, none of the videos load ...
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How to know which manager has deleted a Youtube video?

My educational institution has a Youtube channel, it is a branded account. Some 30 teachers are connected to the channel as managers to upload their class videos, some are also using the live feature. ...
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Why won't Gmail allow me to change my profile picture?

I've tried many and multiple times to change my profile picture. all it says is, "Sorry, you can't change this photo for this account." It'll keep saying that over and over again. I hate my profile ...
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How to disable auto-play in YouTube playlists

So I know this question has been asked before, but neither the answers on this question: (How can I disable playlist autoplay in YouTube?), nor the answers from the linked duplicate question there, ...
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Why are the channel analytics reported on the YouTube Studio Dashboard page different from those within the Channel Analytics page?

I've been casually producing and publishing videos to a YouTube channel, and I've had a nagging question about the channel analytics that I'm hoping the SE community might have a better insight into. ...
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Disable Polymer on Youtube

Ever since Youtube got rid of the option to revert to the old site I've had a script for Violent Monkey to switch to the old Youtube. Today when I went to Youtube I discovered that that script is no ...
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How to rotate a video in the new Youtube Studio?

Is it possible to rotate a video in the new Youtube Studio even after Google removed the "Classic Studio" button?
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Watching older Youtube Live Streams

I just noticed the following Youtube livestream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPfHHls50-w which is of a Falcon Heavy launch which happened 9 days ago. Despite that, it still is marked as LIVE and ...
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Can / Will Youtube delete my private videos?

I've uploaded 50x 1gb+ video files (they where 1gb+ at the time of upload, but presumably youtube runs some optimisation on them) from my computer to youtube and set them to private for long term ...
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Tell at exactly what time I watched a YouTube video

I would like to retrace at exactly what time I watched certain YouTube videos. As a background to why I want this information, I record my classes (I'm a professor) and then I later go back to track ...
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Is it possible for the Manager or Editor of a Youtube channel to do live video?

My institution has a Youtube channel and we were planning to do live lectures in it. So I added one of my colleague as the manager of the channel. But he can't find the option to do a live video ...
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How to block specific YouTube videos

I want to block specify videos on YouTube. To be clear, I do not want to block: The whole channel Some keywords Video recommendations I just want to block a specific video given its URL and I want ...
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Is there a YouTube URL parameter for continuously playing without timing out?

When trying to run a live video for display purposes using YouTube it times out overnight. Is there a code I can input into the URL that will allow the video to play continuously without stopping? ...
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How do you add a section to your channel and then add single videos to it?

This is driving me crazy. I am trying to add a section to my channel homepage where I can then add individual videos I have uploaded but the only options I have are to add playlists, liked videos, ...
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Why does my uploaded YouTube audio sound muffled?

long time lurker here in need of assistance. I created a video and it’s a montage of various videos I own. The mp4 plays fine but as soon as I upload it to YouTube one of the montage clips goes mute. ...
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Chrome: when opening Youtube links, the video pauses after 1 sec, have to click play to continue

When I click a Youtube link in Chrome, it opens a tab with that particular Youtube link and starts playing. However, for some strange reason, after playing for about 1 second it pauses the video. I ...
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How can I disable the advertisements shown before YouTube videos?

I don't mind the advertisements on the right side or the small banner inside YouTube videos, but the advertisements shown before a video is played are really annoying. How can I disable those ...
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Is there a way to disable or redirect the youtube 'home' button

I keep getting distracted by the lists of 'recommended' videos but cant completely disable youtube as I need it for video tutorials. Is there a productivity chrome extension or technical way to ...
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Is this legal loophole in gaining Youtube Premium Membership?

I believe a person can have multiple Google accounts. This means that the same person can make a new Gmail account every month just so that he/she can continuing accessing the free 1 month Youtube ...
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Is there a way to control the number of seconds by which to forward/rewind a YouTube video?

By pressing j or l on your keyboard, you can forward/rewind a YouTube video by 10 sec. But sometimes I need the ability to forward or rewind it by 3 sec, 5 sec, etc. Is there a way to control this? ...
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Why are my Youtube comments not shown in the comment area?

I can see my comments by using my own Youtube account, but they are not shown when I use other accounts or simply log out. I believe the comments that I posted are pretty relevant to the video. Also, ...
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How to block access to YouTube website on a child' smartphone

Through Family Link my daughter can't install YouTube app on her phone, but she can access youtube.com using a web browser such as Firefox. Is there a way in Family Link or through another means to ...
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How to replace a complete YouTube video with a new updated version, without losing views or likes. It CAN be done, but how?

I have a few very popular videos with lots of views and likes, but after 10 years they're getting outdated and need upgrading. I know there must be a way to replace the videos without losing views or ...
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Identify a song snippet (within a YouTube video)

There's this Youtube video (well, a series of them, but that doesn't matter) I've watched, which contains a short segment with a snippet of some sort of semi-nonsense/semi-gibberish-sounding song (at ...
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YouTube - don't display context menu on right click

The idea: seek YouTube video by dragging and dropping on the video player with right button (e.g. 1 second for every 2% of screen width). So on a 1920x1080 screen, if I press the right mouse button, ...
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How to rename YouTube videos in the playlist?

I've created a YouTube playlist from 3rd party videos (uploaded to YouTube). Is there any way to rename these videos in my playlist? (The current names are too long, and not structured well.)

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