Questions tagged [youtube]

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How to compare two playlist in YouTube?

I want to download videos of two playlists from YouTube (100+ videos in each one) but they have common videos. How can I compare these playlists and find the repeated videos?
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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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How can I prevent open tabs with YouTube videos from playing after Windows 10 restarts?

I have several tabs open with YouTube videos, in several windows. This is on Chrome, Windows 10. I know that if I sleep the computer, everything will come back OK. But if I log out of Windows, Chrome ...
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Can't add child's account to YouTube channel

I have a YouTube channel under my (adult) account where my kid posts videos. I'd like to add him as a member of the channel, officially but when I try to add him, I get this message: I tried setting ...
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How to archive comments from a YouTube video page for myself?

Looking for a faster way to save comments under a YouTube video rather than manually expanding the page, collapsing the sub-comments and copy paste in some text file.
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Uploading same video on same channel but shorter

Running a YouTube jokes series, each video 15 minutes long. In each video, there are 10 categories (10 different "types" of jokes). Each category aims at different types of watchers, and each category ...
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How to make different default accounts for Gmail and YouTube

I have two Google accounts. One is banned from YouTube but I can still use it for Gmail. I have created another one for YouTube but every time I logon to YouTube with the new account and go to Gmail ...
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Force embedded YouTube videos to play at specific quality resolution

Is there a way to force embedded YouTube videos on any site I visit to play at a specific quality? Specifically I'm trying to have a Weebl and Bob marathon, making sure I see every episode by ...
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Hide player controls while fullscreen in YouTube

Is it possible to prevent YouTube's (HTML5) fullscreen player controls from showing whenever it first goes into fullscreen mode? Like, don't show this automatically (at all): I want it to still show ...
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What do the two diagonal red marks mean in the YouTube app? [closed]

! What do these two diagonal red marks mean in the YouTube app? They are only seen on the videos that I have uploaded page.]1 Please see the image. You will notice this on the on the videos you have ...
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In YouTube, is it possible to transfer subscriptions, likes, watchlists and comments from one account to another

In YouTube, is it possible to transfer subscriptions, likes, watchlists and comments from one account to another. I don't have a channel or own any original video.
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How to Add a Subscribe Button to Your Video | 2020 | YouTube Studio | There Is No BRANDING Menu

I want to add a Subscribe Button to my youtube video. Youtube had many updates in year 2020. Please check this video that i followed : How to Add a Subscribe Button to Your Video | 2020 YouTube Studio ...
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Moving a YouTube URL from one account to another

My friend has the URL youtube.com/name under his YouTube account which I want to transfer to my Google account. When I type in the URL youtube.com/name I am redirected to another URL youtube.com/c/...
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How do I add other people as friends on YouTube?

I tried 2 times the method described at How do I put other people as friends on YouTube? and this method has failed both times (indeed, otherwise this post would be a total waste of resources). The ...
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How to know how to contact YouTube channel moderators?

One of the videos from the University of Florida had some links at the end of the video. Since, I could not click on the screen, I decided to type each link in the comments. But, later on my comments ...
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How can I prevent myself from making money off of making YouTube videos?

Is there a way to prevent myself from making money off of making YouTube videos? Are there switches in the settings that does that? I don't want to earn money cause I just wanna do things for fun. I ...
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How do I link my website and YouTube channel?

How do I link my website and YouTube channel? I know it involves uploading a file on my web server and verifying it from YouTube but I am unable to find the option anywhere in YouTube settings.
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How can I add a new audio track with uploaded sounds or music?

It seems as if YouTube Studio is still in alpha. There is no obvious way to upload your own sounds or music to use as a track, and you're stuck with their own canned sounds. There's even a link to an &...
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Change display name on YouTube

I use the same Google account for all Google products (YouTube, Drive, Analytics etc). For YouTube, I'd like to use a different profile name (eg my display name) but still have it linked to the same ...
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How can I hide all the mixes on YouTube?

How can I hide all the mixes on YouTube? By hiding I mean never showing any mix on YouTube home page ever again.
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« youtube.com/watch/ » end time

I distinctly remember having seen a parameter under « youtube.com/watch/ » which indicated when a video was to stop playing, much as the "t" parameter indicated the starting point. It had a multi-...
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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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Can I hide my favourites on YouTube from the other users?

Can I hide my favourites on YouTube from the other users? I have a normal YouTube account and I realised that everything I add to my favourites is visible to anyone. Can I hide it instead?
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Subscribed channels missing from list of subscriptions

Of late I have subscribed to a lot of channels on YouTube. Recently I was going through my list of subscribed channels. I was not able to find a few channels in the list, which I distinctly remember ...
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Is there such a thing as a Google Brand Account in existence?

When I try to create a Google brand account, it directs me to a Google support page called "Move YouTube channel to Brand Account", and on that page there is written - quote: "If your YouTube channel ...
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Youtube player shortcut or extension to change to next higher or lower video resolution

I watch general videos on youtube at 720p and programming/ tutorial videos at 1080p I have searched a lot and its almost certain there is no keyboard shortcut to jump to the next higher/ lower video ...
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How do I force YouTube to always use the arrow keys for playback seeking?

If I changed the volume before using the arrow keys, the arrow keys will change the volume instead of seek playback (skip back and forth 5 seconds). How do I remove this behaviour and make it so it ...
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Why is it that I can't comment freely on YouTube?

Why is it that I can't comment freely on YouTube? I don't mean to swear or throw slurs but Youtube flags my comment even though the only words I said involves "kill", "death", &...
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How to set your YouTube name to nothing?

So there's this YouTuber with the username of literally nothing. However, when I try to set my username to " " (just a space), Google doesn't like that. When I just don't put a username, ...
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Who actually adds the advertisements on YouTube? Google/YouTube, or the publisher, or both?

I've always had this question in my mind, every time I try to come up with an assumption I think it might not be right. I am inclined to think the process is a little more complex than just placing an ...
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Can we change from creative commons to standard license in YouTube?

I uploaded a video on YouTube in creative commons license. Can I change it to standard YouTube license? Not that I am going to change it, but just to know.
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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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Is it possible to navigate to a video in a YouTube playlist by index?

Here is an example url of a video in a YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uW3qMFA9Ho&list=PLUl4u3cNGP60hI9ATjSFgLZpbNJ7myAg6&index=1 We have an identifier that points to the ...
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Share multiple start & end times of a YouTube video using <embed>

I understand that it is quite simple to use start/end times in seconds to show a part of a YouTube video using embed, but how can I present multiple segments of a video as one? For example, If I have ...
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What difference between these video files might make YouTube accept one and not the other?

What difference between these files might make YouTube accept one and not the other? Each is about 100KB or 150KB. Each of the two are one second long so are small easy to download and quick to test ...
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Why can I not find my YouTube channel when searching by it's new name?

I had a YouTube channel called Alhaitham Corp with Alhaitham as first name and Corp as last name. Yesterday, I changed the name to an Arabic name الهيثم للبرمجيات with الهيثم as first name and ...
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YouTube and auto captions languages

I'm using the yt:cc=on tag option to auto turn on captions for my foreign language audio YouTube video. I have English (United States) subtitles available, and my desire is that everyone should get ...
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Earning through you YouTube

Will I earn anything if I add subtitles to the already uploaded video on YouTube?
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How to find channel RSS feed on YouTube?

YouTube officially supports channel RSS feeds, but I'm facing severe difficulties in finding the feed. Using the channel URL isn't possible at least in Thunderbird. Firefox appears to be currently ...
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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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From which timestamp of a YouTube video is the preview thumbnail taken?

In the YouTube overview page, the individual videos are displayed as still images showing a frame which was taken from that video. Is there a way to find out from which timestamp of the video this ...
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Unable to share YouTube videos to groups of users

We have a Google G Suite Basic account (company). I would like to share some videos to a group of users (a subset of domain accounts). Although I can share with individual users, there seems to be no ...
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Broken YouTube Watch Later Button

Recently, my YouTube "Watch Later" button just stopped working. I've tried clearing my cache and history - To no success. I the "..." kebab icon still works, but I'm not looking for a workaround. ...
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Trouble with duplicate Google + pages and YouTube account

I'm having trouble with Google + linked to my YouTube account. I originally did not want a Google + page and held out until YouTube forced me to do so. The first time this happened I took the time to ...
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How can you add clickable text hyperlinks in youtube comments?

My question is how can i add clickable text hyperlinks and by that i mean : <a href="https://example.com">example</a> BUT in YouTube comments, I know it is possible because of a ...
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Can you add videos automatically to “Watch Later” based on a subscription?

Is there a way to automatically add videos to your "Watch Later" list if you are subscribed to a channel? I want to utilize my "Watch Later" list to play through my subscriptions so that I can leave ...
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How to copy YouTube playlist from one account to another

The link below provides the old answer to this question. The new YouTube playlist play interface is very different. So, what's the trick now? Tired of searching! How can you transfer your playlists ...
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Delete all videos on my “Liked Videos” YouTube automatic playlist

YouTube maintains an automatic playlist on my channel, called "Liked videos", with all the videos I have clicked the thumbs-up button. For personal reasons, I want to clean up this list. (Deleting my ...
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Play pre-uploaded video on YouTube live

I have a 1-hour YouTube video I uploaded 2 years ago on my channel. I want to play the video during a YouTube live stream. Is this directly possible? Online suggestions are for OBS, but it is an ...
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How to get URL to the YouTube's advert video?

Given I liked the ad video between the videos, I'd like to note the direct video address of it, so I can save and watch it again later on. How can this be achieved?

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