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YouTube video won't gain views

Now I know that it seems like this post is going to be just some stupid question, but hear me out. Some time ago I created YouTube video that after a while became VERY popular. It gained thousands ...
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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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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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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 search YouTube for videos with English subtitles?

I was interested in learning German through YouTube videos in German with English subtitles. Is there any way to do this through YouTube, Google or any other software?
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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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When I search my new YouTube name it doesn't show up

I changed my YouTube name, but when I search my new username on YouTube it doesn't show up but, if I search up my old username my videos then my channel comes up. When I click on the channel, my old ...
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How can I see the total length of all the videos in a YouTube playlist?

If I recall correctly, there used to be a feature of YouTube which showed the total length of all the videos in a playlist, combined. This was very useful as it enabled you to see the length of a game ...
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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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How to delete all my replies on YouTube

I understand how to delete my YouTube comments, but is there a way to bulk delete all the replies I have made at all video sites without having to return to each individual site?
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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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How Do I rearrange or sort the Playlists I saved on Youtube?

I have saved some playlists on youtube. Now as time goes by, the list keeps on growing, and it seems to have sorted itself based on Newest First. I could not find any way to change the sorting order. ...
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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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Check to see if you've viewed a YouTube video before?

I've got some long running series on YouTube that I enjoy watching, but I have 'viewing gaps'. Example: I started watching This Week in Startups around episode 40, and eventually went back and watched ...
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Youtube won't let me move info-cards to their positions

I just uploaded a video and now I want to make the link to another video pop up in the moment I say "The video is in the info box", so I went to the card-editor. Youtube says I can move the cards to ...
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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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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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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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Why can't I find certain music videos on YouTube?

I am from India and I don't know if there's the region or country problem but I cannot find videos such as "No Favors - Big Sean feat. Eminem" or "Campaign Speech - Eminem"? What could be the ...
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How to copy all videos from someone's YouTube playlist (YouTube ver. 2017)

For the old YouTube site I used to do it this way: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/70934/171425 . So I just could open someone's playlist and save it - add all videos to my new or existing ...
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How to move multiple videos from one YouTube playlist to another, at once?

I have two playlists in my YouTube library, one is called Research and the other is called Studies. Now, I need to move all the 48 videos from the Research playlist to the Studies one, so that I can ...
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Deceptive distribution of videos when selecting “sort by upload date”

When searching most terms with enough hits by upload date, videos from further than 1 day ago disappear from the results. Here is an example: Days ago | Number of results for query "Mario Kart Wii" ...
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How to see how many videos I liked on YouTube, if I have more than 5000

I want to know how many videos I liked on YouTube. I don't want to see what I liked exactly, only the total of all liked videos. The problem is when I go to "Liked videos" I see that is has 5000 ...
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Can I rotate already uploaded videos on YouTube?

Is it possible to rotate (90 degrees) already uploaded videos on YouTube?
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Disable YouTube Auto Play in Watch Later

I'm looking for a way to disable YouTube's autoplay feature when watching videos from the Watch Later playlist. Previously it was possible to disable autoplay in Watch Later, and the setting was ...
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How to convert channelid to username

I created a YouTube channel about 3 months ago and now I forgot my Gmail account username for that channel. Is it possible to convert the YouTube channel id to username/userid? I do remember my ...
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Redirect Google search to YouTube in one click

I don't really know if I'm in the right place to ask the question, and I apologize for my poor English. At the time, Google had this thing called black bar, some liked it, some didn't like it, some ...
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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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How do you mention an account or channel in a YouTube comment?

Almost all online platforms and instant messaging applications, Telegram, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram allow to mention another account within their platform, typically by preceding the account name ...
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How to set YouTube to show all subscriptions / enable the subscription bell for all subscriptions at once?

It's no longer enough to "just subscribe" to actually see all new videos in one's YouTube feed. One has to go to its YouTube subscription manager and hit the bell. I subscribe to 100+ channels. (Most ...
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How to add annotations/cards/end screens to a YouTube video?

I'm studying a lot of tutorials out there, but none of them show the current YouTube interface, which looks like YouTube removed the option to insert those text annotations into the video. Could ...
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I unhid a user from my channel but the comment never came back

In YouTube, I hid a person by mistake when I was checking comment section. I went to YouTube studio and clicked on unhide but the comment never came back. My YouTube channel name is "Duonic Gamer" and ...
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Issues logging into Google products or loading the pages

Over the last 3 months or so I have noticed that I am having issues logging into any Google products particularly Gmail and YouTube. I am using the latest Chrome version, uninstalled and installed ...
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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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How do you now search within YouTube channels?

There used to be a search icon when accessing the videos of a channel which would allow to search for videos only in that channel: Since the interface redesign this doesn't seem to be there any more. ...
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Does YouTube support speed control on the Mobile Site (m.youtube.com)?

YouTube provides a mobile site however, no matter what I set my UserAgent to be I never get the HTML5 media player with speed controls, For example, set your UserAgent to Mozilla / 5.0 (Linux; ...
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Format for ID of YouTube video

Every YouTube video has a unique ID which can be used to get at it. For example, the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN46pEO_jX8 has the id aN46pEO_jX8. After some observation, it looks to me ...
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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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Is there a clever way to search YouTube comments of a specific video?

I found a service called Juphy which unfortunately did not work even though it said they offer searching through YouTube comments. I thought of scrolling down until all comments are shown and then ...
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Why can't I enable YouTube as a service on my Google Apps Free account?

I am trying to enable YouTube for the users, but the YouTube service is not showing as a service on my Google Apps Free account. Screenshot below: Clicking "here" to add more Google services does ...
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How do I permanently disable youtube autoplay feature?

I want to disable this very annoying youtube autoplay feature on my web browser. I try to disable it using youtube UI but after some time it turns on and autoplay starts working again! I am using ...
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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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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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Setting the YouTube playback speed from within the URL

I'd like to adjust the YouTube playback speed from within the video's URL. I haven't tried anything so far, because I'm unclear about the permitted options. Is this possible? If so, how is this done?
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YouTube plays “elevator music”

When I start to watch any YouTube video, YouTube starts to play a random background music over the YT page. If I pause the video, the music continues to play. The only way I can make it stop is to ...
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YouTube: is there a way to get email notification ONLY when I upload a new video?

I'd like to get the notification when the upload is done. But I don't want any other emails from YouTube.
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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 ...