Questions tagged [youtube]

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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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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 remove channels menu from channel navigation

I can't find how to remove the Channels (featured channels tab in channel navigation). I don't have other channels to feature on my channel. I can't find anything related in YouTube Help or anywhere ...
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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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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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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 many YouTubers are in the YouTube Partner Program globally?

I'm putting this here because it won't let me publish my question without a body paragraph, even though my question is self-explanatory.
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Why has the YouTube video player suddenly become so big?

I'm not exactly sure why this has happened but until yesterday YouTube was working just fine. Then, the large player option on the video went out of proportion (literally) and is now way too big. I ...
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YouTube upvote/downvote video with keyboard

Is there a way to vote up and down for the current video with a key?
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What does the query parameter “sub_confirmation=1” do on a YouTube link?

I recently came across a link to a YouTube video with ?sub_confirmation=1 appended to the link. What does this do?
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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 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 “force” YouTube to AutoBuffer the whole video?

I have very fast internet, but it gets interrupted a lot (or so it seems with YouTube specifically), and even if it is smooth, I get bugged when I want to skip to a later certain point of the video ...
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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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Is there a standard place to make YouTube feature requests?

And what is that place? There's a help forum, but that seems like it's more for random internet people to help other random internet people, and that is not what I'm looking for. I could send an e-...
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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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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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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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Remove YouTube recommendations

I use YouTube without signing in, because I do not want a personalized experience (read: echo chamber). However I have noticed even when not signed in, I am getting Recommended for you ...
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How to add subtitles to any YouTube video?

I would like to know if there is a way to add subtitles to any YouTube video.
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Jump from Youtube video to its playlist, is it possible?

For example, some video is part of the playlist. I get to this video from Google, and after I finished watching it, I want to browse the whole playlist to which it belongs. Is it possible to do it in ...
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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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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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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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How to search old versions of web pages, e.g., YouTube videos?

3 days ago, Google changed the HTML of YouTube to not include the words "like 132" "dislike 10" etc. Now the ratings values of videos are encrypted in unsearchable buttons: <img src="https://s....
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Is it possible to auto report copyrighted content usage on YouTube to avoid strikes?

I noticed that uploading content on YouTube which is not immediately recognized as copyrighted by someone else on the platform, creators become subsceptible to get copyright strikes out of the blue. ...
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Make YouTube video visible to only users in a particular domain

I'd like to make a YouTube video that is visible only to users in a particular domain (e.g., anyone registered as *@x.com). Is there a way to do that? The only settings I can see are Private, ...
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Why YouTube copyright disputes do not include the “company is claiming content it does not own” option?

It has now happened to me many times that the ContentID system wrongly assign copyright claims to the wrong companies: songs of little known artists claimed by big majors, little known foreign ...
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How to download videos from YouTube to Google Drive

I am looking for a webapp which can download videos from YouTube to Google Drive. I am preferring pure webapp not browser extension based solutions, because primarily I will use that webapp in mobile ...
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How do I find the licensing agreement of a YouTube video?

Some YouTube videos are Creative Commons but I want to be able to discern which ones quickly without using the specific search feature. In short I want to see the licensing agreement per video at a ...
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How to find own YouTube videos not added to any playlist?

I would like to list all videos I've uploaded to YouTube, but not added to any playlist. Is there any way to do it? I looked at https://studio.youtube.com/, https://www.youtube.com/view_all_playlists?...
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YouTube: add subtitles to other user's video

Is there a way of creating subtitles and make a pull-request-like petition to the uploader to add them?
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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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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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Does YouTube show less video ads when cookies are cleared?

I had the following experience and would like to verify, if possible, whether YouTube would show less ads when cookies are cleared. Note: I have set my browser to forget cookies and history upon ...
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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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How did this person add a hyperlink in the YouTube comments?

I found this comment from over 6 years ago. It has a hyperlink to a YouTube video, not a link, but a hyperlink. How was/is this done? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbDHfUc_fMI&lc=...
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Telugu Captions for Youtube

I recently uploaded Youtube Closed Captions in Telugu language. It seems to show fine on Windows 10, however, on Windows 7 the words seem to be breaking. It's completely messy. Is there anyway to ...
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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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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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Link legacy YouTube account to G Suite account

I have a pre 2009 YouTube account that’s linked to a regular google account now. Is it possible to unlink it from that account and link it to a G Suite account (I am the admin)?
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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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Replies to my comments

So I comment on a video, and someone replies, the little notification pops up and I can read about half of the comment. There's no 'read more', so I click and it goes to the video in question but not ...
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Is all the data of a 144p video also stored EXACTLY same as in a 720p video?

Whenever I switch between 144p to a higher resolution it's obvious I need to download more data to view the same youtube video. Suppose I have buffered the whole video in 144p and I switch it to 720p ...
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Whats the deal with foreign websites mirroring YouTube videos and comments 1:1?

Examples: https://azchart.info/ https://trshow.info/ I don't speak the language there, but it is quite obvious the site, or a user on it, is copying YouTube videos, and somehow even the comments are ...
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Cannot manually start Live Streaming any more

I am using OBS to live stream via studio.youtube.com. Up until "a few weeks ago" (I only do the streaming once/wk), when I started a live stream using OBS (this happens on both macOS 10.14.6 ...

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