Questions tagged [youtube]

For questions about the web interface of YouTube (www.youtube.com, youtu.be). Questions about native smartphone apps are off-topic here.

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Why is YouTube losing my votes?

I've been watching YouTube videos for many years now, and I make sure to vote on every video as a way to keep track of what I've actually watched. Recently a bunch of these votes have disappeared - I ...
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Is there a way to filter out partial matches from search results on YouTube?

When searching for “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure,” I frequently just search the keyword “jojo,” but my first sight is often greeted by a musical artist by the same name. Instead, I'd prefer that all my ...
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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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How can I undo deleted comment on YouTube?

I tried to edit a YouTube comment and instead click on delete: After clicking on delete I get a notification that the comment was deleted but I didn't see any undo option: How can I undo delete ...
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How do I activate monetization on my YouTube channel?

I want to make money on youtube, and I heard that you have to enable it but didn't know how to. So I searched up "how to make money on youtube", and it brought up this tutorial guide: https://...
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How do I share a private video with 170 people

Hi I have a relatively big group (about 170 people), and we want to share videos only within this group (i.e. we do not want people outside of this 170 people group to access these videos). Now here ...
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Next Video Stopped Working On YouTube

I've ran into my YouTube player stopping in the middle of a playlist. I've tried resetting my history, browser cache, and YouTube Cache. But the issue persists. And I've seen other posts like ...
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YouTube playlists no longer auto-play. How is this error fixed?

So when a video in a playlist ends it just stops and displays the thumbnail image and the play button. I opened up the console and notice that win the video ends I get: [Deprecation] HTML Imports is ...
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How to search a YouTube channel's videos by duration

I'm trying really hard to find a specific video on a YouTube channel that has nearly 1000 videos. The channel has a lot of short videos (<10 minutes), but the video I'm looking for was at least 20 ...
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Youtube Video: google apps

I hope I'm not in the wrong place. I get this message for some - but not all - YouTube videos: "This video is restricted. Try signing in with a Google Apps account" I went to Google, clicked on the ...
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How to remove duplicates from youtube playlist

How to remove duplicates from youtube playlist? is there any tool/ site to scan for duplicates in playlist automatically, then remove them?
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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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Web app to search and download high quality music from YouTube

I'm looking for a web app that lets you do the following: User types in the name and artist of a song. The search component: app goes to YouTube and fetches the video of that song with the highest ...
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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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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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How much does deleting Google activity from your YouTube account do?

From YouTube, by going to your account then pressing settings, and going down to “manage all activity” and deleting a video from your history, how much will that do? If I watched a brief part of a ...
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Youtube Strict vs. Moderate Access Considerations

I am considering implementing YouTube restrictions via G Suite. The wording on what exactly Moderate vs. Restrictive access does is very vague. I was wondering what expectations users should have for ...
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How to sideload videos from a server into YouTube [closed]

There is a big video file, hosted on a web server and I have a slow internet connection. Instead of downloading and uploading it, I wish to directly SIDELOAD it into YouTube. Is there a web app which ...
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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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Changed Channel name but channel not showing on new niche

Almost 2 months ago I changed my YouTube name and deleted my 480 videos for some reasons and change my topic on the channel and upload my new 27 videos new tags on channel settings but my channel ...
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YouTube keyboard shortcut to like or dislike (thumbs-up or thumbs-down)?

I use YouTube keyboard shortcuts f, j, k, l, m, and 1–0. Is there a similar key to toggle the like and dislike buttons (thumbs-up or thumbs-down buttons)?
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Where can I see the the comments I flagged in YouTube?

Where can I see the the comments I flagged in YouTube? https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7687979?hl=en only contains the reporting history for flags on videos.
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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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How do I change or remove my old YouTube custom URL?

Attempted Steps: I created a new YouTube "brand" channel. I moved my library of YouTube content to this new "brand" channel. I created a new YouTube/Google account, using a new, non-Gmail email, ...
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Block YouTube app in router

The solutions for the SuperUser question Blocking YouTube Android app from router are not working anymore. Which domains or IPs do I need to block to make the YouTube apps stop working, but not the ...
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Find someone's subscriptions by email

Is it possible to find who someone subscribed to on youtube by their email, if they don't have an active channel?
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YouTube personal account as channel

I have a Gmail account. When I am already signed into Gmail account, YouTube shows me that I am signed in. So, Is this account considered as a channel by YouTube definitions? If yes, this channel ...
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Is it no longer possible to use YouTube anonymously whilst being logged in to Gmail?

I just noticed that, while being logged in to Gmail (e.g. having a Gmail tab open), I am also automatically logged in to YouTube. This did not happen before. I used to have my Gmail open whilst ...
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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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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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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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Comments that appear in my notifications (bell), sometimes do not appear in my videos / disappear!

When viewing comments using the notification bell, I can see the comment - but when I come to click on it to reply (the new feature that let's you reply within the notification box) it just comes up ...
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YouTube hashtags don't appear on top of title if a location is set

Usually when adding hashtags to the video description, these tags will appear on top of the video title: Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCs9OEMfd2Q However, when adding a location in the ...
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Youtube comment not visible

Question Why is my YouTube (YT) comment not visible to others? Context Your YT comments might be visible to you but not to others. Reason for that can be controversy words that are filtered by YT. ...
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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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@IFTTT: How to replace the domain in the EntryURL fed by a RSS source?

In "If this then that" I would like to replace youtube.com by invidio.us or similar services, which can pass youtube videos through a proxy. How can I do this without the need to create a self-hosted ...
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Why doesn't YouTube cache videos? [closed]

Normally, if we watch a video (or view an image), it's stored in the cache (local disk). But YouTube doesn't cache videos. As far as I know, they use the cache but it's temporary. As soon as browser ...
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YouTube glitch that sporadically inserts a static “subliminal” image for 1 frame of uploaded video

In the following video that I've uploaded to my YouTube channel, a still image from the beginning of the video flashes for 1 frame many times throughout the video. Here's an example right after the 5:...
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Find what videos were in a playlist deleted by youtube

I recently received a notification from youtube that on of my playlists violated their community guidelines and was taken down. Is there any way for me to find out what was in that playlist? They ...
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How to show time in a YouTube description without YouTube hyperlinking the time to a certain point in the video?

I have a YouTube video description that contains text describing a date and time of a meeting in the format of $date HH:MM - HH:MM. However, YouTube is interpreting those as MM:SS MM:SS times and ...
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How to replace a video on YouTube without changing its URL [duplicate]

I want to change my YouTube video because of minor mistakes but I don't want to change my YouTube video URL because I have already shared that URL to a lot of places. Is there a way to do that?
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I've Forgotten The Gmail I Used To Create A Youtube Channel

2 years ago I created a YouTube channel, because I wanted to start making videos as a hobby. I uploaded a grand total of one video and promptly forgot about it. Now I want to try and get back into it, ...
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How to report suicidal comments on YouTube?

As well as contacting authorities, what option should I click?
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How to prevent YouTube from showing already watched videos?

Is there a way to prevent YouTube from showing videos already watched in the list of suggested videos?
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Monetization disabled in my YouTube channel

I have created a new channel on YouTube called Rancho's YouTube Channel last week. I have uploaded 3 videos that after that my monetization is disabled. How to fix this? I have attached the ...
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How many reports on YouTube does it take for a comment to be reviewed by YouTube? [closed]

Title question. By reviewed I mean looked at to see if it breaks YouTube’s guidelines.
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Is there a way to private YouTube stream archives by default?

I've recently started streaming and I can't seem to find a more efficient way of privatizing all of my stream archives other than going into each archive one by one and setting it to private. On my ...
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Will YouTube continue to support Gameshow for live streaming?

A few days ago, I opened up Gameshow to start a live stream. Then I came across this message: For the next year we will be updating Gameshow when necessary, but after January 1, 2020, there will no ...
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Can you view your total upload hours on YouTube?

I was trying to see how many hours of content I had uploaded to YouTube (preferably without counting it all by hand). I was wondering if there was a way of viewing this. I looked through all the ...
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Why do some YouTube “Subscribe” buttons show numbers and some do not?

Can I make them always show the numbers?