Questions tagged [youtube]

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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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YouTube and Google account - can you separate your emails?

I can't unlink my Youtube account from my Google account. My issue is that when my teen logs in as me so I can monitor his usage, he then has access to all my emails in Gmail, which I would rather he ...
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Is editing part of Youtube audio in a video possible via the Youtube editor?

I have an uploaded video and I want to cut sections of audio (strong language) or add beeps on top without reuploading the video.
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Is there a way to resume YouTube video uploads without losing the order of them?

Is there a way to resume YouTube video uploads without losing the order of them? For example this video mentions a way to resume video uploads, where you click cancel, then you reupload. But then I ...
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How to fix the YouTube Watch on TV feature?

For years YouTube had an awesome feature where you could launch the YouTube app on your Smart TV, it would give you a code, you would then go to youtube.com/pair from your desktop or any browser, ...
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I updated my Google phone number but it won't update on my YouTube channel

I want to monetize on my YouTube channel but when I went to monetize, I realized that I had made a mistake by putting my home phone (which can't receive text messages of course) as the phone number on ...
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getting back to (bookmarking) a part of YouTube playlist

I am watching a Russian video blogger (sewing-related) who has thousands of videos, and a few of them are mini-series on how to make something. She often refers to the older videos in the newer ones. ...
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YouTube Music not playing artist album-by-album

In Google Play Music, when you would select an artist in My Library with multiple albums, it would play the songs album by album, in the order depicted below: However, in YouTube Music, it ...
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Using memberships perks on brand account

I have 1 Google Account, and since I wanted different images on Gmail and YouTube I created a brand channel. I already had memberships before I created the brand account. When I switch to the brand ...
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Is it only for me that YouTube search has been broken for several full days now?

Example URL: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=pinball%20wizard For the last several days, all I see is a YouTube logo in the top and then a blank page. The console says: TypeError: window....
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How do I track down the channel that posted a deleted YouTube video through the URL?

I’m trying to find the channel that posted this video. I ran through the page source but I don't know where they put the channel URL there. Some people also say that I can add the word “attribution” ...
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How to get rid of YouTube notification number

I am a person who is notiphobic and I am trying for several days to get rid of YouTube's notification about someone's comment on my comment. Its driving me nuts and I didn't find a resolution online. ...
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Is there any way to filter YouTube videos by language?

Videos in search results on YouTube are often in languages different than the ones I speak and so, useless to me. Is it possible to either make them not appear to me at all (e.g. by some account ...
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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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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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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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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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How to stop the youtube home page from suggesting videos I already saw?

Videos I already saw/viewed are the preferent things my YouTube home page likes to suggest. I know I already had viewed a video because youtube shows a filled red bar bellow the videos I already saw, ...
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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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Youtube comments censoring [closed]

How does Youtube comments censoring work? Is it a fixed word list, regular expressions, or a learning AI? I sometimes get my comments deleted without clear reason
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How to fix the progress bar while playing youtube video?

Youtube progress bar and (red bar) and the current position (45:17/2:36:00) disappears after three seconds or if I move the mouse cursor out of the video window. Can I fix the progress bar or current ...
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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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Why can't distinct Youtube channels have also distinct URL?

I have two GoogleDrive accounts and I wanted to create their two respective Youtube distinct accounts. The purpose for this, would be to have different content for my work and studies and have a ...
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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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How do I make it so logging out from youtube doesn't log me out of gmail? (I don't want the two connected. And talking same browser window)

How do I make it so logging out from youtube doesn't log me out of gmail? (I don't want the two connected. And talking same browser window).
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How do I make the live chat 'Invite-only mode' on YouTube?

How do I make the live chat 'Invite-only mode' on YouTube? Like this:
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On YouTube, if you have 9+ notifications or alerts, can you know where the cutoff point is?

If we see on the YouTube website we have 9+ notifications, can we know which are the new ones? Sometimes we scroll and not know, did we reach the end of the list, or are we seeing the old ...
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How to configure Youtube to prefer 720p framerate over 720p50?

(performance of my device doesn't allow me to watch 720p50, but allows 720p) youtube-dl says that Youtube has the video in 720p quality, but Youtube website doesn't allow me to pick it. How do I ...
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Deleting comment history

How to delete comment history on YouTube & WHY was that feature even added in the first place? That feature just popped up on my account earlier THIS YEAR. I know it's PUBLIC in the comments ...
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In YouTube, how to filter comments - by popularity. Because it does not work anymore

YouTube forcefully stealing attention and time, by not letting anymore to filter comments by popularity. Instead button function now is popular comments mixed with not popular more then not I guess. ...
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Youtube theatre mode covered by search bar

I have a laptop that I like to watch youtube on while doing other things on my large monitor, but I noticed that when using the theater mode, a significant area of the video is covered by the search ...
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How to search keywords, filtered by - most popular, in (x) years/months on YouTube or Google search?

How to search YouTube (or via search engine like Google to reach YouTube) keywords, filtered by - most popular, in (x) years/months?
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Why don't I see ads on YouTube?

Alright I understand Ads are annoying at times, but its been a while since I am not seeing any ads on YouTube. Well all I see is a white background with the Skip Ads Button and a Timer kind of thing ...
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How to stream video from LinkedIn to Amazon Fire TV?

How do I stream videos from LinkedIn learning to Amazon FireTV? Notably, YouTube offers to stream to the FireTV device -- at least from my cell phone. Presumably, there's a mechanism similarly to ...
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How to disable the suggested videos displayed over the ongoing video that come in YouTube near the end of the ongoing video?

I find it annoying since these suggested videos just pop up and cover the screen of the current video that I am watching.
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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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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 see replies to your comments on YouTube?

When I accidentally opened the notification window two times the replies there disappeared.
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Are there YouTube keyboard shortcuts for moving forward and backward through a video's chapters?

There are many keyboard shortcuts available while watching a Youtube video. Are there shortcuts to move forward and backward through a video's chapters by using a keyboard?
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Where and how does YouTube store view progress?

I am looking for the source of data that is used as input to generate the small red progress bar below YouTube video thumbnails like this: The main reason I'm asking this is because I did a full ...
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Has YouTube finally figured out how to punish adblockers?

I keep getting the following error on YouTube whenever I use an adblocker and play a video. I have tried approximately 10 different adblockers, and they all eventually result in this issue. When I do ...
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YouTube video recommendations

How does YouTube know what to recommend to me even when I am not logged into my Google account? It seems weird that even when I am not signed into my Google account YouTube is still recommending the ...
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How to get YouTube classic back ('f6=8' no longer works)

I used to edit the 'PREF' cookie to include f6=8 to keep the search-box option for add-to playlist, something I use all the time. In fact it worked just a few days ago. Today or yesterday it stopped ...
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Where can I see all the YouTube photos/pictures posts that I liked

I can see my comments, liked videos, etc. But I did not find anywhere to see my liked photo posts. Where can I find them?
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How can I hide YouTube progress bar and title

I can't deal with translation in the existence of the useless YouTube bar, It shows up every second and takes longer to hide by itself, I do seek forward and backward using arrow keys, is there a way ...
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How to block YouTube in general on my daughter's phone while allowing her to follow her favourite YouTubers?

While YouTube Kids app is allowed on my daughter's Android phone, YouTube app is blocked. Recently I realized she still accesses youtube.com through her web browser so she can follow her favourite ...
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How to block the YouTube ads that AdBlock can't block?

As of June 2020, YouTube appears to display ads that AdBlock doesn't seem to block. Is there a way to block these? Example:
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I don’t want YouTube(JP), I want YouTube(US)

Is it possible to change the location YouTube assigned to me? I don't want YouTube(JP), I want YouTube(US). Could someone help me on it?
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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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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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