Questions tagged [youtube]

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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 ...
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How to know which manager has deleted a Youtube video?

My educational institution has a Youtube channel, it is a branded account. Some 30 teachers are connected to the channel as managers to upload their class videos, some are also using the live feature. ...
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Why won't Gmail allow me to change my profile picture?

I've tried many and multiple times to change my profile picture. all it says is, "Sorry, you can't change this photo for this account." It'll keep saying that over and over again. I hate my ...
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Disable Polymer on Youtube

Ever since Youtube got rid of the option to revert to the old site I've had a script for Violent Monkey to switch to the old Youtube. Today when I went to Youtube I discovered that that script is no ...
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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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Why does my uploaded YouTube audio sound muffled?

long time lurker here in need of assistance. I created a video and it’s a montage of various videos I own. The mp4 plays fine but as soon as I upload it to YouTube one of the montage clips goes mute. ...
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How to block access to YouTube website on a child' smartphone

Through Family Link my daughter can't install YouTube app on her phone, but she can access youtube.com using a web browser such as Firefox. Is there a way in Family Link or through another means to ...
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Why are my Youtube comments not shown in the comment area?

I can see my comments by using my own Youtube account, but they are not shown when I use other accounts or simply log out. I believe the comments that I posted are pretty relevant to the video. Also, ...
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How do I make a channel name on YouTube not my first and last name?

how do I change my channel name on YouTube
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Replace a complete YouTube video with updated version, without losing views or likes

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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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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Knowing whether a copyright infringement will demonetise or block on youtube

I run a weekly pub quiz for a choir I'm in. We run it via youtube and google forms to make life easier for everybody but obviously media rounds cause a copyright problem. Currently my strategy is to ...
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Signing in with the correct mail and password shows me another YT channel

I have a problem. When I enter the email and password of the old channel, it showed another one than the one I want. How is that possible? That channel I want to subscribe to is still alive, but with ...
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Is there a way to better filter through YouTube videos?

Is there a way to better filter through YouTube videos? The standard filter is pretty limited. For example, what if I want to sort by most liked videos, but only see videos with more than 1,000 views?...
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One entry missing in the channel-video list when sorting by popularity

When sorting the videos in this channel by Most popular there are only 7 videos: https://i.imgur.com/9rnCAyJ.png But when sorting by Date added (oldest) there are 8 videos: https://i.imgur.com/...
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How to see old YouTube comment notifications?

There are similar questions like that already but they are very outdated and youtube has significantly changed since then. I sometimes click on the "notifications" icon and see that there are some ...
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Choosing "Approved Content" on YouTube Kids

I set up YouTube Kids for my child with the "Approved content only" setting. During initial setup, it asked me which videos I want to approve. I only approved one video, figuring I could approve ...
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YouTube deleted my inactive channel. Lost the source computer, forgot linked email creds. Can I recover the videos?

About 10 years ago I uploaded some family videos to this channel, and I used to come back to these videos and watch them for the nostalgia. The computer they were on is broken, and I lost it a couple ...
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Is it possible for the Manager or Editor of a YouTube channel to do live video?

My institution has a YouTube channel and we were planning to do live lectures in it. So I added one of my colleague as the manager of the channel. But he can't find the option to do a live video from ...
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Is there a way to disable or redirect the youtube 'home' button [closed]

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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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 can I hide the WHO covid-19 banner on YouTube?

How can I hide the WHO covid-19 banner on YouTube? Video: https://youtu.be/gAk7aX5hksU Brief description of my search/research efforts: searched on Google, found nothing.
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How to disable sending notification to Subscribers of Live Stream in YouTube

I am experimenting with Live Stream of unrelated channel topics on YouTube, but YouTube sends notifications to all subscribers and few are unsubscribing because of that. How can I disable sending ...
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How to filter YouTube search result by language?

I want to get video result in specific language. I want want a filler like that: test, lang:ru Didnt work Or maybe in url parameter filter: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=test&...
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Private YouTube video does not appear on channel, even when shared

I uploaded a YouTube video using account A, set it to private, and shared it with account B. Now B can view the video using a direct link. When I visit account A's channel using account A, the video ...
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Are there counterpart of Stack Exchange Data Explorer for YouTube, FaceBook and twitter? [closed]

Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE) is an open source tool for running arbitrary queries against public data from the Stack Exchange network. Features include collaborative query editing for all ...
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How to remove recommendation buttons on youtube?

I am getting recommendations in the form of buttons on youtube. How can I disable this? Please see the image here
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Stop youtube kids for child

My 12 year old needs to access full version of youtube. However whenever she goes to youtube.com website (in any browser) using it redirects her to https://www.youtubekids.com I have tried ...
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Link to Bitchute Video at Specific Starting Time

In youtube, you can link to a video at a specific starting time by adding query string parameters, like ?t=23m3s, to the end of the URL. How can this be done with bitchute videos?
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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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Is codec used on not intermediate resolution videos in youtube a indicator of quality?

Youtube typically uses for 1080p videos H.264 and VP9. In theory VP9 was expected to be a successor to H.264 but frankly it failed to live to the expectations especially in videos which aren't ...
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Why do I see youtube ads from channels I have blocked?

I do not pay for the youtube service that blocks ads, so I do not have the expectation of not seeing ads. That said, I expect to stop seeing ads from channels that I have blocked. Since I do not ...
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Recovering an ancient YouTube account

I have a YouTube account that dates from at least 2011, before the Google Accounts were fully integrated. I know the username and the email address, but not the password. Here's where it gets tricky....
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How to bulk delete YouTube comments without deleting or deactivating the channel

This question was posted a while ago, but the answer does not work anymore as YouTube settings have changed. Plus, the answer will have your YouTube account disabled for a while before you're able to ...
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YouTube won't playback my videos in high resolution

I've uploaded some 1080x1920p (portrait layout) MP4 H.264 videos to my YouTube channel, but YouTube only allows playback on them at a max resolution of 480p. How can I get them to allow playback at ...
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Is there an approach to stretch out the width cc on youtube?

I am learning this Machine learning video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgjZtcfdp0E&list=PLuyk1nLMhRm4gngmWSvSkIjn1VLUQnxid) Is there an approach to stretch out the cc to the red vertical bars?...
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How to unsubscribe all YouTube channels for one account in single attempt

I would like to unsubscribe the all subscribe channels. How can I get rid of this issue.
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How to download videos from YouTube to Google Drive [closed]

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 to go back to the old YouTube playlist editor?

The new YouTube editor doesn't have all the functions of the old version, the function to add all to another playlist is no longer available.
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Full titles for Youtube channel's videos

Let's suppose you have opened some Youtube channel. Youtube channel's videos have their titles trimmed if they're longer than several words. This makes learning the content of the channel very ...
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Buy a YouTube video for someone else (i.e. as a gift)?

YouTube make it easy and straight forward to buy content for yourself. But suppose you want to buy some YouTube paid content for someone else. Is it possible, and if so, how? What I know so far I ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I export my data from YouTube?

Is there any way in 2019-20 to export all of my data (including comments) from YouTube?
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How can I add caption files at the same time as I upload videos to YouTube?

I have 100 .mp4 video files that I want to upload to YouTube. For each .mp4 file I have a .srt file (caption file) with the same file name. Is there any way I can upload all videos and caption files ...
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Dark theme on YouTube when bookmarked

I want to bookmark Youtube such that every time I open it on google chrome in incognito mode, it opens up with the dark theme already applied. Side note: The dark theme is applied if I open a new ...
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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 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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