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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Adding Text Annotation AFTER uploading a YouTube Video

I misspoke in the middle of a video I uploaded to YouTube and I'd like to insert a text annotation into the video (at that point) to clarify the error. I've already posted the video-link to a forum ...
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How to enable “play next” button in YouTube?

My friend has a "Play Next" button in YouTube which can be used to queue videos on YouTube without making a separate playlist. I also found an answer on Quora stating that the person has it. It looks ...
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Hide all recommended videos and channel on homepage in YouTube

How to hide all recommended videos and channels on homepage in YouTube? It used to be easy, I changed something in settings, and I closed new channel recommendations whenever they appeared, and my ...
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How to check a video has already been posted on YouTube?

I asked a person to make me a YouTube video and I need the video to be original. How can I check if it has already been posted on YouTube?
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How do I change the order of the videos on YouTube in a playlist that I have created?

Suppose I created a playlist on YouTube and added 50 videos to it. Now I want to swap video 30 and video 31, is there an easy way? There seems to be one way but very complicated: you can move a video ...
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How do I watch my own videos?

Google moved My Videos section to YouTube Studio, I can't actually figure out a way to make a video I've uploaded play, let alone find a link to it. I see all sorts of options to change the thumbnail, ...
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How to create a playlist form a list of links (not from bookmarks)?

I have something like that https://pastebin.com/ssmtZhW2 how do I convert this to a YouTube playlist?
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How do I put other people as friends on YouTube?

My sibling somehow added me as a friend on YouTube, but I don't know how. I would ask, but I am wanting to know for to contact others for a mini movie series. So I am hoping someone can tell me an ...
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Number of YouTube search results not showing

When I search on YouTube and press enter the number of results not showing!!! Why?? I want to show results like this picture
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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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Subscribed channels missing from list of subscriptions

Of late I have subscribed to a lot of channels on YouTube. Recently I was going through my list of subscribed channels. I was not able to find a few channels in the list, which I distinctly remember ...
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Disable auto pause on mobile YouTube site

I'll play some videos from YouTube and I'll add them to my playlist on Spotify. But everythime I'll change from the mobile YouTube website to the Spotify app, YouTube will pause the video. I hate this ...
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YouTube subtitle text search?

If I have a list of YouTube video URLs, how do I search text strings in the English subtitles? The automatically generated subtitles should be used if possible: use human subtitles if they are ...
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Removing Hangouts videos from Google Photos

When I want to upload a video to YouTube from Google Photos, all uploaded videos in a private Hangouts chat are listed. Is there a way to delete these Hangouts videos from Google Photos or completely ...
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How to redirect an old YouTube video to an updated version?

I made a few tweaks to a video, and I'd prefer people to go to that one, instead of the old one. I understand that I can't replace the video, I have to add the new one, but I'm going round in circles ...
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How to get the complete listing of all the videos in a too-long-to-scroll-through YouTube list?

Here's a concrete example: https://www.youtube.com/user/AmazonWebServices/videos I estimate one would have to scroll that page for many hours before getting it to show all the videos in that ...
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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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How to set start end time for every video on Playlist in YouTube?

How to set start end time for every video on Playlist in YouTube? There is alike question asked but for a single video YouTube video start end times I can set start and time times in url but ...
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YouTube playlist not in dark theme

I've switched on a dark theme for YouTube, and all the pages I've gone to are in dark theme as far as I can see. However, there's one particular playlist (unlisted if that matters) that is still in ...
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In YouTube Live Stream, audio is pitched too high

My channel does weekly live streams, but often the audio is pitched too high and we sound like chipmunks. It did sound normal one time, so it's possible, but I'm not exactly sure what the problem is. ...
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YouTube instantly pauses itself when I unpause, but only sometimes

If I click the Play button, it just instantly pauses itself again. If I hold "K", the video plays at a little over 50% speed due to constantly switching between paused and unpaused. The pop-up bubble ...
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YouTube not using full bandwidth

when I try to stream on YouTube I can't stream in 1080p or higher without the video buffering. Opening "stats for nerds" tells me that YT is using between 1 and 3 Mbps of my bandwidth which is odd ...
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Uploading same video on same channel but shorter

Running a YouTube jokes series, each video 15 minutes long. In each video, there are 10 categories (10 different "types" of jokes). Each category aims at different types of watchers, and each category ...
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How to rotate multiple videos on YouTube?

I know how to rotate a YouTube video (enhancement, rotate, save) but is there a way to rotate multiple videos? I have hundreds of videos and I don't want to rotate them one by one. And I don't want to ...
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YouTube enable old layout

I am not happy with the new YouTube layout: it is very slow to load compared to the old version. Can I switch back to the old version somehow?
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What causes the 'Add to playlist' button to not load playlists?

When uploading videos to YouTube using Firefox, I add them to relevant playlist(s) at the same time as doing the title, description, tags etc. However, perhaps 10-20% of the time the Add to playlist ...
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How to play YouTube video list in chronological order?

Here's a random YouTube video list sorted in chronological order: https://www.youtube.com/user/numberphile/videos?sort=da&flow=list&view=0 If you click on the PLAY ALL button, however, the ...
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How to train YouTube's AI to recommend me better music (or videos in general)?

I have pretty much exhausted all my usual sources of music, so I thought I would train YouTube's recommendations to recommend me good music. From the videos it recommends me I know firsthand that it's ...
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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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Continuous loop over a portion of a video in YouTube

I have this URL: https://www.youtube.com/embed/wU4DgHHwVCc?autoplay=1&start=100&end=120&loop=1&playlist=wU4DgHHwVCc What I want to achieve: keep looping auto play on every loop on ...
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How do I change my Youtube nickname from “Firstname Lastname” to “Nickname” or just “Firstname”

I'm encountering a small but rather frustrating stupid problem that's driving me mad. At some point Google insisted on me specifying a first and last name. I entered "Stromboli" for both. Since then, ...
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Does YouTube split revenue between video and audio artist?

Got a copyright claim, but I can still use the audio as label will monetize my video. Does YouTube split revenue between video and audio artist? Will I ever get a penny as video creator?
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Is there a shortkey to focus the YouTube comment input?

Suppose i’m watching a YouTube video and I want to focus to comment input immediately. Is there any way to do that?
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Are YouTube likes/dislikes anonymous?

Let's say I watched a YouTube video which I found interesting. I would like to upvote it, but I don't want everyone to know that I watched it. Is there any way for anyone outside YouTube to know that ...
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Are YouTube comments upvotes/downvotes anonymous?

Let's say I watched a YouTube video and notice a comment which I find interesting. I would like to upvote the comment, but I don't want everyone to know that I watched this video. Is there any way ...
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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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Advertising a YouTube Playlist

I was curious to know if there was a way to promote a YouTube playlist through Adsense or directly on YouTube. I know right this is not conventional and not the usual way to promote a channel and its ...
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Navigate To a Video's Parent Playlist

When viewing a video, and the video's up-loader added/uploaded it as part of a playlist. From the video page, how can I easily reach the entire parent playlist for said video? Some Notes The Next Up ...
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Auto enable YouTube captions when available

Is it possible to automatically enable builtin captions for YouTube videos? I want it only when there are real subtitles, not when there's only auto-translation.
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How can I stop YouTube (or Google) tracking me?

I have a feeling that YouTube tries to personalize and control the videos I see on YouTube and also try to gather my information such as real IP address, location, etc. Sometimes even after I logged ...
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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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How to cancel “Hide user from channel” on Youtube comment?

I accidentally clicked "Hide user from channel" on a Youtube comment of one of my videos. This seems to have the consequence of shadowhiding it (i.e. the user who posted the comment still sees it, but ...
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How do I send clean YouTube link?

I am new on YouTube. When I send a link to the receiver not only sees my video but also sees a series of unwanted news items. How do I send a clean link?
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How to open tweet-embedded YouTube in new tab directly?

I often see tweets that have embedded YouTube videos without an actual link to them in the text contents. Example: https://twitter.com/SCSsoftware/status/996772457125240832 My followees mostly ...
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How to sort Youtube subscriptions by updates?

When I enter YT on the left pane I have "Subscriptions" section sorted by the date of the subscription. So as the effect I could have: Subscriptions A D 1 E F G 7 --- show more --- B 3 ...
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Is there a way to remove *playlists* from YouTube's recommendations?

YouTube often offers recommendations (e.g., as thumbnails along the page's right edge, or in the playback window at the end of a video) of stuff to watch. If one hovers over the title of one such ...
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How do I change the featured video on my YouTube channel?

How to set the default video for my YouTube channel? I've uploaded a few videos on YouTube but I can't find anywhere an option to set the default video for my channel.
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Preventing text on pause when in full screen mode on YouTube?

When in full screen mode and pausing YouTube the player usually display some text (Likely related to other content) across the top of the viewer. Example screenshot included. This prevents seeing ...
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How to create YouTube video link in Tumblr?

I would like to make my Tumblr page look like this website with YouTube video that can be turned on and off, readyplayeronemovie.com So I don't know what theme do I have to use or how do I modify the ...
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Can subscribers who put on notification bell see my comments on other vids of other people?

Can people who turn on notifications on your YouTube channel see comments you post on other videos?