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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Hide player controls while fullscreen in YouTube

Is it possible to prevent YouTube's (HTML5) fullscreen player controls from showing whenever it first goes into fullscreen mode? Like, don't show this automatically (at all): I want it to still show ...
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How can I upload a YouTube video to Google Drive without it passing through my local device?

For the purposes of this question, assume the videos are licensed under the GPL. There is a video on YouTube. I want to save a copy of the video to my Google Drive. Due to data plan considerations, I ...
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Can you add videos automatically to “Watch Later” based on a subscription?

Is there a way to automatically add videos to your "Watch Later" list if you are subscribed to a channel? I want to utilize my "Watch Later" list to play through my subscriptions so that I can leave ...
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How to upload to YouTube from the command-line

I want to upload to YouTube without having to use the web interface in order to automate some things. Is there a way to upload from the command line in OSX?
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Can YouTube videos be viewed without using the Adobe Flash Player plugin?

Can YouTube videos be viewed without using the Adobe Flash Player plugin? If so, what other specific software is necessary?
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YouTube feed for a show?

Rather than subscribe (in my feed reader) to my YouTube feed of subscribed things (which bunches everything into one big stream), I'd like to subscribe (again, in my feed reader) to each of the things ...
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How can I export YouTube's personal history?

In YouTube, we can click on "History" and see the videos we've been playing from the most recent to the earlier plays. I spent the night listening to a friend selecting music from YouTube and I want ...
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How to sign in to YouTube and Google with different accounts?

One of my accounts got cancelled and I can't sign in to YouTube because it redirects me to the cancelled account page. Also I can't use the YouTube email as my main account. Is it possible to use one ...
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What do the YouTube movie ratings mean?

While perusing in the "new" movie section, I noticed some movies have "ratings." eg: L, N, S, V, D. What do those letters mean?
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Why doesn't YouTube have a download button?

YouTube has all the buttons—Upload, Browse, Subscribe etc.—, but it doesn't come with an inbuilt “Download” button. Viewers have to use third party software to download the videos from YouTube. Why is ...
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Why is someone not allowed to see my private video on YouTube even though I have shared it with them?

I have added their email address to the list of people who can view my private video. Why are they getting a notification that the video is private? I have noticed that their email address shows up as ...
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Have an embedded YouTube video loop + end at specified time, every time it plays

So, to know exactly what I'm trying to do, I suppose it's best to look at my code below: <iframe class="youtube-player" type="text/html" width="280" height="35" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/...
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Can't find YouTube notifications about comments

Now that signing in on YouTube is done through a Google account, I can't find my YouTube notifications about comments that I've received. Before signing in with a YouTube username, the notifications ...
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Unable to domain restrict private YouTube videos using a brand account

I have a brand account with access to create a YouTube channel. I uploaded a video and set it to private. The problem is that I can't share this video with all emails of a particular domain, for ...
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How to get back at least titles of YouTube videos that were deleted or became private

I have playlists on Youtube where I group interesting videos, mostly music. However I've noticed that many YT videos have a rather short lifespan. After several weeks they are either deleted, made ...
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How can I make YouTube loop a video over and over?

I'm looking for a way to have YouTube videos loop over and over without having to build playlists and or needing the use of extensions or other plugins. How can I loop YouTube videos naturally?
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Is it possible to claim an existing YouTube channel?

Someone has reserved a YouTube channel I would like to use myself, let's call it youtube.com/mybusiness. The youtube.com/mybusiness channel doesn't seem to be used any longer and was never a highly ...
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Always watch videos in HD on YouTube

Is there a way to always watch YouTube videos in HD (when available) and without changing the resolution yourself? YouTube offers 360 standard for small player, 480 for large and 720 for full screen. ...
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Stop YouTube from changing my quality settings on full screen

Whenever I click "full screen" on YouTube, it changes the "quality settings" from 240p to 480p. I prefer to control the quality setting myself, and not have it influenced by the full screen button. ...
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YouTube channel search

It appears the YouTube channel search feature has been removed. Example page: http://youtube.com/channel/UClE2TcmrYlBn4L8WM_fnl_Q Previously on pages such as this, you would have a search box for ...
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How do I replace a video on YouTube and keep the same URL? [duplicate]

I want to replace it with a version that has better quality. I do not care about the view count, comments or ratings.
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Is it possible to add an entire playlist to my `Watch Later` list?

Usually not an issue but this playlist has 62 videos.
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How can I reduce/ remove YouTube results in Google search?

I've noticed YouTube videos getting a lot of 'love' from Google in recent searches. This is actually quite annoying. One recent search yielded 10 unrelated videos on page one! Is it possible to ...
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How to play YouTube videos faster without affecting the audio pitch in a similar manner to VLC?

VLC has a nice feature which allows to play videos faster/slower without affecting the audio pitch. Can this be somehow achieved for YouTube videos as well?
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How do I embed a YouTube video in a card comment in Trello?

This is not a common problem. Because when I paste a YouTube URL into a comment on card in Trello, sometimes it just ends with an embedded YouTube video which is just what I want, however, sometimes ...
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How does upvoting comments on Youtube work?

Whenever I upvote someone's comment on youtube it seems like it has no effect - likes counter is not increasing (I though it is cached but even if I come back later nothing is changed). Do I need to ...
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Enable or disable YouTube video preview with cursor

When watching a YouTube video, if you place the cursor on the loading bar, you can have a preview of the frame of the video at the second where the cursor is placed (see screenshot below). However, ...
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Disable YouTube HTML5 player in Chrome

I'm running Chrome on my Mac and all of a sudden videos started playing in the HTML5 player instead of the Flash player. I am not in the HTML5 trial, the button says Join instead of Leave and I have ...
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When does YouTube update their views for channels?

After 4 days my videos are gaining views. However, the total views on my channel has stayed the same. When does YouTube update the views for the channel? Is it every week?
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YouTube Permanent Private Live Stream Link

Is it possible to create a permanent live stream link in youtube? I am working with a school and they would like their videos to be private, but we do not want to have to update the link every time ...
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YouTube stutters and stops frequently

Lately, YouTube has become increasingly tedious to use. I have a very good connection—100Mbps—and I get 70-80 actual when measuring and other sites load very quick. When starting to stream a video ...
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How to subscribe to YouTube user’s feed without Google account?

How do I subscribe to a YouTube user’s feed (not playlists, likes, or comments) without a Google account? E.g.: https://www.youtube.com/user/$USERNAME/feed I wish to have it in my normal feed ...
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View YouTube videos in Gmail?

I have this annoying problem with YouTube videos, and the problem is the viewing experience. One or two weeks ago, when I clicked on YouTube video in Gmail (from "Your Personal YouTube Digest" ...
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How to prevent watched videos to be listed in suggestions

In YouTube, it just happens that, older watched videos keep popping up in suggestions, when watching a particular video. Is there anyway to prevent suggestion of already watched videos?
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How do I get a video-entry's RSS “description” via the API?

I used to use the RSS feed to obtain videos from a user. I then used the "description" part of the feed, which contained a nicely HTML-formatted summary of a video. It shows a thumbnail with a link, ...
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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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How can I disable playlist autoplay in YouTube? [duplicate]

When I open on YouTube a video, which is in a playlist, after the video has reached the end another video from that playlist is loaded automatically. In YouTube settings "Repeat playlist" button is ...
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Where did the YouTube comment translate button go?

I am logged in, I don't speak Russian or whatever it is, and I cannot see a translate button: and NO: disabling ad block does not help. I remember a long time ago, I had this option. Not any more. ...
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Play YouTube videos at speeds OTHER THAN 0.25, 0.5, Normal, 1.25, 1.5, or 2

Other than downloading the video and playing it on my own VLC player or whatever, is there a way I can play YouTube videos at other speeds? (E.g. 2.1, 2.2, ... , 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, ... 4.0) If it matters,...
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How to upload a high quality video to YouTube

How can I upload a high quality video to YouTube? I have a 1080p video in format of MP4 and I want to upload it to YouTube with its original resolution, so I don't want YouTube to reduce its ...
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Delete YouTube channel in order to unlink G+ from YouTube

I want to get my old YouTube username back and completely abandon the nightmare that carries the name Google+. In order to do so, I need to delete my G+ channel, and in order to do that, I need to ...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay

When you start a YouTube video, there's a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. When I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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How can I search for my YouTube channel videos by tag?

When I search my Channel by the name of a tag (like "work") I get no results, even though I know I have at least one video with that tag. See screen shot: Also, if I try to create a new section on ...
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Are my YouTube “Likes” public to my contacts on Google+?

On the new YouTube interface, when I go to the Social tab, I can see the items that my contacts on Google+ have +1ed and shared. Also, if I go to my profile and click on Likes I can see a list of the ...
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Is there a way to find YouTube users by country/city?

I was wondering if there was a way to search for YouTube users from a specific country (UK) and if possible a specific city. I know each user’s channel has the option to fill out country and city ...
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Automate uploading of videos to YouTube

Is there a way to automate uploading of videos straight to YouTube? I would like to keep lots of home made videos. Of course, they are subject to being lost, or somebody could steal the the computer, ...
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Can I set the default resolution for a YouTube video?

I'm posting some YouTube videos on my WordPress blog, but they always default to 360p, even though I've provided the &hd=1 parameter. The videos can go up to 1080p if the user selects it, and I'd ...
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YouTube comments: why can't I see replies when I go to YouTube from an email notification?

I often get email notifications that someone has replied to my post on YouTube. When I click on the link in the email to "see all comments" that comment is often not there. What is that about? How ...
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Why is YouTube showing me notifications that I disabled?

I receive these absolute rubbish notifications. Not in email, but in YouTube. I only really want notifications where people have replied to me. Here are the settings I have ticked/unticked: https://...
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YouTube playback on internet disconnection

Say you're watching a 60mins video, it has buffered 45mins, you are now at 25:00, at this point if the internet gets cut off, instead of playing that 20mins left the player blacks out. Can I prevent ...

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