Amazing YouTube tips and tricks you should know
YouTube is a most popular video streaming channel from Google with having an over billion users. Here you can watch and download all type videos including songs, TV shows, tutoring, cooking, dance related, and lots more anywhere and everywhere. It is estimated that 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. I’ve listed out amazing Youtube tips and tricks to make your video-viewing experience more enjoyable.
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11 YOUTUBE TIPS AND TRICKS EVERY YOUTUBE USER SHOULD KNOW
Here are some YouTube tips and tricks to help you maximize your use. let’s start:
SAVE YOUR MOBILE DATA
Streaming videos on YouTube consumed lots of data and may lead to slow speed once your data pack reaches to its maximum usage limit. In this condition, you’re unable to get the desirable track. To prevent this condition it Offers ‘Limits Mobile Data Usage option that’s available under settings, choose it. This tells YouTube to only switch to high-definition video when you’re on Wi-Fi, no matter how fast your data connection is. On the same screen is a similar option for uploads, which can also be disabled on non-Wi-Fi connections.
This way android and iOS users can reduce their data expenses.
SAVE VIDEOS TO WATCH LATER:
If you have found any interesting video, but you don’t have time to watch right now, you can save it to watch later. To do this, first, you have to make sure that you are signed in to your YouTube account (you need a Google account if you don’t already have one.) After that
- click on the menu bar (three dots).
- Now click on the watch later option
And the videos get added here, which you can come back to in the future and watch again. However, not only on the apps you can also see this option on the desktop version as well. And You’ll also able to do this by a tap on clock image (see below screenshot).
SMART OFFLINE FEATURE:
Do you want to take advantage of cheaper data rates as offered by different mobile operators like Airtel and Telenor, without staying up late at night? You can do this by tapping on the gray download arrow and a prompt will show, giving you the option to choose “Save overnight“.When you choose it, the YouTube app will schedule your video to be off-line after peak hours that night. In next morning you’re ready to watch your favorite video without buffering.
WATCH 360-DEGREE VIDEO ON YOUTUBE
For the complete watching experience, YouTube launched 360º video support .Where you can rotate the viewpoint yourself. Mobile users can tilt their device around to adjust the point of view, much like you would with an augmented reality experience, while on the desktop, viewers can use their mouse to drag the video and see new angles.
DOWNLOAD VIDEOS WITHOUT ADVERTISEMENT
We all know YouTube doesn’t allow to download any video directly without the help of any download manager that may cost you some bucks but with this trick you can download any Youtube video for free. You can download YouTube videos without spending a single penny and any subscriptions. Simply type ‘ss’ between ‘www.’ and ‘YouTube’ as
This will take you to a website savefrom.net where you’ll find the download option. No need of any third party download manager.
CONTROL YOUTUBE TV WITH THE ONLY KEYBOARD:
You don’t need always a mouse or Trackpad to want to play YouTube videos as its parent company Google offers a keyboard only navigation as well. For this Open YouTube TV by visiting Youtube.com/leanback. Then you will reach the new video watching experience. Use keyboard shortcut for various purposes while watching your desirable video
- K to pause or play
- J to rewind 10 seconds
- L to fast-forward 10 seconds
- M to mute
Press 0 to go to the beginning of the video while hitting any number between 1 and 9 takes you to the respective percentage as press 7 and it will bring you directly to the 70% spot.
Manage your channel on the go with the Creator Studio mobile app for iOS and Android. Check out your latest stats, respond to comments, and get notifications so you can stay connected from anywhere.
Go to www.youtube.com/analytics to see a bunch of stats on your uploaded videos: which countries love your videos the most or if people watch your videos until the end.
YouTube added their YouTube Newswire channel to keep updated you from clips and videos that are relevant to current events. It can provide you with different points of view on current news stories. The Newswire channel features global and regional feeds based on your current location. You can also subscribe to a daily newsletter so that you get the latest videos sent to your inbox.
CHANGE PLAYBACK QUALITY / TURN OFF AUTOPLAY
If you’re facing slow internet connection problem, you can change the playback quality of the video. For this, click on YouTube settings (which is located on the black bar just under the video) and then toggle through the quality options. The higher the quality, the more bandwidth the video uses and vice-versa.
You can also turn Autoplay off jut going under the same settings(see above screenshot) so that the next related video does not automatically start playing without your permission after the one you are watching finishes. There is an also a toggle on the top right-hand side above ‘Up Next’ videos which also allows you to turn off Autoplay.
GET A LINK OF SPECIFIC TIME IN YOUTUBE VIDEO
Let us consider you’re watching any 1 hr video but only 5 min Video clip is relevant to your content or any project that you want to share. Worry not because YouTube allows you to do that all you need open the video and right click on it. Now select “Copy video URL at the current time” and paste the URL link in new tab.
KEEP YOUR YOUTUBE ACCOUNT PRIVATE
If you don’t want any other users to know which track you’ve liked, see your playlist or the channels you’ve subscribed, you can keep all your information private. All you need to visit
and sign in, you’ll reach the privacy setting page.
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MAKE ANIMATED GIF FROM YOUTUBE VIDEOS
Creating a GIF from a video is a pretty easy to do. Here is how:
- Visit YouTube site
- Find the video that you want to convert into gif
- Copy URL of that video and paste it into a new tab with “gif” in front of the domain name as
- This will bring you gif maker website where you can start creating the animated GIF by using the buttons “Slide to set start time” and “Slide to set duration”.
Now select “Save image as…” option by right mouse click to save it on your PC.
ADDITIONAL FUNNY YOUTUBE TIPS AND TRICKS
- Make your YouTube page Colorful
Do you want to see everything colorful? Just type Doge Meme in the YouTube search bar and hit Enter. After that whole thing get colorful and font also gets changed to Comic Sans.
- Do the Harlem Shake
Type Do the Harlem Shake in the YouTube search bar and hit Enter. It will start playing the song Harlem Shake. The YouTube logo will start shaking as well and the full page starts dancing as per the beats. Just next to the logo, you can see a close button for stop the song.
- Use the force, Luke
When You type Use the Force, Luke in the YouTube search bar, and the page will start displaced (shifting here and there) from its original position. The buttons and everything will start moving.
IT’S YOUR TURN
Do you have any other YouTube tricks or tips that you’d like to share with us? Have you any query related to YouTube? Please leave a comment below. I’d love to hear from you. Yes, don’t forget to share this article with your friends.
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