Cool YouTube tricks:
Ever wondered YouTube has some amazing things we as user were not aware of? YT is one of the top most video platform. There is nothing we cannot learn on YT. There are 100s of thousands who earn from this platform by putting some amazing content. In this article we have brought to you some cool YT tricks which will make your usage experience effective and easy.
- Change language as per requirement
- Customize video resolutions
- Color and edit captions
- Control your search history
- Use of keyboard
- Save videos to watch later
- Youtube Slam
- Simultaneous Social Media Sharing
- YT on TV
Change language as per requirement
Did you know that english is not the only language in which you can watch youtube, but google is kind enough that it has given options to change language as per your requirements.
Changing language is easy all you have to do it scroll down to bottom, you will find drop down menu labelled against Languages and then select your language.
Customize video resolutions
Are you worried that YT may consume your most GBs on your data, here the solution too it too.
If you are using on mobile and you can watch on low resolution as on mobile you have limited data, but if you are on laptop you can set it up on high resolution.
Same goes with internet speed, if you have slow speed you should set to lower pixels and if you have fastest speed set it to 1080 or 4K.
Here is how you can change that;
You see that setting icon? click on that and this will show you the above screen, click on quality and you can set it up as per your requirement and situation.
Color and edit captions:
Sometimes we get bored by same black and white captions, why not add some colors and change some fonts?
Well you can on youtube videos, click on that CC options on the videos and change the options as you wish.
Below is the look you can get after customizing.
Control your search history:
You can remove your search history on YT very easily too.
Search history has 2 sides bad and good, good is that you can watch that video later and YT may show you related videos too, on the other side when you have watched anything which you do not want anyone else access to, you can remove from search history.
Use of keyboard:
Following is the list of shortcuts which may come handy when you do not wana use mouse and save some time;
Toggle play/pause the video = k or Spacebar
Go back 5 seconds = Left arrow
Go back 10 seconds = j
Go forward 5 seconds = Right arrow
Go forward 10 seconds = l
Skip to a particular section of the video (e.g., 5 goes to the video midpoint) = Numbers 1-9 (not the keypad numbers)
Restart video = 0 (not the keypad number)
Go to Full Screen mode = f
Exit Full Screen mode = Escape
Go to beginning of video = Home
Go to end of video = End
Increase volume 5% = Up arrow
Decrease volume 5% = Down arrow
Increase speed = Shift+> (may not work in all browsers) or
Decrease speed = Shift+< (may not work in all browsers) or
Move forward 1 frame when video is paused = . (period)
Move backward 1 frame when video is paused = , (comma)
Mute/unmute video = m
Turn captions on/off = c
Cycle through options for caption background color = b
Move to the previous video in a playlist = Shift+p
Move to the next video in a playlist = Shift+n
Save videos to watch later:
Hey you just saw that caption and want to watch that video but you are stuck at work and want to watch it later, you can.
You can save that video to watch later when you are free.
Simultaneous Social Media Sharing:
Connect your social media with YT and the videos you watch or comment or like will be shared on your social media without logging into them and share it separately.
It is great feature to share everything on social media without even worrying.
So what are you waiting for change your settings and connect your social media and let the action begin.
YT on TV
Tv are getting boring as news channels have been showing same things over and over again, so why not watch Youtube on TV.
If you own a smart TV you can have that option already built in. You can also connect via chrome cast too.
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