Watching videos on YouTube

Watching videos on YouTube

Use the YouTube app to check out what’s popular on the online video-sharing website.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > YouTube.
  2. Scroll through the thumbnails of videos, and then tap a video to watch it.
  3. While watching a video, you can:
    • Tap the video screen to pause, resume playback, or drag the slider to jump to a different part of the video.
    • Tap the video screen to see the onscreen controls, and then tap to watch the video in full screen.
    • See related videos or check out what other viewers think.
    • Tap the thumbs-up or thumbs-down icon to add your video rating.
    • Tap to see other options.
  4. Tap to return to the YouTube main screen.

Searching for videos

  1. On the YouTube main screen, tap (Search YouTube).
  2. Enter a search keyword.
  3. Scroll through the results and tap a video to watch it.
    Tip: You also have the option to show results that were just recently posted. Tap All time, and then select a time period you want.

Clearing the search history

  1. On the YouTube main screen, tap > Settings.
  2. Tap Search settings > Clear search history, and then tap OK when prompted.

Sharing a video link

  1. On the video’s watch screen:
    • In portrait view, tap > Share.
    • In landscape view, tap Share.
  2. Choose how you want to share the video link from the available options.

Sharing your videos on YouTube

  1. From the Home screen, tap > YouTube.
  2. Tap Your Channel, and then select or sign in to your Google Account.
  3. Tap Upload.
  4. Select the video you want to share.
  5. Enter a title, description, and then tap More details to add tags for your video.
  6. Set the privacy level.
  7. Tap Upload.
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