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, 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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