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 list 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 a tab to learn more about the video, see related videos, or check out what other viewers think. You can also slide your finger across the tabs to see if there are more items available.
Tap the YouTube icon to return to the main screen.

Searching for videos

  1. On the YouTube main screen, tap .
  2. Enter a search keyword, and then tap on the onscreen keyboard.
  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, press , and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Search settings > Clear search history.

Sharing a video link

  1. On the video’s watch screen, tap .
  2. Choose how you want to share the video link from the available options.

Capturing and sharing videos on YouTube

  1. On the YouTube main screen, tap .
  2. Tap to start capturing video.
  3. When you're finished capturing, tap again, and then tap Done.
  4. Enter a title and description for your video, set the privacy level, and add tags or location information.
  5. Tap Upload.
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