Useful YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts That Every YouTube User Know

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Useful YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts That Every YouTube User Know-: Your computer and programs running on your computer are not the only places keyboard shortcuts can be used. Many online services like YouTube also have keyboard shortcuts that can be used. Below is a listing of keys you can use on your keyboard to control YouTube videos.

Note: The YouTube video and window must be active. If these keys are not working, click the video to make sure it is selected. Switching between windows, changing tabs in your browser, or performing other actions like making a comment unselects the video.

Shortcuts Descriptions
Spacebar Pause/Play video (player focus required)
K key Pause/Play video (doesn’t require focus)
(Arrow key up) Turn up volume 5%
(Arrow key down) Turn down volume 5%
M key Mute/unmute volume
(Arrow key left) Move backward 5 sec
(Arrow key right) Move forward 5 sec
L key Move forward 10 sec
J key Move backward 10 sec
0 / Home key Restart the video
End key Skip to the end
Num keys 1,2,3..9 Move playhead to the respective percentage, 10%-90%
F key Enter or exit full screen
Esc key Exit full screen
Ctrl + → Move to next video (only in playlist)
Ctrl + ← Move to previous video (only in playlist)
Tab key Move forward in player control buttons
Shift + Tab Move backward in player control buttons
Enter Execute select player control button
C key Turn on/off CC (closed captions)
+ key Increase CC font size when it’s turned on
key Decrease CC font size when it’s turned on
B key Change CC background colour
> key Increase play speed
< key Decrease play speed
Shift + P Play previously played video
Shift + N Play next video in recommendation/playlist
/ key Place text cursor in search field to start typing
Esc key Focus away from search field if text cursor is there
, (comma) Move backward per frame when video is paused
. (period) Move forward per frame when video is paused

Conclusion-: If you are a Heavy YouTube user on desktop then using keyboard shortcuts for YouTube can enhance your YouTube Experience , In this post i have figured out all essential keyboard shortcuts for YouTube Lover.

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