YouTube keyboard shortcuts

YouTube -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts

Most of you probably know that space key plays or pauses the video. But with a few more keyboard shortcuts, you can get much better YouTube experience.


Launch mini player


Toggle cinema mode


Pause/Play video (player focus required)


Pause/Play video (player focus isn't required)

Turn up volume %5

Turn down volume %5


Mute/unmute volume

Move backward 5 seconds

Move forward 5 seconds


Move forward 10 seconds


Move backward 10 seconds


Restart the video

or 0

Skip to the end


... Move playhead to the respective percentage, 10%-90%


Enter or exit full screen


Exit full screen

Ctrl +

Move to next video (only in playlists)

Ctrl +

Move to previous video (only in playlists)

⭾ Tab

Move Navigate and move forward in player buttons

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Move Navigate and move backward in player buttons

⤶ Enter

Execute selected player control button


Turn on or off closed captions


Increase closed caption font size


Decrease closed caption font size


Increase play speed


Decrease play speed

↑   Shift + P

Play previously played video

↑   Shift + N

Play next video in recommendation or playlist


Select the search bar


Exit full screen


Move backward per frame when video is paused

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Program information

Program name: YouTube YouTube (Web applications)

YouTube is an online video platform founded in February 2015. It was bought by Google in November 2016. It allows users to upload, view, share videos. As of May 2019, 500 hours of content are uploaded to YouTube every minute.

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Last update: 11 Jul 2020

Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 7/11/2020 2:39:48 PM Added some shortcuts.
7/11/2020 2:45:41 PM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 33

How easy to press shortcuts: 90%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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