• Manage your watch and search history on the YouTube Android app
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    Manage your watch and search history on the YouTube Android app

    In this video, we’ll show you how to manage your search and watch histories in our Android app. To get to your watch history, tap the Library icon at the bottom of the screen. Now tap History. If you’d like to remove a specific video, tap the menu icon next to it and then choose this first option. You can also clear your entire watch history by tapping this menu icon and then tapping “Clear history”. To clear a search tap, just tap and hold over it. To manage your watch and search histories, just tap the menu icon at the top of the screen and then tap Settings. Now…

  • Check how much time you spend watching YouTube
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    Check how much time you spend watching YouTube

    Hi everyone! Have you ever wondered how much time you spend watching YouTube videos? I want to show you how to do that using your “time watched” profile, which is a tool that can help you take charge of your digital wellbeing. If you’re signed in, your profile shows you your daily average watch time and how long you’ve watched YouTube videos today, yesterday and over the past week. It’s really easy to get to. On your mobile device, just tap your account icon, then tap “Time watched”. If you’re wondering how these numbers are added up, we pull stats from your watch history, including your YouTube TV watch history.…

  • Options for using music in your videos
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    Options for using music in your videos

    Hi, I’m Josh, and today I’m going to talk about an issue most creators face at one point or another: how you can find music to use in your YouTube videos. Copyright can definitely be confusing, and if you’ve tried using music before in your videos, you may have received Content ID claims. I’m going to tell you about how that works, and some of the different options you have. First off, a little background. Why can’t you just pick any song, put it in your video, and upload it to YouTube? Well, the artists who write and perform music, and the companies they work with, own the copyright to…

  • Dark theme | Backstage at YouTube
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    Dark theme | Backstage at YouTube

    Hi, my name is Daniel, and I work at YouTube. And today we’re at the YouTube Space in L.A. to film something a little different than what we usually do. So we already have conversations with you on our Community tab and comments, in Twitter, and our support forums, and even occasionally on Reddit. So we thought why not bring these conversations to life through video right here on our YouTube Help channel. This is backstage at YouTube. Welcome everyone. Welcome Veena. Hi. How are you. I’m great. How are you. I’m great. OK. So do you want to introduce yourself? Sure. I’m Veena, Product Manager at YouTube currently working…

  • Want to edit your search history? 🔍 | Pro Tips from TeamYouTube
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    Want to edit your search history? 🔍 | Pro Tips from TeamYouTube

    Hey everyone, I’m Victoria, and welcome to another episode of Pro Tips! Today I want to show you how to get to your search history on YouTube, and how it works. To view your search history, you’ll need to sign into YouTube. In the Guide, click History. Now click “Search history”. From here, you can remove individual search entries from search suggestions, pause your search history, or clear your entire search history. Now that you know how to manage your search history, I want to share a few quick tips. First, any entries you delete will no longer influence your recommendations. Second, after clearing this, your past searches will no…

  • How to watch YouTube on TV with Chromecast, Cast, and Airplay
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    How to watch YouTube on TV with Chromecast, Cast, and Airplay

    You can use your phone, tablet, or computer to control your YouTube experience on TV. In this video we’ll show you how to watch YouTube on TV with Chromecast, Cast, and Airplay. Before you start, make sure your phone, tablet, or computer is connected to the same WiFi network as your smart TV or smart device. You will also need to have Chromecast or a smart device already enabled. If you need help setting up your Chromecast, click the link in the description below. Once you’re set up you should see the “cast” option from your phone, tablet, or computer. To cast to your TV, click or tap on the…

  • Getting started | Video viewing basics
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    Getting started | Video viewing basics

    In this video, we’ll show you the basics of watching YouTube videos like watching in full screen, changing video quality and turning captions on or off. When you’re on a computer, you can watch your video in full screen by clicking this full-screen icon at the bottom of the video player. To exit full screen, just click the same button or you can also press escape on your keyboard. You can also watch in Theater mode, which is the mid-size viewing option by clicking here. To change the video quality, click “Settings.” Then choose “Quality” and choose any of the available options. To turn on captions, select the “CC” button,…

  • How to improve your YouTube recommendations and search results
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    How to improve your YouTube recommendations and search results

    Videos recommended to you on the Home page, on Up Next and in in-app notifications are influenced by your activity on YouTube and other Google products. We use all of these different signals to recommend you videos we think you’ll want to watch. But, we know they’re not always perfect. So, in this video, we’ll show you what you can do to improve YouTube’s recommendations. So, what can you do?You can edit and pause your watch and search histories,choose topics based on what you watchand remove specific videos and channels recommended to you.Your watch and search histories can influence your future recomendations.You can get to them from the guide on…

  • How to view, delete, or pause your YouTube watch history
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    How to view, delete, or pause your YouTube watch history

    In this video, we’ll show you how to manage your watch history. To get started, you’ll need to be signed into YouTube. Once you’re signed in, you can get to your watch history by opening the Guide and then clicking History.>From here you can choose to clear or pause your watch history, or if you’d like to remove individual videos, just click the X next to a video. To find a specific video in your watch history, you can do a search right on this page to find what you need. And that’s it! Want to know more about how YouTube works? Check these other videos out, and be sure…

  • How to record shows, sports, events, and movies with YouTube TV | US only
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    How to record shows, sports, events, and movies with YouTube TV | US only

    With YouTube TV, you never have to miss an episode, movie, or game by recording them to your library. First of all, it’s important to note that recording doesn’t take up any space on your device. and you can record as many programs as you like. Remember, you still need to be connected to the Internet to view a recorded program. To add a program to your library, tap the plus icon next to the program title. This will record all current and upcoming airings. Your live TV recordings will be saved for 9 months while on-demand programs will vary. To remove a program from your library just select the…