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Questions tagged [youtube]

For questions about YouTube on Apple devices, such as OSX, iOS, and Apple TV.

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How to stop macbook from playing youtube videos at login screen?

When I opened my macbook this morning, a youtube video I had been watching earlier started playing at max volume. Combine that with the touch keyboard, so there's no way to adjust the volume until I ...
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YouTube keeps crashing on Safari

It's been a while since YouTube has been crashing while playing long videos on Safari. In particular, a noisy grey screen appears with the error message "An error has occurred, please try again later"....
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Pause button started working for Chrome / Youtube, messing with audio player controls

I'm on macbook pro, 2017, Mojave 10.14.4. Previously, I used F7/F8/F9 audio-buttons with Spotify only (it worked with iTunes if it's open together with Spotify but whatever. It didn't do anything in ...
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Upload a video from iPhone to someone else's YouTube channel?

A friend with an iPhone has made a video on her iPhone and edited it with the video editor. She has her own YouTube channel, but she doesn't want the video there, she wants to put it on another ...
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Why iOS on iPhones and iPads automatically end an app (ie Youtube) after idling? Is there a way to stop iOS from ending apps when idling?

It's terribly frustrating to have watched parts of a Youtube video, then have iOS quit it. Unless I wrote down the time-stamp, I would have no idea where I left off. Is there a way to stop iOS from ...
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Why can't I import AAC files downloaded with youtube-dl into iTunes?

When I download a song with youtube-dl into AAC, then I cannot import it into iTunes. iTunes doesn't give an error. It just ignores it. youtube-dl -x --audio-format aac https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Downloading large files in background on iOS 12

I usually download large file in YouTube app for offline viewing , also use “Shortcut” app to download large file, I have set background refresh on for both the apps The problem is that , the moment ...
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changing playback speed on youtube on iPad [duplicate]

Context: iPad Air 12.1.4, Safari. Gear icon offers quality change but not speed. Tapping the video starts or pauses video only; there is no overlay of options. If I click the three dots at the far ...
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Is audio and video slightly out of sync when iPhone is used with a Bluetooth earphone? [duplicate]

Because wireless audio through Bluetooth is usually slightly delayed, so when a Bluetooth earphone is used, is the audio and video slightly out of sync for: YouTube videos Videos in general, such as ...
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Can’t access some webpages

When I go to certain websites, it says “safari cannot open the page because it could not connect to the server” Screen time is currently not blocking any websites, and this happens with YouTube.com, ...
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Safari: Picture in Picture stopped working with no reason

I've got used iPad mini 2 in good condition, fully erased. After setting up the device, youtube had minimized into small window on clicking home button, which I could move. It worked for me for 2-3 ...
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Why does Safari add a weird extension to YouTube links?

When I click on a YouTube video the browser always adds this extension to the link: "&frags=pl%2Cwn". Example links: Normal link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Example123 Link in Safari: https:...
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How to fast forward and remind a youtube video in the external monitor without moving my mouse out of the main screen?

I want to do programming in my MacBook Pro while looking at the lectures on Udemy on my external monitor. Thanks to this question: How do I control the Play/Stop button for a website (e.g., YouTube) ...
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How to use youtube-dl --cookies

How do I use the --cookies option to youtube-dl to download a Youtube video? Can anyone provide a worked example of how to obtain the relevant cookies for Youtube and put it in the appropriate format ...
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YouTube video thumbnails not getting loaded

On YouTube webpage, instead of the video thumbnail images, I see only a blue box with a question mark in it. Any video on YouTube does not seems to work either. Can anyone help me? I am not able to ...
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How can I run a YouTube video in Picture in Picture mode on iOS?

On iOS, while watching a video in YouTube app, when I go to the Home Screen, the video stops playing. I found no setting to enable it. I know it is available for Android, but is there a way to do so ...
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macOS counterpart of Windows startup batch file [duplicate]

My friend pranked me by creating a batch file which opens a YouTube video and added it to the startup folder, so that the batch file launches every time I log in. This is what he wrote in the batch ...
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Can you live link a youtube video in Keynote as opposed to embedding an offline copy?

Powerpoint allows to stream a video directly as part of a presentation: In PowerPoint, you can insert or link to an online video, and then play it during your presentation. The video plays ...
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On the iPhone, can I let YouTube run in the background and play the audio while I use other apps?

For example, if there is some live stream, or some videos that I can just listen to, and then I'd like to use other apps such as Gmail or Facebook, can I go to those apps without YouTube interrupting ...
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YouTube Full-Screen Mode Overtakes External Monitors

I'm on a 27" iMac, running 2 external monitors in my video production studio. One is a 65" Samsung wall mount screen. I have been accustomed to having YouTube videos run in full screen mode on the ...
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Error downloading YouTube video using youtube-dl

When downloading a YouTube video using youtube-dl, I get the following error: MacBook-Pro:ytd user$ youtube-dl "https://youtu.be/dgxpBpa9A48" [youtube] dgxpBpa9A48: Downloading webpage ERROR: ...
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Does it violate App Store/YouTube TOS to develop YouTube Player app?

I want to develop a 3rd party YouTube Player app which only have 2 main features: Background playback Block ads If I submitted this app to App Store. Will Apple approve my app? Does that violate App ...
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macOS annoyingly puts fullscreen videos in a new “space”

When watching a video on YouTube (or any other streaming service) – I use mainly Safari, sometimes Chrome, with the same result – when I switch to fullscreen, the video goes fullscreen in a new "Space"...
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YouTube video with custom start and end times not working on iPhone 7

The following YouTube URL is not working as expected in Safari and Chrome on my iPhone 7: https://www.youtube.com/embed/4NZycutQrUw?start=1523&end=2171&autoplay=1&controls=1 The video ...
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YouTube freezes with Safari

I'm running macOS High Sierra and have had a bizarre problem for months. When I use Safari to watch videos on YouTube, occasionally changing the time of the video (either with the arrow keys or with ...
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How to scrobble to last.fm from YouTube played via Apple TV?

I got some rad new sonos speakers and hooked them up to my TV. So naturally I'm now playing more music videos on YouTube. But Last.fm isn't picking up these scrobbles. Bummer! What can I do to make ...
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Fullscreen issue

I've got a MacBook Air (early 2015) and time to time I have a problem with fullscreen mode. When controls disappear (cursor as well) video may become darker or change the saturation. I'm not sure what ...
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Chrome Browser Youtube error net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET

Im not able to open youtube.com in Google Chrome browser v. 65.x. While I can open all other website. I tried opening youtube in Firefox, Safari it works fine. Im using MACOSX 10.12.6. I get ...
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Why are some streaming players not playing no matter how long you wait?

Unfortunately, most streaming players I'm currently using, except YouTube, have this exact same problem. Sometimes they simply don't play, even though they should have been loaded far enough. But in ...
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YouTube app on iPad 1 stopped working again (Error : App is out dated) [duplicate]

The YouTube app on my iPad 1 has stopped working. It shows an error: Error: App is Outdated. How do I get the app to work again?
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Is it safe to install youtube-dl on my Mac?

I recently came to know about youtube-dl to download YouTube videos. My Mac is the main computer I use. I want to ensure I don't download any malicious script or software. Is youtube-dl totally safe ...
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How to download older version of an app for older devices?

Long story short, I recently deleted the Google YouTube app off my iPad 1 in hopes to fix some weird behavior. I planned to reinstall it right after, but to my dismay, it wouldn't let me download it ...
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Downloading YouTube music videos

Is there a reliable YouTube video converter than can download music videos? I am a professor teaching overseas and often download music videos for classroom use. For example, gospel songs and ...
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Stream YouTube video in Full HD resolution on iOS Safari [duplicate]

I have an iPhone X and an iPad Pro, both running iOS 11. I notice, when streaming a YouTube video in iOS Safari, the video resolution is limited to a maximum of 720p. For e.g., when watching this ...
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Does iOS AppStore prohibit Youtube Downloading apps?

I am currently developing an app that allows users to search for a youtube video and then allows them to download the video offline for viewing when there is no wifi/cellular coverage.. I noticed ...
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OFFLINE VIDEOS, are they at a risk?

I use an iPhone. What would happen to the Offline videos on the YouTube app once I delete/uninstall the app and want the videos (offline ones) back, after I install it again later? So would the ...
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Why won't Safari OSX play YouTube videos?

When I display a video, I see this message: When I click through to the message about HTML support I see: Yet we know that Safari supports H.264. Other notes - YouTube videos play in Chrome ...
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Can Safari receive desktop notifications from YouTube or Facebook?

Since switching from Chrome to Safari, I've noticed that I no longer have an option to enable desktop notifications from YouTube or Facebook. For example, going to YouTube's settings > account ...
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How do I add youtube support to Safari 11.0?

Safari 11.0 on High Sierra does not play any youtube.com videos. It displays instead: Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently ...
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Missing sound in videos recorded with iOS 11

iOS 11 finally has screen recording capabilities. It can record audio too (force tap on record button to enable). However, while the recorded videos play fine on the iPhone without any problems, when ...
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Video Blocker for Safari

I was using chrome for a long time and video blocker always helped me in game release date. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/video-blocker/jknkjnpcbbgcbdbaampbjlhkcghmgfhk I'm looking ...
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Touch Bar no longer allows for switching between media controls in High Sierra?

Prior to updating to High Sierra, the touch bar would display any media that is currently playing (such as iTunes) and allow me to expand it and control it. As I'm typing in Safari, the touch bar ...
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Playing/Pausing iTunes while another app plays media

While browsing on Safari and listening to iTunes I come across a video and then press the "play" button on the keyboard (to stop the music while I watch the video) it starts/stops the video instead of ...
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Why does the YouTube app know what I have watched on youtube.com in Safari

The YouTube app seems to have access to Safari's cookies because if you watch a youtube video in Safari, the app knows it. Is there a permissions setting to prevent this? Is this not an alarming ...
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applescript - How to convert youtube link text to embed html text?

i want to convert 'youtube link text (from clipboard)' to 'youtube title and embed html text' and copy to clipboard With Applescript for example, I copy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Want menu and dock to remain visible when youtube fullscreen and Mission control is NOT set to Displays have seperate Spaces

I found a lot of people wanting to hide the dock and I need the reverse, I'm a developer and like to watch youtube (I use chrome) on one of my multiple monitors while I work on the other two monitors (...
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Use Siri commands for a specific app [duplicate]

I have wondered to my self if I can search on YouTube through Siri (iPhone 6s), when I have tried the "help" with Siri it(she?) showed me how can I use it with Facebook and twitter. My questions are ...
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ios backbutton at top of the screen

In many apps like safari or youtube the backbutton is at the top of the screen. That makes it basically impossible to use my ipad pro 9.7 comfortably in bed, I would have to sit up and use both hands ...
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How can I control YouTube playback using voice commands?

I like to listen to music and podcasts on YouTube on my iPhone while driving. I have my own custom playlists containing content to listen to while driving. One drawback is that there doesn't seem to ...
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Why do I get duplicate YouTube controls in Safari?

YouTube videos have a duplicate set of controls under the normal controls in Safari. Safari: Firefox: MacOS 10.12.5 and Safari 10.1.1. The only Safari extension I have enabled is 1Password. What'...