29 Shortcuts for Youtube Player (Windows)  [edit]

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Most times these shortcut seem to work; but it is often necessary to click on the video to enable the focus on the video. By default when starting a video, the focus is on the Player Window, but you may continuously need to re-gain control.

minusplus1. Disable In-Video Advertising
K then End, then K. Or scroll to end of Video and click repeat As of 2020 you can still disable advertising in the middle of videos by scrolling to the end of the video and clicking on repeat.

You identify the presence of in-video advertising by yellow markers on timeline at the bottom of the video. Does not work for ads at the beginning and end of the video.

If Autoplay is enabled or video is part of the playlist, press Escape to cancel autoplay before repeating. If you are on a Smartphone, you can't disable autoplay. Instead - start the video briefly, stop it, go to your viewing history, play the video from there, scroll to the end, and repeat.

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minusplus2. Gain Control of Youtube Video
/ Focus on Youtube Search Bar
Esc Focus away from Search Bar
2x Alt+Tab Focus on Video (focus away from Browser, then back)
Click on lower part of video (under the progress bar) Focus on Video

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minusplus3. Navigate Video
K or Space or Click Play/ Pause Video (K does not need focus on video)
J/L Jump backwards/ forward 10 seconds (regardless of focus)
Arrow Left/Arrow Right Jump backwards/ forward 5 seconds
19 Jump to 10% to 90% of the video
add #t=10m to URL Jump to 10 minutes into video (press Alt+D, then End, then type #t=10m). Add seconds as necessary
Home or 0 (zero) Jump to the start of the video
End Jump to the end of the video (if video not in playlist)
, (comma) Go backwards a little bit when video is paused
. (dot) Go forward a little bit when video is paused
Page Down/Page Up Jump backwards/ forward 1 minute (only when the progress bar is focused)

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minusplus4. Video Control
F or Double click Full screen mode on/off
Esc Leave full screen mode
M Mute on/off
>/< (Shift+./Shift+,) Increase/ decrease video speed in intervals 0.5 - 0.25 - normal - 1.25 - 1.5 - 2
C Toggle Close Captioning
+/- Increase / decrease CC font size (works in Chrome, not in Firefox)
B Change CC Background color
Arrow Up/Arrow Down Increase/ decrease volume by 5% (You must be focused on the video player, either by hitting Tab until you are focused or clicking on the video itself)
Right click Open a menu
Move mouse or press otherwise unassigned key show controls for a few seconds (in fullscreen mode show also the video's title)

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minusplus5. Playlists
Shift+P Previous video in playlist
Shift+N or End Next video in playlist

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minusplus6. Jump within Video
Num+0 Jump to beginning of Video
Num+2...9 Jump to 20%, 30% up to 90% of the Video

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Uploaded by likeurboss, updated on 9/25/2020 by bernd