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A Quick Tip on the important YouTube hotkeys

Well, YouTube is something that we use almost daily while using internet. Since you are an avid user of the world’s biggest video streaming website, why not learn these quick tips and YouTube hotkeys to use the website in an even better way?

A Quick Tip on the important YouTube hotkeys

Playback hotkeys

Space or k – play / pause
> (Shift+. key) – increase speed of the video clip
< (Shift+, key) - decrease speed of the video clip f - Enter into fullscreen mode. If you want to return from the fullscreen mode, press the ESC key.

Rewind video hotkeys

← : go back 5 seconds
→ : go forward 5 seconds
Ctrl + ← or j : go back 10 seconds
Ctrl + → or l : go forward 10 seconds

0 or Home — go to the beginning of the video
1 — go to 10% of the video duration
2 — go to 20% of the video duration
3 — go to 30% of the video duration
4 — go to 40% of the video duration
5 — go to 50% of the video duration
6 — go to 60% of the video duration
7 — go to 70% of the video duration
8 — go to 80% of the video duration
9 — go to 90% of the video duration
End — go to the end of the video

Volume hotkeys

↑ — increase the sound volume level by 5%
↓ — increase the sound volume level by 5%
m — mute

Playlist navigation hotkeys

N — next video in the playlist
P — previous video in the playlist

Other YouTube hotkeys

/ — set focus to the search text box
Esc — leave the search box / exit fullscreen
? — show the hotkeys help window

Nick is a Cloud Architect by profession. He loves to spend a lot of time testing and reviewing the latest gadgets and software. He likes all things tech and his passion for smartphones is only matched by his passion for Sci-Fi TV Series.

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