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Best YouTube Tricks and Tips You Probably Didn’t Know Of

Youtube Tricks and Tips

In today’s period, we watch almost all our videos on YouTube. YouTube has always been a great source of entertainment. And the perfect part is that the site is so seamless. So smooth so friendly and clean. This post, however, is on a few tricks you can use on YouTube, for example, did you know that you can download a YouTube video or audio, only putting the word “Magic” in between You and Tube in the URL with just a few clicks?

Here’s a listing to boost your viewing experience on YouTube. From watching age restricted videos to creating GIF from videos, here’s all you need to know about YouTube tricks and tips.

List Of YouTube Tricks and Tips

  1. Install Magic Extension (For Chrome Desktop Users)

    Improve your YouTube watching experience! Auto HD, Ad Block, Cinema Mode, Mouse Wheel Volume Control, Screenshot and lots of more functions.

    Magic Actions for YouTube™ is a light-weight and useful add-in designed for a more comfy watching experience. Magic Actions is easy to make use of!

    magic extension install

  2. Download Youtube Videos

    Method 1:  For downloading a YouTube video or audio, put the word “Magic” in between You and Tube in the URL.
    magic step 1 download video

    It’ll automatically take you to a download page where you will find a type of formats you’ll be able to download the video in.
    magic step 2 download video

    Method 2: Just add a ‘ss’ (without quotes) in the URL by replacing www. and before YouTube to download YouTube videos effortlessly.
    ss step 1 download video

    It’s going to take you automatically to a download page where you’ll find a type of video formats you can download the video in.
    ss step 2 download video

  3. Download Video as MP3

    For mp3 music download, copy a YouTube video URL you want to download, then go to and paste it there and say convert. The download will begin.

    Your mp3 audio is now ready to download just click on download link for downloading it.
    youtube-mp3 2

  4. Make GIF from Video

    To create a GIF with a YouTube video, type “gif” before the word ‘youtube’ in the URL.

    You will automatically be taken to a GIF maker where you possibly can choose the length of your GIF and download the video in GIF format.
    gif 2

  5. Play video in a repeat mode on YouTube 

    Want to Run a video on YouTube in a repeat mode without pressing the ‘replay’ button again then just add the word “repeat” between and .com
    youtube repeat

    It’s going to take you automatically to a page where you can watch a video in repeat mode.
    youtube repeat 2

  6. Unblock YouTube restricted video

    YouTube videos that are blocked regionally can be accessed via ProxFlow. No more country restrictions, just enjoy the content! With ProxFlow, you can just access YouTube videos with country restrictions. Alternate you can read out this article about how to unblock country restriction.

  7. Use the keyboard shortcuts.

    Feeling too lazy to reach out to your mouse? Worry not for you can all the time use that keyboard of yours to control your YouTube videos.

    Some Useful shortcut keys:

    k= Pause/play.

    j= Rewind the video 10 seconds.

    l= Fast forward the video 10 seconds.

    m= Mute the video.

    Read also: How to operate Facebook by using Keyboard only.

  8. Watch age restricted videos without logging in

    Came across an age-restricted video? Don’t really feel like logging in? However, you still want to watch the video? Because hey, its age restricted! For watching age restricted videos without logging in, just erase “watch?” from the URL and replace the “v=” with “v/“, and press enter. See image below for more details↓
    Image 1:

    age restricted

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    age restricted 2

    Image 3:
    age restricted 3

  9. Start your video at a specific time.

    Do you want to start your video from a particular time? You’ll be able just to Start a video from a specific time by just adding “#t=” and the time at the end of the YouTube URL. For example, video URL followed by “#t=2m2s” or “#t=45s“. See image below for more details↓
    Image 1:
    watch specific time
    Image 2:
    watch specific time 2

  10. Disable autoplay.

    Want to disable autoplay on YouTube? You can disable autoplay by sliding the “autoplay” button on the top right of the page. It’ll turn from blue to grey once you slide it.

  11. YouTube TV Mode for Big Screens

    YouTube TV Mode for Big Screens YouTube TV is an interface for viewers who prefer to watch YouTube videos on their television, with popcorn, on a nice comfy couch. What’s not to like? The problem with watching YouTube on a TV is you couldn’t use a mouse to do your clicking. Instead, it’s the video arcade era “letter-by-letter” shift that you have to deliver via the keyboard. Just add ‘tv’ after for access YouTube TV mode.
    youtube tv

  12. Play YouTube Videos in Slow (or Fast) Motion

    The YouTube video participant allows you to change simply* the playback velocity of movies. You possibly can watch a YouTube video in gradual movement or quick movement.
    Example: For speeding up long YouTube videos such as online lectures, go to settings and select 2x speed. You can understand and watch the video in half the time.
    speed up

  13. Operate your YouTube only through your keyboard

    Don’t feel like using your mouse or your touchpad? Just type “/leanback” after and press enter.


    Next, you will redirect to YouTube TV mode where you can control YouTube without using your Mouse or Touchpad.
    leanback 2

We hope you enjoyed the article ‘Best YouTube tricks and Tips.’ If you have any other tips about YouTube Or having issue regards this article then mention in the comment below.

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