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All Youtube shortcut and tips cheat sheet

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Youtube has been the biggest and the best website to find a lot of movies and TV shows.

It can give you hours of entertainment and education. It gives it’s users free videos that will entertain them and also educate them. Most students use youtube nowadays for their researches.

However, if you are a youtube user, it will be very helpful to know some cheats and tips that will help you to navigate the website faster. These shortcuts or cheats and tips are all made available for you in the table below.

The cheat sheet contains keyboard shortcuts, URL shortcuts, and search operators. Standard dimensions specified by YouTube for creating all types of graphics and videos are added for the benefit of youtube creators.

The Youtube Shortcuts and Tips cheat Sheet.

Shortcut Action
Keyboard Shortcuts
The YouTube video window must be active for these shortcuts to work.
Space Play/pause video
k Play/pause video
Left Arrow Rewind 5 seconds
Right Arrow Fast-forward 5 seconds
j Rewind 10 seconds
l Fast-forward 10 seconds
¹0 Restart video
¹1-9 Fast-forward in increments of 10%
Home Restart video (Windows only)
End Jump to end of video (Windows only)
, Rewind by one frame when video is paused
. Fast-forward by one frame when video is paused
> Increase playback speed
< Decrease playback speed
Shift + n OR
²Ctrl + Right Arrow
Jump to next video in playlist
Shift + p OR
²Ctrl + Left Arrow OR
Jump to previous video in playlist
m Mute/unmute video
Up Arrow Increase volume by 5%
Down Arrow Decrease volume by 5%
f Toggle Full Screen Mode
t Toggle Theater Mode
i Toggle Miniplayer
c Toggle captions if available
o Cycle through text opacity options for captions
w Cycle through window opacity options for captions
= Increase font size for captions
Decrease font size for captions
w Pan up in 360° video
s Pan down in 360° video
a Pan left in 360° video
d Pan right in 360° video
[ Zoom in within 360° video
] Zoom out in 360° video
Tab Cycle forward through onscreen elements
Shift + Tab Cycle backward through onscreen elements
Space Launch or open selected element
Enter Launch or open selected element
/ Place cursor in search box
Shift + / Open YouTube shortcuts dialog
Esc Exit Full Screen mode, exit dialogs
URL Shortcuts
Video_ID in the URLs refers to the 11-character sequence that appears in every YouTube URL.
³Link to any part of video youtube.com/watch?v=Video_ID&t=YmXXs
³Start video from a specific point youtube.com/watch?v=Video_ID&start=XX
Bypass age restrictions genyoutube.com/watch?v=Video_ID
Loop video indefinitely youtuberepeater.com/watch?v=Video_ID
View high-res thumbnail of video (if available) img.youtube.com/vi/Video_ID/maxresdefault.jpg
Make a GIF from any part of video gifyoutube.com/watch?v=Video_ID
Search Operators
Append search operator to your query.
+keyword Force keyword matching
-keyword Exclude keyword
“keyword(s)” Force exact keyword(s) match
intitle: Look for keywords in content title
,hour Content uploaded in the last hour only
,today Content uploaded today
,week Content uploaded this week
,month Content uploaded this month
,year Content uploaded this year
,video Videos only
,channel Channels only
,playlist Playlists only
,movie Movies only
,show Shows only
,long Content longer than 20 minutes
,short Content shorter than 4 minutes
,live Live streaming content only
,4k 4K content only
,hd HD content only
,cc Captioned content only
,creativecommons Creative Commons licensed content only
,spherical 360° content only
,3d 3D content only
,hdr HDR content only
,purchased Purchased content only
, Separate keywords/operators
Related Links
YouTube Trending youtube.com/feed/trending
Your Subscriptions youtube.com/feed/subscriptions
Your YouTube History youtube.com/feed/history
YouTube Gaming youtube.com/gaming
YouTube Premium youtube.com/red
YouTube TV youtube.com/tv
YouTube Copyright Basics https://youtu.be/OQVHWsTHcoc
YouTube TestTube youtube.com/testtube
Recommended Dimensions (in pixels) for Creating YouTube Graphics and Videos
Profile Picture 800×800
Thumbnail 1280×720
Banner (Cover Photo or Channel Art) 2560×440
Banner Safe Area 1546×423
Mobile Display 1546×423
Tablet Display 1855×423
Desktop Display 2560×423
TV Display 2560×1440
4K (2160p) 3840×2160
2K (1440p) 2560×1440
Max. Resolution for HD (1080p) 1920×1080
Min. Resolution for HD (720p) 1280×720
Standard Definition (480p) 854×480
Traditional Website Resolution (360p) 640×360
Minimum YouTube Video Size (240p) 426×240
¹Key(s) on the numeric keypad won’t work.²On Mac keyboards, use Cmd instead of Ctrl and Delete instead of Backspace.

³Y refers to minutes and XX refers to seconds.