We all use YouTube almost every day. But most of us don’t know some very useful features that YouTube provides. Here is the list of the 5 most important features everyone needs to know about:
Hidden Features of YouTube
- YouTube downloads
This feature is going to be very helpful for people who want to watch videos offline. With the help of this feature, anyone can download YouTube videos and watch them even when the internet is unavailable. You can easily download a video by following these steps:
- Open YouTube
- Search for the video you want to download.
- Open the video
- Slide the panel which has like, share and similar buttons.
- There you will see a download button just below the video.
- Select the Quality in which you want to download and press ok.
- To access the downloaded videos just click on the Library section which will be visible at the bottom of your screen.
- Watch later
This is another amazing feature of YouTube. This feature lets you save the video to watch later. If you don’t have enough time to watch it or want to rewatch it later, just put the video into the watch later category. The watch later button is available just to the right of the download button. To locate the download button please read the instructions given above.
If you are trying to group certain kinds of videos on YouTube then you can do it very easily with this feature.
Here are detailed instructions for it:
- Open YouTube
- Go to the library section which can be easily accessed at bottom of the YouTube app.
- Here you will see the option to create a new playlist.
- Create a playlist and name it as you wish.
- Search for a video you want to put into that playlist.
- You will see three dots just below that video, tap it.
- A list will open up and there will be a feature called save to playlist.
- Tap it and you will see the playlist you have created earlier.
- Select it and save it.
- Now you will be able to see that video in your playlist which can be accessed through the library section.
- Not interested
Sometimes a certain category of videos keeps popping up in our fees. The not interesting feature helps you convey a message to the youtube algorithm that you don’t want to see such kind of content on your feed. Simply click on the three dots below any YouTube video that you don’t want to see again and click the option named not interested. YouTube algorithm will save your choice and it will try not to show some kind of content to you.
- Don’t recommend the channel.
This feature is similar to the Not interested feature. This will help you stop getting videos of channels you don’t want to see in your feed. The procedure is similar as given for the not interested feature. Just click on three dots and you will see an option named don’t recommend this channel. Tap on that option and your job is done.