Shortcuts Youtube Player for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Youtube Player for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 26 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

Gain Control of Youtube Video

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
/ 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
Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
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
1…9 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)

Video Control

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
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)


Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+P Previous video in playlist
Shift+N or End Next video in playlist
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Date of change: 25.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program