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10 Keyboard Shortcut Keys That Makes Watching Youtube Videos Very Easy

Keyboard Shortcuts that will make Youtube Watching very simple:

Do you watch Youtube quite Often? Sometimes scrolling up and down on the youtube video page or muting the video during an important call might be a hassle. It will be really easy if we get to know the Keyboard commands to pause and play the video or to take the control of the video player. Here are 10 keyboard shortcut keys that can come in handy while watching Youtube videos.

Youtube Keyboard Shortcuts

  1. Tab Key:

    Tab key on the keyboard allows you to cycle through various controls from the top of the Youtube page to the bottom of the page repeatedly. When you hit tab key, it points to the video progress bar and when you keep hitting the Tab Key it cycles from video progress to play/pause, next video, mute, volume, full-screen mode, and to all the controls present on that page. Go to the control you want just by pressing the Tab key.

  2. Fullscreen:

    Enjoy watching the full-screen Youtube videos by just hitting F key on the Keyboard and Esc key to exit the full screen.

  3. Play or Pause the Video:

    When playing an interesting video, you might get an important call and you need pause the video. Just hit K Key to pause the video. K Key works where ever you are on the page. The other option would be Spacebar. But for the Spacebar Key to work, you must select the video first.

  4. Skip the Video Forward or Backward by 5 seconds:

    To skip the boring part or to repeat the best part, you have to skip the video by clicking backward or forwards. Just use left and right arrows to move back and forth by 5 seconds.

  5. Skip the Video Forward or Backward by 10 Seconds:

    To skip the video by 10 seconds use J Key and L Key that are conveniently located either side of K Key. J key skips the video back by 10 seconds and L Key skips the video forward by 10 seconds.

  6. Specific Point of the Video:

    The number keys cut the video by tenths. 1 key skips the video to 10 percent, 2 key to 20 percent, 3 by 30 percent and 9 to 90 percent of the video. To view the video at a specific point just hit the number key on the keyboard.

  7. Slow Motion:

    Pause the video and hit the period(.) key on your keyboard to move forward one frame at a time and hit comma to move back a frame.

  8. Restart Video:

    Hit 0 (Zero) Key or Home key to restart your video.

  9. Volume Increase/Decrease:

    Use up and down arrows to adjust the volume and M Key mutes the volume.

  10. Closed Captioning:

    Hit C Key to turn on the closed captioning. Use plus or minus keys to change the font size.

Now that you know the keyboard shortcut keys, play with the Youtube player and make your Youtube viewing experience a friendly experience.

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