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  • 6 YouTube Tips And Tricks That You Don’t Know

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In today’s era, if a song, video, recipe, news, or any thought comes to your mind, we quickly look for YouTube and find the necessary information on it. You name it, and YouTube presents it before you. It has a complete package of videos for everyone and is a perfect destination for entertainment and time pass.

There are times when we like a video so much that we wish to download it YouTube gives us the option to download it offline on the app itself and sometimes you need to buy the premium to download a video offline, here is the solution to your problem. Using 4Hub will allow you to download the video in your gadget and save you from searching the video on YouTube and wasting your internet.

Being the third most visited site after Google and Facebook, it is a gigantic behemoth of an entity. But there are certain features which make you fall in love with YouTube deeper !! if you don’t know them, we are here for you, we present to you six YouTube tricks that you don’t know!

Playing A video in the background

All of us are multitasking and wish our phone to be the same; you may have noticed one thing: You can’t navigate out of the app. You have to keep YouTube in commence, and you can’t use your phone for anything else,


  1. Open Firefox or Chrome on phone
  2. Navigate to the video you want to play on YouTube
  3. Tap on Settings in the upper right-hand corner
  4. Select “Request Desktop Site.”
  5. Start playing your video and press home button
  6. The audio will keep playing in the background


  1. Open safari on your phone
  2. Navigate to the video you want to play on YouTube
  3. Start playing the video and click on the home button
  4. Swipe up to your home screen to expose the action center
  5. Press play

YouTube Kids Which Is A Safer Option For Your Kids

Being a parent becomes very difficult when you have to save your child from distractions and hoaxes. For helping out parents, YouTube has brought out this safer version. In this, parents would be able to regulate what their child can see and even search. It uses filters powered by algorithms to select videos that are safe for children.

The version is free and comes with a timer to limit how much time the child spends on the app. Isn’t this just merely incredible??

Click to convert YouTube to MP3

Snake Game

This is one of the rarest secrets about YouTube that anyone knows. Many times, it happens that a video takes too long to load and keeps on buffering. The best way to kill your time at that moment is by playing this snake game, which you must have played last in Nokia phones??

All you need to do is to hold the left or right arrow key for a few seconds while the video is paused and press the ‘up’ arrow to start the game. Have fun!!

Video Starting From A Certain Point

Has it ever happened that you want to share a video with someone but want them to see from a specific moment?? Generally, we ask them to fast forward, but the kick is that you can send them the link, which will make them open the video at that particular moment. Wondering how?

  1. Open the video and click on share, and a window of options appears.
  2. Check the box next to “start at.”
  3. Type the particular duration you want the video to initiate
  4. You’ll see a tag to compute itself to conclude the generic YouTube link. Copy and paste the link wherever you’d like.

Control With Keyboard

Well, you do not need to use the mouse always, your keyboard can also do your work. These are simple yet useful tricks.

  • Press J for rewinding your video by 10 seconds
  • Press L for fast-forwarding your video by 10 seconds
  • Press K to play/pause your video
  • Press M to mute/unmute your video
  • Press the numbers from 0-9 to move your video from 0 to 90 percent. For example, on pressing 5, your video will resume from 50%

Go Incognito And Limit Data Use Feature

Well, sometimes we wish to watch something that doesn’t stay in our history, and we don’t get recommendations of it as well, that’s when we remember incognito mode. Like Google, YouTube also does with this feature. Happy listening to that??

To turn this mode on, click on your profile and choose “Turn on Incognito” option, and you’re all set to enter the privacy mode.

If you’re on a limited data plan, YouTube helps you to save your money as well. All you need to do is to go to settings, hit general, and enable limit data usage and enable autoplay.

We hope that we were able to provide you with some of the coolest and excellent tips, tricks, and hacks of YouTube that you may not have known yet and made your YouTube experience better. So, try all of them, explore yourself, and widen your horizons.

Breanne Thorne

By Breanne Thorne
who can usually be found binging on indie series on Netflix. Breanne loves dancing, cooks very badly, enjoys strolling around the city, and otherwise spends far too much time at the computer. She is a fan of Tumblr and loves surfing it. But she makes sure to stay safe and got to learn about the safe mode from Tumblr. She is residing in the USA, with her brother and adorable puppy, Milo.

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