Last Updated on March 28, 2021 by Muhammad Junaid Khalid
There are some very useful YouTube shortcuts from your keyboard that can help you save a lot of time. So we are going to show you the 5 most amazing YouTube Shortcuts that you must know!
5 Most Useful YouTube Shortcuts You Should Know
1. The F Key
By pressing the ‘F’ key on your keyboard while watching a video on youtube, you can take your video player to a full-screen mode. And by pressing the ‘F’ key again, you can exit the full-screen mode. So you don’t have to reach your cursor all the way to the video player to watch a video on full screen. You can do it without leaving the comfort of your keyboard.
2. The J and L Key
By pressing the ‘J’ key on your keyboard while watching a video on youtube, you can rewind the video by 10 seconds. You can also forward the video by 10 seconds, just by pressing the ‘L’ key. So if you want to rewind or forward the video somewhere near, these shortcuts will surely help you.
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3. The M Key
While watching a YouTube video you can click on the ‘M’ key to mute the audio. So, if you quickly wanted to mute the audio in a situation where it is difficult to reach out for the volume knob, you can just press the ‘M’ key. You can also un-mute by pressing the same key once again.
4. The K Key
Do you know if you press the ‘K’ key on your keyboard while watching a YouTube video, you will end up pausing? Pressing it again will resume the video. And I know you can do it by pressing the space bar instead. But I think it’s more useful if you are a person, who likes to rest their fingers on the top of the keyboard while watching. Try it and I’m sure you will feel more comfortable.
5. 0 to 9 Number Keys
While watching any video, you can just press any of the number keys from 0 to 9 to skip parts of the video. For example, if you press ‘3’, you’ll skip 30% of the video from the beginning. Similarly, if you press 4, you will skip 40%. Pressing 0 will get you back to the beginning. While pressing 9 will get you to the ending of the video.
I found these shortcuts very useful, especially while I’m watching long or lengthy videos. I hope you will also feel comfortable after using them.
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