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How to Loop a YouTube Video

We show you how to loop a YouTube video on your desktop and smartphone (iOS, Android) using the Youtube app and third-party tools.


Are you wondering how to put a YouTube video on repeat or play a YouTube video on a loop? If you're a fan of a particular song or video on YouTube and want to keep it on repeat, you're in luck. Looping a YouTube video is a simple process that can be done with just a few clicks. This is helpful whether you want to listen to your favorite song on repeat or use a specific video part as a background. There are various ways to loop a YouTube video.

YouTube on Repeat

Many enjoy playing their preferred music, ASMR recordings, meditation guides, and other types of video content on repeat for various purposes. They include relaxation and motivation. With over two billion monthly users on YouTube, it's no surprise that many individuals use the platform as their primary source of entertainment. However, it wasn't easy to loop videos on the platform, necessitating third-party tools.

It wasn't until 2015, when YouTube replaced Adobe Flash Player with HTML5, that the ability to loop videos was introduced. This tutorial will provide desktop and users instructions on how to loop YouTube videos.

By the end of this guide, you'll know how to loop a YouTube video. You will be able to enjoy your favorite content without interruption. So, let's get started and learn how to repeat YouTube videos and create YouTube loop videos.

How to Loop a YouTube Video on Your Desktop

Here's how to put a youtube video on repeat on your desktop.

  1. Right-click on the video and select “loop” at the very top of the options to loop a YouTube video
    Windows 11 - Youtube.com - Video - Context Menu - Loop

How to Loop a YouTube Video on the Mobile App (Android/iOS)

  1. Tap the “Settings” icon at the top right corner of the screen
    Android - Youtube App - Video - Settings
  2. Just tap on the “Loop video” option to turn the loop on a YouTube video
    Android - Youtube App - Video - Settings - Turn On Loop Video
  3. You can see the “Loop video” option is turned on, and you can tap on it again to turn off the loop on a YouTube video
    Android - Youtube App - Video - Settings - Turn Off Loop Video

How to Loop Parts/Scenes of a YouTube Video

Sometimes, people watch YouTube mashup song videos and get clicked with a particular song in between. That's when you loop that specific part of the YouTube video. It is also possible to choose a particular segment of a YouTube video and wind it only. You can use a third-party tool to do that.

  1. Go to the web application “Looptube.io” paste your YouTube video URL in the search bar and click on the search icon
    Windows 11 - Looptube.io - Paste URL
  2. Once the video is ready, you can drag starting and ending points to loop any specific part of your YouTube video
    Windows 11 - Looptube.io - Paste URL - Specify the Loop Part

Extra: How to Make a Playlist on YouTube on Mobile and the Web

YouTube playlists are a handy tool to create and categorize curated lists of the platform's videos. As well as the often-used “Watch Later”, you can create a playlist on YouTube to collect and play your favorite music or topic-related videos.

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Extra: How to Delete Your YouTube Watch and Search History

Did you know that YouTube keeps a log of not just every video you watch, but every video you search for? All of it is fed into the service's recommendation algorithm and advertisements, which target you based on this data. Mostly, though, it's there so that you can find videos you watched previously. In our other tutorial, we show you how to delete your YouTube history and search history so that resets your recommendations.

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