YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts

A visual cheat-sheet for the 18 keyboard shortcuts found on YouTube.com

#Keyboard Shortcuts


Shortcut Action
Space Play/Pause when the seek bar is selected, activate a button if a button has focus
K Play/Pause in player
Left/Right Seek backward/forward 5 seconds
J Seek backward 10 seconds in player
L Seek forward 10 seconds in player
Home Seek to the beginning of the video
End Seek to the last seconds of the video
Up Increase volume 5%
Down Decrease volume 5%
1-9 Seek to the 10-90% of the video
0 Seek to the beginning of the video
Shift 1 Move between H1 headers
/ Go to search box
F Activate full screen, press again (or Esc) to exit
C Activate closed captions and subtitles, press again to hide
Shift N Move to the next video
Shift P Move to the previous video
I Launch the Miniplayer
. Move forward a single frame (while paused)
, Move back a single frame (while paused)

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