How To Create A Playlist From YouTube

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube
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How To Create A Playlist From YouTube: Good day! This HowTo9ja DIY is focused on the YouTube community. I really enjoy it when my mp3 and videos are playing in a particular order.

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Mostly giving tracks I love. We could achieve the same effect on YouTube, you can set up a YouTube playlist.

What Is A Playlist

A playlist is an ordered or unordered list of audio or video files that can be played back. An audio playlist is a list of Audios, a Video playlist is a list of videos.

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube Mobile App

Step 1:
I presume you have the mobile app already if you don’t go to your devices app store Android(Google Play Store) iOS(Apple App Store) and download the official YouTube app.

Open your YouTube Application. If you are already logged in, you’ll be greeted by the Youtube homepage.

If not logged in, fill in your Google mail and password to proceed.

Note: The Google account you use for this, will store your Youtube playlist and can be used on any device.

Step 2:
From the top bar select the “search” icon. It is usually at the top right-hand corner looking like a magnifying glass.

Step 3:
Type in the video’s name you wish to add to the playlist then press ‘Enter‘ or click on ‘Go‘ on your mobile keyboard.

You don’t have to type everything, just the video key words.

Step 4:
The video is definitely not the only one YouTube will suggest for you, scroll till you locate the video itself.

Step 5:
Method 1: At the far right of the video are three vertical dots , click on this.

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube

Method 2: You could also access this menu by playing the video. This method is better if you want to confirm the video.

Step 6:
If you followed method 1, locate the “Save to playlist” option.

If you followed method 2, click on “Save” or “Add +“. it is at the far right corner of your screen.

Step 7:
A menu appears, select the “Create Playlist” or “New Playlist” option, it is usually in blue.

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube

Step 8:
A window pops up, in the field provided, fill in your new playlist name.

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube

Step 9:
Select your Playlist visibility. Click on “Public” this is the default option shown, other options available are;

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube

Public: This option makes your playlist public, anybody who has access to or comes across your playlist can view the videos in your playlist.

Unlisted: This is a different kind of “Public”. This option hides the playlist from anybody who doesn’t have the Playlist link.

Private: This option sets your YouTube playlist to be available to only you.

Step 10:
Select “Create” to create the playlist. On your iOS device, click  ✔️ at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 11:
To add more videos, follow the steps from 2.

To view your YouTube mobile app playlists

Step 1:
Open your YouTube application. Login if you aren’t logged in already.

Step 2:
Click on “Library” it is mostly at the far right corner of your YouTube homepage, it is mostly represented by a 📁 icon.

Step 3:
Locate the “Playlist” option, it is usually towards the end of your screen.

How To Create A YouTube Playlist PC

You can create a playlist from YouTube with your Mac or Windows PC.

Step 1:
Open the YouTube site from your PC browser, https://www.youtube.com/.

This should take you to your YouTube homepage if you aren’t logged in. Select the ‘SIGN IN‘ option then fill in your Google account login details.

Step 2:
Click on the search box of the YouTube page. It is usually at the top of your PC screen.

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube

Step 3:
Type in the video’s name you wish to add to the Playlist. You don’t necessarily have to type the whole video’s name, a few keywords might do the trick.

From your keyboard, click on “Enter“, YouTube will search for the video.

Step 4:
Select the video you have in mind, it will start playing.

Step 5:
Click on “Save” or “Add +“, a dialogue box pops up.

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube

Step 6:
Select the “Create Playlist” option, it is usually at the end of the pop-up window.

How To Create A Playlist From YouTube

Step 7:
In the text field given, type in your Playlist’s name.

Step 8:
Select your Playlist visibility. Click on “Public” this is the default option shown, other options available are;

Public: This option makes your playlist public, anybody who has access to or comes across your playlist can view the videos in your playlist.

Unlisted: This is a different kind of “Public”. This option hides the playlist from anybody who doesn’t have the Playlist link.

Private: This option sets your YouTube playlist to be available to only you.

Step 9:
Click on “Create“, it might be at the pop-up window or be represented by a red button in the bottom-right corner of the pop-up window.

This then creates your playlist.

Step 10:
To add more videos, follow the steps from 2. Then in the pop-up window that shows after “Save” tick the box to the Playlist name to add the new video.

When you create a playlist from YouTube, this playlist can be accessed across any device long as you are logged in with the Google account you used in creating the Playlist.

To View Your YouTube Desktop Playlist

Step 1:
Open the YouTube site https://www.youtube.com/. Log in if you aren’t already

Step 2:
At the left corner of your screen, click on “Library” it is represented by a 📁 icon.

Step 3:
Go to the Playlist section and select your Playlist.

I hope I was able to help you? You’ve learned how to create a playlist from YouTube, how about you share and drop a comment?

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