How to Repeat YouTube Videos (2023)

How to Repeat YouTube Videos (2023)

YouTube has become a major player in the area of video-sharing platforms. In fact, it is one of the oldest platforms. We use YouTube for many reasons, mostly for entertainment yet there are many other reasons we use the major platform. If you are working in a store or somewhere that needs background noise, it is better to know how to repeat YouTube videos.

Of course, to repeat YouTube videos, you don’t have to be working in a store or a cafe or any business-related place. You may just want to have background noise or you found a song that you don’t want to quit listening to. 

As we have stated before, there are many reasons to use YouTube. The reason to loop YouTube does not have to be for the sound but can be for the visuals. Again, this happens in mostly business-related places such as cafes, bars, restaurants, or stores. 

YouTube is a major platform with around 300 hours of videos uploaded to it, and almost 5 million videos are watched on YouTube every day. So it is not surprising that people want to repeat videos on YouTube.  

Some videos have record-breaking watching numbers such as Despacito and Gangnam Style. Well, some of these numbers are coming from repeats. That is another reason why people want to know how to repeat YouTube videos, to increase their views.

So, let’s take a look at how to put YouTube on repeat and loop videos.

Ways to Repeat YouTube Videos

Ways to Repeat YouTube Videos

The easiest way to repeat a YouTube video is to click on the ‘Repeat’ button when the video is finished. However, if you don’t want to do this every time, there are easier ways to repeat a YouTube video.

It is called ‘Loop.’ You can loop a video very easily. Follow the steps below and you should be able to loop YouTube videos from now on.

  1. Open the video you want to loop.
  2. When the video starts, right-click on the video.
  3. You will see a menu when you right-click on the video.
  4. From that menu, find and select ‘Loop.’

Now that you have clicked on ‘Loop,’ the video will be played repeatedly until you turn off this option. The video will be on an infinite loop once you click on the play button.

To turn off ‘Loop,’ follow the same steps above and click on the ‘Loop’ option again. It will stop it from repeating. Easy as that.

Repeating Videos on Mobile Devices

However, it is not the same on the mobile app. Their process is a bit more difficult than this because there is no ‘Loop’ option there. Even if you try to tap and hold on to the video, while it is playing, a menu will not appear.

The smartest way to loop a video on mobile is by adding the video to a playlist. Here is how to do it:

  1. Tap on the video and select the three-lined button with a plus on it.
  2. Then select the ‘Create a New Playlist’ option.
  3. Give your new playlist a name and set the privacy settings for it.
  4. Tap on ‘Create.’
  5. Go to the Library and select your playlist.
  6. While the video is playing, tap on the drop-down arrow under the video, on the right side.
  7. Tap on the Repeat icon on the upper left side of the page. It is represented with two arrows opposite of each other. Make sure it is highlighted white.
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Now the video should be played repeatedly on your mobile device. Again, to cancel it you have to tap on the Repeat icon to cancel it. However, it is just one playlist, so you don’t have to cancel it at all.

Note: It is also possible to find free third-party apps to put YouTube videos on loop. They automatically start repeating the video so you don’t have to make the adjustments to do it. These apps can also give you an idea about what kind of videos to loop.

Conclusion – Looping Can Be Handy

Whether you are working or not, learning how to repeat YouTube videos is something useful. You might just want to have background noise or a video flow on your screen. 

We have mentioned the ways to loop YouTube both on a desktop and on a mobile device. It is also possible to loop videos from third-party apps as well.

To learn more about YouTube, read our latest articles about it. You might be interested in how to cite a YouTube video.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can use converters. You don’t have to install a converter to do it. There are many online converters out there. They all use the same format. Go to the video you want to download on YouTube, copy the video’s URL. Paste the URL on the search bar of the converter and download it as MP3.

It is illegal to create a download conversion for copyrighted material.

Open the YouTube app on your mobile device and go to the video you want to watch offline. Then look for the ‘Save video offline’ option. You can save the video offline in different qualities such as 144p, 360p, and 720p.

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  1. Danny Nielsen
    Danny Nielsen

    I’ve just discovered how to repeat YouTube videos and it has upgraded my YouTube experience. Very articulate and very well put together.

  2. Michael Scott Lorrey
    Michael Scott Lorrey

    This doesn’t help. I need a URL I can use on a website or on a media player in a VR environment that constantly loops the same video.