320: How To Change Playback Speed on YouTube Videos 🐢🐇

Slow down or Speed Up Playback in Browser & App

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Change the Playback Speed on YouTube Videos

YouTube: How To Change Playback Speed

This article will show you how to change the playback speed when watching or listening to YouTube videos in a web browser or on the mobile app (iOS for this tutorial).

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Playback Speeds on YouTube

How to Change YouTube Playback Speed (Browser)

  1. Open Web Browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc)
  2. Go to YouTube.com and play video of choice
  3. Click on the Gear icon (settings) in the lower right corner
  4. Click on ‘Playback Speed’
  5. Select Slower (0.25,0.5, 0.75) or Faster (1.25, 1.5, 1.75, 2x)
  6. Select ‘Custom’ in the top right to use a slider to fine-tune the speed
  7. Repeat the process to change to another speed or return to Normal (1x)
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How to Change YouTube Playback Speed (iOS App)

Note: This tutorial uses iOS App, but will work similarly on Android.

  1. Select & Play a Video
  2. Tap the 3 dots in the top-right corner
  3. Tap on ‘Playback Speed’
  4. Select Slower (.25,.50, .75) or Faster (1.25, 1.5, 1.75, 2x)
  5. Repeat to change to another speed or return to Normal (1x)
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1. Tap 3 Dots in Top-Right Corner. ……………………………………………………………..…………2. Tap on Playback Speed
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3. Slow Down Playback (0.25, 0.5, 0.75). ………………………………Normal (1x)…………………………….……4. Speed Up Playback (1.25, 1.5, 1.75, 2x)

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