How Do You Loop a Video on YouTube?

Man looping video on YouTube

Youtube has billions of active videos that people watch every day. Many times people open YouTube to watch something new, fresh and different. But there are times when you just want the same old video to repeat over and over again so you can watch or listen to it multiple times. People often put meditation guides, tutorials, and music videos on repeat.

A few years back, people depended on third-party tools to loop a YouTube video. But then, YouTube launched its own Loop option to allow people to watch a video on repeat with the help of a built-in button.

This article explains how you can loop a YouTube video/playlist on both your phone and computer.

How to Loop a Video on YouTube?

Follow these simple steps to activate the looping feature.  

 Step 1: Open YouTube in your browser via YouTube. There is no need to log in to your YouTube account to loop a video. However, you will need to log in if you want to loop an 18+ video.

Step 2: Type the name of the video that you want to loop in the search bar. Click the search icon.

Step 3: Select the video from the search results.

Step 4: Right-click on the video when it starts. Make sure you do not right-click on the ad.

Step 5: A drop-down menu will appear on your screen. Find the ‘Loop’ option from the menu. Click on it. A checkmark will appear beside the Loop option before the disappearance of the drop-down menu. Now, the chosen video will keep looping. Keep in mind that only the selected video will loop. This feature will not be applied to all other videos automatically.

Step 6: To turn the loop feature off, right-click on the video and select ‘Loop’ again.

How to Loop a Specific Part of a YouTube Video?

 If you want to loop a certain part of a YouTube video, you will have to download an extension. Many extensions can perform the task, and Looper is one of them.

Here is how you can loop a specific part of a YouTube video using the Looper extension.

Step 1: Add the Looper extension to your browser.

Step 2: Open YouTube on your browser and type the video name in the search bar. Press enter and choose the desired video from the search result page.  

Step 3: Start the video. A Loop button will appear below the video. Click on this button to turn the Looper on.

Step 4: Select the video portion that you want to loop from the control panel located under the Loop button. Select the number of times you want that video portion to repeat.

Can You Loop YouTube Videos on iPhone?

On YouTube App

Yes, you can loop YouTube videos on your iPhone if you have the YouTube app. Follow this step-by-step guide to loop a YouTube video on iPhone. 

 Step 1: Download and install the YouTube app on your iPhone. Open the app.

Step 2: Tap on the search bar and type the video name that you want to watch repeatedly. Tap the search icon.

Step 3: Choose the desired video.

Step 4: If the video starts with an ad, wait for the ad to end. Once the ad has been finished, tap three dots that are located at the upper-right corner of the video.

Step 5: Select the ‘Loop Video’ option from the drop-down menu. It will turn the looping feature on. Select the same option when you want to turn the loop feature off.

On Browser

You can loop a YouTube video on your iPhone browser as well. For this, follow this simple step-by-step guide.

Step 1: Go to www.youtube.com on your phone’s browser to open YouTube.  

Step 2: Search your desired video.  

Step 3: When the search page appears, tap on the three dots located at the top right corner of the browser without playing the video. Choose the ‘Request Desktop Site’ option from the menu.

Step 4: Your browser’s page will reload in desktop mode.

Step 5: Play any desired video.

Step 6: Press the video for a few seconds. A drop-down menu will appear on your phone’s screen.  

Step 7: Select the ‘Loop’ option from the menu. Now, the selected video will play again and again until you close it or turn the loop feature off.

How Do I Loop a YouTube Playlist?

In addition to looping a video, you can also loop a YouTube playlist. Here is how you can loop a playlist on desktop and mobile phones (Android and iOS).

 On Desktop

Step 1: If you do not have a playlist, then create one by adding different videos to a playlist. For this, click the ‘Save’ button, then select ‘My Playlist’ to add all videos to one playlist.  

Step 2: Go to the YouTube homepage. Select ‘My Playlist’ from the left panel.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Play All’ button present above your playlist’s name.

Step 4: Your YouTube playlist will appear beside the first video that is being played. Click on the loop icon situated above playlist videos or below the playlist name. The playlist loop feature will get activated. Now, the first video will start every time you end the last video of the playlist.

On Mobile Phone

Step 1: Open the YouTube app and create a video playlist.

Step 2: Open the YouTube homepage and select the ‘Library’ button.

Step 3: Open the YouTube playlist and play the first video.

Step 4: There will be a down arrow beside your playlist’s name. Tap on this arrow while the video is playing.

Step 5: Tap the loop icon located in the left corner. Now, the playlist will keep on repeating until you turn this feature off.

You will have to turn the loop feature on again if you open another playlist.

Conclusion

Playing a YouTube video on repeat is a simple process. All you have to do is activate the loop option from the menu. You can even loop your favorite YouTube video segment with the help of the Looper extension. 

Youtube has billions of active videos that people watch every day. Many times people open YouTube to watch something new, fresh and different. But there are times when you just want the same old video to repeat over and over again so you can watch or listen to it multiple times. People often put meditation guides, tutorials, and music videos on repeat.

A few years back, people depended on third-party tools to loop a YouTube video. But then, YouTube launched its own Loop option to allow people to watch a video on repeat with the help of a built-in button.

This article explains how you can loop a YouTube video/playlist on both your phone and computer.

How to Loop a Video on YouTube?

Follow these simple steps to activate the looping feature.  

 Step 1: Open YouTube in your browser. There is no need to log in to your YouTube account to loop a video. However, you will need to log in if you want to loop an 18+ video.

Step 2: Type the name of the video that you want to loop in the search bar. Click the search icon.

Step 3: Select the video from the search results.

Step 4: Right-click on the video when it starts. Make sure you do not right-click on the ad.

Step 5: A drop-down menu will appear on your screen. Find the ‘Loop’ option from the menu. Click on it. A checkmark will appear beside the Loop option before the disappearance of the drop-down menu. Now, the chosen video will keep looping. Keep in mind that only the selected video will loop. This feature will not be applied to all other videos automatically.

Step 6: To turn the loop feature off, right-click on the video and select ‘Loop’ again.

How to Loop a Specific Part of a YouTube Video?

 If you want to loop a certain part of a YouTube video, you will have to download an extension. Many extensions can perform the task, and Looper is one of them.

Here is how you can loop a specific part of a YouTube video using the Looper extension.

Step 1: Add the Looper extension to your browser.

Step 2: Open YouTube on your browser and type the video name in the search bar. Press enter and choose the desired video from the search result page.  

Step 3: Start the video. A Loop button will appear below the video. Click on this button to turn the Looper on.

Step 4: Select the video portion that you want to loop from the control panel located under the Loop button. Select the number of times you want that video portion to repeat.

Can You Loop YouTube Videos on iPhone?

On YouTube App

Yes, you can loop YouTube videos on your iPhone if you have the YouTube app. Follow this step-by-step guide to loop a YouTube video on iPhone. 

 Step 1: Download and install the YouTube app on your iPhone. Open the app.

Step 2: Tap on the search bar and type the video name that you want to watch repeatedly. Tap the search icon.

Step 3: Choose the desired video.

Step 4: If the video starts with an ad, wait for the ad to end. Once the ad has been finished, tap three dots that are located at the upper-right corner of the video.

Step 5: Select the ‘Loop Video’ option from the drop-down menu. It will turn the looping feature on. Select the same option when you want to turn the loop feature off.

On Browser

You can loop a YouTube video on your iPhone browser as well. For this, follow this simple step-by-step guide.

Step 1: Go to YouTube on your phone’s browser to open YouTube.  

Step 2: Search your desired video.  

Step 3: When the search page appears, tap on the three dots located at the top right corner of the browser without playing the video. Choose the ‘Request Desktop Site’ option from the menu.

Step 4: Your browser’s page will reload in desktop mode.

Step 5: Play any desired video.

Step 6: Press the video for a few seconds. A drop-down menu will appear on your phone’s screen.  

Step 7: Select the ‘Loop’ option from the menu. Now, the selected video will play again and again until you close it or turn the loop feature off.

How Do I Loop a YouTube Playlist?

In addition to looping a video, you can also loop a YouTube playlist. Here is how you can loop a playlist on desktop and mobile phones (Android and iOS).

 On Desktop

Step 1: If you do not have a playlist, then create one by adding different videos to a playlist. For this, click the ‘Save’ button, then select ‘My Playlist’ to add all videos to one playlist.  

Step 2: Go to the YouTube homepage. Select ‘My Playlist’ from the left panel.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Play All’ button present above your playlist’s name.

Step 4: Your YouTube playlist will appear beside the first video that is being played. Click on the loop icon situated above playlist videos or below the playlist name. The playlist loop feature will get activated. Now, the first video will start every time you end the last video of the playlist.

On Mobile Phone

Step 1: Open the YouTube app and create a video playlist.

Step 2: Open the YouTube homepage and select the ‘Library’ button.

Step 3: Open the YouTube playlist and play the first video.

Step 4: There will be a down arrow beside your playlist’s name. Tap on this arrow while the video is playing.

Step 5: Tap the loop icon located in the left corner. Now, the playlist will keep on repeating until you turn this feature off.

You will have to turn the loop feature on again if you open another playlist.

Conclusion

Playing a YouTube video on repeat is a simple process. All you have to do is activate the loop option from the menu. You can even loop your favorite YouTube video segment with the help of the Looper extension. 

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