YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcut Function
k Pause/Play in player.
m Mute/unmute the video.
j Seek backward 10 seconds in player.
l Seek forward 10 seconds in player.
, While the video is paused, skip to the next frame.
. While the video is paused, go back to the previous frame.
> Speed up the video playback rate.
< Slow down the video playback rate.
/ Go to search box.
f Activate full screen. If full screen mode is enabled, activate F again or press escape to exit full screen mode.
c Activate closed captions and subtitles if available. To hide captions and subtitles, activate C again.
Home/End on the seek bar Seek to the beginning/last seconds of the video.
Spacebar Play/Pause when the seek bar is selected.
Play/Pause Media Key on keyboards Play / Pause.
Stop Media Key on keyboards Stop.
Next Track Media Key on keyboards Moves to the next track in a playlist.
Left/Right arrow on the seek bar Seek backward/forward 5 seconds.
Up/Down arrow on the seek bar Increase/Decrease volume 5%.
Numbers 1 to 9 on the seek bar (not on the numeric pad) Seek to the 10% to 90% of the video.
Number 0 on the seek bar (not on the numeric pad) Seek to the beginning of the video.
Number 1 or Shift+1 Move between H1 headers.
Shift+N Move to the next video (If you’re using a playlist, will go to the next video of the playlist. If not using a playlist, it will move to the next YouTube suggested video).
Shift+P Move to the previous video. Note that this shortcut only works when you’re using a playlist.
i Open the Miniplayer.