Infinity Loop Neon Light

How to Play a YouTube Video on Repeat

  • calendar Last Updated
Author
Onyxia
onyxia
Category
#YouTube

You might come across a video, such as ASMR videos or your favorite YouTube videos in general, that you want to put on a loop, so here is an article with helpful ways to loop just one video on YouTube. All you need is either the desktop site or the YouTube app or any of the android devices, iPhone or iPad.

Computer Desktop Blue Green Light

How to Play a YouTube Video on Loop on Desktop

There are 2 ways to loop a video through the desktop site, one is a bit more work than the other, but they both work. The easiest way to loop a YouTube video on the web browser version of YouTube is by doing the following:

  1. Step 1

    Make sure you’re playing the video you want to loop on the desktop site.

    video you want to loop on the desktop site
  2. Step 2

    Right-click on the video you want to loop, you will get a menu that has various options.

    Right-click on the video you want to loop
  3. Step 3

    Choose the option that says “Loop” and simply click on the option.

    Choose the option that says Loop
  4. Step 4

    It will now loop a video after it’s finished, without you having to do anything else.

Playlist

You can also still use a playlist to repeat a single video, which you will have to do in the following way:

  1. Step 1

    Make a new playlist or use an existing one that is empty. You can make a playlist, by clicking on the save icon that appears below the video player and choosing make a new playlist, the button of which you can see in the following step.

    save icon
  2. Step 2

    Place the video in the new playlist or the already existing playlist, by selecting it.

    Place the video in the new playlist or the already existing playlist
  3. Step 3

    Start watching the playlist and press on the loop icon at the top of the playlist.

    Start watching the playlist
  4. Step 4

    The playlist will now loop and you can listen to your favorite videos on repeat continuously.

Phone Purple Light

How to Repeat a YouTube Video on Mobile

YouTube luckily also has an option to repeat a video on the mobile version of YouTube, which is luckily just as easy as doing it through the web browser. This can be on every type of mobile device and you won’t need any other third-party app to achieve this.

  1. Step 1

    Open up the YouTube mobile app and look up the video you want to loop.

  2. Step 2

    Open the video and tap on the three dots in the top right corner of the screen.

    tap on the three dots in the top right corner of the screen
  3. Step 3

    It will give you a little pop-up menu, with all different types of options.

    pop-up menu
  4. Step 4

    Tap on the loop option and it will automatically loop YouTube videos for you.

    Tap on the loop option
Neon X Sign

How to Stop a YouTube Video from Looping

If you don’t want to loop a video anymore you can easily stop the loop. Depending on where you are looping the video, you have a few ways to stop the YouTube video from looping.

Desktop

First let’s see how to stop the YouTube videos from looping on the computer.

  1. Step 1

    Go back to the video you were listening to on loop.

    Go back to the video you were listening to on loop
  2. Step 2

    Right-click on the video.

    Right-click on the video
  3. Step 3

    Again a menu will pop up, here you will have to select loop again so it deactivates the loop option.

    select loop again so it deactivates the loop option

Now you have stopped the video from looping more, so you can watch different Youtube videos.

Mobile devices

If you use the YouTube mobile app, it is still very simple to stop looping YouTube videos. This is the same on both iPhone and Android devices. You can either do it by following the steps below, but if you started looping a video by accident, then it will also show a pop-up immediately asking if you want to turn it off.

  1. Step 1

    Open the mobile app and go to the YouTube video you are looping.

  2. Step 2

    Tap on the three dots in the upper right corner of the video.

    Tap on the three dots in the upper right corner of the video
  3. Step 3

    Tap on the loop icon in the little pop-up menu and it will deactivate the looping feature. This will not give a pop-up to show you turned it off, but if you follow the steps to turn it back on, it will show it’s turned off.

    Tap on the loop icon in the little pop-up menu and it will deactivate the looping feature

You have now managed to stop the video from looping and you can watch different YouTube videos again.

It doesn’t matter if you’re watching on a desktop, iPad, iPhone, Samsung, or any other android device, you can easily loop YouTube videos and deactivate them again. So you can always watch or listen to your favorite YouTube videos on loop to your heart’s content.

We hope this article has helped you to learn how to loop videos on YouTube. Repeating YouTube videos is a great way to continually enjoy your favorite content over and over without having to worry about when it will end.