Advanced search (Filters)

When you search for videos and other content on YouTube, you can refine your search by using advanced filters.

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YouTube app

How to filter searches on the YouTube iOS app

You can filter videos by factors like upload date, view count, and duration.

  1. Open the YouTube app.
  2. Tap Search .
  3. Enter a search term.
  4. On the right, tap More  and then Filters.
  5. Select the search filters you want to add like Upload Date, Duration, and Subtitles/CC.
  6. To adjust the filters for the search, tap Filter filter results again and select the filters you want.

Mobile site

You can filter by Upload Date and Category.
  1. Go to
  2. Tap Search .
  3. Enter a search term.
  4. Tap Filter filter results
  5. Tap the Down arrows below the search box. 
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