Editing videos on the video watch-page

You can edit your uploads directly from the video watch-page. Here’s how:

  1. Sign into YouTube and go to the Video Manager page

  2. Select the video which you’d like to edit (you do this by clicking the video thumbnail)

  3. You’ll then be taken to the video watch-page. If you look above the video player you’ll see a toolbar. This is the Editing Toolbar. You will use this to make edits the video.

  4. On the toolbar you'll see various options:

    • Edit
    • Enhancements
    • Audio
    • Annotations
    • Captions
    • Analytics
    • Video Manager
  5. Click the option which corresponds to the action you’d like to take. You'll then be directed to the section where you can start editing. Make your desired edit to the video (for example: add Annotations or a pre-approved audio track, update the video's title or thumbnail image, adjust the embed settings etc.)

  6. Don’t forget to click the Save changes button to save the edits you just made to your video

Please note: Many of the video’s settings are accessed by clicking the Edit button:

  • Title
  • Description
  • Category
  • Comments
  • Video ratings
  • Embedding
  • Syndication
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