Change playlist privacy setting

If you're the owner of a playlist, you can make your playlist public, private, or unlisted — just like you can for individual videos.

Set playlist privacy

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, Playlists.
  3. Next to the playlist you want to update, click Edit.
  4. Below the playlist’s title, click More  .
  5. Click Playlist settings.
  6. Click Advanced Settings.
  7. In the "Playlist privacy" drop-down menu, select the new privacy setting.  
  8. Click Save.

Privacy settings

  • Anyone can watch and share Public videos and playlists.
  • Only you and those you choose can watch Private videos and playlists.
  • Anyone with the video link can watch and share Unlisted videos and playlists.
Feature Unlisted Private Public
Can share URL Yes No Yes
Can be added to a channel section Yes No Yes
Shows up in search, related videos, and recs No No Yes
Posted on your channel No No Yes
Shows in Subscriber feed No No Yes
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