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.

Note: This feature may not be available with supervised experiences on YouTube. Learn more here.

Set playlist privacy through YouTube Studio

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

Set playlist privacy through YouTube

  1. Go to the Library tab "" to view all of your playlists.
  2. Select the playlist that you’d like to edit.
  3. Below the playlist’s title, click the Playlist privacy drop-down menu.

Privacy settings

  • Anyone can watch and share Public videos and playlists.
  • Anyone with the video link can watch and share Unlisted videos and playlists.
  • YouTube systems and human reviewers may review private videos and playlists for ad suitability, copyright, and other abuse prevention mechanisms.
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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