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Add playlists to Library

It's easy to add playlists that you've created, playlists that other Creators have made, and videos you've added to Watch Later to Library. Adding playlists to Library allows you to easily find and view them later. 

If you own a playlist, you can publicly add it to Library so that your viewers can add it to their Library.  You can update your privacy settings to remove your playlists from view. By doing this, you'll still be able to see saved playlists in your own channel, but other viewers will not. 

Follow the instructions below for the YouTube app or mobile site.

YouTube app

Add a playlist to Library

From a channel page

  1. Tap the PLAYLISTS tab to view playlists for that channel.
  2. Tap Menu next to the playlist details.
  3. Select Save.

While watching a video

If you're watching a video that is part of a playlist, you will see the playlist name at the bottom of the video player. 

  1. Tap the drop down and Add to add the playlist to Library.
  2. You'll see a  check when the playlist is saved to your account.

To remove the playlist, tap the  check. 

View playlists you've added to Library

Go to the Library tab  to view playlists you’ve saved and created. 

If the instructions above don't lead you to the right place, you probably have not yet received the new version of this feature, which is slowly launching to all users. Please use the instructions below.

You can view playlists you've added to Library and created by tapping the Account  tab in the YouTube app. 

Mobile site

Add a playlist to Library

While watching a video

If you're watching a video that is part of a playlist, you will see the playlist name at the bottom of the video player. 

  1. Tap the drop down and Add to add the playlist to Library.
  2. You'll see a  check when the playlist is saved to your account.

To remove the playlist, tap the  check. 

View playlists you've added to Library

You can view playlists you've added to Library and created by tapping the Account  tab in the YouTube app. 

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