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A playlist is a collection of videos. Anybody can make playlists and share them. Want to put together an epic gym mix or your favorite soccer goals? How about sharing the best cooking videos with your best friend? Playlists are for you.

Make & find your playlists

Android
  1. Start with a video you want in the playlist.
  2. Once the video is playing, tap the video to see the playlist add icon  Add to playlist .
  3. Tap Create new playlist Add to playlist .
  4. Name your playlist.
  5. Tap the box if you want the playlist to be private. If it's private, people can't find it when they search YouTube.
  6. Tap OK.

To get to your new playlist, tap  Account. You'll see all of your playlists listed.

iOS
  1. Start with a video you want in the playlist.
  2. Once the video is playing, tap the video to see the playlist add icon 
  3. Tap Add to Playlist... .
  4. Tap Create new playlist... Add to playlist .
  5. Name your playlist.
  6. Tap the field to choose if you want the playlist to be public or private. If it's private, people can't find it when they search YouTube.
  7. Tap the check box  .

To get to your new playlist, tap Account . You'll see all of your playlists listed.

Mobile site
  1. Start with a video you want in the playlist
  2. Under the video, tap Add to Playlist Add to playlist  .
  3. Tap Create new playlist Add to playlist .
  4. Enter a playlist name.
  5. Use the drop down box to select your playlist's privacy setting. If it's private, people cant' find it when they search YouTube.

To get to your new playlist, tap Account . You'll see all of your playlists listed.

Computer
  1. Start with a video you want in the playlist.
  2. Under the video, click Add to Add to playlist .
  3. Click Create new playlist.
  4. Enter a playlist name.
  5. Use the drop down box to select your playlist's privacy setting. If it's private, people cant' find it when they search YouTube.
  6. Click Create.

You can find your new playlist from the Library in the Guide on the left side of the screen.

Tip: Learn how your friends can contribute videos to your playlists.

Delete a playlist

Sometimes you have to start fresh and get rid of old playlists you don't use anymore.

Android
  1. Tap Account .
  2. Scroll down until you find the playlist you want to delete.
  3. Tap the playlist you want to delete.
  4. At the top of the page, tap the menu icon .
  5. Tap Delete playlist > OK.
iOS
  1. Tap Account .
  2. Tap My video > Playlists.
  3. Next to the playlist you want to delete, tap the menu icon .
  4. Tap the delete icon 
  5. Tap OK.
Mobile site
It's not possible to delete a playlist from the mobile site at this time.
Computer
  1. Select a playlist from the Library in the Guide.
  2. Click the menu icon .
  3. Click Delete playlist.
  4. If you're sure you want to delete the playlist, click Yes, delete it.
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