Chat about shared videos

When you share a video on YouTube or receive a shared video from a YouTube contact, a private chat is created where recipients can view and discuss the video. You can watch shared videos directly in your chat conversation. 

View & manage current chats   

You can view shared videos and current chat conversations, share more videos, and manage group chat participants.Note that when you view a message, others in the chat will be able to see that you’ve viewed it. You'll also see when others have viewed a chat message you’ve sent; the note “Seen” or “Seen by <Contact name>" will show in the chat.

View your chats

To find all of your existing chats and conversations started in the YouTube app:
  1. Click on the Messages  icon on the top right of the page.
  2. Select the chat you’d like to engage with. 

Share videos

  1. Go to the video you’d like to share. 
  2. Under the video player, tap Share
    • Share on YouTube by selecting a contact. 
    • Share the video link by selecting an app or copying the link to the video.

View or add participants

  1. Click on the Messages  icon on the top right of the page.
  2. Select the conversation to which you’d like to add participants.
  3. Click Menu  > View participants or Add participants or click the title bar.

Delete or leave a chat

  1. Click on the Messages  icon on the top right of the page. 
  2. Open a shared chat.
  3. In the top right, click Menu .
  4. Select “Delete” or “Leave” to remove the chat from your list of chat conversations.
     
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