Message friends on YouTube

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

View and manage current conversations    

You can view shared videos and current conversations, share more videos and manage group conversation participants. 

View your conversations

To find all of your existing conversations started in the YouTube app:
  1. Click on the Messages  icon in the top right-hand corner of the page.
  2. Select the chat that you'd like to see. 

Note: 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 that you've sent – the note 'Seen' or 'Seen by <Friend name>' will show in the chat.
 

Share videos

  1. Go to the video that you'd like to share. 
  2. Under the video player, tap SHARE 
    • Share via message on YouTube by selecting a friend. 
    • 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 in the top right-hand corner 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 conversation

  1. Click on the Messages  icon in the top right-hand corner of the page. 
  2. Open a conversation.
  3. In the top right-hand corner, click Menu .
  4. Select 'Delete' or 'Leave' to remove the chat from your list of conversations.
     
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