Watch YouTube Stories

Stories is a collection of short videos. You can watch on the mobile YouTube app from either the top of your Subscriptions feed, from your homepage, or on some watch pages. Each story lasts 7 days.

Watch YouTube Stories

  1. When a creator has shared a story you haven't watched, you'll see a colorful ring around their profile picture. To watch their story, tap the profile picture.
  2. To skip to the previous or next video in the story, tap the left or right side of the player.
  3. Hold down on the screen to pause.

To subscribe to a channel while watching a creator’s story, you can hit the Subscribe button  within the video. You can also dismiss the story by tapping .

Note: You can review and delete Stories watch history at

Report a story

If you feel like the story you’re viewing is inappropriate, you can report it:

  1. In the bottom right corner of the story, click More .
  2. Select Report

Comment on a story

You can publicly comment on a story and view other comments as well. To make a comment, tap the comment entry box. 

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