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Why don't the up/down arrow keys change volume level anymore? 0 Recommended Answers 1 Reply 36 Upvotes
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As most YouTube videos have differing maximum volume levels I use the up/down arrow keys a lot to keep them from being too loud, but I've discovered that the up/down arrow keys don't change the volume anymore.

Why?

It's one of the features I use the most when playing back videos on my laptop since its own volume controls aren't as easy to access.

Also, if you accidentally press & hold the spacebar to pause/continue/pause/continue etc. then the main display stops showing the video and shows the thumbnail instead. One way to get out of that is to use the seek bar to change the playback point.
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it looks like a bug. 
Sometimes it works to control volume, but somites up/down on keyboard performs seek for video (which is done normally by left/right buttons)
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