Watching live streams

The YouTube Gaming app will go away on May 30, but you’ll be able to find all of your favorite gaming videos in the YouTube main app at Learn more about Gaming on YouTube here.
Visit to view a list of popular live streams.

YouTube creators can broadcast live in real-time. If you see a Live icon at the bottom of the player, you’re watching a live stream. 

You have additional controls while watching a live stream. To access them, click or tap the video player. 

Seek and rewind

On your computer, click on any part of the seek bar to jump to that point in the video. On iOS, tap and drag the scrubber on the seek bar to jump to any point in the video. 

Return to live

Click or tap (for iOS) Live to return to viewing the video in real-time. 

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