How to Use Keyboard Shortcuts on YouTube Videos

AD Block for YouTube Extension not only removes ads from YouTube videos but also provide you keyboard shortcuts to allow you have a more enjoyable experience on YouTube videos. Now let’s have a look at how to use these keyboard shortcuts bellow.

  • Spacebar: Toggle Play/Pause.
  • and : Increase and decrease volume by 5%.
  • and : Seek backward/forward 5 seconds.
  • j: Seek backward 10 seconds.
  • l: Seek forward 10 seconds.
  • ,: Seek backward 1 frame when the video is paused.
  • . (; on AZERTY keyboard): Seek forward 1 frame when the video is paused.
  • 0 to 9 (& to à on AZERTY keyboard): Seek to a specific point in the video (4 advances to 40% of duration, 5 to 50%, etc…).
  • : Seek to the beginning of the video.
  • End: Seek to the end of the video.
  • Shift + ,: Decrease playback speed.
  • Shift + . (Shift + ; on AZERTY keyboard): Increase playback speed.
  • Shift + n: Move to the next video. When watching a playlist it will load the next video in the playlist, otherwise it will load the next suggested video.
  • Shift + p: Move to the previous video (playlist only).
  • c: Toggle On/Off subtitles/closed captions if available.
  • + or =: Increase subtitles/closed captions size.
  • : Decrease subtitles/closed captions size (shortcut not available on AZERTY keyboard).
  • o: Rotate through different text opacity levels. w: Rotate through different window opacity levels.
  • w: Pan up.
  • s: Pan down.
  • a: Pan left.
  • d: Pan right.
  • ] (+ on numpad on AZERTY keyboard): Zoom in.
  • [ (- on numpad on AZERTY keyboard): Zoom out.
  • / (: on AZERTY keyboard): Go to search box.
  • k: Toggle Play/Pause.
  • m: Toggle Mute/Unmute.
  • f: Toggle full screen mode.
  • t: Toggle theater mode.
  • i: Toggle miniplayer mode.
  • Escape: Exit full screen mode, close miniplayer, close dialogs.
  • Tab or Shift + Tab:forward or backward throughout the different controls。
  • Press Spacebar or Enter to use the control that is selected.
  • ↑ ↓ ← → :navigate in the settings menu but using Tab or Shift + Tab gives you more control.
  • Escape to close the settings menu.


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