If you want to specify an exact time in a YouTube comment, all you have to do is type in the time like 13:45. When you do that and post your comment, the time will automatically become a link and if anyone clicks on it, the video will start playing from the exact time.
Why won’t my YouTube video start at the beginning?
This is because the link you are using has a time stamp. If you remove the “&t=54s” from the end of the URL, you will be able to view the video like normal. Still starts at the same time for me.
Why is my YouTube video starting in the middle?
Why is my YouTube video starting in the middle when I test the link? … The likely explanation for this is that you are logged into YouTube on your browser and YouTube is taking you back to the place you left off in the video from the last time you visited and watched the video.
What To Know
- Easiest: Open the YouTube video, cue it to the point you want to share, and press Share below the video. Copy the URL, and send it off.
- Manually: Open the YouTube video, and copy the URL. Then, add &t= with the time, like &t=1m30s. For shortened URLs, use ?t= instead.
Why do my YouTube videos stop playing halfway through?
Streaming video via YouTube can become very frustrating if the video keeps stopping unexpectedly. If your video playback on YouTube is choppy or won’t progress past a certain point, you can try changing your video settings or browser settings. You may also have problems with your hardware or network settings.
The most straightforward way to add a timestamp to a YouTube video on Android and iOS is to do it manually. All you have to do is find a video, copy the URL as you normally would, and then paste it somewhere where you can edit it.
Share videos and channels
- Go to the video you’d like to share.
- Under the video player, tap Share .
- Select Copy link, or select an app to share the link directly via that app.