Updated: 02/01/2021 by Computer Hope


On a desktop or laptop computer, YouTube allows you to automatically repeat a video you’re watching. Additionally, there are free, third-party services that assist you with repeating videos. The following steps will teach you how to put any YouTube video on repeat.

Loop a video within YouTube

YouTube now allows you to loop any video by right-clicking the video or play button, and then selecting the Loop option from the drop-down menu that appears.

Option to loop a video on YouTube.

How to put a YouTube video on repeat

First, you’ll need to browse to the video you’d like to repeat. Then, you will edit the URL in the address bar, in the manner shown below.


The video you choose doesn’t matter, the URL below is one we’ve chosen as an example to illustrate the process.

YouTube Repeat

Editing steps

  1. Erase everything in front of youtube. In the example above, “https://www” is the part you’d need to delete.
  2. After youtube, type repeat to make the URL look like the one shown below, and then press Enter.
  1. After pressing Enter, your browser opens a page with a URL similar to the one shown here: https://www.listenonrepeat.com/watch/?v=dD40VXFkusw
  2. This page will repeat your video until it is closed.

This page also has a counter to let you know how many times the video was repeated.