How to Loop Video in YouTube App?

In this article we are going to learn about how to loop videos in YouTube mobile app.

These days, we listen to the majority of our music and podcasts on YouTube. Every once in a while, we discover a song that sticks in our head and has to cycle it through our system. Well, Spotify mobile app lets you loop songs, and the YouTube app provides that wonderful function too.

Google has caught onto the fact that people like looping some types of YouTube videos. Whether watching ASMR content, relaxing meditation videos, or simply listening to their favorite tracks over and over, people appear to enjoy the cycle of the loop.

With tons of new content being uploaded daily on YouTube, viewers are not lacking for new things to see. But sometimes, you do not want anything new, so setting up videos to play back repeatedly may be a good option.

How to Loop a YouTube Video on the Mobile App?

The ability to play back long-form music-mixing videos is one of those reasons why we could see it being a big deal for YouTube users on mobile. It will spare you from having to tap on a repeat button every once in a while, and listen peacefully.

Now, the YouTube interface has been slightly adjusted so that it is more obvious how to get started with a repeat.

Step 1

Open the YouTube app on your device.

Step 2

Select the video that you would like to loop and play it.

Step 3

The video will start playing.

Step 4

Tap on the screen to reveal the controls on the screen, and then tap on the settings icon like gearbox to bring up a video menu.

Step 5

In the pop-up, choose "Loop Video". It is disabled by default. Note that if an advertisement is playing before your video, the option to Loop does not show up in the pop-up--you have to wait until the advertisement is over before you can loop.

Click on the loop video.

Step 6

The loop has been enabled. After enabling it, the same video will play again and again.

How to disable looping on the video?

To disable the looping function, you will have to repeat this process. You can also loop playlists by going into the video on the playlist that you would like to loop and setting this video to loop.

Advantages of looping

A looping video can be useful if you are learning a new skill through YouTube tutorials, or you just want a soothing video playing continuously in the background during an event. Plus, there are a lot of different types that you will replay again and again; your favourite sermon, a yoga tutorial, a motivational talk, and the list is endless.


There are all kinds of reasons and types of YouTube videos that you might want to loop in. Maybe it is your favorite song, an entertaining comedy clip, or a memorable commercial. Whatever it is, you will easily see and hear it again, no need to constantly swipe the play bar to the very start. So, simply sit back and relax, go through the looping steps mentioned earlier, and have fun.