How to Loop a Youtube Video on Mac

Charlotte Daniels

Mac, Tutorials

Looping a YouTube video on Mac is a useful feature that allows you to replay your favorite videos without manually restarting them. Whether you want to listen to your favorite song on repeat or study with a tutorial video playing continuously, looping can save you time and effort. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to loop a YouTube video on Mac.

Step 1: Open YouTube

The first step is to open your preferred web browser and visit the YouTube website. You can do this by typing “” in the address bar and pressing Enter.

Step 2: Find the Video

Once you are on the YouTube website, search for the video you want to loop. You can use the search bar at the top of the page to find specific videos by typing keywords related to your desired content.

Step 3: Start Playing the Video

Click on the video thumbnail or title to open it. The video will start playing automatically.

Step 4: Right-Click on Video

To enable looping, right-click anywhere on the video player. A context menu will appear with various options.

Step 5: Enable Looping

In the context menu, hover over “Loop” and click on it. This action will enable looping for the current video.

Alternative Method:

If you prefer using keyboard shortcuts, here’s an alternative method:

Step 1: Open YouTube

Open your web browser and go to, just as in the previous method.

Step 2: Find the Video

Search for the video you want to loop using the search bar at the top of the page.

Step 3: Start Playing the Video

Click on the video thumbnail or title to open it and start playing it.

Step 4: Use Keyboard Shortcut

Press Shift + Right Arrow simultaneously to activate looping for the current video. You will notice a circular arrow icon indicating that looping is enabled.

Note: To disable looping, simply right-click on the video player or press Shift + Right Arrow again. The circular arrow icon will disappear, indicating that looping is disabled.


If you are experiencing any issues with enabling looping on YouTube videos, here are a few troubleshooting tips:

  • Clear browser cache: Sometimes, accumulated cache data can interfere with YouTube’s features. Clearing your browser cache can resolve this issue.
  • Try a different browser: If one browser isn’t working as expected, try using another browser to see if that resolves the problem.
  • Update your browser: Ensure that your web browser is up to date with the latest version. Outdated browsers may not support all of YouTube’s features.

Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to loop a YouTube video on Mac. Now you can enjoy watching your favorite videos on repeat without any interruptions!

We hope this tutorial was helpful to you. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to reach out to us.

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