What Does Unlisted Mean on Youtube?(Beginner's User Guide)
Part 1. What Does Unlisted Mean On YouTube?
Part 2. YouTube Unlisted VS Private
What Private YouTube is?
YouTube Private VS Unlisted
- The primary difference between a private and unlisted video is the link sharing option. If someone other than the invitee gets the link for a private video, they won’t be able to open it. Contrary to this, for an unlisted video, anyone with the link will be able to get access to the video.
- A private video can only be seen be visible to a maximum of 50 people whereas in case of an unlisted video anyone with the link can view it.
- You can leave a comment on an unlisted YouTube video but you are not allowed to comment on a private video.
- The unlisted YouTube video can be seen on the landing page but a private video is not visible on the landing page.
- The major drawback of an unlisted video is that they may appear on some other sites whereas a private video is strictly your property.
- An unlisted video if, added to a playlist will become public but that is not the case with a private video.
Part 3. How to Find Unlisted YouTube Videos?
How to View My Unlisted Videos on YouTube?
- Log into your YouTube account and click on your YouTube profile at the top-right corner.
- In the drop-down menu click on YouTube studio.
- On the left pane of the window, click on the video option. This opens all your uploaded videos including the unlisted YouTube videos.
- Click on the video to view it.
How to Find Unlisted YouTube Videos of Others?
- Go to Google's video search.
- In the search bar type 'site:youtube.com "This video is unlisted.'
- This opens several videos in the search result. Click on a video to open it on YouTube.
Part 4. How to Make a YouTube Video Unlisted?
- Sign in to your Google account and open YouTube studio on your desktop website.
- In your videos, click on the 'Edit Video' button. This will open video details.
- On the basics tab, click on the 'Visibility' drop-down menu.
- Select the 'Unlisted' option.
- Click on the 'Done' button.
- Click on the 'Save' button to save changes.
Part 5. How to Share an Unlisted YouTube Video?
- Go to the videos page on the YouTube studio.
- Hover your mouse over the desired video. Three dots will appear behind the video.
- Click on it and select the 'Get shareable link' option from the drop-down list.
- Now share your link with whoever you want to invite to view your video.
Part 6. You May Like: How to Create a YouTube Video
- Choose the right topic and start researching to gather the content for your video.
Make use of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) before you start making your video. You will find your content with the people who are searching for it.
- Download and activate ApowerEdit to make your YouTube videos more appealing.
Import your files to ApowerEdit and start working on your video.
- Trim out the parts where your video might be glitching.
- Adding titles and transitions will also keep a user interested in a video.
- Adding music to your video is another way to keep your viewers entertained. ApowerEdit provides a built-in library to add music to your videos.
Once you are done with editing, sign in to YouTube upload the video on YouTube.
What is unlisted on YouTube?
Unlisted videos on YouTube can only be viewed by persons who have a link for it. The uploader will have to share the video's link with everyone he wants to show his video. An unlisted video does not appear in the search results or suggestions. They are meant to limit the number of audiences.
How to view my unlisted videos on YouTube?
- Go to the YouTube application,
- Then go to your YouTube studio.
- From the left panel click on the 'Videos' option.
- Doing so will display all your uploaded videos including the unlisted ones.
- Click on any of the videos to view it on YouTube.
How to invite people to an unlisted playlist on YouTube?
An unlisted playlist does not appear in the search bar. The uploader will share a link with his viewers. If any of his friends or family further forwards the link then 'friends of friends' can also view the video.