Top 4 simple tricks to set a specific time in a YouTube video

YouTube, the popular video streaming service, has become a standard video sharing service on the Web. Whether you want to watch a trailer of a much-anticipated movie or need to go through a walkthrough of your favorite video game, everything is available on the video sharing service.

It is quite easy to embed any YouTube video into a webpage. Simply copy the YouTube link of the video and paste it into the page. The code will automatically fetch the video.

Nonetheless, if you want to mark a specific time in a YouTube video you can also do so. Wanna know how? Just escalate down the following list to know the three different ways in which you can accomplish the trick:

1 Mark a specific time while copying the YouTube video URL

Mark a specific time while copying the YouTube video URL

Mark a specific time while copying the YouTube video URL

First, open the YouTube video. Set the time which you wish it to be marked by forwarding the video to the specified time. Now, pause the video and right click on the . You will see an option Copy video URL at current time, click on it. An URL link to the specified time to the video will be saved in your system’s clipboard. Now, you can paste the code anywhere you wish it to be. You can share the code if you wish via email, WhatsApp, text, etc.

Note:- The trick works in all HTML5 enabled players. If you aren’t having the option in your browser, you need to enable Flash plugin if it’s already present in your browser or need it to download it first. After enabling the Flash plugin, Reload the page. The option will be there now.

2 Mark a specific time while leaving a comment on the YouTube video

Mark a specific time while leaving a comment on the YouTube video

Mark a specific time while leaving a comment on the YouTube video

If you don’t want to share or embed the specific YouTube video time code and simply want other viewers of the video to watch the video at a specific time, you can use a very simple trick using the comments section of the video. All you need to do is to post the specific time you need everyone (or someone) to watch as a comment on the video. YouTube automatically turns the posted time into a link which when clicked will take user to the specific time in the video.

For example  – At 25:30 continue with your comment.

3 Mark a specific time in YouTube video while sharing itMark a specific time in YouTube video while sharing it

The conventional sharing option of a YouTube video also lets you share it at a specific moment. The option is present in the share tab. You just need to specify a start time for the video. You can do so entering it into the Start at: option just below the Share tab. You need to enter the specified time in either hh:mm:ss or simply mm:ss format. Once done, now click on the Share option and complete the sharing process. The shared video will now display the time set by you as default.

4  Linking to a specific time of a YouTube video in URL

This is the most simplest trick just add &t=3m08s  at the end of the url of the video or whatever time you want to be specify.and then Share your url. Anyone clicks the URL video will start from the specified time.

for example – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXRcVhWxuaU&t=3m08s

So, that was all about sharing YouTube videos at a specified time. You can now share videos at specific time with your friends or others by following the aforementioned simple tricks.

Stay tuned for more YouTube tips & tricks.