Steps to make short skips in YouTube on your iPhone or iPad


YouTube is undoubtedly the most video-sharing platform in the world. Basically, Google-owned service allows you to upload, view and share a video and subscribe to other users. YouTube has changed a lot since it made its debut years ago, and it now has its footprint on multiple platforms.

If you now have YouTube app on iPhone, you can easily navigate a video using the scrubber. This comes in handy when you want to make long jumps in the video. However, the scrubber could be a nightmare if you want to make short skips.

To help users better navigate their videos, YouTube added a new feature that allows users to quickly make short skips. All you need to do is to perform a few tap gestures within the YouTube app.

In this step-by-step guide, we will run you through the steps to make short skips in YouTube on your iPhone or iPad. Before we begin, note that the below-mentioned guide helps you skip forward or rewind by ten seconds in YouTube on your iPhone or iPad.

Steps to skip forward or rewind by 10 seconds in YouTube app for iPhone or iPad

Before we proceed, make sure that you are now running the latest version of YouTube (version 12.0 or later)

Step one: Once you are done, you now need to launch the YouTube app from your home screen and then select a video you want to play

Step two: Next up, if you want to skip forward by ten seconds, you simply need to double tap on the right side of the video. If you want to rewind by ten seconds, just perform a double-tap on the left side of the video

Step three: If you want to skip ahead or backward by 20 seconds or more, make sure that you keep on double tapping on the right/left side of the video player

Got any issues during the process? Let us know in the comments below.

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