How To Fast Forward Through a YouTube Video

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YouTube has many useful features for watching videos on its website. Here's a keyboard shortcut that allows you to skip to your favorite part of a video.

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When a video is playing, you can fast forward quickly by pressing 1 to skip to 10% of the video progression, 2 for 20%, 3 for 30%, and so on.

YouTube provides other keyboard shortcuts as well. Pressing the left or right directional arrows on the keyboard will move the video backward or forward by five seconds. Additionally, if you select the playback bar using the tab key, you can press the spacebar to start and stop the video.

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