How to loop YouTube video on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Ever wished to loop YouTube videos, just like your favorite tracks on a music streaming app? Well, you can. In this guide, I’ll explain how you can loop YouTube videos and playlists on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. As a bonus, I’ll also be sharing a tip on looping specific sections of a video. Without further ado, let’s dive right in!

How to loop YouTube video

Whether it’s a new song you’ve discovered or something you can’t get enough of, follow the steps discussed above to play a YouTube video in the loop.

On iPhone and iPad

  1. Launch the YouTube app → Play the desired video.
  2. Tap the Settings icon.
  3. Choose Additional Settings → Toggle on Loop video.

    Toggle on Loop Video on YouTube

On Mac

  1. Head over to YouTube via any preferred browser.
  2. Play the video of your choice.
  3. Right-click the video window → Select Loop.

    Set a video in Loop on YouTube in Mac

Note: You can follow the same steps if you’d like to exit from the YouTube loop.

How to loop YouTube playlist

If you’re wondering how to put an entire YouTube playlist in your iPhone, iPad, and Mac into a loop, don’t fret. I have got you covered.

On iPhone and iPad

  1. Access the YouTube app.
  2. Tap your profileView all beside Playlists.
  3. Select a playlist.

    Access a playlist in YouTube in iPhone

  4. Play a video from the playlist or hit Play All.
  5. Right above the videos, tap the Loop icon.
    It should look highlighted.

    Put YouTube playlist in loop in iPhone

  6. If you tap it again, it’ll set the loop to run only once.
  7. The playlist will keep playing the videos until you manually turn it off.

On Mac

  1. Go to the YouTube homepage in any browser.
  2. Click the You menu to proceed.

    Go to You menu in YouTube

  3. Scroll down to the Playlist menu → Open any saved playlist.

    Access Playlist in YouTube

  4. Finally, click the loop icon.

    Click the loop icon in YouTube playlist on Mac

  5. Clicking it once again will set the loop to run only once.

How to loop a specific part of YouTube video using Extension

There might be an instance where you only wish to repeat a particular video segment. Although YouTube does not have a dedicated feature for achieving this goal, there is a way you can accomplish it.

  1. Install the Enhancer for YouTube extension on your browser.

    Click Add to Chrome for Enhancer for YouTube

  2. Now, navigate to the YouTube website.
    The added extension will show a new set of tools below the video.
  3. Tap the Loop icon.
  4. Now, enter the start and end timestamps of the video.
  5. Set the number of times you wish to repeat the segmented video.

    Set a loop only a specific portion of a YouTube video

  6. Now, play the video like you usually do.


Endless entertainment awaits!

I hope this guide has helped show you how to loop a YouTube video on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Rather than a built-in feature or turnaround, the methods we’ve covered are easy to follow and should get the job done. Now, you can enjoy your favorite videos on repeat without constantly hitting the replay button.

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