How to Skip Forward/Backward 10 Seconds in YouTube on iPhone

Thanks to the introduction of double-tap gesture, it's become a lot easy to skip forward/backward 10 seconds in YouTube for iPhone and iPad.

There is one little feature that YouTube for iPhone had been missing for long—the ability to skip forward and backward video a bit easily. The long wait is finally over as the latest version of YouTube allows you to skip 10 seconds forward and backward just by double tapping on the video.

So, if you are watching the trailer of one of your favorite upcoming Hollywood movies and couldn’t get what the hero said in the killer dialogue, you can quickly go back to catch it. Similarly, if you find some content of the video a bit boring, you will be able to skip forward it more conveniently using the double-tap gesture. Here is how it works!

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How to Skip Forward-Backward in YouTube on iPhone

How to Skip Forward/Backward 10 Seconds in YouTube on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Make sure you have the latest version of YouTube (12. 04) installed on your device. (Go to App Store → Updates and update it to the latest version if it’s not already.)

Step #2. Next, launch YouTube on your iOS device.

Step #3. Now, select the video you want to play and tap on it to start.

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Step #4. While the video is running, double-tap on the left side of the video to skip 10 seconds backward. Similarly, double-tap on the right side of the video to skip ten seconds forward. This functionality works in landscape mode as well.

Forward or Backward Soungs in YouTube on iPhone

The Bottom Line

It’s a very useful feature and has certainly made YouTube for iOS more user-friendly. What’s your take on it?

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You may want to check out these interesting posts like How to Turn Off Autoplay in YouTube on iPhone, iPad, and Web, Enable Picture-in-Picture for YouTube in macOS Sierra, Loop Videos on YouTube on Your Mac/Windows PC, Airplay YouTube to Apple TV from Mac.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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