If you are a frequent user of YouTube, you might have noticed a new feature called “Shorts.” YouTube Shorts is a new way for creators to upload short, vertical videos that are usually less than a minute long. However, if you find this feature annoying or distracting, you might want to disable it. In this article, we will show you how to disable YouTube Shorts on Android.
Step 1: Open the YouTube App
The first step is to open the YouTube app on your Android device. You can find the YouTube app on your home screen or in the app drawer.
Step 2: Go to Your Profile
After opening the app, tap on your profile picture in the top-right corner of the screen. This will take you to your account page.
Step 3: Tap on “Settings”
Once you are on your account page, tap on the “Settings” option. This will take you to a new page with various options.
Step 4: Tap on “Notifications”
On the Settings page, scroll down until you find the “Notifications” option. Tap on it to go to the Notifications page.
Step 5: Tap on “Shorts”
On the Notifications page, scroll down until you find the “Shorts” option. Tap on it to go to the Shorts notification settings page.
Step 6: Disable “Shorts”
On the Shorts notification settings page, you will see an option to turn off Shorts notifications. Simply toggle the switch to the off position to disable Shorts on your Android device.
Step 7: Save Your Settings
After disabling Shorts, make sure to save your settings by tapping on the “Save” button at the bottom of the screen.
Step 8: Enjoy YouTube Without Shorts
Once you have disabled Shorts on your Android device, you can enjoy YouTube without any distractions from Shorts videos.
People also ask:
Q: Can I disable Shorts on my iPhone?
A: Yes, you can follow the same steps as outlined above to disable Shorts on your iPhone.
Q: Will disabling Shorts affect my YouTube experience?
A: No, disabling Shorts will only turn off Shorts notifications on your Android device. You can still access Shorts videos if you want to.
Q: Can I enable Shorts again if I change my mind?
A: Yes, you can follow the same steps as outlined above to enable Shorts notifications on your Android device.