How to Add and Remove Video from Watch Later Playlist

Let’s say, you find an interesting YouTube video, and you do not have time to watch the video right away.

In such a case, you can add it to the Watch Later playlist and watch it later.

Keep in mind that you can add video from anywhere of YouTube (such as from Trending, search results and so on) to your Watch Later playlist.

In this post, we will see the steps to add and remove videos from the Watch Later playlist. Let’s get started.

PC

Add Video to Watch Later Playlist

Go to your YouTube account. Sign in to your account, if not already.

Find the YouTube video you want to watch later.

Hover the mouse over the thumbnail of the video. You can see the “Watch Later” icon. Click on it.

Watch Later icon on the video thumbnail

That is all. The video will be added to the playlist.

Alternatively, you can do the same task by clicking Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) beside the title of the video > Add to Watch later option.

Add to Watch later

Note: If you want to add the watching video to the playlist, then follow the below steps:

Click on the “Add to” icon (which you can find under video player).

In the pop-up, you can see “Watch later.” Check that option.

Checked Watch later

That is all. The video is added to the Watch Later playlist.

Where can you view the Watch Later Playlist?

In the left sidebar, you can find “Watch later” between History and Liked Videos.

Click on it, and you can see all the videos of the playlist.

Watch later option on the left sidebar

Remove Video from Watch Later Playlist

Go to “Watch later.”

Hover the mouse over the video, and you can see Overflow Menu (three vertical dots). Click on it and then choose “Remove from Watch Later.”

Remove from Watch Later option on YouTube

There is no option to remove all the videos at once.

Android

Add Video to Watch Later on YouTube App

Open the YouTube app and make sure you are signed in to your account.

Tap the Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) beside the title of the video.

Now, tap “Add to Watch later.”

Add to Watch later option in YouTube app

Note: If you want to add the video that you are watching to playlist, following are the steps to do:

Tap the “Add to” option (which you can find under the video player besides “Download” or you can find it at the top of the video besides the “Share” icon).

Add to icon on YouTube app

In the pop-up, you can see the “Watch later” option. Tap on it.

Watch later option in the popup

Where can you See the Watch Later Playlist?

After you added a video to the “Watch Later” playlist, you can see a toast message with the “See List” option.

See List option

Tapping the “See List” option will take you to the “Watch Later” playlist.

If you have missed it, Tap “Library” at the bottom > Watch later.

Watch later

Here, you can see all the videos of your “Watch Later” playlist in your account.

How to Remove Video from Watch Later Playlist

Go to the “Watch Later” Playlist.

Hit the Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) beside the video that you want to remove.

Tap “Remove from Watch Later.”

Remove from Watch Later option on YouTube app