How to Delete a YouTube Playlist on PC or Mac
Whether you want to remove a few videos from your YouTube playlist or get rid of it entirely, here’s how to delete a YouTube playlist on both PC and Mac:
Using the YouTube Website on a Computer
- Open YouTube: Launch the YouTube website in your web browser and log in with your Google account.
- Find Your Playlist: Click on your profile icon in the top right corner, then select YouTube Studio by searching or scrolling through the menu.
- Go to Library: Select “Library” in the left pane, then scroll down and click “Playlists”.
- Delete the Playlist: Click the menu button to the right of the playlist title, then select Delete.
Using the YouTube App on a Mobile Device
- Open the YouTube App: Launch the YouTube app on your mobile device and log in with your Google account.
- Find Your Playlist: Tap on your profile icon in the top right corner, then select the Library tab.
- Choose Playlists: Scroll down to the “Playlists” section and find the one you want to delete.
- Delete the Playlist: Tap the three dots icon next to the playlist title, then select Delete.
By following the instructions above, you can quickly and easily delete a YouTube playlist on PC or Mac, no matter if you’re using the website or app.
1. What steps should I take to delete a YouTube playlist on my computer?
To delete a YouTube playlist on your computer, you can follow these steps:
1. Open your YouTube app or website.
2. Log in to your YouTube account.
3. Select ‘Library’ from the left sidebar.
4. Select ‘Playlist’ from the dropdown menu
5. Click the menu icon next to your desired playlist.
6. Select ‘Delete playlist’ from the menu.
7. Confirm the deletion by clicking ‘OK’.
5. How can I ensure that my YouTube playlists are secure when deleting them from my computer?
The best way to ensure that your YouTube playlists are secure when deleting them from your computer is to use a backup service such as Google Drive or Dropbox. These services provide a copy of the playlists in the cloud that can be accessed remotely. Additionally, it is important to back up all playlists regularly in case of accidental or malicious deletion. It is also important to secure any accounts that store the playlists, such as your YouTube account, with a strong and unique password.
2. Are the instructions for deleting a YouTube playlist different on a PC versus a Mac?
No, the instructions for deleting a YouTube playlist are the same on a PC and a Mac. To delete a YouTube playlist, open the YouTube app on your PC or Mac, go to your account, select “Playlists”, choose the playlist you wish to delete and click the three-dotted menu button on the right side of the playlist title. Then click “Delete” to confirm the action.
4. Is there a way to undo or restore a deleted YouTube playlist?
Yes, there is a way to undo or restore a deleted YouTube playlist. The user can go to the YouTube home page, click on the “History” tab, and look for the playlist they deleted. The deleted playlists are listed and can be restored.
3. What types of YouTube playlists can I delete from my computer?
You can delete any playlists that you have created on YouTube from your computer. YouTube allows you to delete playlists of both video and audio files. You can also delete any playlists you have which are populated with videos provided by YouTube.
How to delete a YouTube playlist on Android?
1. open the YouTube Android app
2. at the bottom, tap Library
3. select Playlists
4. select the playlist you want to delete
5. tap the three dots at the top right
6. select Delete Playlist
7. confirm that you want to delete the playlist