How to create a collaborative YouTube list for music and videos

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YouTube playlists are one of the most important and useful features this platform offers. However, not everyone knows their true potential or what they should do to make the most of it. For this reason, today we will explain to you how to create a collaborative YouTube list for music and videos. It's easy!

Are you trying to create a playlist of music that you and your friends like? Then you've come to the right place. Once you have created your collaborative list, all the people you want can add the videos or songs they want, quickly and without complications.

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Create a collaborative YouTube playlist with music and videos

Before you start doing anything, you must have created at least one playlist in your account. If you don't have any, check out this guide which explains everything you need to know about YouTube playlists. There you will find what you need to be able to create and manage all the playlists you create within this platform.

  • Sign in to YouTube Studio from a browser (so far it is not possible to create a collaborative list from the mobile app.
  • In the menu on the left, tap playlist.

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  • Awards Modification next to the playlist you want to add collaborators to.
  • Under the listing name, click Other.

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  • Enable the toggle for the option that says "Collaborators can add videos to this playlist".
  • Attiva Allow new collaborators

It's done! Now it's up to you to copy the playlist link and share it with the people you want to collaborate with. When the list is changed or new collaborators join, the platform will send you a notification. As you just saw, we're talking about a really simple process you need to go through to create a collaborative YouTube playlist.

As we said before, so far it is not possible to do this from either the YouTube application for Android or the YouTube Studio application. However, all this process can be done from the browser of your choice without any inconvenience. As you start practicing each of the steps, you will realize how easy it is.

Want to get the most out of Google's video platform? Then check out this tutorial explaining how to play YouTube videos with screen off using VLC. Also, we invite you to see these 5 new YouTube tricks available with the latest app update. Become a real YouTube expert!

And you, will you dare to create a collaborative playlist with your friends?

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