How to Create a YouTube Timestamp Link

In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to create a YouTube timestamp link on your desktop. Timestamp links allow you to share a specific moment in a YouTube video, making it easier for your viewers to jump directly to the desired section.

Follow these simple steps to create a YouTube timestamp link:

Step 1: Open YouTube

First, open your web browser and navigate to This will take you to the YouTube homepage.

Step 2: Find the Video

Next, search for the video you want to create a timestamp link for. You can use the search bar at the top of the YouTube homepage to find the video by its title or keywords.

Step 3: Play the Video

Once you’ve found the video, click on it to start playing. Make sure the video is playing from the beginning.

Step 4: Pause the Video

When you reach the specific moment in the video that you want to create a timestamp link for, pause the video at that point.

Step 5: Right-click the Video

Now, right-click anywhere on the video player. A context menu will appear.

Step 6: Select “Copy video URL at current time”

In the context menu, select the option that says “Copy video URL at current time.” This will copy the timestamp link to your clipboard.

Step 7: Share the Timestamp Link

Finally, you can now share the timestamp link with others. You can paste the link in an email, message, or social media post. When someone clicks on the link, the video will open at the exact moment you paused it.

That’s it! You have successfully created a YouTube timestamp link on your desktop. Now you can easily share specific moments in videos with your friends, colleagues, or audience.

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