So this can be a bizarre one: relying on the browser you’re utilizing, your area bar might not work within the YouTube.com search bar. Urgent it makes completely nothing occur, so your YouTube searches find yourself being one lengthy string of phrases.
This bug seems to point out up on the desktop web site whenever you’re utilizing a browser that isn’t primarily based on Chrome. Firefox wouldn’t take areas in Home windows, macOS, and even Android if you happen to request the desktop model of the web site. It appears to work with Safari on iPhones, nevertheless it doesn’t work on Safari on iPad — in all probability as a result of iPads request the desktop web site, too. Asking for the cellular model instantly mounted it there, and requesting the desktop web site on an iPhone instantly broke areas.
The excellent news is that the shortage of areas in all probability gained’t make your YouTube expertise any completely different — it’s superb at understanding your intent even on lengthy, comparatively obscure searches with a bunch of phrases smashed collectively.
The dangerous information is there’s one other, manner extra annoying bug: if you happen to’re attempting to observe a video and sort within the search bar on the similar time, your keystrokes might find yourself performing as shortcuts. Urgent the area bar gained’t do something within the search bar, however it would pause your video. Your “T” would possibly present up within the search bar, nevertheless it additionally switched my video into theater mode. (Assist!)
YouTube didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark — hopefully as a result of it’s busy engaged on a repair. For the second, Google’s personal Chrome browser (and YouTube app) are there if you happen to want a YouTube repair.