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How to Access & open YouTube website in Material Design view!


Google has confirmed that its testing the material design on YouTube. This re-designing of YouTube layout took almost 2 years to come and is currently in Beta. However, You can access this Beta version on your PC or Windows Computer and even Mac OS as well by a few tweaks. Here’s a small guide which will enable you to Access & Open YouTube website in Material Design View .

Pre-Requisites –

  • Preferably Google Chrome Browser , although We tried and it worked on Chrome & Mozilla Firefox as well.
  • A Simple Extension for editing the Cookies , We recommend Edit this Cookie extension.

Method to Access YouTube Material Design Website –

  • First of all Download & Install the “Edit This Cookie” extension from Google Chrome Store / Opera Store / Mozilla Add-ons repository from the links below –
    Click here to Download Edit This Cookie extension for Google Chrome
    Click here to Download Edit This Cookie Add-on for Opera.
  • Once you have installed the extension , it will add a cookie icon in the address bar of your browser.
  • Now, either sign-out of all your Google Accounts on your browser, or simply Open a New Incognito Tab.
  • In the incognito window or once signed-out of your account, Navigate to the below YouTube USA URL by clicking the link below.. (The Material design view tweak currently only works on the US URL Below) –
    https://www.youtube.com/?gl=US – Click here to Open the YouTube USA URL
  • Here comes the Main Part.. Once you have opened the YouTube USA Link in incognito window – Click on the “Cookie” button in the right-hand top corner and look for the option labelled “VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE” as shown in the image below –
    YouTube Material design Cookie

    YouTube Material design Cookie

    Here expand the “VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE” option and delete the existing text inside the “Value” box, Replace the text with “Qa1hUZu3gtk” without quotes. It should look like shown in the following image –



    That’s it ! Now simply “Click on the Checkmark button” at the bottom and reload the YouTube USA Page!

  • Voila! .. You’ll see the New Material Design of YouTube loaded right in your browser.. as shown in the below image –
    YouTube Material Design

    YouTube Material Design

    You can even use options search as search and view the redesigned Channel Pages .. They look absolutely stunning – For example below is the screenshot of IPL 2016 YouTube channel –

    IPL 2016 Material Design Youtube

    IPL 2016 Material Design Youtube


I Personally, liked the new YouTube design :) , Did you like it ? What are your views ? Do let us know if you face any problems while accessing the new layout.


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    I am so confused how to open youtube in my linux.

  4. Chiro November 18, 2016

    I would say Wow!!! The way you explained about YouTube website to open and access was pretty much impressive. I always like to read your articles and helped out a lot. Please keep writing.
    Thanks for sharing this motivative and informative post.

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  7. Elisha February 8, 2018

    that is the great post i want to know one thing is this work in all country ?


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