Youtube with a new update, has changed its layout. If you are not happy or comfortable with this new update and want to restore Old YouTube layout, then this article is for you only.

You can restore the old YouTube layout temporarily from editing the source code of the page, but to do it permanently you have to use third party chrome extension. Let’ s check out a detailed guide on how to restore old Youtube Layout?

How to restore Old Youtube Layout

Here, we gonna use Temparmonkey Chrome ExtensionTemparmonkey is one of the most popular userscript managers. 

Just follow the below steps to restore old youtube layout:-

Step 1. First, visit “Youtube”. You will see the new Youtube layout.

Step 2. Now if you want to restore the old YouTube, First you have to search chrome web store by entering this link

Step 3. Click on the extension option which is on the top of the chrome window, and search for Temparmonkey.

Step 4. Once you find “Tampermonkey” chrome extension, now you will see an option as add to chrome, click on it.

How to restore Old Youtube LayoutStep 5. You will be shown a pop-up box “Add Extension”, click on that button to add “tampermonkey” chrome extension.

How to restore Old Youtube LayoutStep 6. Downloading get started, extension will download in the background and will be added to your chrome browser.

Step 7. Now you have to copy the below given script.

// ==UserScript==
// @name YouTube Polymer Disable
// @match *://*
// @exclude *://*
// @grant none
// @run-at document-start
// ==/UserScript==
var url = window.location.href;
if (url.indexOf(“disable_polymer” === -1 {
if (url.indexOf(“?” > 0 {
url += “&”;
} else {
url += “?”;
url += “disable_polymer=1”;
window.location.href = url;

Step 8. Click on the “Tempermonkey” icon which is on the top right side of the chrome bar, select the “dashboard” option for getting the old youtube layout.

How to restore Old Youtube LayoutStep 9. You will see the page below, now click on the “+” sign and remove the old “user script” paste the copied script.

How to restore Old Youtube Layout

Step 10. Press ctrl+s to save the script, after this you have to enable the “Userscripts.

How to restore Old Youtube Layout

How to restore Old Youtube Layout

Step 11. In this way if all the process completed successfully you will restore the old Youtube layout.

That’s it. You can also use another third party extension: “Restore Classic for YouTube™”. You have to simply download and install this extension on your browser. Then just activate it. It will automatically return you the classic look of Youtube for you.




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