How to Watch Deleted YouTube Videos (Tips That Really Work)

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As we all know YouTube is the most popular video-sharing platform on the planet with over 2 billion monthly users visit and over a billion hours of daily video watched.

Most peoples make living out of youtube as content creates. Hence videos hosted on the YouTube platform are very important to content creators as well as YouTube visitors.

Hence, one of the most annoying things that can happen to a platform user is the removal of a video that they are interested in.

There are two main reasons why videos that were previously hosted on YouTube have vanished.

  1. One possibility is that it was accidentally removed by the uploader.
  2. The other explanation is that it was taken down by YouTube due to a violation of one of their copyright law.

However, there are many ways you can watch deleted youtube videos. In this article, I’m going to discuss the following three methods that work for me.

Method 1: Recover Deleted YouTube Videos from a Backup.

Method 2: Watch Deleted YouTube Videos with a URL.

Method 3: Watch Deleted YouTube Videos without a URL.

Without further delay let get started.

Method 1 – Recover Deleted YouTube Videos from a Backup

If you have a backup of the videos on your machine or other external devices, recovering the deleted YouTube videos would be easy.

Having a backup of your device, which includes all of your important files, is a great way to prevent data loss.

If daily backups are difficult for you, you can use Windows schedule backup software to help you back up data automatically.

Once you locate your deleted YouTubevideo file from the backup, you can easily re-upload them to the YouTube platform.

Method 2 – Watch Deleted YouTube Videos with a URL: via Internet Archive

Internet Archive(https://www.archive.org/) also know as Wayback Machine, is a website archival system that has been collecting and cataloguing websites since 1996.

This means archive.org has effectively saved the websites current layout and data.

Thanks to this technology we can easily access older versions of various websites.

Not only that it also allows us to access online websites or services that are no longer accessible.

This enormous world archive of the Web’s past has over 100 terabytes of storage and around 10 billion web pages.

For this method, however, you should have the link for the deleted video.

If you want to view a deleted YouTube video using the Wayback Machine, you must first find the URL of the YouTube video you want to watch.

If you don’t have the URL, you won’t be able to watch the video. Let’s assumes you have the URL of the deleted YouTube video.

Step 1 – Go to Internet Archive and find a WayBack Machine there.

WayBack Machine
WayBack Machine

Step 2 – Copy and paste the URL (video address) of the deleted YouTube videos in the WayBackMachine’s search window.

Then click on “Browse History“.

Step 3 – There you will find YouTube video upload history.

Find deleted YouTube videos based on the uploaded data in the calendar presented.

WayBackMachine video upload history
WayBackMachine video upload history

Step 4 – Finally, after getting all the information related to the deleted YouTube video, you can download, watch, or upload it again.

Enjoy the content! 🙂

Method 3 How to watch deleted youtube videos without a link.

In case you can’t find the video’ URL, you can use this way to recover YouTube videos without a link:

Step 1. Open the web browser and type Google.com and then enter the  site:www.youtube.com + video’s name.

Step 2. The Google search engine will list down all the videos with similar titles. Now you can browse through these video search results to recover lost YouTube videos.

Unforthutnaly ,if the deleted video somehow does not appear after Google search, then it has been lost forever.

This video will teach you how to find and watch deleted YouTube videos with 4 workable methods.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where can I watch deleted YouTube videos? There are so many ways to watch deleted YouTube videos. Following are the most effective methods.
  • Method 1: Recover Deleted YouTube Videos from a Backup.
  • Method 2: Watch Deleted YouTube Videos with a URL.
  • Method 3: Watch Deleted YouTube Videos without a URL.

2. How can I watch deleted YouTube videos without linking?

3. Can you access deleted YouTube video? Yes, you can access deleted YouTube video, in this article I have explained 3 main methods.

4. Does the Wayback Machine work in regards to accessing a deleted YouTube video? Yes, you can find the deleted YouTube video via the WayBackMachine if you have the deleted YouTube video URL.

5. Why are videos deleted on the YouTube platform? Usually, videos are removed for one of two reasons:

  • One possibility is that it was accidentally removed by the uploader.
  • The other explanation is that it was taken down by YouTube due to a violation of one of their copyright law.

6. Is it possible to watch a deleted YouTube video on the Internet Archive without having a URL? Not at all. To find a deleted YouTube video via the WayBackMachine, you’ll need a URL. However, there are methods for locating URLs. Any of those approaches can be found in this article.

7. Are deleted YouTube videos gone forever?

If you are unable to locate the deleted YouTube videos from above 3 methods, most probaerly your video gone forever.

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