How to Get Material Design on YouTube


Ever since Google launched Android Lollipop, developers got a new thing in designing. That is called Material Design. This is a type of design, which is developed by Google but now it is widely spreading in apps and websites. Developers are trying to give a material design look to their apps so that it becomes compatible with latest version of Android. On the other hand, web designers are developing material design so that it looks more professional.

Previously, “gradient” was a popular designing trend. No matter, whether you want to develop an app or website, you could have tried gradient designing. However, now the trend is changing slowly, which is a good sign as most of the developers have adopted this designing trend.

How to Get Material Design on YouTube

Google has already given material makeover to different products. Apart from Android, you can find this material design on Google Drive and some other products of Google. The good news is Google is going to give a material look to YouTube. Although, they haven’t launched it completely, but you can try this out.


Not only material design, but also few other things are going to change in upcoming weeks. As of now, Google is just testing YouTube’s material design, which is obviously a good thing for the users. On the other hand, the channel homepage has got some differences. At the same time, you can find the subscription button quite bigger than now. Obviously, the upcoming design is much better than the current one as you can find a better design, which will demonstrate different things quite faster and differently. The best part is some buttons are now bigger than early days. This is meaningless to mention that the color combination is pretty good, though it is same as now.

However, if you want to check out the material design on YouTube website even before the official rollout, here is a trick.

Get Material Design on YouTube

You can check almost all the PC browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera Mini etc. However, this is tested on Google Chrome and Opera Developers those are almost same in terms of options. Therefore, you can also try this in Firefox.

At first, open YouTube website in your browser. Therefore, right click on the empty space and select Inspect Element. Alternatively, you can also press Ctrl + Shift + I. Therefore, go to Resources tab. Here you can find Cookies on your left hand side. Click on Cookies >> www.youtube.com.

Delete Cookie of YouTube

You can get a cookie called VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE. Just select and delete it.

Therefore, go to Console tab and enter the following line,

document.cookie="VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=Qa1hUZu3gtk;path=/;domain=.youtube.com";

Define Cookie in YouTube

& don’t forget to hit the enter button. You will get another line like this,

Defined Cookie of YouTube

That’s it! After that, you will have to reload your page. Following that, you will get material design on YouTube.