How to Patrol Videos on wikiHow

Two Methods:Patrolling Videos with the Quality GuardianPatrolling Videos with the Video Picker

Videos are excluded from recent changes patrol, so they need to be patrolled separately. If you like watching instructional videos, this is a great way to help out!

Method 1
Patrolling Videos with the Quality Guardian

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    Look over wikiHow's video selection guidelines.
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    Go to Quality Guardian.
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    Click the "Change Options" tab.
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    Check the "Videos" box and uncheck the other. Then press the "Done" button.
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    Watch the video in question. Consider whether it meets our video selection guidelines. Press Yes if it does and No if it doesn't.

Method 2
Patrolling Videos with the Video Picker

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    Scroll down and click the Home button (or link) under the "Add Videos" section.
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    Select a category by selecting one of the categories under the options (optional).
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    Decide what to do with the video. Read the video selection guidelines above the video and select the suitable options.
    • Look at the article title and watch the video. If it is suitable for the article (which means it has the same content, same topic, and is useful), press the Yes, it does button.
    • Look at the article title and watch the video. If it is not suitable for the article (which means it doesn't have the same content, is a different topic, and is not useful), press the No, it doesn't button.
    • If you're not sure, press the Skip button.

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