How To Use Thumbnail Test

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Article last updated on:
June 11, 2024

This is the official guide on how to use Thumbnail Test (the best A/B Tester for YouTube videos).

As one of the app’s co-owners, I’ll show you how to use this simple tool.

What is the Best Tool to A/B Test on YouTube?

The answer is easy: Thumbnail Test.

Using Thumbnail Test to A/B test any YouTube video’s thumbnail + title will save you time, help you understand your audience, and grow your channel(s).

Those are just a few of the many benefits Thumbnail Tests has.

How do I use Thumbnail Test?

  1. Sign up for a Thumbnail Test account
  2. Select a video
  3. Begin the A/B test: for thumbnails, titles, or both
  4. Set the test’s duration
  5. Finish → Track progress in the Analytics tab
Screenshot from Thumbnail Test’s dashboard

You’ll need to upload a few thumbnails and/or add a few titles per video.

✨ Let our system do its magic, then see the results!

Using the Thumbnail Test Extension

We’ve also got a Google Chrome Extension: Thumbnail Test — if you’re on Chrome and you wanna check analytics for your tests…

Try it out in 5 simple steps:

  1. Go to the Chrome Web Store
  2. Look up “Thumbnail Test”
  3. Click our extension
  4. Select “Add to Chrome”
  5. Start grabbing analytics in 1 click
ThumbnailTest - Chrome Extension


This should be enough info to get your started.

Got any questions? Please LMK by clicking the live-chat bubble in the bottom-right corner of this page.

You’ll then get connected with our support team. We’re always more than happy to help!

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About the author

David is the head of the editing team at ThumbnailTest. With his help, the editorial team is able to provide you with the best free guides related to YouTube thumbnails and A/B testing.