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Android : Where does Video files get stored in YouTube offline feature?

I'm using YouTube offline feature in my Android device. I could playback the offline videos within YouTube App even there is no internet connection. But when I searched for any particular video file, ...
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Strange Glitch with Youtube on S4

i have a strange glitch on an S4 phone the screen goes "crazy" when the video tries to play Device : S4 I9500 version : 4.4.2 NC1 Youtube : 10.02.3 see the following video ...
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How to see YouTube video title in landscape mode?

Scenario: Playing a mix playlist in car dock in landscape mode. Like current song and want to see name. How do I do this? Things I've tried: Collapsing the video just shows the mini player in the ...
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YouTube Offline Videos deleted/removed after uninstalling Update

I download few YouTube videos using YouTube Offline feature introduced recently in an Official YouTube App. Those videos were accessible to me and I played them successfully, without any issue. ...
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Open YouTube's saved offline video (.exo file)

My question is specific to YouTube app's new offline functionality. I have saved some video from YouTube app on my Android phone. I restored my phone OS due to some problem. But I have files that ...
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Lock screen while playing youtube video GS5

On the galaxy s5 for Verizon wireless is there a way to lock the screen but keep youtube videos playing? For example a particular browser app or add on that would allow for the audio to continue ...
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YouTube app holds a long wakelock. What app settings can I change to keep it from doing this?

I am using an HTC Evo 4g with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread. I'm trying to deal with apps which keep my phone from entering sleep mode, and the YouTube app is a major offender. With downloaded apps, ...
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1080p is missing from Youtube App

i am using android 4.4.2 which came preloaded on Android TV BOX, it is capable of playing 1080p videos on it , and ican see them on my big TV too which is also 1080p TV, But when i use Youtube App ...
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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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Normalization - Automatic global android media sound (music videos on youtube) adjustment

I'm using this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.asbit.pvstar&hl=de I have my list which plays in an endless loop. But the problem is that some youtube videos are louder ...
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Android 4.4.2 youtube/video stuck in pause

Got me a shiny new Hudl 2 (8.3" Wi-Fi tablet with Android 4.4.2). It's nice. It does the gmail and the facebook, etc. What it doesn't do is play video from youtube, or other sources such as the BBC. ...
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Can I play YouTube videos at 2x Speed in DicePlayer or some other way?

Before I commit to switching from iPhone to Android, I wanna make sure there's an app that can play YouTube videos 2x speed. On the iPhone, Swift Player can do it, and I read there's a way to do it on ...
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Copying the youtube url

Is there a way I could simply copy the url of a youtube video to the clipboard in android 4? I discovered that it is possible if you install the Google drive app (13.5MB) which adds the option "Copy ...
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YouTube videos all choppy

Has anyone seen this behavior when playing videos in the YouTube app? I've tried clearing both the cache and data for the app, but it did not help. Note in the screenshot how the video is all choppy ...
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Embedded Youtube videos don't play in browser

I have a Samsung S4 running Android Kitkat 4.4.2 (latest version on Verizon). Both in the Android default browser and chrome browser, when I'm on a page with an embedded Youtube video (all pages with ...
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How to reduce the quality of streaming on Galaxy S4

I recently upgraded from Galaxy S1 (Android 2.3.5) to S4 (SGH-I337M with Android 4.4.2) The thing is before I couldn't have the Chrome browser because was not compatible and my YouTube app played ...
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Program named -2068

I noticed in Data usage, under Wireless & Networks, an app named "-2068". Does anybody know what this is ? It does not come up when I run ps command from terminal, so the number it's not a PID. ...
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Enabling Flash Player to run in the background

On all the Android devices I've ever had, I've never seen one that could actually allow flash music streaming or YouTube to run in the background on a minimized window. For example, if you are on a ...
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using youtube without the app

What are the ways to get firefox (or another browser) to play youtube videos rather than open the app ? Of those, are there any that work on a relatively low-end phone ?
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How do I send a YouTube video from my desktop to my Android tablet?

Apps such as YouTube and Netflix use the X protcol to conect to smart TVs so you can send (a link to) the video you're watching to the TV, and it starts playing on the TV right away. I'm looking for ...
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Help Needed. Cam/PC link

Hello fellow enthusiasts, I am in need of help and would be very thankful to anyone who can take a few minutes and help me solve this issue. Here is my problem. I would like to open a Youtube channel ...
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Nexus 7 2013 LTE (DEB) is acting weird

Every time I open a Video in the official YouTube App (from Google), on my Nexus 7 2013 LTE, it tries to play in 720p. I see in the middle (where the play button would be) of the black rectangle (the ...
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YouTube app bug “Connection to Server Lost”

YouTube app says "Connection to server Lost/ Tap to retry" When a video is played. The same bug presented itself on 3 different devices with the youtube app version(5.7.38) as the only common feature. ...
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How does Youtube's android app handle playback?

On Android, in the past Adbobe flash player was used to handle the playback of YouTube videos if am not mistaken. Now with the drop of flash player support by Google and Adobe not developing it ...
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samsung galaxy note pro 12.2 won't play videos in youtube app without stopping

I am on a 100mbps internet. When I start playing youtube video it shows that it buffered a lot of it quick, but it is impossible to watch/listen to videos at it stops once in 10 sec and then autoplays ...
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Download youtube videos through cache

After watching a youtube video can I use the cache to download the video on my sd card? Something similar to it is in Windows where after watching a video, an application searches through the cache ...
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Always add youtube clips to watch later list

I prefer to watch my youtube clips later on my computer rather then on my phone. Currently if I encounter an interesting clip I want to add to my youtube 'watch later' list I have to: * Open the link ...
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Automatically download new Youtube videos

I am looking for a way to automatically download new Youtube videos from all my subscriptions or from a certain user/channel to my Android phone for later offline viewing. Some sort of video podcast ...
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Why is Youtube draining the battery and what could we do?

A friend of mine just asked me a nice question: His (stock) Samsung Galaxy S4's Youtube is draining his battery. He said, that he hasn't been in the app today, and this morning he had the phone ...
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Control Youtube on Android from another device

hopefully this should be fairly easy to do but I keep drawing a blank when searching for it. I know it is pretty easy to control Youtube on the TV or PC from your phone. e.g. using ...
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Youtube preloading option not available

Since I updated the Youtube app on my Nexus 5 to v5.6.31 I can no longer preload videos from my 'Watch Later' list. I have checked the settings and I can't find the option to configure this either. ...
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YouTube no longer available for old Android 2.2 devices?

I unrooted my HTC Desire today and restored the stock ROM image, recovery image, etc. It's running Android 2.2.2 now. I noticed that the YouTube app is broken. I can run it, but it complains about not ...
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Is there any method through which I can make the YouTube app use https connections instead of http?

Well the question describes the problem. I know that the YouTube app is not using secure connections, and I want to force the YouTube app to use secure connections. Can this be done?
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What is this icon on the top right of some YouTube videos?

It isn't on all videos but it appears on some. No clue what it is. Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4Vq-xHqUo8
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How can I listen to Youtube videos with switched off screen? [duplicate]

I would like to listen to Youtube videos in the same way I can listen to the radio. So I would like to switch off the screen and prevent any touch interaction. Neither the "Internet" Browser nor the ...
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How to make my android device remember my paired TV in You Tube?

I successfully pair my android device with my TV, but unfortunately after turning down the TV, the association is forgotten. I is a nice feature to have them paired, but it is really annoying to have ...
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Does QueueTube download complete videos or audio only?

There is a Queuetube app that enables listening to YouTube material while the application is minimized. YouTube app stops playing videos when minimized; this app plays sound only. Does this mean it ...
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YouTube “Connection to server lost” on WiFi and 3G, stock 4.3

I see the issue talked about online but none of the fixes work. I haven't been able to view for over a week. Does anyone have any other ideas? It also appears that some otherer html5 based videos ...
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YouTube app not preloading

I have a Nexus 7 running 4.4.2. I have one video in my "Watch Later" list in the YouTube app, which successfully preloaded a few weeks ago. I have the preload setting activated. I have added a second ...
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Is the “Live” Streaming option gone in YouTube version 5.3.32 in KitKat?

Is the "Live" Streaming option gone in YouTube version 5.3.32 in KitKat?
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Google services not connecting

I have a Samsung tab 3 and I'm having a problem with Google services. I am logged in with my Google account but none of my apps are syncing. In youtube it says check network connection. In drive it ...
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YouTube Acting Up?

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G running Android Gingerbread 2.3.6. My YouTube application is version 5.3.32. Lately (for a while actually), YouTube acts strange. Nowadays, a normal startup ...
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youtube app - is there a way to resume play back

I have an android set top box call Pivos Xios. It is running android 4.0.4. This is plugin my 1080p TV. This device is great because for 100$ you get to have a browser on your TV and all the play ...
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How to prevent Chrome tabs or any kind of app from sleeping when in background?

I want to listen to things on Youtube (app) or on the web (Chrome) while doing other things on my Asus Transformer. Is there any way to prevent background Chrome tabs or background Apps from falling ...
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Getting Black screen when i play youtube videos in youtube app

I've BSNL Penta Tablet with 2.3.7 installed in it. Whenever I tries to watch Video in YouTube Application. It does play the video with audio only. Only Black screen appear in the video tab but never ...
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Improving performance of YouTube app

I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1 (a.k.a. p4, P7500), running Android 4.2.2 rooted (latest CyanogenMod nightly build: 10.1-20131208-NIGHTLY-p4) and YouTube v5.3.28. Does anyone have an idea how to improve the ...
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Is it possible to watch Youtube videos on the Youtube App while multitasking

I currently have Kit Kat 4.4. Is is possible to play a Youtube video in the background or while multitasking like checking email, use other apps or surf the web on Android? As of right now, I have to ...
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“Youtube for TV” device compatibility

I have a Genesis GT-1230 tablet, running Android 4.0.3. It has an HDMI output that I can connect to my TV. My goal is to use Youtube Remote on my phone, paired to the the Youtube for TV app watch ...
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“Connection to server lost / Touch to retry” when resuming Youtube video

Viewing videos with youtube app works fine except when I close the app and get back to the video later. I see the cursor at the time I left it but I get "Connection to server lost / Touch to retry", ...
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YouTube “can not connect to server” error on specific videos

I started the YouTube application, looked up a song, and found it. Then I tried to load the video, but I got the error message: can not connect to server But I can play another version of the ...