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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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How to force YouTube videos to open in streaming media player instead of default YouTube app?

I am using HTC Explorer phone, running Android 2.3.5. I use Opera mini and Opera mobile to browse. Whenever I click any YouTube video in the browser to play, automatically the YouTube app opens and ...
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How to play a YouTube clip in background/minimised?

The stock YouTube app (here on 2.1-eclair, but applies to all android versions) stops playing when I minimised, switched to another application or even when I lock the phone. And when I resume it ...
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Volume controller and screen size controller missing from Youtube app

I have Samsung P-3100 Tab. I have youtube android application installed. I am having the following complaints with youtube player (Probably I do not know how to get to these, so this question! ) 1) ...
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Massive battery drain after factory restore

I've been struggling the last couple of days figuring out a way to solve my mass battery drain issues on my android phone (Samsung Trend Android v 4.2.2). Since my time for finding a solution was ...
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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 ...
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the youtube app on my smartphone won't unpair from my LGTV (SmartTV)

I am being completely unable to unpair my android smartphone youtube app from my LGTV. At LGTV: I went on youtube app and made logoff of my account, and also disconnected all mobile devices from ...
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YouTube to XBMC using Airplay

Does anyone knows a method to send YouTube videos to XBMC using Airplay? The functionality I'm looking for is similar to the one available on iOS devices. I know that AirSync can send videos but not ...
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Error 927 while updating YouTube

I am suddenly getting Error 927 while updating the YouTube App from Official Google Play Store on my Android device. Android version: 4.2 and Device name: Micromax Canvas 4 I am using 2G Internet ...
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Disable WhatsApp Notification while watching Videos or Listening Music

Is it possible to disable WhatsApp Status bar notifications while watching YouTube videos on a Android device or while playing Music on Android device. I don't want to disable WhatsApp notifications ...
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Youtube 5 is always syncing on Android 2

since I updated my YouTube app from the pre-installed version to 5.5.30 on my Android with 2.6 which is running on a Samsung GT I9003, YouTube tries to sync something all the time. I'm logged in with ...
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Change video quality of embedded YouTube video in Chrome for Android

Is there a way to change the video quality when playing embedded YouTube videos in Chrome for Android? I can only change the video quality in the YouTube application.
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Why wont youtube let me change video resolution?

My youtube app recently stopped allowing me the ability to change the video resolution. For example when watching a HD 720p video , if I go into youtube video quality settings the menu shows a list ...
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YouTube Offline Videos deleted/removed

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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How to disable Google Cast ready for Youtube on Chromecast with Chrome?

I know this sounds like a weird question but.. WTF. The "cast optimized youtube experience" is just plain horrible. I would much prefer to just cast the tab as normal. Sometime I seem to be able to ...
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Auto-rotate only for YouTube app, disabled otherwise

I find auto-rotate really annoying so I generally have it turned off. Unfortunately, when I'm playing a YouTube video, it's equally annoying when I try to tilt the screen and then remember I have ...
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Cannot add some YouTube videos to offline mode

I'm trying to add videos to offline mode, but it added only one video successfully. For any other videos I try, it says, Offline Unavailable. Sorry, this video can't be taken offline. What ...
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How do I permenently delete “recommended for you” videos in youtube app 5.7.38 or more **without signing in**

How do I permenently delete "recommended for you" videos in youtube app 5.7.38 or more without signing in. I know in earlier versions we can do it by Settings-> Channel Feed Content-> tick Upload ...
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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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How to make YouTube (and any video) work with my proxy?

I have a HTTP proxy set in my wifi settings. It works with all HTTP requests, except any video. But it works with my computer and the exact same HTTP proxy setting. So, yeah, it really bother me ...
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How to change playlist name on YouTube app?

Using YouTube version 10.09.56 on Android 4.4.4, I can only find an option to delete a playlist - is there a way to rename?
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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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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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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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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 doesn't have load more option anymore for subscriptions page?

Kindle fire hd has a mobile youtube on silk browser and I like going to "My Subscriptions" and being able to click the "Load More" button at the bottom of the page to load more videos. I want to see ...
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Where does YouTube's offline feature store video files?

I'm using YouTube offline feature on my Android device, so that I can playback the offline videos within the YouTube app even there is no internet connection. When I searched for any of the video ...
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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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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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Can the Android YouTube app display annotations?

I run the stock YouTube app on my HTC One X phone. There are a couple of channels I follow who post videos narrated in their local language, but with translations added as annotations on top of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Automatically download new Youtube videos [closed]

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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Download YouTube Videos from Mobile?

Is it possible to download YouTube Videos on my New Samsung Galaxy Y android phone and have it stored in my SD card?
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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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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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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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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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Android KitKat Bug With Default Browser Actions

I'm having a problem with my nexus 5 and I'm getting mad: I installed Dice player as usual, after a factory reset, but Dolphin browser doesn't ask me which app should it use to play videos (from ...
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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 ...