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Skip ads from YouTube

Since ads are almost inevitable on official YouTube app on Android device, I was wondering if those can be skipped automatically? This post is only about those ads which can be skipped, lets ignore ...
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Google play services doesn't get installed

I just wanted to upload a video on YouTube but after updating the app to the latest version , it says that it needs Google Play Services to run. I tapped different places of the screen because it ...
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Any way to Stream Youtube Sound off of Nexus 7 to Yamaha Amp over Airplay?

I have the following 3 devices: a Nexus 7 an iPhone 4s a Yamaha RX-473, which supports airplay All are hooked up over my wifi. I've setup Airplay with the amp and the iPhone, allowing me to watch ...
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YouTube car media output not working on bluetooth

Since the latest update on my Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android 6.0.1) I'm not able to play any kind of sound from the YouTube app true my car bluetooth media output. When I play something from my music ...
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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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YouTube 401 error

It told it was a network error, so I waited for about 2 days assuming that it would have to do something with the network, but my internet has been functional. I'm presenting the screenshot that I ...
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See YouTube videos in Anaglyph mode

How to see a YouTube video in Anaglyph mode from a non-3D Android device? I am not able to enable Anaglyph mode from the YouTube application.
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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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Adding a new account to Gmail/Youtube shows a Password Error

I recently goy myself a Moto G3, that is running Android 5.1.1. I have 3 e-mail addresses, all of those I wish to keep in my Gmail app (I did that in an older phone I had), so I go to "Add Account" ...
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Youtube not playing in Wifi

I have this real strange problem that youtube is not playing on my Onda Tablet (dark screen and "problem while playing"), when I am in my home wifi. When I use my mobile as a hotspot and connect my ...
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How to set the quality of YouTube video on UC Browser?

I am using UC Browser. I can't find any option to set the quality of video in YouTube to low or high.
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YouTube updates not showing up

I have the YouTube app built into my device but the problem is when I open the YouTube app, there's always a reminder to get that latest version of it. When I click that reminder, it directs me to ...
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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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Move saved YouTube videos between devices

Is it possible to move the saved/downloaded exo YouTube files (downloaded with the YouTube app) between devices to avoid having to download them again on other devices? If so, how?
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Liking a YouTube comment from the app

I've been using Android for a few months now, and I'm mostly happy with it. I just can't find the "Like" button for comments. Can someone help?
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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 can I run Google's apps without Google play services?

Most of the Google apps (nearly all) require Google play services to run, like YouTube.I never liked Google play services and play store but I've to keep them because I can't run gmail and YouTube ...
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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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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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Youtube videos open in browser by default

When I'm browsing the net using the Internet app (the default browser), youtube links open up in the browser and not in the youtube app. I don't get to choose any option like before. In Applications ...
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Change path to store YouTube offline videos in external memory

Is it possible to change YouTube's offline video path to an external memory path? I have less internal memory in my phone.
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Cannot unpair YouTube app on my smartphone from LGTV (SmartTV)

I cannot unpair my Android smartphone YouTube app from my LGTV. On LGTV: I went on YouTube app and log-off my account. I also disconnected all mobile devices from it, what should (?) suffice in ...
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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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How to set the YouTube app to play 360p instead of 240p video?

In the YouTube app there are only options to play 144p or 240p. Is there any way to make it play 360p? When I access YouTube from Chrome it plays 360p videos; the quality of the same video was way ...
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YouTube app scrolls back to the top of the page when i go back and forth between applications

Whenever i switch between different applications and get back to YouTube it scrolls back to the top of the page . This is a real issue and damn annoying . is there anyway to work this issue out ?
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Create a playlist of Offline videos in YouTube

YouTube's offline feature allows downloading selected videos so that they can be viewed later, without internet. I downloaded few of these from different publishers and now have set of such videos in ...
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Prevent using YouTube app for watching YouTube video

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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If we upload video to youtube using youtube official video, should we keep the app foreground?

I did a few tests. it seems that if I go to another app, then the video is not uploading. Can youtube app keeps uploading videos while it's not the foreground app?
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“There was a problem while playing. Touch to retry” when trying to play offline video

I encounter problems when I play videos downloaded from Youtube. I've downloaded 5 videos. Those videos are added to disk. The downloads were all completed successfully, but when I try to play them, ...
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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 using YouTube Pair But is ...
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What versions of Youtube for Android support fast-forward and rewind?

What version(s) of Youtube for Android definitively support fast-forward and rewind? I'm referring to the forwards and backwards buttons in landscape mode that permit you to jump ~10 seconds. I lost ...
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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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Google Apps crashing, Play services crashing

On my Kyocera Hydra phone (model number c6725) running Android 4.4.2 on Virgin Mobile. When I start Gmail (although notifications from gmail work) I'll get the message "Unfortuantely, Gmail has ...
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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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Is it possible to pre-download a YouTube video to view it later?

Is it possible to pre-download a YouTube video to view it later offline? I know this is a duplicate, but the functionality has been removed for a year, and no (automatic) alternatives to the problem. ...
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opening problem with youtube and hangout apps

I am using Android 4.4.2 on Kyocera Hydro Icon. Since a few weeks ago, I experienced problems with opening youtube and hangout apps (there may be other apps with the same problem, but I don't ...
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Why does the youtube offline videos get expired

Weird behavior of offline videos. I had downloaded a lot videos from office for offline viewing at home. But when i went home they were showing expired and when i clicked on them it showed connect to ...
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Open current video in YouTube app from Firefox

From a youtube.com page open in Firefox, is there a straight-forward way to open the video using the YouTube app? Firefox version 43.0
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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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Avoid ads on YouTube app

There are many ads when playing videos on the Youtube app, I have tried many things but nothing works. Is there a way to avoid all the ads?
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Is there a way to use a different account with YouTube?

I'm having problem using YouTube. I use different Gmail accounts for email and YouTube and I would like them to be separated. Is there a way to tell YouTube to use a different account from the ...
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Cannot screen mirror youtube to TV

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 with Android 4.4.2 and a Samsung UE48H6270SS. I can screen mirror my Music and also Media using the Samsung Smart View App but I can't do it with YouTube. There ...
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Youtube crashes

I shut my galaxy s3 off while I had a video uploading to youtube. Now, whenever I try to go to the uploads tab, the app crashes. I tried logging out, clearing the cache and restarting my phone and ...
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Saved videos (expired) getting downloaded automatically

I had saved many videos from youtube in my android phone Asus Zenfone2. Many are now mentioned as expired. I surfed Internet and came to know that it may happen. One more problem I am seeing is that ...
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Forcing Youtube app to choose low resolution on videos

I'm going to let my kids stream Youtube from a mobile wireless hotspot on a tablet via the Youtube app. The issue is Youtube will select Full HD resolution when it can. My kids will not change ...
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How do I play a live YouTube stream in the YouTube app?

For example youtube.com/opener - it wont play via the browser, but I can't figure out how to access it via the app. Is it possible?
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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 (version 2.3.5, kernel 2.6) which is running on a Samsung GT I9003, YouTube tries to sync something all the time. ...
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Watch and download youtube video simultanously

So I can watch a youtube video, great. But once I go out of range of wifi I can't play it. So the other option, is, I use a program to download the video. But I can't play it before it's downloaded. ...
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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?