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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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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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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 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 video quality

Youtube app allows switching between normal and high quality videos. Is this normal and high quality depended on screen dpi or are they some fixed quality videos independent of mobile and tablets and ...
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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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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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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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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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Youtube app never runs, always crashes

Every time I play a video YouTube, it crashes with a message that says "Unfortuanately, YouTube has stopped". The app will open to the starting interface, but it's only when I actually play a video ...
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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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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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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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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 vide, 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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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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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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“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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Does the YouTube App on the Nexus 10 allow the selection of a default video playback resolution?

Does anyone know if you can set the default playback resolution on the YouTube app? I can do this on my Motorola RAZR V phone, but can't do it on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Can I set it on the Nexus ...
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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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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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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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Shuffle YouTube playlist with Android and Chromecast

I'm using a Chromecast, controlled by the YouTube app on a Nexus 7 running Android 4.4. I can select a playlist and it will add all of the videos to my TV Queue, but I can find no option to play in ...
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How to open youtube links on my facebook messenger app, in the youtube app?

I am unable to play YouTube videos from the links I get on my Facebook Messenger app. Here's what happens: A friend of mine posts a video link to me (YouTube link) as a message on Facebook. I ...
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YouTube app stops loading

Device: Xperia V Android: Stock ROM, rooted When I watch some YouTube video on the YouTube app, it plays up to some point. Then, it just shows that it loads, and never continues. Why is that?
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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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default video player for youtube

I really want to change the video player when viewing youtube videos in the browser. It always plays videos using the default android vid player and I want to change it with mvideoplayer. help please? ...
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Firefox Beta and Youtube - no play nice

I'm loving Firefox Beta. My current only problem with it is that when it encounters a resource that needs to be opened with an app, it does not do that. Instead, it gives me the non-useful error ...
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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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Media Player that streams YouTube - control with headset remote

I'm looking for a way to do the following: Search and stream music from YouTube (don't care about the video). Play this music in the background (while the screen is off or while using a different ...
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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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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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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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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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Change low resolution playback of embedded YouTube videos in Chrome

Device: Nexus 5 If I try to playback an embedded YouTube video on a page using Chrome, it always plays back in low quality. If I play the same video back in Dolphin browser or directly in the YouTube ...
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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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How come YouTube ads do not load on default Android web browser?

I am confused when ads show up on Android browsers. This video for example is configured to show ads all the time before the video starts: But it doesn't show that on my Android browser, but does ...