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Disable info popup on YouTube app

When viewing videos with the YouTube app, constant info message popups during playback shows. Videos that show those info popups show a white circle with the letter 'i'. Is there a way to disable ...
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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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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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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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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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Playing an embedded Youtube video directly in the Youtube app

I am using a very low speced smart-phone and heavy sites like Khan Academy are very difficult to load. When ever I watch a video on their site my phone slow down and frequently crashes. So, is there ...
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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 make my android device remember my paired TV in You Tube?

I successfully paired my android device with my TV, but unfortunately after turning down the TV, the association is forgotten. It is a nice feature to have them paired, but it is really annoying to ...
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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 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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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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Youtube app black and laggy transitions. S5 plus g901f

Maybe someone know where is the problem? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34Z5zNCSlyc As you can see, video box is all black and transition is not smooth. Even on my old s3 it's smooth as a butter.
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YouTube app keeps pausing the video

I am using a Nexus 5 D820 rooted stock Android 6.0.1 MOB30D. The YouTube app version is 11.x and is the latest as I checked for the updates today. The app pauses the video at random. I had to tap ...
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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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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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YouTube app full screen cropped by navigation and notification bars persisting on screen

For whatever reason, Google thinks that it makes sense to bring out the navigation and notification bars along with the intrusive annotation that cannot be manually dismissed, then leave the bars ...
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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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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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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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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 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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How to fix poor sound and video quality when pairing YouTube with a television?

I tried pairing the official Android YouTube app (by Google) with a television so I could watch a few videos on something larger. I was surprised by the poor quality of the audio and video. The ...
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How can I locate files that are shown as broken in the YouTube uploader?

How can I locate and remove video files that are shown as broken (white background) in the YouTube uploader?
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Playback of saved Youtube video always starts from middle

When-ever I watch a saved video on my Mobile Phone (Android 5.0) with Youtube 10.49.59, I have to always drag the Playback Position to the start, because Playback starts from 3:03. I think (but I am ...
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Auto upload all my videos to Youtube

I would really like to upload my 4K videos from my Nexus 5X to youtube. I don't want to take any manual steps. So everytime I shoot a video, I want it sent to youtube without any manual intervention. ...
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Android YouTube connection via local network with my PC [Win7]

My PC and my Android device are both connected to the same router. Im using GlassWire network monitor on my Windows, so some time ago I saw connection on local network which IP indicate my Android ...
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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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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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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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Updating Youtube failed in BQ S38 (Android version 4.4.2)

I've a BQ S38 Model. While updating Youtube (current app version:4.5.17) from Playstore it downloads the entire file but while installing it gives an error (Description Below) Can't Install App "You ...
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YouTube app stops buffering videos after the error: “There was a problem while playing, touch to retry”

After around 30 minutes of usage, the app gives me the following error and decides to stop buffering any other video until I restart my phone: There was a problem while playing, touch to retry I'...
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Live streaming to YouTube on Android phone

How do I live stream some local events and festival on to YouTube using Android phone camera?
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Playlist (music) staying on while screen locked

Is there a way to listen to my Playlist while my screen is locked? I turn my Playlist on and put my phone in my pocket and my Ass hits all kinds of buttons or hits the screen lock button on the side. ...
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Is it possible to play playlists in random order in YouTube for Android?

I want to know if on YouTube for Android, or the mobile YouTube website, is it possible to play playlists in random order? I meant shuffle. How do I play songs in random order (shuffle)?
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Add to offline button not found in latest YouTube app update

I have updated the latest version of YouTube in my Samsung Grand Prime. When I search a video and open it, the add to offline button isn't anywhere to be seen. What's wrong?
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Youtube app out of sync!

Youtube app on my moto g2 is playing out of sync after update. Before update it was working alright but now the videos play with a lagbofb2 seconds. How to make it correct ?
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What is the status of YouTube's offline viewing feature for non-music videos in 2015? (after Music Key was launched)

Not-a-duplicate note: YouTube's policies for offline content have changed many times since the questions Download YouTube Videos from Mobile? and Is it possible to pre-download a YouTube video to view ...
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Android browsers blocking Youtube preroll ads natively

I was wondering if anyone else noticed that Youtube preroll ads are automatically blocked when browsing on Android Chrome or Android Firefox. This is without any adblocking features enabled (no ...
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Android 5.0.2 x86 on laptop problem

I would like to get info about an issue..I installed lollipop on my laptop (through unetbootin) and everything 's fine except one thing..videos on YouTube app do not play..they keep loading and ...
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Allow 720p videos on YouTube app

My device is Atrix 2 with resolution of 960x540, but YouTube app only gives me options for 144p, 240p and 360p, which are not really "quality". How can I watch 720p videos on YouTube on my device?
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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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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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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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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 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 ...