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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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6answers
21k views

Is it possible to pre-download a YouTube video to view it later offline? [duplicate]

I have the Galaxy S3, and I'd like to watch YouTube videos during my commutes. I like to watch long videos (around 1 hours), so I have no more than 1 video per commute. However, youtube video takes ...
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5answers
17k views

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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3answers
4k views

is Android single task or multitasking and multithreading?

I am trying to understand why I cannot keep listening the audio of a YouTube video on my Galaxy S 2 while moving to another application for example reading a wikipedia article on the browser. is ...
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1answer
5k views

Why do some (many?) Youtube videos not play?

Very often when I click on an embedded Youtube video or even access a Youtube video though the Youtube app, I get an error that curtly says "This video cannot be played". What gives?
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4answers
10k views

Is there a way to use a different account with youtube?

I'm having problem using youtube. I use different gmail accounts for e-mail 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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3answers
268 views

Free movies on Youtube on Android

When I use Youtube on my computer, they have a stack of older movies available for free, in the Movie section. (Ghostbusters for example! Who ya gonna call?) To be clear, they still had the ...
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2answers
6k views

Youtube Preload limit?

I have enabled Preloading for my Watch Later playlist. This currently contains 23 hour-long Google IO videos but YouTube seems to only ever preload up to 2 of them, never any more. I have an HTC One ...
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4answers
12k views

Is there a way to cache YouTube videos after playing them?

I have an HTC Desire, and the default YouTube app does not cache the video after it plays the first time. The second time you play, it downloads the same video a second time, but I would like to cache ...
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3answers
50k views

What is error code 495 on Google Play and the YouTube app?

"Facebook" could not be downloaded due to an error. (495) How do I solve this error?
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4answers
1k views

How do I stop the 3g/4g radio from turning off?

When I watch youtube videos on my samsung epic 4g, most of the time when I click a video to watch it does the "Loading" spin gif animation forever, and I can see the little arrows on the 3g/4g symbol ...
6
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2answers
729 views

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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2answers
3k views

Limit YouTube to Wi-Fi only

My daughter loves to share videos on YouTube with her friends. As a result she's blown through her monthly 2GB data allotment on multiple occasions. While I've educated her on the difference between ...
5
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1answer
338 views

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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2answers
361 views

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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4answers
10k views

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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1answer
2k views

How can I tell if a Watch Later video has been successfully preloaded?

Preloading of 'Watch Later' videos has been enabled, but I do not know how to tell when a video I am about to watch has been successfully pre-loaded by the YouTube app. As others have noted (Youtube ...
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2answers
5k views

Auto-rotate only for youtube videos, 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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2answers
632 views

how to force the phone not to use wi-fi to upload video to youtube?

I do not have wi-fi at home and I want to upload video I took into my youtube account. I have generouse data plan so I don't have to use wi-fi to upload larger files like the application forces me. I ...
4
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1answer
793 views

Automatic Download of Youtube Channels [closed]

I have a couple of Youtube channels I subscribe to. I'm subscribed both on Google Reader and on Youtube itself. Is there an app that checks for new updates to my subscribed channels and downloads them ...
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2answers
1k views

Avoid mobile version of YouTube

For some reason, either Vodafone UK or YouTube think they are smarter than my own desires and are constantly redirecting my phone to use the mobile version of YouTube. This would be fine, except ...
4
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1answer
115 views

Why do I not get the new YouTube ui on my tablet?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 running CyanogenMod 9-20121028-NIGHTLY-p4wifi and I downloaded the latest YouTube app from the Play Store. However, the app still uses the old ui with the 3d ...
4
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1answer
315 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
10k views

How do I get Youtube Links to open in the YouTube app and not a browser? [duplicate]

Everytime I click a link to a Youtube clip I have to choose which browser to open it in. I'd like them to open in the YouTube android app. Is there a setting somewhere that I can change ...?
3
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1answer
3k views

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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2answers
767 views

How To Prevent Uploading From Interrupting When Screen Is Off?

When screen goes off, uploads get interrupted especially YouTube uploads and everytime i have to resume phone to continue uploads. The problem is that in case of YouTube, videos stutter which i assume ...
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2answers
37 views

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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3answers
283 views

How to go to a specific time of a video clip quickly in Youtube?

Since YouTube on my Android device has nowhere to input the URL, I cannot jump to a specific time to view it. How to do that easily? Dragging the player carrot is very hard to make a accurate jump ...
3
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1answer
822 views

How can I remove YouTube's uploader image overlay?

I have the latest version of the YouTube app for Android (v5.1.10). At some point, the app began overlaying the uploader's user image in the upper-right-hand corner of the video. I can't click on it ...
3
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1answer
107 views

How To Access Uploads?

When I upload a video to YouTube and exit that tab, I can no longer get back to it later. I think this also happens with other uploads. The only way is to upload something again. So far I can only see ...
3
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1answer
312 views

YouTube app on Android “signing in” forever

I use my Nexus 4 with a Google Apps account outside USA. There's no YouTube option in my GApps dashboard, as confirmed by this support page: YouTube is not an available service for Google Apps in ...
3
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1answer
381 views

See Youtube videos in Anaglyph mode

How to see an youtube video in Anaglyph mode from a non 3d Android Device? I am not able to enable Anaglyph mode from the Youtube application.
3
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2answers
998 views

How can I embed youtube videos so they play on my HTC Wildfire?

I have created a youtube video and embedded in on this page: http://tanguay.info/test169.htm I tried to play it on my HTC Wildfire in the default browser, but it says there is no flash player ...
3
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1answer
365 views

You cannot upload a video larger than 1GB

I took a video with my DroidX and when I use the menu to share it with YouTube I get the message "You cannot upload a video larger than 1GB." So I tapped on the info icon on the video and it says that ...
3
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2answers
2k views

Why does my YouTube app have performance problems and outright failures?

I have a stock Captivate on AT&T. I've tried to watch videos at least a dozen times, and maybe twice it's worked as I would like it to. Problems include: "This video cannot be played". I saw ...
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2answers
2k views

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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0answers
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Can we watch “live” broadcast videos from YouTube Application [closed]

From YouTube.com in PC, we can watch live videos from here - http://www.youtube.com/live But how do we watch them from the default YouTube mobile application in Android.
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1answer
2k views

Using YouTube under Orbot

I'm trying to put my YouTube app's traffic on Orbot (Tor) in my phone due to filtering issues in my country. When Orbot is in Tor Everything mode, it works, and all of the traffic used by YouTube is ...
2
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2answers
757 views

Does Youtube app playback not work with wifi?

On an HTC Evo with Sprint, when trying to playback a video, the Youtube app regularly (always?) reports it can't play a video when I'm connected to a reliable wifi network. If I immediately turn off ...
2
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1answer
378 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
59 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
52 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
181 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
3k views

The application Market Feedback Agent has stopped unexpectedly

The application Market Feedback Agent (process com.google.android.feedback) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again. I keep getting this error message when YouTube crashes. I click to report ...
2
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1answer
29 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
526 views

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 ...
2
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0answers
76 views

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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0answers
1k views

“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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0answers
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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 ...
2
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0answers
172 views

YouTube 3D on Nexus 7 [duplicate]

How can I enable blue/red 3D for yt3d videos in the YouTube android app? I tried watching a yt3d-enabled video on my Nexus 7 but it just plays normally, with seemingly no way to enable 3D.