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How to run two copies of youtube?

I can not find an option in the setting to allow dual youtube. any ideas ? I tried to install and clone app but did not work. I use Android 13.
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How can I prevent YouTube shorts from looping by default?

I use YouTube app on Android. How can I prevent YouTube short videos from looping by default?
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Watch history won't load fully on the YouTube app

My watch history will no longer load any videos past a certain point, and every time I watch a new video, it will remove the oldest video from my watch history.  This started happening around January ...
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What is this uid file in com.google.android.youtube

I found this file in my father's Huawei Y9 2019,the path of this file is Phone > Android > data> Com.google.android.youtube > files > offline > (Random alphabet and number folder) &...
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YouTube app asked me to turn on notification

Yesterday, I opened my YouTube app in my Redmi Note 11, but it had a pop-up saying something like “Don’t miss the new videos, turn on YouTube notifications.” I didn’t click anything on this pop-up, I ...
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Why can't this 8K video recorded with an Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra be viewed as 8K in YouTube?

I recorded an 8K video with a Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra running Android 13: I uploaded it to YouTube using the YouTube Android application. YouTube offers to view it in 4K but not 8K: Why? This issue ...
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How to play YouTube videos in mpv?

I sometime do that on the Linux desktop - but on the phone I cannot do it. What I see is exactly what is presented in this video on reddit. Adding the video url to mpv does nothing. The answer seems ...
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Why is my Tecno pop2 is unable to install YouTube?

I am trying to install YouTube. It directs me to Google Play store afterwards it shows app failed to install what can I do to install it?
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Got recommend YouTube videos that my friend is watching from his offline laptop

So, my friend was watching a movie. His laptop was offline for the last 2 days. When I opened my YouTube, I got recommended a scene from the same movie. It is highly unlikely to be a probable incident....
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How to stop YouTube from auto-translating the audio of some videos?

Now it is possible to add multiple audio files to one video for different languages on YouTube. When I want to listen to an English video, it chooses French audio because I'm French, and I have no way ...
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Android no sound in plugged-in loudspeaker?

I have a Samsung Android tablet with an external loudspeaker plugged into the sound jack socket. However, the tablet keeps speaking in Youtube throuh its own internal loudspeaker (quiet-murmurer I ...
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S21 Bluetooth interrupted by youtube links

In twitter, when scrolling thru tweets containing youtube links, bluetooth automatically attaches to the link ready to play it. This interrupts whatever was being listened to, even though I dont click ...
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How to find again Youtube videos that appeared once on your feed and you lost?

I just opened the Youtube Android app and immediately closed it. The instant I closed it I saw a bit of the thumbnail of the next video on the feed. I wanted to watch it. But it was too late, I had ...
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Can we adjust subtitle size and position in YouTube app?

Using Android 13 in Pixel 7. Is there any way we can change the font size or placement of subtitles of a running video within the YouTube app without any subscription model? Is that feasible?
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Prevent person-on-call from hearing YouTube audio playing on my device

I would like to know why can a person hear videos playing from my Android while on call with them? How can I prevent this?
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YouTube : content is not available on this app

I have a very old tablet that I just use to cast YouTube and Netflix. It stopped working yesterday, this appears on the screen where the video should be: The following content is not available on this ...
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Can YouTube be treated as an audio channel by the system?

I listen to podcasts on YouTube frequently, and with YouTube Premium I can turn off the screen and keep listening. Typically when audio is playing and there's an interruption - say navigation ...
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Playing 2 videos simultaneously

Is there any way to play 2 videos simultaneously (YouTube and browser video)? I am aware of the split screen feature, but when 1 video plays, the other stops.
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How can I reverse the order of the downloaded list on the YouTube app?

When I download a video on the YouTube app, it gets placed at the top of the "Downloads" playlist. So when I play it, the queued video is at the top instead of the bottom. I want the ...
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"The package conflicts with an existing package" error when updating YouTube ReVanced with APK

To clarify, my problem isn't that I can't install an app because I have a similarly-named app; I am trying to update an app I installed via APK with another one of a later version. I had previously ...
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How do I disable skipping chapters with two-finger double taps on YouTube?

When I watch YouTube videos on my ASUS Zenfone 8, if I double tap with one finger to skip forward 10 seconds my input is often misregistered as a two finger tap that skips to the next chapter. This ...
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How to play YouTube in browser while screen is off? [duplicate]

I'd prefer not to have to install some other weird apps or fiddle too much. (In particular I don't want to use NewPipe, Vanced.) If it matters, I use Bloket browser (I'm willing to try other browsers ...
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Avatar on YouTube Vanced is not clickable

I am using YouTube Vanced (not because of removed ads, but because of old UI, and also it does not force you to update, I could use the original YouTube, but because of last I don't) version 15.05.54. ...
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Play YouTube videos faster than 2x on Android

I know that it is possible to play YouTube videos faster than 2x on laptop and desktop using extensions available on Google Chrome. However, these can't be downloaded on Android device. I have already ...
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How to create shortcut to 2nd YouTube account

How can I make a shortcut to a 2nd YouTube account on my Android phone. I have a Samsung s21+ with one ui 4.1 and Android 12 There is a dual messenger function which allows multiple versions of the ...
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Firefox "Open links in apps" blacklist?

I'm generally OK with urls opening dedicated apps, but there's 2 exceptions: youtu.be youtube.com i don't want these 2 urls to open in the dedicated youtube app. is there some way to blacklist these ...
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How to find hidden malware on Android?

Today, while watching a YouTube video on my Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G, the left half of the video portion was covered with a pinkish/orangish screen with the words "MICROWAVE SPY CAMERA 1.XXXX&...
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How to make YouTube URLs open in YouTube app rather than browser? (updated for 2022)

I'm using Android 12 on a Google Pixel 3. My default browser is Brave. I sometimes also use Chrome. For many types of links, such as https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:...
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Repeat music in Chromecast

Found this song and want to play it in a loop through the TV when using Chromecast. When I'm using YouTube Music before Chromecast, then I'm able to repeat it. Thing is, once I start to Chromecast it, ...
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Keep YouTube Vanced playing in the background when closing the mini-player

I'm using YouTube Vanced. When I close the picture-in-picture by tapping the "×" of the mini-player, the video stops and I have to click the play button in notifications to continue playing ...
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How to make it open in browser to click a YouTube video in the result of the Google search app?

If I remember correctly, clicking a YouTube video in the search result of the Google search app used to open YouTube in my default browser. For some reason, it now opens the Play Store link for ...
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Enable YouTube mobile live streaming

I have a YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/stfrancisschoolbatalaofficial. It has been marked "for kids". I am unable to stream live from my mobile even though I have more than 1K ...
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How to hide Youtube homepage and sidebar?

I want to remove Suggestions in YouTube homepage and sidebar as it is distracting. In PC, there are extensions to remove this(like "YouTube rabbit hole" and "DF YouTube"). But how ...
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Vanced Youtube & Native Youtube App crashes after ArrowOS update on a6020a46

I have a rooted Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus running TWRP+Magisk+OpenGApps+ArrowOS(android v10).No MicroG. I installed Vanced Manager and Youtube Vanced in it(sometime after the February update) and it was ...
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Installing full YouTube app on Tecno phone (Android Go) failed silently

I have a Tecno phone with Android 8.1.0 Go. YouTube Go is my system app, however, I grew tired of using it because of its limited features and decided to install the YouTube app. But that's when the ...
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Login to YouTube app with different Google account w/o gmail access

I can login to YouTube with a different Google account, but this account got saved in setting/ system/ account section, which means whoever get access to the tablet can access my gmail also. Is there ...
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Change "add to home screen" image

Is there an easy way to change the add to home screen image on Android devices? I know how to change the HTML manually but for example I would like to change it for the YouTube web app for example.
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YouTube link preview not showing up in WhatsApp

Using WhatsApp version 2.20.207.12, YouTube version 15.47.36 on my Samsung Galaxy A30s with Android 10. Previously (I remember this working in November) when I shared a link from YouTube in WhatsApp I'...
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YouTube Premium doesn't play the video in the background but only shows thumbnail instead, and screen starts flickering

With YouTube Premium, the video will not play in the background, but only the thumbnail will appear. When you tap it open, the screen starts flickering.
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How to save YouTube downloaded videos to external SD card?

I have a Lenovo A7000 with Android 6.0 installed. How to change the download location so that videos downloaded on the YouTube app are saved in the SD card? I don't have the "Use SD card option ...
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Listen to YouTube

I want to listen to audio only from any YouTube recording, just like an audio-book, with my mobile phone's screen off. Is this possible? So far I tested only: YouTube original app, playing YT stream ...
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Weird problem with YouTube app on MIUI 10.2

There is this problem with the YouTube app on MIUI 10.2. When I open the app, the 'YouTube' logo part at the top has completely disappeared and it just shows the search box, the notification bell, and ...
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How to download video from Youtube, FramaTube, Media CCC or mp3 from SoundCloud?

I'm using Mi 5, I want to download hot trend videos from Youtube, FramaTube or video conferences from Mediaccc and then make the tiktok video for fun. How to reach this? Also, sometimes I want to ...
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Is this Kindle Store App Legit or Bootleg?

This question is inspired by the answer I received to this question: What is This Strange Symbol When I Try to Play Youtube on Kindle? User @Banal Vulgarian reports that he has the same problem as I ...
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What is this strange symbol when I try to play YouTube videos on Kindle's Silk Browser?

I have always used the included Silk Browser on a Kindle Fire 5th Generation to play YouTube videos. Inexplicably sometime in the last week, it stopped working. The video playback window plays the ad ...
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Does YouTube Music allow non-premium accounts to download their own uploaded music to their device for offline use?

I just received an email notification that Google Play Music would be discontinued later this year, and instructing me to transfer my library over to YouTube Music (I haven't done this yet). I am ...
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How to get raindrop.io to open youtube videos in youtube vanced instead of the official app?

Is there a way to make apps open to specific apps we choose always?
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How to block Minecraft on YouTube on Android phone?

I have a child who is too young to watch computer games on youtube. How can I block Minecraft on youtube search and videos on my phone? (Android) I tried Youtube Kids app. I blocked several videos, ...
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How do I logout from Youtube?

I have multiple Google accounts on my Android 10 (Samsung Galaxy M10s). Until today, I was using YouTube without signing in. Today I signed into YouTube with one Google account. Now I want to sign out ...
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YouTube Premium: Downloaded videos - Original channel deleted?

I have subscribed for YouTube Premium and have downloaded some tutorial videos I want to keep. However, the channel owner will be deleting his entire channel soon. Research online is difficult and I'...
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