Questions tagged [youtube]

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How can I prevent the YouTube aplication from constantly showing a pop-up for YouTube premium trial?

How can I prevent the YouTube aplication from constantly showing a pop-up for YouTube premium trial? I'd like to never have this window.
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Captions on with every video even if I switch it of

Ever since youtube last update captions with every video auto on, eventhough I switch it of in my settings. On a different noteI find the captions very irritating because the captions are realy bad ...
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How to get acces to offline YouTube videos downloaded to my Android 9 Cellphone?

I use to download youtube videos so I can watch then offline. But I don't like the "YouTube video player". So, how could I have access to the offline youtube videos so I can open them using my video ...
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How can I disable the official YouTube app's incognito mode?

Preface: A warning for parents If you want to protect your kids, disabling Incognito mode is usually not enough. If your kids are under age 13, it's wise to use a good filter to block the YouTube app ...
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Youtube video in fullscreen mode being croped

I have a phone Xiaomi Mi 9T with android 9 and I have MIUI installed on it. My problem is that when watching videos on mobile version youtube in fullscreen mode videos are being cropped. Here is an ...
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My Android YouTube App won't play certain codecs but plays others just fine

The Android YouTube app on my phone won't play any video with the vp09.00.51.08.01.01.01.01 codec, which seems to be every main stream, popular video. My Android YouTube app will play videos with ...
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How can I mute Youtube notifications without disabling them completely? (Android 6)

I want YouTube to stop showing me notifications on the main toolbar, but I want the YouTube app to keep showing them once I open it. It seems that when I block the notifications in settings the app ...
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Avoid/prevent YouTube stories

I want that no story appears there in my android YouTube app I m not talking about "not interested " I want complete removal of stories How can I do it?
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Avoid porn/nude recommendation in feed of android you tube app?

How can i avoid video containing porn/nude content from appearing up in feed/recommendation of my youtube app?
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Why isn't the OnePlus 7 Pro compatible with Google Daydream?

Is there any shortcoming in the hardware offering of the One Plus 7 Pro that makes it ineligible to run Daydream? I can't see anything that specifies what exactly makes a Daydream phone special. I ...
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Disable title translation of YouTube videos

Is there any way to prevent the YouTube app from translating (some) video titles from the original title (e.g. English) to the phone's configured language? (e.g. Spanish) It's really annoying as ...
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How to stop Youtube app auto update itself?

Youtube app in my phone auto update itself. Cannot uninstall, I already disable it and force stop it. My play store settings are set as follow: App download preference - ask me every time. Auto-...
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Disable YouTube AutoPlay on Home Feature

I'm having trouble disabling YouTube's "AutoPlay on Home" feature on my wife's phone/account. I've followed the instructions provided on Google's support site, but when I reach the settings for "...
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How to save YouTube downloaded video to phone gallery [duplicate]

I have downloaded a youtube video in my youtube app and I want to save this video to my phone gallery. What steps should I have to follow to do this?
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How to back up app data from system applications? (e.g. YouTube search history)

In 2018, YouTube triggered their kill switch / time bomb for older versions of their Android application. Their more recent versions of their app limits the search history to 50 items, which means ...
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App Installation “blocked by your IT admin”? (Galaxy Note 8)

I use YMusic to listen to music/audio books, which is an outsider app from xda-developers. When I tried to install an update, I got the message below, as if YouTube is preventing me from installing ...
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Youtube unavailable in 4k on Android TV Box

I have a 4k Android TV Box running Android 9 at 3840x2160 and I can't get Youtube to show 4k movies on it. I tried both the Youtube app that came with it and the official app from Play store. Both ...
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Notification settings reset to default

I had turned off my notifications for the YT app in my phone. However after a point, it seemed that the notifications setting went back to default(i.e. they went back to being on) Why is that so?
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How can I disable the little preview on Youtube (to save mobile data)?

I am running on mobile data on my Galaxy S7 Edge on Oreo, and was wondering if you can disable the little previews. They take a lot of data, and I only get 3GB of data before it slows down to 2G. The ...
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Controling YouTube using keyboard with Samsung Dex

In the YouTube app using Samsung DeX, I can't figure how to use the keyboard to do things like turn the volume up/down, pause the video, and things like that. It looks like the app is not configured ...
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YouTube swipe feature update

The YouTube swipe feature update has been causing problems on my phone whenever I use wi-fi. I thought the issue was with the YT app and after trying everything possible, the app works fine. But ...
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Video freezes but audio plays on YouTube

For the past two days YouTube on my OnePlus 6 has been glitching. Everytime I click on a video I can hear the audio but the video doesn't play (it doesn't go black, it just freezes with the audio ...
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Why aren't my songs dowloading?

I use an Android phone, and I usually download songs by converting them from YouTube to mp3 through websites. This time, when I hit the download button, the downloading didn't start. It said "download ...
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YouTube Glitch on OnePlus 6 [duplicate]

For the past two days, YouTube on my One Plus 6 has been glitching. Everytime I click on a video, I can hear the audio but the video doesn't play. Also, the new update allows me to swipe right to see ...
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Is there a way to turn off the “Cast to TV” feature on YouTube?

I really want to find out a solution to this since I keep accidentally click the cast to TV button and it always automatically connects to my dad's TV. I know that there is a way to turn of the ...
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Is any way to play Youtube, looped and underground, on Android KitKat?

I have successfully looped a song of Youtube on my Opera Mini (it doesn't work on my Chrome). But it doesn't allow to play underground. I wan't it playable looped and underground. Is anyway to do it?
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Why no sound in chrome web browser?

I would like to loop a song of Youtube, so I need to play it in Chrome browser rather than in the Youtube mobile application. The loop itself is working fine, but unfortunately no sound. I am using ...
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How to loop a song in youtube?

I used to listen to some favourite song in youtube (Android). I would like to loop so it plays all time till I stop. Previously I have tried using Chrome web browser. It work to loop, but no sound. So,...
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I do not want to see suggested videos under Youtube Videos

I have terrible self control when it comes to internet browsing and Youtube. I plan to watch a few videos then spend hours constantly moving on to new suggestions. Is there any for me to never see any ...
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Why can't I install YouTube on my phone?

I am using a Tecno Pop 2 Power device. It runs on Android 8.1(Oreo). It's a new device. When I launched it, it came pre-installed with the "YouTube Go" app, which is in no way a replacement for the ...
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YouTube Android caption style won't update

I have an issue on the youtube app. No matter how many times I turn on and off the captions in youtube(and system settings) and change the style, the style of the captions won't change. This ...
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re: viewing YouTube restricted(NSFW) videos in Firefox Android without having to switch to desktop mode

As I stated in the title of this post, I already know that restricted YouTube videos can be viewed in Firefox Android if you switch to desktop mode as opposed to mobile mode. I was wondering if there ...
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Watching Youtube and listening to music at same time in android phone- Is it possible [duplicate]

How can I watch Youtube video (app) muted as well as listen to music in phone's built in music app in any android phone? It is not a duplicate of this How can I mute the YouTube app while playing ...
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Google Play error 501 when updating YouTube

I'm trying to update the YouTube app. Whenever the update downloads and it shows "Updating app". It takes a lot of time and after some time, an error is displayed "Unknown error 501". I've searched ...
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How to set default resolution in YouTube app?

Such that every time I open a youtube video, it opens on that resolution, it is annoying when it changes automatically according to network, and for every video I have to change the resolution
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How can I mute the YouTube app while playing music on another player?

I do love to listen to music while watching text YouTube videos, but I can't because YouTube can't be muted. I use the respect audio focus in Musicolet Music Player. I have tried App Volume Control ...
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How do I play a video in the YouTube app at zero volume while simultaneously playing music in an MP3 player app?

Sometimes, I love to play music at a high volume while watching text YouTube videos and muting YouTube, like what I do on PC. I have a Huawei phone running Android 5.0 (Lollipop).
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How to hide bottom navigation bar in Youtube app?

I want to hide bottom navigation bar (not system wide navigation bar) or at least make it act like Chrome toolbar which shows/hides itself on scroll. I am blank on this as I couldn't find anything on ...
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Why does YouTube volume fade when visiting certain sites?

I use split screen YouTube and Chrome on my phone, but when I visit e.g. bbc.com the video volume fades to a much lower level. What causes this and can it be prevented? This is a OP3t with Android 8....
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Why on earth does YouTube change my lock screen wallpaper and how do I prevent that?

When I'm watching YouTube videos on my phone, and then lock my phone, my wallpaper is replaced by the thumbnail of the video I was watching. Removing YouTube from the recent applications screen does ...
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How to watch Youtube with screen off on any Android without a Youtube Premium subscription

How can I listen to Youtube with my screen off without a Youtube Premium subscription
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How to choose YouTube resolution using Mobile version (m.youtube.com), not desktop nor app

On an android phone, using Firefox, I access the YouTube.Com website. But for resolution control, I am content when YouTube delivers "m.youtube.com". I know how to force FireFox to solicit the ...
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How can Android run a disabled application?

I have just run into a situation described in this blog: Can any one explain this to me? How can Android run a disabled application? What good do we have from marking applications as disabled, if ...
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YouTube update enforcement bypass? +Reasons why the old YouTube app is superior

The time bomb of YouTube's legacy versions has exploded:The “later” button to postpone the update has disappeared. YouTube is copying WhatsApp's update mesh. I really wish to keep using a legacy ...
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Adding 'Subscriptions' as default page in YouTube app

I use YouTube a lot in my phone, and specific in what I watch. I control this mainly using 'subscribing' channels what I really wanted to watch. Now the problem is YouTube app has it's own default ...
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My youtube, facebook, whatsapp are not working right and internet is not working

My youtube, faceebok, whatsapp are not receiving and sending until I restart my LG G5 android phone. I was trying to delete some of the unused apps. Not my facebook, youtube say my internet is not ...
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My phone says that its unable to connect to some apps

I have an Samsung J5 (2016) and since the afternoon I cant connect to whatsapp playstore youtube ebay and some other apps, the odd here is that it shows on the top that is connected and I can use apps ...
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Some Apps not woking in cellular Data

I have an Blackview BV 8000. Some Apps like Chrome, Stack exchange, Facebook, WhatsApp... Work without a problem. However apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google play store don't work on cellular data. ...
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Video apps all failing?

I've recently noticed a whole collection of video streaming apps all failing at once on my Samsung S8+. YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and All4 are all now dead -Amazon will start up but not play ...
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YouTube age-restriction bug

I am asking this question on this site as I have a problem with the YouTube app: So, I happen to be a teenager under 18 and have a Gmail id that I use with YouTube. Now everything was fine until ...