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Why are YouTube downloads being deleted from my tablet but not my phone?

I have an Oppo AX5 phone and a Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet. If I download the same youtube video to both devices, within 48 hours or so something deletes it from the tablet but not the phone. It must ...
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How to disable user input (touchscreen) from command line without root

In the android command line, I need to disable the touchscreen user inputs. I do not want to use root because I want it to be universal instead of device-specific (root is obviously not as widespread ...
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Broadcast to youtube on android phone

I use galaxy s9, which runs on android of course, and sometimes the option at youtube which enables us to broadcast to tv just disappears. sometimes it comes back. why does this happen and how can i ...
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Why downloaded videos by VidMate can only be played using PLAYit?

I have downloaded a video from YouTube using VidMate. The video is in 1080p and is in MP4 format. When I tried to play it on mobile, it is not playing. I also tried it on PC using VLC Player, but ...
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How many different types of YouTube Vanced are there?

I have many YouTube accounts, and signing in and out is inconvenient. That's why I use different YouTube Vanced for different YouTube accounts. At present, I have three YouTube Vanced: version pink, ...
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How can I hide the info panel on YouTube app?

How can I hide the info panels such as the following "WHO covid-19 banner" on YouTube app? Link to the video: click here Information about the info panel giving topical context: click here
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How to stop YouTube videos from pausing when info is auto-refreshed?

On YouTube version 15.08.52 on Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) videos are paused each time the YouTube app refreshes the info, like for instance the videos that appear at the bottom of the screen in the list ...
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How to remove X button on video overlay?

YouTube version 15.08.52 on Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) is showing a X button on the video overlay user interface and it has to be tapped to hide the UI. I searched on the internet and some posts say it'...
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Inside Facebook app, how to set YouTube links to be opened on YouTube app?

How to set YouTube links to be opened on YouTube app on Android in Facebook app? I saw some videos how to do it but they're too old.
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Is Youtube app on Android TV not honoring proxy?

I have set up proxy for my wifi network on Android TV, and apps like Spotify & etc are honoring it and using the proxy, but it seems Youtube app is not honoring global proxy because it can't ...
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WebView vs GeckoView for playing embedded YouTube’s videos

In my application I have a WebView loading a URL with an embedded YouTube video (using iframe). Using standard Android's WebView, the playback is not smooth with random pauses and medium playback ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P5100 (espressowifi) Youtube app “There was a problem while playing”

I wanted to use the Youtube app on my Samsung GT-P5100 but the app said to update. However, the update option just wasn't there (probably because Youtube no longer supports android 4.0.4). So i ...
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Read the URL of currently open tab in a browser, every time it changes

I use Logitech media server (LMS) to play my music on a DLNA device. The server also has a youtube plugin and can play the sound of youtube videos if a specific url, which contains the youtube video ...
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Open Gapps Google Services installation on Android 5.0 based TV

Device: manta.com.pl 43" TV with Android 5.0 on the board. I have an root access through ADB shell. Issue: I need google services to run Youtube for Android TV. How I tried to solve: I donwloaded ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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