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Open external links in default browser instead of YouTube in app browser

I'm trying to find a way to get links in the YouTube app to open outside of the app. I don't want to stop watching/listening to a video while checking out a link in the comments.
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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 force youtube keep playing when phone is folded?

For foldable phone, like Samsung Z Flip 3, start playing youtube, fold phone, let youtube keep playing sound.
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Opening YouTube app rather than Facebook Messenger in-app browser [duplicate]

I'm having trouble opening the YouTube app (v16.36.64) from Facebook Messenger (v330.0.0.12.116) rather than in the in-app browser. The images show the link I want to open in the YT app and what it ...
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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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Youtube Music Application Local History File Location [duplicate]

Yesterday I was listening to some music, but it didn't get saved to my account's history since it was blocked by an ad blocker. I was wondering if anyone knew if it was possible to access my recent ...
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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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How to stop google translate from translating youtube title [duplicate]

I've just got annoying things in my entire life. Youtube keeps translating my youtube title and it's totally annoying. Is there a way for google translate not translating my youtube title. I tried to ...
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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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How to block YouTube in general on my daughter's phone while allowing her to follow her favourite YouTubers?

While YouTube Kids app is allowed on my daughter's Android phone, YouTube app is blocked. Recently I realised she still accesses youtube.com through her web browser so she can follow her favourite ...
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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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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 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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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 application from constantly showing a pop-up for YouTube Premium trial?

How can I prevent the YouTube application from constantly showing a pop-up for the 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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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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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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