Questions tagged [youtube]

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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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Any way to Stream Youtube Sound off of Nexus 7 to Yamaha Amp over Airplay?

I have the following 3 devices: a Nexus 7 an iPhone 4s a Yamaha RX-473, which supports airplay All are hooked up over my wifi. I've setup Airplay with the amp and the iPhone, allowing me to watch ...
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YouTube to XBMC using Airplay

Does anyone knows a method to send YouTube videos to XBMC using Airplay? The functionality I'm looking for is similar to the one available on iOS devices. I know that AirSync can send videos but not ...
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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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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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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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GMail "couldn't sync", though I can watch long videos in YouTube

I have run out of space in my smartphone (got the message Storage space running out: Some system functions may not work). I know this is defined as a threshold of 10% of internal disk space (8 GB). So,...
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Shuffle YouTube playlist with Android and Chromecast

I'm using a Chromecast, controlled by the YouTube app on a Nexus 7 running Android 4.4. I can select a playlist and it will add all of the videos to my TV Queue, but I can find no option to play in ...
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Offline YouTube feature suddenly gone

Till yesterday noon I was using this offline option, but from yesterday night I can't get the offline option. My YouTube app is built-in app, will that make any difference? I even tried re-...
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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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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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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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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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limit YouTube time

My son watches YouTube on his phone all the time. I'd like to limit him to 1 hour a day on YouTube. I know there's a YouTube kids app, that allows you to set a timer, but I don't mind him having ...
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Auto upload all my videos to Youtube

I would really like to upload my 4K videos from my Nexus 5X to youtube. I don't want to take any manual steps. So everytime I shoot a video, I want it sent to youtube without any manual intervention. ...
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If we upload video to youtube using youtube official video, should we keep the app foreground?

I did a few tests. it seems that if I go to another app, then the video is not uploading. Can youtube app keeps uploading videos while it's not the foreground app?
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Cannot screen mirror youtube to TV

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 with Android 4.4.2 and a Samsung UE48H6270SS. I can screen mirror my Music and also Media using the Samsung Smart View App but I can't do it with YouTube. There ...
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Forcing Youtube app to choose low resolution on videos

I'm going to let my kids stream Youtube from a mobile wireless hotspot on a tablet via the Youtube app. The issue is Youtube will select Full HD resolution when it can. My kids will not change ...
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Playing an embedded Youtube video directly in the Youtube app

I am using a very low speced smart-phone and heavy sites like Khan Academy are very difficult to load. When ever I watch a video on their site my phone slow down and frequently crashes. So, is there ...
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How to disable Google Cast ready for Youtube on Chromecast with Chrome?

I know this sounds like a weird question but.. WTF. The "cast optimized youtube experience" is just plain horrible. I would much prefer to just cast the tab as normal. Sometime I seem to be able to ...
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Embedded Youtube videos don't play in browser

I have a Samsung S4 running Android Kitkat 4.4.2 (latest version on Verizon). Both in the Android default browser and chrome browser, when I'm on a page with an embedded Youtube video (all pages with ...
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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 ...
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How to make my android device remember my paired TV in You Tube?

I successfully paired my android device with my TV, but unfortunately after turning down the TV, the association is forgotten. It is a nice feature to have them paired, but it is really annoying to ...
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youtube app - is there a way to resume play back

I have an android set top box call Pivos Xios. It is running android 4.0.4. This is plugin my 1080p TV. This device is great because for 100$ you get to have a browser on your TV and all the play ...
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"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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YouTube app stops loading

Device: Xperia V Android: Stock ROM, rooted When I watch some YouTube video on the YouTube app, it plays up to some point. Then, it just shows that it loads, and never continues. Why is that?
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YouTube "Connection to server lost" on WiFi and 3G, stock 4.3

I see the issue talked about online but none of the fixes work. I haven't been able to view for over a week. Does anyone have any other ideas? It also appears that some otherer html5 based videos aren'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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, Facebook, WhatsApp are not working right and internet is not working

YouTube, Facebook, WhatsApp are not receiving and sending until I restart my LG G5. I was trying to delete some of the unused apps. Now my Facebook, YouTube says my internet is not connected even ...
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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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How can an Android smartphone pretend to be a tablet? (App UI like tablets)

Smartphones have heavy restrictions, compared to tablets. Many applications, even homescreen and lockscreen, enforce vertical rotation. http://www.quora.com/Its-2016-Why-wont-my-homescreen-and-my-...
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Why won't my purchased YouTube videos play anymore on Android?

I have a Motorola Turbo 2 Android. My purchased YouTube videos will no longer play. I get the following error on the screenshot below. Can anyone give me directions on how to fix this problem? Thanks ...
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Set youtube app upload default as unlisted?

Is there a setting so that a video I upload to youtube with the Android app is unlisted by default? I can do this on the desktop version, but all I can find on the app is the ability to change the ...
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Why would Google account show hundreds of YouTube purchases?

Google allows deleting Google products within a Google account. A friend's Google account shows that it has a YouTube profile within his account. My friend does not use YouTube, so he went into the ...
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Can't access Google Apps (Play Store, Youtube, Drive etc) on Data

Asus Zenfone 2 Ze550ml, Lollipop 5.0, Non-Rooted, AT&T 3G The Play Store, Youtube and Drive(which won't sync on data) Apps work perfectly on Wifi but not on Data (It shows a message saying Check ...
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Google Play auto-update of other apps causes YouTube video to pause

I have set my Google Play to automatically update apps when the phone charging and connected to WiFi. This is convenient to keep apps up-to-date. The problem is, I may also want to watch new videos ...
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Why are apps not loading anything after a while of use (Nexus 5 | 16GB)?

Well the title says it. It happens to most apps that need an internet connection. (Instagram, Youtube, Play Store, Whatsapp etc.) The browser works fine though. But for example when I'm looking at my ...
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Youtube app black and laggy transitions. S5 plus g901f

Maybe someone know where is the problem? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34Z5zNCSlyc As you can see, video box is all black and transition is not smooth. Even on my old s3 it's smooth as a butter.
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YouTube car media output not working on bluetooth

Since the latest update on my Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android 6.0.1) I'm not able to play any kind of sound from the YouTube app true my car bluetooth media output. When I play something from my music ...
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YouTube app full screen cropped by navigation and notification bars persisting on screen

For whatever reason, Google thinks that it makes sense to bring out the navigation and notification bars along with the intrusive annotation that cannot be manually dismissed, then leave the bars ...