Best YouTube Tricks and Tips for Android and iOS In a modern day society, YouTube became the new television. And almost the only difference that is left among them is the length of the video. Meanwhile, channels that appear on YouTube almost every other minute, can offer variety of TV shows, educational programs, travel vlogs, beauty vlogs, food channels, tutorials, comedy shows, web series. YouTube opens the world we could not even imagine it existed. And it does not really have analogs. Videos made from people across the world for people. Variety of options strikes our imagination. No wonder, we are trying to get access to this world on every device we use, anywhere we are, whatever we do, whenever we can. The installation process of the app There is nothing easier than the installation of the app on your mobile. It works well with both Android and iOS. But you still need internet on your phone. Many Android phones already have YouTube app inside them. If you are using old version, you can find the app on its official page. It takes a few minutes. Agree on installation and wait until you will be able to see videos on your mobile. Check if the icon of the app is in the direct reach. The same procedure works for iOS. Find an app store, open it, search for YouTube application, press on it. The installation will start and take up to several minutes, depending on your connection speed. You can return to your home screen now and find familiar icon of YouTube app iphone. An easy way to save video you love One of the frequently asked questions among YouTube fans is whether it is possible to save your beloved video? Members of YouTube Red service, pay $10 per month to use this benefit. They are able to save videos or music. Still, there is a one-month free trial that will open you new doors on YouTube. You will be able to save the video with a button Save. This is an extremely rewarding option if you are on the plane, bus, subway, and so on. These videos will be kept in the Profile that you see on your home page after download YouTube app. Another variant is to download an app like NewPipe, which is a player with offline benefits and background options for music. You will not find it in the official Play Store. Download it from F-Droid’s shop. But at first, you need to use apk F-Droid and look for the application NewPipe. You are welcome to try a direct way, and installing NewPipe with the apk help. Open the program. Now choose the program you wanted to download. Select it from the catalog of your YouTube app on android. Now you may see the Download option at the top, while Background will be below. Choose one of them and press the button. Check the video with subtitles You are going to need this option one day, especially when your earbuds somewhere at home and you are in a train surrounded by already angry passengers. You can try your skills in lip-reading or just open subtitles. There are 10 languages you can choose in auto-captions, including the main world languages with the bigger number of speakers. Beware! Captions are not as perfect, mainly because they are generated automatically. Still, you’ll capture the general idea about the main subject. Turn subtitles on by tapping on the 3-dot button of a menu, revealed at the screen, pick the language of captions. Reveal your favorite videos to your friends Did you know that YouTube app iOS and Android has a chat option? You are able to invite one or several friends there. Once they accept your invitation you can talk with them, adding videos of your choice. To try this option, just tap on Share under the video. Choose besties you want to share with, by swiping the list of contacts. Tap on the avatar to send video. Watch Later function It is one of the classic features. And still, a lot of people have no idea how it can possibly be useful. Google is constantly working on improving it. You can receive notifications about the video or it will show up in the feed. Go to section Library, and look for Watch Later. You’ll see that everything is in chronological order. Sort by the newest videos, you chose to watch after by tapping on Add to Playlist option. Improve the quality of video If your internet connection is far from perfect, you still can enjoy YouTube shows. Go to the menu and select Quality name. You can change it to a lower resolution in 360p, for example. It will save you from constant pauses while the video is downloading. Swipe Up to look for favorite videos You don’t have to go back and force of your app, if you are not so into the current channel. You can swipe up and receive scrolling list of recommended videos. Pick the one from the list and start watching. When YouTube was extended to an app, it was like a dream came true. It is not always convenient, with a smaller screen or without headphones. Still, there are few YouTube app tips to make your skills on iOS and Android phones advanced.   Continue Reading YouTube App not working on iPhone or Android? Fix Problems Now YouTube is home for millions of different videos, educational, music, motivational and just entertaining. There are various numbers of possible errors for both iOS and Android. In the list below you may find one of your problems and solution to it. Tips and solutions on YouTube app not working on Android Restart your phone It is the first step which does not need a lot of skills from you when YouTube not working on android. You will be amazed, but restarting your device can actually solve a lot of problems. And there is an easy explanation for this phenomenon. All the apps that are running on the background will be automatically closed. What do you need to do? Press the power button on your phone and choose restart from a menu on your screen. Then wait a few seconds. When mobile starts working again, go to app and check if it works. Check the Internet speed and connection There may be a problem with internet connection and not with the app. If you notice that YouTube is not working, go to the internet connection and check if you still online. You may switch from cellular network to the Wi-Fi and back just to see the difference. How to examine it? Open the browser and type something in a Google search. You will understand quickly if something is wrong with it. The operating system needs an update It is not the easiest thing to do. Still, you have to fix the problem. Just open settings menu on your Android and find “System updates” there. If there are updates that available, download them. Remember that you will have to reboot device. After that, open the app again and check it. Clear cache of YouTube app If you already checked everything from above and YouTube is still not working, go to the cache. This temporary data that is still kept on your phone can bring you a lot of trouble. Get rid of it. Open settings and choose Apps. Select the one you need. Press “Storage” which will reveal two options: clear cache or data. You can do both, but first clear cache and check whether it was helpful. Tips and solutions on YouTube app not working on iPhone So, YouTube app not working on iphone and you don’t know where to begin. You may start with the basics. If you tried everything, show the device to professional. Reset Settings of the Network This is one of the most common reasons why YouTube app stops playing on your iPhone. Turn off the network connection and then turn it back. Try to go to Settings, pick General, pick Reset, and click on Reset Network Settings. Don’t worry, it just cuts settings that were related to this network. Switch off Bluetooth If you have not done it ages ago, you may try this option. Open Control Center on your iPhone and pick Bluetooth. After you will turn it off, you feel the difference in the work. Clear cache of the app or browser To clear Safari, go to settings, where you will find the name of a browser. Pick to clear history and data from websites. It allows you to delete history, clear cookies and cache. For YouTube app, open it on your iPhone, go to the Menu. Tap icon Gear. Under the section Privacy, there will be an option to delete data from the YouTube app. Update the app If YouTube does not work on your phone, it may simply need an update. App and iOS need to work together. So, make sure that app follows all requirements of your system. Update it to the new version if it is available. Using the app is more convenient for many people across the world. This way they can watch favorite channels on their mobiles. Still, from time to time there may appear different problems when app stops working properly, like YouTube won't load. Continue Reading Block Ads on YouTube App for Android mobile There are several methods for blocking advertisements from YouTube application set on Android device. Each of the options has both pros and cons and you have to pick the one that suits your needs. Read the next information and make the decision. With each new day, ads become more and more annoying. Owners of YouTube channels sell the space inside video streams, to earn money. It is understandable. And while they work hard, improving the quality of the picture and content, it is getting hard to follow such channels, barely remembering what the video was about after dozens of ads. The only way is to block YouTube ads android version. Let’s leave the problem of negative effect from watching these ads to those who in charge of them, and focus on getting rid of the ads instead. Apparently, it is not hard at all. You may choose the easiest way to make youtube no ads android apk. Is it really that easy? No, it is not. If you don’t have a key to the original file, and it is not your channel, you can’t cut anything from it. On YouTube’s own app, this mission is impossible. In theory, you can cut advertisements from apps or websites with HTTPS connection, blocking program has to start the MITM hack, replacing originally certificate of security on its own. However, YouTube is one of the applications with 24 API Level and higher, that automatically ban third-parties security certificates. If you will switch certificates, using AdLock program, YouTube will not be working at all. While this is obviously not an option, there is still DNS filter that is almost worthless for our case. But don’t be upset. You may find a few possibilities to watch video through the app without constant interactions. All of them requires something from you, in exchange. Removing advertisements without ad blocker’s help If you prefer to use the app on your Android phone without watching numerous ads, you may want a third-party client. Internet has many variants to choose from. Some of them work as an original app, allowing to sign in your own account. However, there are numerous disadvantages you may want to skip. Pros No ads To block youtube ads android no root is needed For almost all Androids Don’t use an ad blocker Cons You need to remove the official app of YouTube Unreliable source receives the key to your info It can work for years or just a day or less It does not have normal updates The unreliable, unknown person that will get the keys to your account and data is the worst in the list. You need to at least find out some feedback. If you are willing to do that anyway, there is a brief instruction on how to cut the ads. Run to Settings and search for Applications. Choose YouTube and press it. Push on the Clear information in Storage. After that, return to App data and Delete Application. Give permission to unfamiliar guys to install their product. Go to security settings and choose this option. Try to find the most reliable YouTube third-party option. Some of them need to install a supportive app for their work. Do that. Choose “OK” when the warning about “potential harm to the device” will appear. Install the app. Start the new client and read all instructions. After that, your videos will be ads-free. There is still a warning you need to hear again – unknown people who will receive your personal data may be not the best way to get rid of ads. Cut YouTube ads with blocker Previously, we have already told you that AdLock can’t block ads on this app. And still, it can disable them. There is still a way to watch videos through the browser without advertisements using AdLock. YouTube has no problem with working as an app or in the browser. And you may skip ads there. You wouldn’t even need an app to watch videos in Google Chrome. Add an icon of the desktop to YouTube variant in the browser. Enter YouTube in Chrome and choose “Add to Home Screen”. Now you can use browser version of YouTube from the desktop, by tapping on the icon, and have fun with watching videos without advertisements. This is the most reliable option you have for now. No third-parties.   Continue Reading