(Pocket-lint) – YouTube is making some modifications to its cellular app for Android that embrace giving customers the flexibility to regulate the default playback high quality.
You’ve got at all times been in a position to alter the standard of particular movies throughout playback, however quickly you’ll alter the default settings for each video that performs from the app. Click on into YouTube’s settings and you may see the choice to regulate “Video high quality preferences (BETA)”.
From there get three customary settings – information saver, greater image high quality or auto. On particular movies, there’s additionally an choice to click on into “superior” and choose the standard of the video playback in a extra granular manner – selecting from 144p, 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p or 1080p.
That is nice because it now implies that you need not depend on Google to decide on the best high quality for you. Should you’re on a vast information plan, 1080p as default will now be a logical alternative, if not you may choose decrease variations to save lots of treasured MBs. Sadly, these particular settings do not apply app-wide, however you may choose from to information saver, greater image high quality or auto to do this.
Android Police additionally has reported another attention-grabbing modifications to YouTube on Android that embrace eradicating the flexibility to faucet the timeline to skip to a different level within the video. Now if you wish to fast-forward by way of a video that you must maintain and slide the playback as a substitute. That is an intentional change designed to cease unintentional skipping. The identical logic has been on iOS for some time however is now on Android too.
Writing by Adrian Willings.