YouTube for Android

YouTube for Android September 20, 2020

Android / Google / 685048 / Full spec

YouTube for Android is the official app for Android phones and tablets that allows you to access the world's largest video-sharing platform. With this app, you can watch videos on any device, subscribe to channels you love, share with friends, and explore trending content in gaming, entertainment, news and more.

The new design of YouTube for Android makes it easier than ever before to find videos that interest you. You can quickly switch between recommended videos, your subscriptions or your account by tapping an icon or swiping. Additionally, you can create playlists of your favorite videos and edit or upload your own content directly from within the app.

One of the most useful features of YouTube for Android is its ability to provide personalized recommendations based on your viewing history. The Home tab displays a selection of recommended videos tailored specifically to your interests. This means that every time you open the app there will be something new and exciting waiting for you.

If there are specific channels that interest you then subscribing is easy - simply click on the Subscribe button next to their name. Once subscribed, all their latest content will appear in your Subscriptions tab so that you never miss a video from them again.

Another great feature of YouTube for Android is its social aspect - allowing users to connect with others through likes, comments and shares. This means that not only can users enjoy watching their favorite content but they can also engage with other like-minded individuals who share similar interests.

For those who want even more control over their viewing experience then creating playlists is a must-have feature. Users can easily add any video they like into a playlist which they can then organize however they wish - perfect for binge-watching sessions!

Editing and uploading personal videos has never been easier thanks to YouTube's built-in editing tools which allow users to add filters and music directly within the app itself before sharing it with friends or uploading it publicly.

Finally, one last feature worth mentioning is casting - allowing users to stream any video from their phone onto a TV screen using Chromecast or other compatible devices.

In conclusion, if you're looking for an easy-to-use yet powerful video-sharing platform then look no further than YouTube for Android! With its intuitive interface packed full of features such as personalized recommendations based on viewing history; social connectivity through likes/comments/shares; playlist creation/editing/uploading personal content; casting capabilities onto TV screens via Chromecast compatibility – this app truly has everything needed by anyone wanting access into one place where all types entertainment are available at fingertips!


With YouTube, view and rate videos as well as create and share your own.


Recommendations and recent videos: To help you sort through a bajillion videos, YouTube shows you clips and mixes based on your viewing history and trending videos.

Subscribe to channels: Tap the red Subscribe button to have a channel show up in your subscription feed. New videos published to the channel will appear in your feed.

Build playlists: While a video is playing, you can tap the Add to button to create a playlist and add the video to it. You can name the playlist and decide whether to keep it private.

Mixes: Search for an artist or play a song, and YouTube can assemble an endless mix of songs from the artist. If you like the mix, tap the Add to button to create a playlist and listen to it later.

Stream to a TV: Tap the overflow menu (the three vertical dots in the top-right) and tap Watch on TV to set up and then stream video to your TV.

Upload your own videos: To create or share your own videos, tap the red camera circle in the bottom-right corner of your home screen, then record a video or pick one from your library to upload to YouTube. The app offers simple filters for adjusting the look of your video and music clips so you can add a soundtrack.

Companion services: Google offers a constellation of related YouTube services. YouTube Music is a dedicated music app for listening to songs and music videos. YouTube Red is an ad-free subscription version of YouTube. YouTube TV is Google's over-the-top subscription TV service. YouTube Gaming presents gaming videos and live streams. And YouTube Kids presents a curated selection of videos with a simplified controls.

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Overlapping apps: Google's various media apps have competing services, making it challenging to decide which is the better choice for your needs. Through both Google Play Video and YouTube you can rent or buy movies, for example, and Google Play Music and YouTube Music both offer playlists and radio-like stations.

Bottom Line

YouTube lets you discover, view, and share user-created videos. The Android app packs in everything good about YouTube but overlaps at times with other Google services.

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Publisher Google
Publisher site
Release date 2020-09-21
Date added 2020-09-21
Category Video Software
Sub category Video Players
Version September 20, 2020
Os requirements Android
Requirements None
Price Free
Downloads per week 1084
Total downloads 685048


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