San Francisco: YouTube’s video streaming platform has announced that YouTube Go, designed for offline videos, will no longer be available to users from August. YouTube Go allows users to save videos for offline viewing by providing quality and file size options so that it is clear how much data a download will use. The app also allows local sharing with nearby users without using any data. Here’s how you can return the number of dislikes to YouTube videos.
“Today we announce that YouTube Go will be discontinued in early August. To access YouTube, we encourage YouTube Go users to install the main YouTube app or visit youtube.com in their browsers, ”the company said on a support page.
“Since then, YouTube has invested in improvements to YouTube’s core app that make it better in these environments while providing a better user experience that includes our entire community,” the company said. “In particular, we’ve improved performance for entry-level devices or those watching YouTube on slower networks. We are also creating additional user controls that help reduce the use of mobile data for viewers with limited data, “he added.
The company said that compared to YouTube Go, the main YouTube app provides a better overall user experience, and offers features not available in YouTube Go that many have requested, such as the ability to comment, post, create content and use the dark theme. YouTube Go launched in December 2016 for viewers in places where connectivity, data pricing and low-end devices prevent users from providing the best experience in YouTube’s main app.
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