YouTube facts adds forward, rewind button for Android and iOS

YouTube facts has rolled out a new features for its mobile app that produces it easier to go forward or backward in a video. In a video, users can now go forward 10-seconds by double-tapping on the correct of the video-player and rewind by doing a similar on the left side. The features are available for android and iOS users. It works only when the video is being played within the full-screen mode. YouTube’s version 12.04 for iOS also brings with it the ability a new 2-column layout for browsing Library tab for iPad.

YouTube facts forward or backward Button

YouTube facts

YouTube facts

 In latest version of android and iOS YouTube app, this new feature has been made available. However, the forward and rewind buttons still aren’t visible for all users. “While numerous Redditors report seeing the feature on both iOS and android, it appears the shortcut buttons are still not available to all users – or on all devices, for that matter,” says a report in The Next Web.

YouTube facts

YouTube facts

his is YouTube’s second big update for mobile users in the New Year.
Google has bumped up the maximum video resolution on YouTube’s iOS app to 1440p. Earlier, only the 5.5-inch versions of the iPhone supported video resolution of 1440p on the YouTube app. Even though the new YouTube app can permit 4.7-inch iPhone users to watch videos at 1440p, it still does not permit 60 frames per second viewing at that resolution.

How to rewind/fast forward 10 seconds on the YouTube app

I hope this isn’t common knowledge. This feature desperately and after searching for a bit, came across a bit of info on how to do it. I was so stoked I thought I’d share.
Go into SYSTEM Settings -> Accessibility -> Switch Access -> On
Rewind and fast forward buttons will appear on screen now. But now you will have to manually make them disappear with a small X in the corner.

YouTube facts

YouTube facts

In the last month, YouTube introduced more local language content for Indian users on their Home and Trending feeds. YouTube has started to automatically determine a user’s most popular Indic language (like Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, etc).  Is pushing videos in that language on the user’s recommendation lists.

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