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About this app

Get the official YouTube app on Android phones and tablets. See what the world is watching -- from the hottest music videos to what’s popular in gaming, fashion, beauty, news, learning and more. Subscribe to channels you love, create content of your own, share with friends, and watch on any device.

Watch and subscribe
● Browse personal recommendations on Home
● See the latest from your favorite channels in Subscriptions
● Look up videos you’ve watched, liked, and saved for later in Library

Explore different topics, what’s popular, and on the rise (available in select countries)
● Stay up to date on what’s popular in music, gaming, beauty, news, learning and more
● See what’s trending on YouTube and around the world on Explore
● Learn about the coolest Creators, Gamers, and Artists on the Rise (available in select countries)

Connect with the YouTube community
● Keep up with your favorites creators with Posts, Stories, Premieres, and Live streams
● Join the conversation with comments and interact with creators and other community members

Create content from your mobile device
● Create or upload your own videos directly in the app
● Engage with your audience in real time with live streaming right from the app

Find the experience that fits you and your family (available in select countries)
● Every family has their own approach to online video. Learn about your options: the YouTube Kids app or a new parent supervised experience on YouTube at

Support creators you love with channel memberships (available in select countries)
● Join channels that offer paid monthly memberships and support their work
● Get access to exclusive perks from the channel & become part of their members community
● Stand out in comments and live chats with a loyalty badge next to your username

Upgrade to YouTube Premium (available in select countries)
● Watch videos uninterrupted by ads, while using other apps, or when the screen is locked
● Save videos for when you really need them – like when you’re on a plane or commuting
● Get access to YouTube Music Premium as part of your benefits
Updated on
May 18, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 9 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
Independent security review

Ratings and reviews

145M reviews
Nichole Davis
May 19, 2024
It used to be great, and I didn't even mind that it had a skipable ad every once in awhile. But they increased the number of ads, sometimes the ads are unskippable, and even when it gives you a skip option, it just sends you to another ad! At this point, it's no better than regular tv with commercials. It's so frustrating.
78 people found this review helpful
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Sonny Johnson
May 19, 2024
Let me start off by saying that when you have something that works really well, "Stop" messing with it. While casting YT to my tv, I don't like the fact that now it no longer asks me to add videos it just plays the video I click on, & that is very annoying. I like adding multiple videos and letting those play. (If there is a setting or something I can turn (on or off), plz let me know).
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George Soniak
May 4, 2024
Update: It's working better today, thankfully. We'll see how goes. Recently the YouTube app for Roku has become almost useless for me. When scrolling through my history or a private playlist, watch a video, & then try to go back to the list it completley loses your place and the screen automatically goes back to the top. Then you have to scroll all the way down again every single time. It's extremely frustrating. I've been a consistent user but if this isn't fixed i will be cancelling Premium.
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What's new

For new features, look for in-product education & notifications sharing the feature and how to use it!