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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 31, 2023

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

138M reviews
Melodie Carter
May 29, 2023
Despite settings, videos default to poorest quality. For every single video I watch, I have to tap settings and tap high quality (already checked) to get to basic 1080. Sometimes I have to tap it several times to get to HD. Sometimes the video will not get out of 240 or 480 no matter how many times I tap. Doesn't matter if it's data, wifi, full signal or low signal. This issue started when I began paying for YT Premium.
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Atlas Kai
May 31, 2023
The ads...I watched a video that was about an hour. By 15 minutes in, YT had given me 3 ad breaks. 2 ads each. Unskippable. It just gets worse and worse as time goes on, it's just ads on every channel, every video, multiple times. It is so irritating and it recently (within the last year or so?) Got completely unreasonable. It used to fine. Some ads are fine, but this is more ad time than content.
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h c
May 10, 2023
I HATE this random change to make the library page of the app to be horizontal scrolling. While I'm used to the history section being like that, I never use it on this particular app. The playlist selection, on the other hand, I use DAILY. I get a physical disgust response every time I need to side swipe it. Add in the middle of the night crashes when I need the music to sleep, I'm seeing a decline in both usability and reliability!
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What's new

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