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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
Dec 6, 2022

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
145M reviews
Caleb Welch
November 30, 2022
After a recent update, I can no longer close the YouTube window completely and still have the audio play in the background. YouTube will still show that it is present in the background when I pull the draw down screen. But there is no play, pause, skip, or go back buttons available. Not being able to have full access to my screen while completing other tasks while listening to music or a podcast is just annoying.
5,553 people found this review helpful
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Miranda Larsen
November 21, 2022
YouTube was great until the latest update. Since then the videos will take a long time to load, and the shorts are black with no sound. But you can see the progress bar moving, some videos will load right away but will do the same thing. I have tried closing the app completely clearing it then reopening it. I've also tried restarting my phone nothing has helped. Please fix this bug so I can see my videos again.
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Kathryn Ackley
November 29, 2022
Auto rotate doesn't seem to work properly anymore. Yes, my auto rotate is enabled. Rotate seems to only work when you initially start a video. If you pause it and go back later, it won't rotate anymore. Googled info and tried a couple of things, but has not fixed it. Seems to temporarily work when you turn off phone and start again, but doesn't permanently fix it. Frustrating.
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What's new

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