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YouTube app for Android and iOS updated with Play on feature

The problem with the mobile YouTube experience is that the user has to switch to a different video or has to see one video and then search for a different one. One cannot search for the next video whi


The problem with the mobile YouTube experience is that the user has to switch to a different video or has to see one video and then search for a different one. One cannot search for the next video while watching the current one. Well, all that now changes because with a new Play on feature that ensures multi-tasking experience and one can search for new videos to a hearts content without actually closing the video that is being viewed. Also Read - YouTube could soon restrict 4K video playback only for Premium users of the platform

With a simple swipe, the video being view gets transposed to a small box in the bottom, much like how the multi-view functionality works in Samsung smartphones, and while this is done one can search for new content on YouTube. Also Read - Amazon India to help buyers purchase products via live streaming

Users can now search and browse channels for playlists on mobile apps, and watch great collections of back-to-back videos. There’s also a Cast button so that users can beam their video to their ChromeCast connected TVs. One also gets a preview screen when ones devices are connected so that the user can select a video, with options to play the video to queue it up to watch next. Also Read - India's Supreme Court begins live-streaming of bench hearings on YouTube

  • Published Date: August 21, 2013 5:24 PM IST
  • Updated Date: August 21, 2013 5:26 PM IST
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