YouTube for Android scores an improved interface overlay, now shows video title, view count

YouTube for Android scores an improved interface overlay, now shows video title, view count
Google's Update Wednesday is once again upon us and a couple of its apps have scored a flurry of new features. Google Photos, for example, scored manual picture backup, while Google Calendar now allows you to set up "goals" and fit them in your tight schedule.

Well, YouTube is not far behind with the updates - the Android version of the video portal has just received a couple of not so useful, but still noteworthy features. Version v11.13 of YouTube will now display the title of the video, the uploading channel, and its total view count in the upper left corner in YouTube's regular interface overlay. 

You can either wait for your YouTube app to get updated automatically, but if you're not of the impatient type, you can sideload it by heading to the source link at the bottom of this article.



1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

How bout them fixing the issue of changing the quality with just a click and not wait for a ton of miutes for those who have slow internet connection. It's annoying that when I change the quality, it's already set to 720p or something higher while my internet connection can only handle 240p and I have to keep on clicking or wait for so long till it finally becomes the resolution I want

7. rohitkalra90

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Change the default quality for your account from their desktop website.

12. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

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2. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Oh, see those eyesore on-screen buttons.

3. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

When are they going to add likes and the ability to like a comment on the comments section? iOS and the mobile site have this feature, why not the Android App, you know, the operating system you're supposed to be designing stuff for?

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I hope the finally fixed it to where it used to be before they changed the layout where you didn't have to keep hitting the back button over and over just to get back to your main page. That's pretty annoying and I'm not sure what made Google think it was a food idea in the first place.

5. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

How about.....fixing it? especially the whole 'that video isn't available' or such, or buffers like mad, but if I open the EXACT same video in the chrome mobile browser on youtube, it plays perfectly at 1080p Youtube website via mobile browser is far far more stable in playback then the app for it.

6. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Small but welcome nonetheless :)

8. RodrigoFreijanes

Posts: 58; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

It should shows the resolution. If 720p, 1080p, 480p etc.

9. wesley.

Posts: 217; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

For goodness sakes Google, please get rid of the damn pop up suggestions while I am actually watching a video, that I will never use!

11. kotan24

Posts: 320; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

still no back button?!

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