YouTube update brings video download recommendations to everyone

YouTube update brings video download recommendations to everyone
After less than a month of testing, YouTube's new ability to show video download recommendations went live earlier today. Initially available in select markets, the new feature is now being rolled out to a wider audience, on both the Android and iOS platforms.

Installing the latest update will allow YouTube users to see a list of recommended content on the Download page below any videos they have already downloaded for offline view. These recommendations will not be automatically downloaded in order to show up on the Downloads page, you'll have to tap the download icon if you want to download any recommended videos instead.

If your phone happens to be offline when you want to download recommended videos, the next time you connect to a Wi-Fi network your video will be automatically downloaded. The new feature can be easily disabled if you don't want to receive download recommendations.

Just head to your profile, tap Settings / Backgrounds & Downloads, and then toggle “Recommend Downloads” to the off position. When disables, download recommendations should never pop up on the Downloads page.

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2 Comments

1. JRPG_Guy

Posts: 79; Member since: Jan 13, 2019

I hate this feature. Give us 120fps video

2. frozz

Posts: 29; Member since: Jul 10, 2017

is the downloaded video still able to play as normal even when the uploader deleted the video ? if not then this feature is useless as f*** and the video will only take up space in your phone as trash. furthermore it is not shareable across platform as it is encrypted for youtube only. I rather go the dark method (if you know what i mean)

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