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Google will discontinue YouTube Go for Android – Best Life

when you own androidYou’re almost not alone there 3 million people Use your Android device around the world. The operating system (OS) for these devices was Own and operate by Google since 2005, when it acquired the startup behind Android and rewrote the operating system from the ground up. But the tech giant hasn’t stopped making changes to Android since then. Last year alone, Google Update their payment policies Tighter billing service requirements for application developers also announced plans to do so Change your privacy protocols for Android devices. Now Android users are on the verge of losing a service due to another change from the tech giant. Read on to find out what you should be giving up in the coming months if you own an Android.

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Many of the changes Google made weren’t free for Android users. With the recent update of their payment policy, many companies have since restricted and removed some features of their Android apps, and they are likely to keep their full revenue. On April 1, Amazon let’s stop The Verge reports that audiobook users purchase audiobook titles with a credit or debit card through the Android app. Shortly thereafter, on April 4, Barnes & Noble notified shoppers that they would not be able to purchase digital books or other content through the Nook app for Android. then recently hollow removal option For users to create a new account or start a new free trial app for android and android tv.

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In another change, it has just been confirmed that Google will kill one of its Android apps in 2022. The tech giant Get rid of it The YouTube Go app, according to a YouTube announcement May 2 posted on Google Help. The app will close in August, although no specific date has been set for when access will be completely revoked. But as the GAX tech blog mentions, it’s for Android users who have Not downloaded yet YouTube Go is already no longer available on the Google Play Store.

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YouTube Go first launched on the Google Play Store in 2016 and was designed as a way for Android users to access the video platform, even when “in places where connectivity, low data rates, and devices initially prevented us from doing so.” Line to deliver the best experience with YouTube app.

But as a light version of the main YouTube app, its features were restricted, notably Android users were not allowed “the ability to comment, post, create content, and use the dark theme”. She has that too Not challenged Since October 2021 according to 9to5Google. Despite this, YouTube Go currently still has more than 500 million installs – so those users might be shocked by the recent announcement.

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Android users don’t have to fully use YouTube when YouTube Go is officially retired. Instead, Google advises you to go to another source. “To access YouTube, we recommend YouTube Go users to install the main YouTube app or visit youtube.com in their browsers,” the company said.

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According to the announcement, YouTube is improving the main Android app to address some of the issues the YouTube Go app was originally designed to address, such as: b. Better performance in certain environments and a better overall user experience.

“Specifically, we improved the performance of entry-level devices or those who watch YouTube on slower networks,” YouTube said in the ad. “We are also building additional user controls that will help reduce mobile data usage for viewers with limited data, so stay tuned for more updates.”

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