Sort by: ? I have 50mb download so no video problems ever, but i want to be able when i click on a video for it to be in 1080/720. YouTube on my nexus 5 seems to be set to auto quality as default even though when I look at the quality playing currently it is not set on auto but rather something like 360p or 720p (it keeps changing). The YouTube app will default to 480p playback when you first open a video. Get the official YouTube app for Android phones and tablets. News Good news then: YouTube may soon let you set a default quality setting on the mobile app… Awecome! Still, better late than never i guess. UPDATE: Talked with Google Support and they said that it is automatically detected for best play back. All content, features, and design are Copyright 2001-2020 This no longer works. YouTube is making some changes to its mobile app for Android that include giving users the ability to adjust the default playback quality. Gabriella9797 • 3.6M views • 1 month ago. Due to this, the audio bitrate is not directly affected by video quality like in the past. If your connection is as sufficient as you say it is, it will default the video quality to 360p (it does in my case). And like the other two devices, YouTube remains one of the most commonly used apps among users. Now though, Youtube has forced the videos to load in SD (Standard Definition) quality by default. However, YouTube does not allow you to set a default setting to play videos in either format. FAQ When you play a video on the site you can select one of three different player sizes, with small being the default one. When I manually select 1080p from the Quality options, it switches over instantly and plays without a hitch. I have it set as always choose the best quality for my connection and player size, but it still plays 360p, when i go to 1080p it loads fine. Coverage We'll tell you right off the bat that it's easier on Android than it is on iOS, but check out the methods below to see for yourself. There's an option in YouTube for your personal default quality, and I don't think you can force the user to use 1080p. When I manually select 1080p from the Quality options, it switches over instantly and plays without a hitch. New, 13 comments. It gives you the freedom of watching your favorite videos on a bigger screen. YouTube giving users the option to set their own default video quality could be of great use. Imagine if, for example, your internet speed is constantly changing. Thanks for the A2A Janet :) Set the quality setting when first starting the app. Currently, YouTube has a default video quality that is set server-side. In the YouTube app's settings, you will have a new menu dubbed Video quality preferences, which, as you can see on the screenshot, is still labeled as beta for now. 9to5Google comments that now Youtube has done something similar. This means that the quality of the currently playing video is constantly changing. AD Apple. Currently, YouTube has a default video quality that is set server-side. Open the YouTube app. Changing the default resolution setting of YouTube videos, until recently, was a cinch, as you’d just go to the playback settings for your YouTube account and could select an option for YouTube to always play the highest quality resolution. After that, you can change stream quality from default to high-quality. Adjust the quality of your YouTube video. Step 2: Go to Playback and tap both Use Cellular Data and High Quality on Cellular to on (green). Updated the base to 10.13.54; New option to 'Remove Ads from (Downloads) app' New option to 'Clear downloads' New Support 60FPS; New option to set 'Default screen' New option to set 'Default Quality' With a new design, you can have fun exploring videos you love more easily and quickly than before.
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