YouTube is seemingly testing downloads for offline viewing on the net model for Premium members. First noticed by Android Police, the function is accessible to pick YouTube Premium members in India and different markets. The downloads possibility (if obtainable) shouldn’t be restricted to Chrome browser as members can strive it on Opera and Microsoft Edge as effectively. Whereas watching a video, eligible customers can see an choice to ‘Obtain’ the video, proper beside the like and share buttons. The function is already obtainable on the app model for each Android and iOS customers.
As soon as the obtain is full, customers can watch it from the Downloads part that’s accessible from the hamburger menu on the left facet of the display screen beneath the “Watch Later” icon. Customers can even head to youtube.com/feed/downloads or by way of the facet navigation panel to verify the library. It seems that YouTube will enable customers to obtain Full-HD movies; nevertheless, the scale will fluctuate as per the video high quality. The brand new function can be obtainable for testing till October 19, however YouTube is more likely to launch it formally quickly.
Alternatively, some iOS customers can even strive Image-in-picture (PiP) to observe YouTube movies in a mini participant whereas utilizing different apps. The trial model to iOS customers by way of youtube.com/new is accessible until October 31. The corporate notes that While you’re watching a video, swipe up (or press house) to shut the app and watch in a mini participant. Locking the display screen whereas watching in PiP will pause the video. You’ll be able to resume the video utilizing the lock display screen media controls. While you’re attempting this function for the primary time, it might not work correctly for the primary hour. If PiP doesn’t work after the primary hour, strive uninstalling and reinstalling the YouTube app.