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By HJ nan, Junior Member on 6th June 2014, 11:22 AM
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The new version of youtube app has just been released providing the option to custom choose the resolution of the video. However, the only options for our phone are 140p 240p 360p. Is anybody aware of a way to enable hd video to our measly but reliable phone?
 
 
7th June 2014, 01:59 AM |#2  
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Thus far AFAIK, the only way to watch YouTube videos in HD is via third party apps such as Viral Popup Player and OGYouTube.

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7th June 2014, 12:47 PM |#3  
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i didn't recieve the update yet
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Are you people running Stock ROM from samsung?

I am running the latest nightly version of OMNI rom for galaxy s2 and all the Youtube videos are played at only 360p maximum. Is this rom lacks any youtube video hardware acceleration issue? or its an limitation with youtube.

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the s2 doesn't have a 720p screen so hd videos are usless on this small screen
13th June 2014, 10:08 PM |#6  
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Are you people running Stock ROM from samsung?

I am running the latest nightly version of OMNI rom for galaxy s2 and all the Youtube videos are played at only 360p maximum. Is this rom lacks any youtube video hardware acceleration issue? or its an limitation with youtube.

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I'm on NeatROM which is essentially a stock ROM and the quality only goes up to 360p on the official YouTube app. You can watch YouTube videos in 720p but only via third party apps.

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I'm on NeatROM which is essentially a stock ROM and the quality only goes up to 360p on the official YouTube app. You can watch YouTube videos in 720p but only via third party apps.

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Can you please name few Good Third party apps.

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17th June 2014, 08:59 PM |#8  
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Can you please name few Good Third party apps.

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Try TubeMate ! Its a really good alternative
here the link : http://tubemate.net

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Try TubeMate ! Its a really good alternative
here the link : http://tubemate.net

psst! press thanks

Thanks !!!,will check that !
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The new version of youtube app has just been released providing the option to custom choose the resolution of the video. However, the only options for our phone are 140p 240p 360p. Is anybody aware of a way to enable hd video to our measly but reliable phone?

Get Xposed and download "app settings" then open it and scroll down to YouTube and change the DPI to 200 and change the DP to 8001280 I'm sure it will work. Hope I helped
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