YouTube, owned by Google, and one of the most popular video hubs has introduced double tap feature for the mobile users. This latest update allows you to browse videos within a very short span.
What Is This Double Tap Feature?
This new update by Google-owned YouTube is basically designed for the mobile users where they can fast forward or backward videos in just 10 seconds time. The only thing that a user needs to take care of is that this function can be accessed in full-screen mode and otherwise as well. Android users and iOS device users can get this feature.
Now this feature would make it easier to navigate the videos without any hassle. 10 seconds is a very small time, and it just takes 10 seconds to forward or backward videos that you want to see again and again or videos that you don’t want to see. You just need to double tap screen to the left or to the right and watch your favorite videos.
According to latest reports, this feature is compatible with your Android and iOS Devices only. No plans are yet announced to make it compatible with other devices as well. The exact date of launch of this feature is not known but it has been revealed that this feature would be introduced with the upcoming updates.
Know More About YouTube:
- YouTube 12.04 update has given facility to the users where they can control their videos via devices’ lock screen.
- This version can be casted to Chromecast devices, gaming consoles, smart TVs, or any other electronic gadget with the app.
- For iOS users, Google-owned YouTube allows users to access options like Play and Pause, Prev and Next, and control volume from the devices’ lock screen.
- If any of these features of the latest feature isn’t given to you, you can get in touch with the app store of respective device.
Earlier, it was quite difficult to manage YouTube videos but now, it is relatively easier to switch between the videos. This new update will come as a comfy feature especially for users who were waiting for such a kind of feature.
Let Us Now Give A Closer Look At Major Highlights Of This Update:
- The new update works in normal and full-screen mode both.
- This new update is not compatible with all devices. Supports only Android and iOS.
- For small screen devices, this feature supports high resolution picture quality.
As per latest news, YouTube is planning to launch a social feature that would be integrated with the YouTube app. This feature would be designed especially for Canadian users. Most of the Canadian users have been picked to be the prospective users for this feature.
Do you know Canadians’ mobile usage is approx.15% higher than any other country?
This Double Tap feature is a much-accepted feature especially on smaller devices. Earlier, in YouTube scrubber features at the bottom wasn’t that flexible and users found that less friendly but with the introduction of Double Tap, video navigation has become easier.