Youtube video quality poor

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dwntwnall4u, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. dwntwnall4u

    dwntwnall4u Well-Known Member
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    Very pleased so far. Still need to learn Android. I was wondering is the youtube video quality poor on the EVO or Android in general?

    I'm so used to my old 3GS that was jailbroken, the quality was excellent.
    But now they all look so choppy on the EVO.

    Any suggestions to improve it?

    Thank you.
     

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  2. Aridon

    Aridon Well-Known Member
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    You tube app, hit menu, settings and select always play in high quality. Don't play them in the browser unless you are using the hacked flash 10.1 which you can get on xda under themes and apps.
     
  3. excav8ter

    excav8ter Well-Known Member
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    I was just watching some snowmobile vids on youtube, the ones i watched were amazing.... compared to my Hero.
     
  4. cmanbrazil

    cmanbrazil Well-Known Member
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    youtube on the browser, seems to run at a lower quality than the youtube app. With the app at hd, it should look very nice and run smooth
     
  5. crumsnatcha

    crumsnatcha Active Member
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    Just tested this out, went to the YouTube app and found an HD video (2012 trailer) and watched it side-by-side on my computer. Not only did the phone load the video nearly as fast as on my computer, but the quality was almost identical; the computer's quality was maybe 5-10% better. I am super pleased with that. :D
     
  6. NorthBayX415

    NorthBayX415 Active Member
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    with this its pointless to hit the HQ button right? or will hitting the HQ button make it a little better
     
  7. denise1768

    denise1768 Well-Known Member
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    I'm not too happy with it actually.. I've had a number of hang ups as well (force closes)
     
  8. RoboMonkey

    RoboMonkey Well-Known Member
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    you only get hq with 4g or wifi on.
     
  9. denise1768

    denise1768 Well-Known Member
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    what's a good website for watching music videos on this?
     
  10. Zardos

    Zardos Well-Known Member
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    I can kick it on while under 3g just fine. The buffering speed is a bit slower, but it still keeps up great.
     
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