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  1. tx_brandon

    tx_brandon Well-Known Member
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    How can you make HQ the default setting for the YouTube app?
     

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  2. vader4633

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    It's already set to HQ by default. For normal quality, while in youtube, hit menu, more, select watch in normal quality
     
  3. KoukiFC3S

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    Not on my Epic. I read there's an apk for the EVO's YouTube, but I haven't tried it.
     
  4. pflol

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    I installed that last night so theres an HQ button right on my screen now, its good.
     
  5. howmuch4onerib

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    What is an APK and where do I get them?
     
  6. pflol

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    KoukiFC3S and Keybeeetsss like this.
  7. mrvirginia

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    and you'll also need appInstaller on the market to install apks.
    enable "unknown sources" as well (allows installation of non-market applications ie apks)
     
  8. vader4633

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    I read if you are on WiFi then it defaults to HQ, on 3g you have to select HQ since it defaults to normal.
     
  9. unknown zone

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    That is what happens w/my Epic, on WiFi the videos will be in HQ automatic, but on 3g I have to select HQ the manual way via the menu.
     
  10. KoukiFC3S

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  11. antmon

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    does it make the quality any better or does is the main advantage the onscreen hq button?

    (at work now, can't log into forums to download) :(
     
  12. pflol

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    it's the same as if you were to go into the menu to enable high quality, it just makes it 20 times easier.
     
  13. KoukiFC3S

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    You can have the HQ enabled by default.

    Widget is really nice too, shows a recommended or subscription video. This makes me watch them a lot more since it's just one click.

    Problem is, sometimes the widget stops working. When the record button is on the widget, it stops responding to touch.
     
  14. bellefoudre

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    What about watching other things in high quality? Or will this only work for youtube?
     
  15. badankles

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    i'd prefer it this way. 3g is too slow for hq.
     
  16. Dexsting

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    Anyone know if 4G defaults to HQ?
     
  17. badankles

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    Nope. Tried it yesterday in 4g area.
     
  18. msjanaya

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    New to this. When I click the link, it doesn't download. How do I download this app?
     

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