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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by sprke81, May 1, 2010.

  1. sprke81

    sprke81 Member
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    Hey guys I searched for awhile but couldn't find anything about it. How do you get the Incredible to open up the youtube player when you tapping on a youtube vid on a webpage? Right now mine opens up the HTC flash player to play it.. I would rather have it open the youtube player for the full screen high quality experience like my moto droid did. Thanks.
     

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  2. sprke81

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    Nobody has the same problem? It's really annoying to always try and find the vid in the youtube app
     
  3. soulfetcher13

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    You could try finding the HTC flash player in the manage applications folder. Menu settings manage applications and scroll until you find it. Tap on it, see if there is a clear default button. If there is, tap on that. The next time you choose to play the video it may ask you which program you want to use to eTched the video. However, if you are trying to view the video through the internet, it might not and always default to HTC flash player.
     
  4. sprke81

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    Yea that was the first thing I checked. The default tab is greyed out.
     
  5. soulfetcher13

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    What about long pressing on the video, will that give you other options?
     
  6. sprke81

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    No it just gives the standard webpage options like open in new window save link etc
     
  7. stevemassart

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    I have the same issue on the HC Desire, did you ever find a solution?
     
  8. Dream

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    Bump this, anybody figure this out? I hate the HTC Flash Youtube player!
     
  9. ThreeFingersDown

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    I'm wondering how to get my HTC flash player as my default...
     
  10. Dream

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    Really? Mine is default.
     
  11. HolyGrail

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    Bump. Having this same issue. Any solutions?
     
  12. Wello

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    I have this same problem. I've contacted HTC and I'll report back when I get my answer.
     
  13. Wello

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    I got my response today.. bad news.

    :(
     
  14. c0tten

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    I was trying to solve this on my own today. It seems strange that we are not able to do this.
     

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