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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Fabolous, May 23, 2010.

  1. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser
    Thread Starter

    No idea why this wasn't posted in the Droid forum as well, but this works just fine for us. There's even an option in to always to HQ, even on mobile. Install it and enjoy. Credits go to pardonmyfreedom for posting this up in the Incredible forum.

    http://androidforums.com/htc-incredible/82929-youtube-hd-evo-d.html

    The File

    YouTube.apk

    Or, attached at the bottom of the post!

    Installation Instructions

    Either download it straight from your Droid browser, and click on it when it's done. Or, download it on your computer, put it on your sd card, use a file manager like ASTRO to find it, click on it, and install it.

    You *may* get a warning about how a system app is being updated. That's cool, because it is :D
     

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  2. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian

    Sweet - Haven't been paying attention to what other ROMs look like, but with the impending release of FroYo next month, perhaps I will.

    Thanks, Fab
     
  3. tebower

    tebower Member

    the widget is updated too, and now it shows some kind of preview of the most viewed clips. this is not necessarily desired, right? I wish i could have the old widget back.
     
  4. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser
    Thread Starter

    This was just Google's design decision. It's this way on the EVO 4G, as well as in Froyo 2.2

    No choice to use the older widget style, unfortunately :(

    At least the widget has not become less functional.
     
  5. Prime

    Prime Well-Known Member

    I can't download it
     
  6. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser
    Thread Starter

    If the mediafire link is being wonky, you can just use the link at the bottom of the post. It is directly attached to Android Forums.
     
  7. Prime

    Prime Well-Known Member

    my phone says it not supported

    trying the media fire link
     
  8. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Thanks, Fab...installed, runs fine, nice to see the little HQ in the corner. Why it wasn't this way at the start is hard to understand... :)
     
  9. tebower

    tebower Member

    Maybe it's just me, but I also noticed that the camera and search buttons on the widget don't seem to function.
     
  10. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Hmmm...I loaded the widget and it says "loading" endlessly. The app works fine, but the widget won't go.

    Also, the Safesearch Filtering option is greyed out..

    Movie camera button doesn't work, and tapping on the main part of the widget doesn't launch the player...

    Same for any others?
     
  11. tebower

    tebower Member

    Had to uninstall updates, because these features clearly are not designed to work with our software.
     
  12. shizzy1427

    shizzy1427 Android Enthusiast

    this thing works great. Love the view all subscription updates, and view all recommended for you options on the hoe page of the app. Really great. Still wish i could comment from within the app though. anyone know why we cant?
     
  13. Lozer_Kid

    Lozer_Kid Android Enthusiast

    Isn't that the same version as the 2.1 stock YouTube app that's included in the HTC Hero?
     
  14. tribal123

    tribal123 Lurker

    Great, works on Samsung Galaxy S too....
     
  15. roothorick

    roothorick Lurker

    It appears I already have this (2.2 FRG01B OTA). If you've gotten your update, or just up and flashed it, you probably don't have to bother.
     
  16. Lozer_Kid

    Lozer_Kid Android Enthusiast

    YouTube on mobile devices is such a joke these days. most of the videos worth watching are not available to be played on mobile devices unless the uploader allows it. Videos not allowed to be played on mobile devices won't appear in the results on the YouTube app, however they will appear on the mobile site, but it won't let you play those videos >=[
     
  17. KidFlash

    KidFlash Well-Known Member

    You can see videos in the browser with desktop version of youtube with Flash 10.1
     
  18. AyoTech

    AyoTech Newbie

    Well I downloaded it but when I started to install it it ended with it saying "Application not installed". Why?
     
  19. Tells me "Application not installed."
     
  20. johnlgalt

    johnlgalt Antidisestablishmentarian

    I'm betting both of you are on FroYo?
     
  21. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga

    that would be my guess too

    there is no reason for this if you are on froyo
     
  22. Yeah. I just went back and read the date of the thread. The bastard that unearthed this thing should be shot. :(
     
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  23. Psychokitty

    Psychokitty Android Enthusiast

    lol!
     

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