YouTube is a popular platform for sharing and watching videos, but it also happens to be an excellent time waster for when you’re waiting around for appointments or partaking in activities where time seems to drag because you have nothing else to do.
At iDownloadBlog, we make it our mission to enhance jailbreak tweak discovery for our readers. That’s because we know how difficult it can be to find the best jailbreak tweaks to meet the needs of your unique workflow, and we’re dedicated to making this hunt more approachable.
We regularly share what we think are some of the best jailbreak tweaks for specific facets of iOS and/or iPadOS 14, and today, we’ll show you what we believe are some of the best ways to enhance the ever-so-popular YouTube app for iPhone and iPad.
It’s truly wonderful that the YouTube app supports Dark Mode on the iOS and iPadOS platforms, assuming the user toggles the feature on first. But unlike most Dark Mode-supported apps for the iPhone and iPad, the YouTube app’s user interface is more of a dark gray than black.
With Google prepping to soon launch YouTube picture-in-picture on iPhone, now YouTube Premium subscribers can experimentally try out the picture-in-picture (PiP) on iOS.
When watching a video on the YouTube website or the official YouTube mobile app, users have the option to adjust the video’s playback speed to their satisfaction.
Options exist for both slowing the playback down and speeding the playback up, however the choices in either direction are somewhat limited out of the box.
Apple on its official YouTube channel released a mini-game show, dubbed “Play, Pause, Delete”, with the first six-minute episode featuring rapper Coi Leray aka Big Trend Setter.
Google is putting chapter markers (determined by video timestamps) on YouTube's search results page to make it easier for users to jump straight to a specific point in the video.
Google recently updated its mobile YouTube app for iOS and Android with a handy looping option. You can now set a video on repeat, which wasn't previously possible in the mobile app.
As a YouTube Premium user, I’m glad that I no longer need to cope with the barrage of endless pop-ups that would attempt to upsell me on an upgraded YouTube experience comprised of support for background playback, offline video downloads, and ad-free viewing.
Having said that, I sympathize for the free YouTube users out there who are nagged time and time again to upgrade to YouTube Premium. While it’s annoying enough to try and watch videos with ad inserts every few seconds, the user experience is even more heavily degraded by those persistent money-grabbing pop-ups being added to the mix.
A new YouTube subscription offering has been spotted in testing, dubbed Premium Lite, as Google continues to seek new ways to monetize our eyeballs beyond ads.
I’m a chronic YouTube user, and those in the same boat could probably find a use for one of the boat load of features offered by a newly released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed Enhancer for YouTube Premium by iOS developer LillieWeeb.
The previous name (YouTube Premium Plus) was a bit of a misnomer because it didn’t provide YouTube Premium features for free, nor did it only apply to YouTube Premium users. Rather, it offered a wide variety of options for augmenting YouTube for both YouTube basic and YouTube Premium users alike. The new name, we feel, is much more fitting.
Google is enhancing YouTube feeds with a new section aptly titled “New to you” in an attempt to bring people a different flavor of recommendations that they haven't seen before.