YouTube Android App Updated: Now Shows Previews on Seek Bar
The latest update to the YouTube Android app allows the users to see a thumbnail preview on the seek bar. This way you can make sure you land on the right part of the video while moving forward or backwards in time using the seek bar.
This feature has been a part of the desktop version of YouTube for quite some time now. It’s absence in the YouTube Android app was rather conspicuous and Google has finally introduced this much awaited feature. This YouTube app update comes out as a server-side flip, meaning it should be live on your app already.
YouTube is the most popular website in the world after Google. The YouTube Android app too, is used by over a Billion users. Google, which acquired YouTube in 2006 in perhaps one of the best business deals in the history of the tech industry, keeps updating the YouTube Android app from time to time. This ensures that the users keep getting a refreshed experience which keeps them hooked on to the app.
YouTube was already testing this feature with some users for quite a while now.This is a particularly useful feature if you want to skip to a particular frame or a moment in the video. We wonder why this wasn’t in the app a long time ago already! The latest update brings it to all the users. YouTube has been introducing a number of changes to their app of late. The YouTube UI too has been overhauled and a new design with a material theme has now been introduced.
Has the new YouTube Android app update reached you too? Do you think Google is a little too late in implement it or are you just happy that this feature is finally here? Comment below and let us know. Stay tuned with us for more updates on YouTube!