Autoplay is all the rage, with many apps such as Netflix, YouTube and others continuously playing videos non-stop. This can be a welcome feature when binge watching a show, however at times it's a problem. For example, YouTube will keep playing recommended videos ad nauseam, which could end up coming from anywhere. The good news is that YouTube has a switch to turn this feature off.
Apple will have some competition if the company continues to pursue a live TV channel package for the Apple TV. Both Hulu and YouTube have announced plans to launch streaming TV services as soon as next year. For its part, Apple has been rumored to be working on content deals for some time. A quality bundle of 25 channels was slated to arrive for monthly subscription in November 2015, however subsequent reports indicate Apple's plans have been delayed.
You can clear your YouTube history on your iPod touch, iPhone or iPad by tapping the three bars in the top left hand corner of the YouTube app. From the Settings page tap the "History" panel to open your YouTube history. From here you can tap the trash can icon and select "Clear History" from the pop up box to clear all the videos you have viewed. This will also clear the history from all your devices if you're logged in to your YouTube account.
Google updated its YouTube Data API on April 20, 2015. This caused the YouTube app not to work with some older devices. All iPod touch, iPhone and iPad models running iOS 7.0 or later should not be affected by the change.
Apple devices that no longer support the YouTube iOS app after April 20, 2015:
iPod touch (1st to 4th generation)
Making unique ringtones can be a fun way to customize the iPhone. There are vast supplies of audio clips available on YouTube, which can easily be converted into iOS ringtones. While there are software packages capable of ripping YouTube audio to a computer, these instructions will focus on a browser-based method that takes less time.
Start by finding the YouTube video you wish to convert into an iPhone ringtone or text tone. Open the YouTube video in a web browser on the computer, then follow these instructions to create a ringtone file:
1. Copy the entire URL of the YouTube video from the address bar (this starts with http://www.youtube.com/watch).