YouTube Android Tips and Tricks

How to turn on the dark mode in YouTube for Android

If you were wondering how to turn on the much awaited Dark Mode on YouTube for Android, we’re sorry to say that this function is still not officially available so you’re not going to be able to do so yet. Unless you’ve rooted your smartphone. In that case, if you’ve got super user permissions, you can follow these steps to enable this mode:

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How to delete YouTube's history on Android

To be able to delete our YouTube history on Android, there’s a way of doing so through YouTube’s settings menu:

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How to disable videos in the background in YouTube for Android

Before we go further into detail, you should know that the official YouTube app for Android doesn’t offer us a function to play videos in the background whilst we carry out other activities on our device. Nevertheless, it does offer us the possibility to play videos in the background whilst we remain in the application. So, if you simply want to stop this function, there are two different ways to do so:

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How to send a YouTube video through WhatsApp on Android

The official YouTube application for Android offers us how to share videos on chat and instant messaging applications of the likes of WhatsApp Messenger. To carry out this action, we simply have to do the following during the playback:

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How to turn on the incognito mode in YouTube for Android

Turning on the incognito mode in YouTube for Android is very easy. Simply follow these steps:

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How to uninstall YouTube from Android

To be able to uninstall YouTube from Android we need to have super user permissions or, in other words, root our device. There are certain devices that are rooted by default (although there aren’t too many) but you’ll probably have to figure out all by yourself how to root it following the usual procedures. That’s when you’ll be able to get rid of this application and all the rest of Google apps such as Chrome, Hangouts or Drive. The rest of bloatware that isn’t developed by Google can usually be uninstalled depending on its developer and the device we use (it’s also hard to remove Samsung’s own apps from their devices).

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