YouTube Go, the light Android app that was launched a few years back for functioning in low cellular connectivity and low-end smartphones is shutting down, the company has announced. It is being said that the company is pulling the plug on YouTube Go — which offered free offline videos due to improvements being made in the main YouTube app. YouTube Go will not function after August this year.
Today, we are declaring that YouTube Go will be sunsetted starting in August. To get to YouTube, we suggest that YouTube Go clients introduce the principal YouTube application or visit youtube.com in their programs. In correlation with YouTube Go, the fundamental YouTube application gives a superior generally client experience as well as offers includes that aren’t accessible on YouTube Go that many have requested -, for example, the capacity to remark, post, make content, and utilize dim subject,” Meaghan from TeamYouTube said in an articulation.
Launched in 2016, YouTube Go was a lighter version designed for users in locations where connectivity, data prices and low-end devices were offered.
“From that point forward, YouTube has put resources into enhancements to the primary YouTube application that cause it to perform better in these conditions, while likewise conveying a superior client experience which is comprehensive of our whole local area. In particular, we have further developed execution for section level gadgets or those that watch YouTube on more slow organizations. We’re likewise working out extra client controls that assistance to diminish versatile information use for watchers with restricted information,” Meaghan added.
Whenever YouTube Go was sent off in 2016, its clients could download and save YouTube recordings for disconnected survey at a later point.