YouTube Go was first introduced as a lightweight Android app in 2016 that was designed for devices with less powerful hardware and limited cellular access. YouTube announced today that the Go app would be discontinued starting in August.
Because Google has made numerous improvements to the primary client in recent years, the main YouTube app is the intended replacement, with the website also being praised. And there will be more:
Particularly, we have enhanced performance for low-end gadgets or viewers of YouTube on slower networks. Stay watch for more updates as we develop new user settings that assist in reducing mobile data usage for viewers with limited data!
As a result, a separate software is no longer required, especially one for Go that did not support dark themes, posting, comments, or content creation. The writing was already on the wall because YouTube Go was coming in October 2021. More than 500 million people have installed it as of now.
When we introduced YouTube Go in 2016, it was created for users in areas where poor connectivity, expensive data plans, and low-end devices made it difficult for us to offer the best experience possible in the main YouTube app.
Take 9TOGOOGLES Android phone specifications have increased significantly just in the last six years. It’s advantageous for the platform for YouTube, a developer with a sizable global audience, to realize that it no longer requires a free, entry-level version of its app.
It does, however, raise concerns about Android Go’s current state and future necessity. In the near future, Android 12 (Go edition) will include features including guest access, a redesigned user interface, and quicker app launches. Google (Search), Assistant, Maps, Navigation, Gmail, and Gallery are some of the remaining Go variations.
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