Watching videos on YouTube

Watching videos on YouTube

Use the YouTube app to check out what’s popular on the online video-sharing website.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > YouTube.
  2. Slide to the left to view the notification panel.
  3. Select a category and scroll through the list of videos, and then tap the one you want to watch.
  4. While watching a video, you can:
    • Turn HTC One X‍+ sideways to watch the video in full screen.
    • Tap the video screen to pause, resume playback, or drag the slider to jump to a different part of the video.
    • Tap a tab to learn more about the video, see related videos, or check out what other viewers think. You can also slide your finger across the tabs to see if there are more items available.
Tap the YouTube icon to return to the main screen.

Searching for videos

  1. In the YouTube app, tap .
  2. In the search box, enter the words you want to search for. As you type, matching items are shown as a list.
  3. If what you’re searching for is in the list of suggestions, tap the item.
    Tip: Tap to enter it in the search box. New suggestions appear and you can enter more text or tap beside a subsequent suggestion to quickly refine your search.
  4. Scroll through the results and tap a video to watch it.
    Tip: You also have the option to show results that were just recently posted. Tap All time, and then select a time period you want.

Saving a video for later

Save a video to your Watch Later list so that it will still be available in YouTube even if you've closed the app.
  1. Search the video that you want to save, and tap it.
  2. Tap > Add to > Watch later.

To view saved videos, in the YouTube notification panel, tap your account name and then tapWatch later. Select a video from the list.

Preloading videos

Set the YouTube app to preload videos so that you can watch them without interruptions. Videos are preloaded when HTC One X‍+ is being charged and is connected to a Wi-Fi network.

For more information about preloading videos, refer to the YouTube help.

  1. In the YouTube app, tap > Settings > Preloading.
  2. Select what type of videos to preload.

The videos are preloading when appears on Watch list screen or on the channel you subscribed to. The icon changes to when the videos are ready to watch.

Clearing the search history

  1. In the YouTube app, tap > Settings.
  2. Tap Search > Clear search history.

Sharing a video link

  1. On the video’s watch screen, tap .
  2. Choose how you want to share the video link from the available options.
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