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Topic: Youtube app on Wii not working

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Tbomb

21. Posted:

Now there is a new problem :
Every time i put on a video it quits and goes to another video and that video goes to another, and so on. This means that the videos don't even load!!! Anyhelp?!?!

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wiitube697

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my Wii in YouTube don't work the guy said that YouTube aplacation not working and said to call YouTube but Google won't help me. So what should i do? i have to watch YouTube on my 3ds.

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OMC79

23. Posted:

@wiitube697. The YouTube app got crippled since early 2013. They tried to fix it twice but it didn't help and they simply gave up. The issue I believe it has is that it needs to buffer quite a lot of the stream to display it and it doesn't have the tweaks that older versions had that allowed for speeds as low as 1Mbit (128 KB/sec). You need at least a 10Mbit connection in order to have a decent loading time without many pauses in the middle of the video. However, I think you should have at least a 20Mbit so it will load the next video without displaying the "not available message" when you press the + or - buttons. Although it might as well won't do a thing either. The same thing happens when you try to forward or rewind a video.
At least it still plays most videos if you're patient.

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Number_6

24. Posted:

@omc79 I still use my Wii to watch YouTube from time to time, and one thing that I've found that helps with the wait for it to buffer a video is to hit pause then play. I have a 12Mbps connection, and it usually plays fine without additional buffering when I do that. Trying to forward or rewind never works though.

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Vincent294

25. Posted:

I'll have to try mine out tomorrow. I hope they didn't give it the Windows Phone treatment if you know what I mean.

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