You can check YouTube’s new ‘good downloads’ function for a restricted time

But not everybody can get in on the enjoyable.

What you could know

  • YouTube has opened up a brand new experimental function for Android customers.
  • The “smart downloads” function will robotically obtain 20 movies every week.
  • Users have till February 14 to check out the function.

Every so usually, YouTube will open up a brand new experiment for cell customers to check. The newest of those is the brand new “smart downloads” function that anybody on the most effective Android telephones can check out.

The good downloads function was noticed by 9to5Google and seems to work equally to the function of the identical title on YouTube Music. When switched on, the app will obtain 20 movies per week when the person is on Wi-Fi.

The good thing about content material downloaded throughout the app is that you simply will not should depend on an information connection to view it. YouTube needs to make this course of a bit extra seamless by doing it for you, possible by selecting movies it thinks you need.

To check out the brand new function, it’s a must to be an Android person and subscribed to YouTube Premium. You can signal as much as strive it out by navigating to Your Premium Benefits within the app and Try new options. Once enabled, you’ll find the brand new possibility within the Downloads part of the app. That stated, it seems as if it is not extensively out there in the mean time, and 9to5 means that it is solely open to customers in Europe.

Google has been making a push for offline downloads not too long ago, including the function to YouTube TV final yr and enabling it on the net model of YouTube. Additionally, the YouTube Music app for Wear OS additionally has a wise downloads function so customers can take pleasure in their content material offline, which is especially useful on the most effective Android smartwatches.

It’s unclear if this function will stay out there on the app after the experiment ends on February 14, nevertheless it appears possible given the monitor document of YouTube’s current experimental options.

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