Back in 2014, offline playback support was brought by YouTube to enable users to download their preferred videos to see them offline. However, the video streaming platform has now extended the original feature by including a devoted Recommended downloads segment.
The segment was speckled being tested earlier this month for some users. Nevertheless, now Google has corroborated its existence via a revised support page. Also, YouTube for iOS and Android has discretely reorganized video resolution alternatives to enable one easily select the best video quality. Now, Google has revised the support page for the offline videos to specify the new improvement.
Fundamentally, now YouTube will log all the recommended material on the Downloads page, within the Recommended downloads segment. Also, a panel pop-up might be spotted at the screen’s bottom when there are new download recommendations. In order to download the suggested videos from the segment, one simply requires to click the download icon.
On its support page, the YouTube team explained, “Recommended downloads will not be saved automatically to your handset, nor utilize any of your storage, except if you click the download logo to save them. If one clicks on the download icon of a video while they are offline, it will be downloaded whenever later connected to a Wi-Fi network permitted for downloads.”
Likewise, YouTube for iOS and Android has also been upgraded with rearranged video resolution alternatives. Earlier, the app was displaying the lowest video quality on the apex. Nevertheless, now displays the accessible video quality alternatives in descending order, with the best video quality alternatives presented at the apex.
This new modification does not make any alteration to video quality. Further, YouTube selects automatically the best-possible alternative dependent on one’s network connection. The rearranging of the video resolution alternatives is launching through a server-side update to all iOS and Android users.