In a restricted rollout, the YouTube app on Android TV is getting the power to autoplay video previews for all content material on the app. Notably, this characteristic is accessible for a restricted variety of customers on each Android TV and Google TV.
In accordance with a report by 9To5Google, this new autoplay video preview characteristic is much like what you’ve on the desktop and cell variations of the YouTube app.
This characteristic works while you scroll by the movies showcased in your YouTube app’s dwelling display screen. If you cease the scroller on any video, it’ll play a preview of the video for just a few seconds, together with the audio.
On the desktop or cell variations of the app, the video performs completely. As an alternative, on Android TV and Google TV, the movies will play a portion of it.
The characteristic known as “Previews with sound” and it’ll play a snippet from the video together with the audio. It may be a bit annoying for some customers who need to maintain issues silent. So, higher tune down the amount earlier than you scroll YouTube now.
The characteristic was out there on Chromecast with Google TV, Nvidia Protect TV, and extra
Nonetheless, there isn’t a readability on how widespread Google has began rolling out this YouTube characteristic on each Android TV and Google TV.
As famous by 9To5Google, they had been capable of view this characteristic working completely high quality on gadgets together with Chromecast with Google TV, XGIMI Horizon Professional 4K projector, and Nvidia Protect TV.
This additionally consists of a number of different gadgets, together with varied Android TV set-top containers. This hints that the testing is completed on a good scale and is accessible for a variety of merchandise.
One other factor to notice about this “Preview with sound” characteristic, at present below testing for YouTube on Android TV and Google TV, is that the video will proceed to play from the purpose the place you click on on it.
That means the video preview portion of the video received’t repeat while you make a choice. Most customers would discover this characteristic annoying. Extra annoying is that this characteristic is enabled by default. You’ll have to manually disable it.
Fortunately, there may be an choice to disable it, regardless that it’s important to do it manually. For those who aren’t a fan of this new “Preview with sound” YouTube characteristic, then you should head over to Settings > Preview with sound > Off.