YouTube getting support for Android 13 media controls

YouTube getting support for Android 13 media controls

Three Google apps already support Android 13’s redesigned media controls, and the fourth will have to be YouTube over the approaching weeks.

Version 17.32.32 of YouTube for Android is lately in beta and goals API 33. Most other people will realize the up to date participant when Casting movies, whilst it’s additionally necessary for YouTube Premium subscribers that use background (audio-only) play. 

Compared to YouTube Music, Google Podcasts, or even Chrome, the alternate is the extra minimum for the principal YouTube app. There’s after all the rounded sq. pause/round play button, whilst the development bar spans just about all the width of your display.

The different to be had button is “next” (regardless that “back” seems when in a playlist) to the best of the scrubber, whilst YouTube has got rid of the “x” for last a notification or briefly finishing a Cast consultation. That specific loss is slightly unlucky as swiping simply gets rid of the notification relatively than finishing what’s taking part in. Lastly, given the extra distinguished play/pause button place, you notice quite much less of the video identify.

YouTube 17.32.32 with this modernized controls UI is lately in beta, however, will have to arrive within the strong channel (lately 17.30.x) over the approaching weeks for all Android 13 customers. Major streaming apps like Spotify (or smaller ones like Pocket Casts) have not begun to be up to date, however, there’s nonetheless time sooner than the consumer launch on Pixel phones.

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