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S10+ doesn't play 4k YouTube videos

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Apprentice

Why can not I watch YouTube in 4k or 2k on my new s10+? I have screen on wqhd+ and video enhander on. I see them on 1080. 

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Apprentice

You can use YouTube vanched to over ride the screen res :')

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Voyager

It's the Youtube app. It's bs in terms of coding. 

I had this problem with my iPhone and now on my Samsung s10e. Where the app just plays in 480p or 720p (at best), if I set it to automatic resolution. 

Despite having full HD screen (or on iPhone at least above 480p).

The app just doesn't care.

You need to set it manually sadly.

It doesn't care if you have: full HD screen and you are on 150Mbps wifi.

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First Poster

thank you for information 

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Yuo 100%

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First Poster

Hère is the solution : You have to turn on the 4k definition of your phone (it's not done automatically).

 

Go to : Settings > Display > Select "WQHD+".

 

Now, your phone is displaying in 4K.

You can now watch 4K video on youtube.

 

All your experience will be now in a better resolution, apps, photo, video, etc. 3040 x 1440. (Yeah, many people don't fully use their phone).

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3k.

Samsung devices don't have 4k displays

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lol does not make a jot worth of difference my phone is set to the highest res has been since a got it.
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We all know that. Simply because it starts with a "3" (3040). Every 4k monitor aren't. Youtube call it 4k, so, i follow the river and i say 4k.

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Without the highest resolution, photos and videos don't have same/highest quality. As all your posts on social media like Instagram. This is very important to know for community managers, i think.

 

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@Novakk wrote:

We all know that. Simply because it starts with a "3" (3040). Every 4k monitor aren't. Youtube call it 4k, so, i follow the river and i say 4k.


YouTube 4k is 2160p

The samsung devices can only display 1440p, they are not 4k. That's just fact.

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