Fix YouTube Video Quality Not Changing Issue: 5 Ways

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by can’t change YouTube video quality on Android phones when updating the YouTube app? Sometimes after an update, you can see YouTube app video quality option not seen or YouTube streaming issue generated on your device. When we watching videos on YouTube app, by default sets good quality but sometimes low quality selected. So you just need to change the video resolution of YouTube that will not change YouTube video quality.

When internet speeds slow, you can change YouTube video quality from 720p to 480p/360p/240p on your Android phone or tablet device. Also, show the error message of manual YouTube quality selection over a cellular network is not supported on your 4G/3G, LTE/AT&T/Verizon, Samsung Galaxy, and other devices. Follow below-given troubleshooting steps to fix YouTube video quality not changing on Android phone or tablet device.

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5 Ways to Fix YouTube Video Quality Not Changing Android/Can’t Change YouTube Video Resolution

Check out below given possible methods to fix YouTube video quality not working issue.

1st Method: Flash Player Error/Outdated flash player

First of all check the flash player use, you need to update or install the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player on your device.

2nd Method: YouTube videos quality missing issue

Some browser not support high video formats. It means these browsers have one or two video formats support. So update your operating system or browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, and more.

3rd Method: Uninstall latest YouTube updates to fix YouTube video quality not changing

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Tap on “Apps” under the device section.

You can show list of all installed apps on your android phone or tablet device.

Open YouTube app on your android device

Step 3: Scroll down until see “YouTube” and Tap on it.

Touch more in YouTube app info

Step 4: Tap “More” from the top of the right side corner.

Uninstall YouTube app udpate on android phone

Step 5: Tap “Uninstall update”.

You can see below screen on your device.

YouTube video quality not changing

Step 6: Tap “OK”.

Now uninstall YouTube app update from your device. Now, go to Play store > Three horizontal lines at the top left corner > My apps & games > Update the YouTube app.

After the updated app, check to fix the video quality problem.

4th Method: Clear the Cache and Data of YouTube App

Step 1: Follow the above-given steps 1 to 3.

Tap on Storage in YouTube app

Step 2: Tap on “Storage”.

Clear the cache data of YouTube app on android

Step 3: Touch “Clear cache”.

If you still facing a YouTube quality problem then clear the data.

Alternative Way (Latest Android): Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > YouTube > Storage & cache > Clear cache

5th Method: Force stop com.Google.android.YouTube

Step 1: Follow steps 1 to 3 of method 1.

Step 2: Tap “Battery”.

Force stop YouTube app in android phone

Step 3: Tap “Force stop”.

Alternative Way(Latest Android): Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > YouTube > Force stop > OK

Always use the latest updated YouTube app on your android phone or tablet device. That’s all.

I hope the above given possible solution fix YouTube video quality not changing after the updated app. If you have known other easy trick to solve can’t change YouTube video quality problem, please share with us. If you find this article helpful, share it with your friends on social networks.

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