How to watch at a high frame rate
To get high frame rate playback, watch a YouTube video at a quality of 720p or 1080p.
In the quality menu, high frame rate will be listed next to the resolution (for example: 1080p60).
Force lower frame rate playback
To watch a video at a lower frame rate, switch the quality to 480p or lower.
High frame rate requirements
Only videos that are uploaded or live-streamed with a high frame rate can be played at high frame rate.
High frame rate video is available on the following mobile and other platforms:
- Android: 720p capable device running Android 4.1 or later, using YouTube app v10.18 or later
- Apple TV
- PS3 and PS4 app