Update the YouTube app

For the best experience with the YouTube app, upgrade to the most up-to-date version of the app. We send updates to the YouTube app so you can get new features, a faster experience, fixes, and more. Without the most up-to-date version of the app, you’ll still be able to watch YouTube videos, but you may not have some of the newest features.

Update the YouTube app

  1. Open the Google Play Store app  Play Store.
  2. Tap Menu Menuand then My apps & games.
  3. Apps with an update available updates are labeled "Update."
  4. Tap Update All to update all apps. For individual apps, find the specific app you want to update and tap Update.

In some cases, you may need to restart your device to update an app. Learn more about automated updates.

Note: Some apps require new permissions when they are updated. You may see a notification asking if you accept the new permissions.

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