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6/11/19
Youtube overlay never full disappears it only ever fades slightly. 0 Recommended Answers 163 Replies 783 Upvotes
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Whenever I view a video in full screen the overlay (Title, progress bar, video settings etc.) don't disappear and let me watch the video but they just fade obscuring the video in certain areas of whatever I am watching which can be infuriating when there is text to read or something to pay attention to that is blocked by the faded overlay.
If you look closely at the bottom of the screenshot below or at the top where the title is if you move your mouse you can see the overlay is still there just faded and I can't figure out how to remove it.
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6/12/19
It’s hard to say because you did not give details as to the device your using . Assuming it’s a desktop I would check those pesky YouTube add-on”s first. A simple change by YouTube can throw these addon’s completely out of wack. Could also be your browser loading with scrip errors witch can also point to addon’s. Simplest way to check is to try another browser.
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6/12/19
So removing one of the addons worked for certain videos for some reason but didn't work for other ones, I'm assuming its probably because I haven't completely restarted my browser yet. But I was using Chrome and will try it on firefox to see what happens.
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6/12/19
So i tried in microsoft edge because I didn't have firefox installed, and I found that it doesn't have a faded overlay, however, when I go to chrome and uninstall all my addons, every single one, the overlay persists on certain videos and not on others and I'm not entirely sure why this is.
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6/12/19
Yes do a restart. With any hope it wasn’t Adware.
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6/14/19
I'm having the same issue as well
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6/15/19
same, it's not the most detrimental thing in the universe but its a bit distracting to say the least
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6/15/19
Same issue here
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6/16/19
Same here.
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6/16/19
youtube i refuse to get rid of adblock i know this is another update and youre trying to get me to unblock your shitty ads but i refuse to do it. if i have to live with your fucking cancerous faded bar then i will but im not giving up without a fight.
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9/21/19
I have same problem with playing video lower video shows in notification bar. In my smartphone mi 5a
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