Microsoft Brings Back Its YouTube Windows Phone App

Posted on Aug 14 2013 - 11:04am by Editorial Staff


After a huge crossfire and a good long halt, Microsoft’s YouTube Windows Phone App returns back. The app is available now for download while in this updated version, the company has moved the download functionality inside the app and contains some new features, including major change in Video upload support.

Now it will be easy for Windows Phone users to upload content to their service as well as the ability to stream live video channels on board, thanks to added video upload support. Other improvements include voice search and voice activation from the home screen, access to playlists, uploads, video lists and ability to manage the YouTube account’s profile page.

Here is an official statement the company given to The Verge:

“We’ve released an updated YouTube app for Windows Phone that provides the great experience our consumers expect while addressing the concerns Google expressed in May, including the addition of ads,” says a spokesperson told The Verge. Microsoft says it appreciates “Google’s support in ensuring that Windows Phones customers have a quality YouTube experience and look forward to continuing the collaboration.”

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