YouTube Go is about to say goodbye to its users: starting with August the application it will no longer be available. The YouTube team recently announced that it plans to retire the lightweight alternative to its main app, specifically because it has become useless over the years. Let’s find out all the details together.
YouTube Go will no longer be available soon
YouTube developed the application Go to help users who own discontinuous connectivity, mobile data prices prohibitive and phones of low end that I am unable to perform the main application. The team explained that since Go launched in the 2016YouTube introduced a set of performance improvements of the main app.
Some of these updates allow the main app to work more efficiently on entry-level devices and for people with slow networks. The team says it is also working on new controls which would help ar peoplereduce the use of mobile data if they have limited access to them.
Now the team is recommending Go users to download the main applicationwhich unlike the light version allows people to to comment, Posting, create content e use the dark theme.
YouTube Go was initially available in India e Indonesia before exiting the beta version and go to wider version in 2017. In 2018, YouTube rolled out the app to over 130 countries; now, however, the time has come to say goodbye.
As 9to5Google notes, this raises questions about the need for Android Go in the future. The operating system enables inexpensive phones to run faster; however, there may come a time when the core Android platform will be able to run just as efficiently on devices as low end.