YouTube Premium: News

06 May 2024


YouTube introduces AI-driven 'Jump Ahead' feature: How to use it

YouTube has launched an innovative AI-powered feature called 'Jump Ahead,' designed to enhance the viewing experience for its subscribers.

16 Apr 2024


YouTube cracks down on third-party apps that block ads

YouTube is escalating its fight against ad blockers, now extending its efforts to mobile platforms.

30 Mar 2024

YouTube Music

YouTube Music website enables downloading for offline listening 

YouTube Music's website now offers offline downloads for songs and podcasts.

14 Jan 2024


YouTube intensifies slowdowns for users employing ad blockers

YouTube has implemented a site-wide slowdown for users employing ad blockers.

25 Nov 2023


YouTube Premium launches 'Playables' for in-app gaming: How to use

YouTube Premium subscribers are in for a treat with the introduction of "Playables," a feature that lets users enjoy puzzles, racing, and arcade games directly within the YouTube app or desktop website.

21 Nov 2023


YouTube attributes slow video loading times to ad blockers

YouTube is tackling the issue of prolonged video buffering on its platform, linking the problem to the use of ad blockers by viewers.

02 Nov 2023

Youtube Music Premium

After US, YouTube Premium hikes prices in several more countries

YouTube Premium is gradually hiking its prices in various countries across Asia Pacific, Europe and South America. The list includes Argentina, Chile, Australia, Austria, Germany, Poland, and Turkey. It's unclear if the same will apply to India.

12 Aug 2023


YouTube Premium now offers 1080p Enhanced bitrate support on Android

YouTube Premium subscribers can now enjoy 1080p Enhanced bitrate on Android too. The feature was released on iOS and web platforms earlier this year.

11 Apr 2023


5 reasons to upgrade to YouTube Premium: New features revealed

You can now continue watching videos from where you left off on YouTube even if you switch devices. However, that is possible only if you have a Premium subscription.

19 Oct 2022


YouTube ends test that required subscription for watching 4K videos

YouTube created an uproar among its users when it locked the ability to watch videos in 4K resolution behind its Premium wall.

06 Aug 2022


YouTube tests 'pinch to zoom' feature with Premium users

YouTube often lets its Premium subscribers test brand new features that are not ready for a wider release. The new experimental feature from the streaming platform is the "pinch to zoom" gesture for videos.

27 Jun 2022


POCO F4 5G now available in India: Check price, offers

POCO F4 5G is now available for purchase in India via Flipkart.

23 Sep 2021


Will YouTube finally let you download videos from desktop browser?

The days of illegally downloading YouTube videos for offline viewing could soon become a thing of the past for desktop users.

19 Jun 2021


YouTube finally brings picture-in-picture support for iPhone, iPad users

YouTube users on Android have long been enjoying some features that Apple users still haven't been able to take advantage of—at least not consistently. One such feature is the picture-in-picture (PiP) support.

11 Sep 2020


Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2's pre-booking to start from September 14

The recently-launched Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2, the successor to the original Galaxy Fold, will be available for pre-bookings starting September 14 at 12pm via and across leading retail stores.

28 Aug 2020


Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and FE 5G moniker confirmed

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S20 Fan Edition will be launched in LTE as well as 5G variants and they will be called Galaxy S20 FE and Galaxy S20 FE 5G, the company has accidentally confirmed through a listing on its website.

24 Jun 2020


Motorola One Fusion+ to go on sale today via Flipkart

Motorola's newly-launched One Fusion+ will go on sale for the first time in India today. The handset will be available via Flipkart starting at 12 pm.

27 Jan 2020


YouTube Premium subscribers could soon get a free channel membership

YouTube allows you to become a member of your favorite channel by paying a monthly fee in return for some exclusive benefits like loyalty badges, custom emojis, and extra videos. However, if you have a YouTube Premium subscription, you may soon get all these perks for free.

22 Nov 2019


Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Aura Pink, Aura Red variants launched

Samsung has launched the new Aura Pink and Aura Red color variants for its latest Galaxy Note 10 flagship in the US.

19 Nov 2019


YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium's non-recurring prepaid plans launched

Google has introduced new prepaid plans for its popular YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium services in India.

06 Oct 2019


Taking on Spotify, YouTube Music to offer new personalized playlists

Google is gradually working to make YouTube Music the go-to music service for Android users. The tech giant is upgrading the YouTube Music app by introducing new personalized playlists as it aims to take on popular rivals like Spotify and Pandora.

02 Oct 2019


Spotify launches premium family plan in India at Rs. 179/month

Almost six months after going live in India, popular music streaming service Spotify has introduced its Premium Family plan for all the users in the country.

03 Aug 2019


Now, you can download 1080p videos on YouTube Premium

YouTube is bringing a handy new capability to take your offline viewing experience to a whole new level.

19 Jul 2019


YouTube Music's new feature will save your mobile data

YouTube Music, the Spotify competitor from streaming giant YouTube, is getting a nifty feature.

30 May 2019


YouTube launches cheaper Student Plans for YouTube Premium: Details here

In a bid to expand its services in India, YouTube has launched Student Plans for YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium services.

03 Apr 2019


JioSaavn, Gaana reduce subscription prices as Spotify, YouTube-Music enter India

With the arrival of Spotify and YouTube Music in India, homegrown music streaming services JioSaavn and Gaana have slashed their annual subscription prices by up to 75% - a move seen to attract the country's younger audience.

13 Mar 2019


How YouTube Premium, YouTube Music compare with competitors in India

Google has launched its popular YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium, and YouTube Premium services in India.

23 Jan 2019


Want to play YouTube videos in background? Try these tricks

If there's anything annoying about YouTube app, it is its inability to play videos in the background.

29 Nov 2018


Soon, YouTube's original content will be free: Details here

Soon, YouTube's paid original content, which includes a bunch of TV shows and movie reboots, will be available for free.

28 Jul 2018


YouTube to take on Netflix, Amazon with its original content

In a bid to take on Netflix and Amazon Prime in the original content space, YouTube is in the process of making its own, original, scripted web series for several international markets including India, France, Germany, Mexico, and Japan.