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Mobile Youtube Playing only Audio in iPad Safari

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Kayno, Mar 15, 2011.

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    Anyone else experiencing this? When you visit mobile YouTube in safari on you iPad, it doesn't play the videos just the audio??
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    me too

    i also experienced this just last night...what happened was the audio plays but not the video.
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    Same here. Too bad the YouTube application on iPad is too slow...
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    OK - probably won’t help - most of my suggestions are useless :)

    But, just in case........

    My motto - try the simplest solution first - even if there’s a good chance it won’t work - simple is good...and, anyway, it does no harm......


    The easiest first way to try to solve ‘unexplained’ or ‘unusual’ problems with the iPad are:-

    Force the offending app to close. If you have iOS 4.2 double-press the ‘Home’ button to bring up the multi-task bar at the bottom of the screen. Press *and hold* any icon until they start to ‘jiggle’. Then tap the top left-hand corner of the app that you want to close. It will ‘disappear’ from the list. Don’t panic - you’ve not deleted it, just closed it. Now tap the Home screen and the multi-task bar will disappear. Re-open the iPad’s app and see if the problem has resolved itself. If not, it’s on to possible solution number two!!
    Restart the iPad. Press *and hold* the Power button. After a couple of seconds a slider control will appear asking you to confirm that you really want to switch the iPad off (this is all you’ll be doing). Slide the control to accept. A rotating white ‘bezel’ will appear in the iPad screen as the iPad powers down (it takes a few seconds, just like it would if you were shutting down your PC). When the screen of the iPad has gone completely blank, press *and hold* the Power button for a couple of seconds until the white Apple logo appears and the iPad starts to power up. This takes several seconds, so be patient. During the power up the automatic screen orientation function is disabled, so don’t panic. A few seconds before the power up is complete, the iPad plays a little ‘jingle’ and then you’re back to the Home screen. Restart the iPad’s app and see if the problem persists. Apple (and Forum members) recommend that you power down your iPad at least once a week, just as you might regularly completely switch off your PC. The normal procedure of just briefly pressing the Power button of the iPad merely puts it to ‘sleep’. Most Forum members have found that one of the two methods I’ve mentioned here cure a whole bunch of unexplained problems and are an easy first step to resolving most anything that happens on the iPad.

    If these haven’t helped, get back to us and we’ll try the more interesting potential solutions next!

    Tim
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    Won't help.. Seems to be a problem with the YouTube mobile site.. Not the actual iPad. Thanks for all the info though... It's the thought that counts 
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    This problem seems to have been fixed. I'm able to watch videos now on mobile YouTube.
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    Thanks - sorry if my previous post was 'off target'. Glad it's all back working OK now...

    Tim
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