1. CoryBantic's Avatar
    Is it me or does Youtube HQ videos take a long time to download? Is there a quicker method of viewing Youtube vids in hq, perhaps a setting function? Or is it me?
    07-23-2010 09:46 AM
  2. theiphonewannabe's Avatar
    It might be you, or just your locality. Mine loads super fast. Movie trailers etc.
    07-23-2010 09:48 AM
  3. pwnst_r's Avatar
    SOOOO many variables when it comes to network connectivity.
    07-23-2010 10:08 AM
  4. roothog's Avatar
    Is it me or does Youtube HQ videos take a long time to download? Is there a quicker method of viewing Youtube vids in hq, perhaps a setting function? Or is it me?
    It depends on what you mean by "a long time". For me, HQ videos start up within about 15-20 seconds. I've assumed that's normal. Once they start, they play straight through without pause. I'm on a wifi connection when I watch HQ, not 3G.
    07-23-2010 10:13 AM
  5. theiphonewannabe's Avatar
    That is a good point. While on 4g, it loads in about 5-10 seconds. On 3g, sometimes it doesn't load at all. I don't use WiFi much, but I would expect 4g like load times.
    07-23-2010 10:14 AM
  6. Caitlyn McKenzie's Avatar
    I don't think it's really the phone. Sometimes I have major issues downloading low quality youtube on my PC! (And no, it's not my internet, every other site/video loads extremely fast) It's just YouTube's servers get loaded down sometimes, and since YouTube uses local caching servers, your wifi will often access a different YouTube server than you would over 3G/4G.
    07-23-2010 10:34 AM
  7. Rudementry's Avatar
    Is this your first smartphone or what? Of course if you aren't getting good service where you are its not going to load HQ fast.
    07-23-2010 10:46 AM
  8. r-nice's Avatar
    Don't even try it over 3G. It works fine over 4G and WiFi, better on WiFi though.
    07-23-2010 10:55 AM
  9. pwnst_r's Avatar
    That is a good point. While on 4g, it loads in about 5-10 seconds. On 3g, sometimes it doesn't load at all. I don't use WiFi much, but I would expect 4g like load times.
    Yep, 3G is pretty spotty. I've waited several minutes but have also gotten (HQ) vids to stream in 10-15 seconds.
    07-23-2010 11:03 AM
  10. pwnst_r's Avatar
    Don't even try it over 3G. It works fine over 4G and WiFi, better on WiFi though.
    Works fine over 3G for most of the city here.
    07-23-2010 11:04 AM
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