1. Grimmdoug's Avatar
    When I am connected to wifi, videos play normally in youtube app.

    When I am away from wifi and have wifi turned off, youtube app loads fine, logs into my account, I can search for videos and it returns matching videos, but when I try to play a video from the list, it times out every time and says the connection to the server was lost. this happens even when I have 3+ bars of 3g service.

    Any ideas? thank you.
    08-01-2012 12:25 AM
  2. darigaaz12's Avatar
    doesn't always matter how many bars you have, sprint has some serious bandwidth issues in areas, i have 4-5 bars often and get .1-.2 mbits/s :-/

    Try a speed test and see how you score...
    08-01-2012 12:28 AM
  3. Grimmdoug's Avatar
    I'm a newb... what's the best way to do a speed test?
    08-01-2012 12:42 AM
  4. Grimmdoug's Avatar
    speedtest = 341kbps down 353kbps up...
    08-01-2012 12:46 AM
  5. ejohnnyk's Avatar
    Sprint recently made 3G upgrades in my area and I'm getting 1M down on a regular basis for the first time in 14 years with Sprint. This is a new and pleasurable experience that I fear is a dream, some kind of nasty trick or a conspiracy.

    If you're in a "typically Sprint" area, YouTube or even Pandora, Amazon Cloud Player is pretty much useless on Sprint 3G.

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    08-01-2012 05:59 AM
  6. ejohnnyk's Avatar
    speedtest = 341kbps down 353kbps up...
    I would say this is typical for Sprint.

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    08-01-2012 05:59 AM
  7. funkylogik's Avatar
    omg 341 DOWN! youtube just wont work with those speeds is sprint like the US budget carrier?
    b0btech likes this.
    08-01-2012 06:09 AM
  8. dbrides's Avatar
    Wed A.M. speedtest boston area....

    sent from my badazz sammy s3
    08-01-2012 06:16 AM
  9. frohoss's Avatar
    Anyone have a fix on this issue yet? Sprint S3 youtube app won't work. Says "connection to server lost" when you try to watch video. Also have a sprint nexus and youtube app works just fine... Side by side.

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    08-10-2012 10:28 PM
  10. b0btech's Avatar
    true you can't watch YouTube vids unless over WiFi with Sprint in those speeds.that's why I switched to AT&T LTE...here you go.



    from MY SIII in sunny FL.
    08-11-2012 12:40 AM
  11. frohoss's Avatar
    true you can't watch YouTube vids unless over WiFi with Sprint in those speeds.that's why I switched to AT&T LTE...here you go.
    This statement/theory is not true in my situation. My nexus is pulling less download/upload speeds when compared to my s3 at the same time (again side by side) Yet my nexus can view youtube videos while the s3 continues to say "connection to server lost"

    I can only assume it's an S3 issue.

    So, I'm still at a loss.
    08-11-2012 01:38 AM
  12. frohoss's Avatar
    Anyone have a fix on this yet?

    Does anyone know how I can uninstall the youtube app at the very least?
    08-12-2012 12:19 AM
  13. Almeuit's Avatar
    I can watch them on 3g so not sure what's up (Jacksonville fl here)

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    08-12-2012 04:07 AM
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