YouTube gets a new interface overlay on Android


Version 11.13 of the YouTube application on Android brings a new interface overlay.

YouTube’s new interface overlay is a bit hard to notice, but is there. When watching a video, YouTube now displays the title of that particular video along with its current number of views in the upper left-hand corner. The channel that uploaded the video is also now displayed there. Don’t worry though, the overlay will fade away five seconds and only shows when you tap the screen when the video is ongoing. This includes when the video is paused.


The update is only coming to those with the Android version of the app, but may hit other mobile platforms later on. As of now, the only way to get it is by downloading the latest APK at the source link down below. If you’re patient enough and could wait, the new version should start rolling out automatically in the weeks ahead.

Source: APKMirror
Via: Android Police

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Doug was raised in New York and currently attends Muhlenberg College where he is majoring in Accounting. He has been a die-hard Google and Android enthusiast ever since he purchased the Samsung Galaxy Vibrant. Doug strongly prefers Android over competitors for its customization, flat Material Design and exceptional integration with Google Services. Currently, Doug switches between the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Nexus 5X, and travels with a Nexus 9. In addition, Doug wears an Android Wear smartwatch and has other gadgets such as a Nexus Player and Cardboard viewer. Aside from writing with Talk Android, Doug enjoys testing new applications, designing concepts and studying Android application development all while attempting to keep up with the rapid world of technology. He’s hopeful that his high productivity will make lives easier and more meaningful. Doug’s dream is to attend Google I/O.