Three Google apps already help Android 13’s redesigned media participant, and the fourth is now the primary YouTube shopper.
Replace 8/18: Model 17.32.38 of YouTube is rolling out (by way of Google Play) to the secure channel with help for the brand new Android 13 media participant. It follows the launch of Android 13 on Monday for Pixel telephones.
Unique 8/9: Model 17.32.32 of YouTube for Android is at the moment in beta and targets API 33. Most individuals will discover the up to date participant when Casting movies, whereas it’s additionally necessary for YouTube Premium subscribers that use background (audio-only) play.
In comparison with YouTube Music, Google Podcasts, and even Chrome, the change is extra minimal for the primary YouTube app. There’s after all the rounded sq. pause/round play button, whereas the progress bar spans almost your complete width of your display.
The opposite accessible button is “next” (although “back” seems when in a playlist) to the best of the scrubber, whereas YouTube has eliminated the “x” for closing a notification or rapidly ending a Solid session. That exact loss is considerably unlucky as swiping simply removes the notification slightly than ending what’s taking part in. Lastly, given the extra distinguished play/pause button place, you see barely much less of the video title.
YouTube 17.32.32 with this modernized controls UI is at the moment in beta, however ought to arrive within the secure channel (at the moment 17.30.x) over the approaching weeks for all Android 13 customers. Main streaming apps like Spotify (or smaller ones like Pocket Casts) have but to be up to date, however there’s nonetheless time earlier than the patron launch on Pixel telephones.
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