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YouTube for Windows Phone 8 app 'completely redesigned'

Google releases updated YouTube for Windows Phone 8 app, brings full YouTube experience to WP8 devices

By Trace Hagan from May 8, 2013 @ 5:29 CDT

Google has released an updated YouTube for Windows Phone 8 app. According to Google, the app has been "completely redesigned" to take full advantage of most Windows Phone 8 features. For users stuck on the older Windows Phone 7.x, Google says a version is in the works and will be released soon.

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The most notable change to the YouTube for Windows Phone 8 app is the ability to pin videos, channels, and playlists directly to the Start Screen. The full list of changes/features:

  • Pin any video, playlist, channel, and search queries to Live Tiles.
  • Manage your YouTube profile with your unique My YouTube page.
  • Manage your playlists, uploads, and video lists.
  • Find channels, videos, and playlists with the quick access search bar.
  • Share videos to your social networks, e-mail, and text messages.
  • Let your kids watch safe videos in Kid's Corner and keep their own profile

You can pick up the updated YouTube app directly from the Windows Phone Store. For those on Windows Phone 7.x, stay tuned to TweakTown as we'll let you know when your version is released.

NEWS SOURCES:Thenextweb.com

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