Google’s Popular Video Streaming service YouTube announced that Certain YouTube Apps will no longer be supported after April this year. Older devices manufactured on or before 2012 will be affected including Blu-ray disks, Sony and Panasonic Tvs, Older devices and Older Google Tvs as well. Company officially shuts down the Older application access to provide the Improved upgraded version.
Company upgrades the YouTube Data API to bring more features to the service and that’s why they blocked the support for certain devices from 2012 and older one. YouTube technical team is trying to provide support for the devices of 2013 and onwards. There are several YouTube device partners in Phones, tablets, game consoles, Smart TV, Streaming media box, Cable & Satellite Providers etc.
However you can access the YouTube Apps on iPhone, iPod, iPad, Apple TV, Google TV and other consoles by following the YouTube Apps upgrade guide. Chek below how you can upgrade the Device and get Access to the Official YouTube Apps. This are the Steps Posted by YouTube Support center.
How can I continue using YouTube? (Upgrade Guide):
iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad : If your device supports iOS 7 or above, you can download the YouTube app from the App Store. If not, visit m.youtube.com in your mobile browser to access YouTube.
If you’re using Apple TV 3rd generation, you can get the latest version of the YouTube app by updating your software:
Select Settings > General > Update Software
If there is an upgrade available, click Download and Install
If you’re using Apple TV 2nd generation or older, unfortunately there’s no current way to watch YouTube on these devices.
If you’re using a device running Google TV version 3 or 4, you can ensure your YouTube app works past April 20, 2015 by upgrading it. To determine what Google TV version you have, select Settings > Customer Support > Android Version.
Here’s how to upgrade your YouTube app:
Open the Play Store on your Google TV device
Sign in with your Google Account
Follow onscreen instructions to update the app
Devices running Google TV version 2 and older will unfortunately not be able to upgrade.
Other Smart TV or Game console:
If you have a web browser on your Smart TV or game console that supports flash and/or HTML5, you may be able to continue using YouTube by visiting www.youtube.com in your browser.
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1. Download the OPML file here (a subscriptions.xml file will download)
2. Use the “Import OPML” option in your reader to import your feeds. In Feedly, this is under the Manage option.