5 New YouTube Features You MUST Know – Features in the Latest Update of the 2020 YouTube Application

Hello everyone, in this article we will see new things and important shortcuts in the latest update to the YouTube application. In the latest update to the YouTube application, now you get some shortcuts that are quite interesting and very easy for you to watch the videos.

There are also several additional new features that you can enjoy immediately after updating the latest YouTube application. To find out and immediately try the features one by one, let’s just check the first feature.

1. Swipe Up to Enter Fullscreen Mode

The first feature of the YouTube updates this time is the Swipe Up feature to enter full screen mode. If you are watching a YouTube video in portrait mode like this, you can immediately Swipe Up in the video section and enter full screen mode. And you can use this setting immediately even though you don’t activate the auto rotate feature on your smartphone.

Swipe Up to Enter Fullscreen Mode

So, before this feature existed you had to first tap on the video section then click on this icon to go to full screen mode. However, after this update, you can immediately enter full screen mode with just Swipe Up in the video section. This feature is certainly quite easy and maybe for those who don’t know, you can immediately take advantage of it when you are watching a YouTube video.

2. Swipe Down to Exit Fullscreen Mode

Swipe Down to Exit Fullscreen Mode

To exit full screen mode, you can Swipe Down when you are in full screen mode. You can immediately Swipe Down like this and will immediately return to the previous portrait mode. So, with the addition of these two new features you can immediately enter full screen mode and exit full screen mode more easily. You just have to Swipe Up to enter full screen mode and Swipe Down to exit full screen mode.

3. Timestamps on Video

Then the next new feature in the latest YouTube application update is the Timestamps feature. If you pay attention to some of the latest videos on our channel, there is a Timestamps feature that we have added. For example, you can see that at the bottom of the video we have added Timestamps for some new videos. So, you can now immediately see parts of the video.

Timestamps on Video

For example, you want to see something in the discussion that you need you can go straight to the discussion. Before this feature existed, of course you would have difficulty seeing parts of the video. With this Timestamps feature, you can immediately open the part you want to know from the video section. Here, for example, we add the display and screen, there is build quality performance, and battery. If you want to see sample photos, for example, you can go directly to the sample photo section.

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4. List of Timestamps

List of Timestamps

Then the fourth feature is the List of Timestamps. To access this feature, you can directly access one of the sub-topic titles that are already in the video. For example, here we choose Build Quality & Design, you just have to tap on the title of Build Quality & Design. Here is also an initial screenshot of the subtopic of the video. It’s like little thumbnails for parts of the video. For the third and fourth features, of course, it will depend on the Creator who provides this list of Timestamps.

Sample of Timestamps in Description & How to Access

Sample of Timestamps in Description & How to Access

So, if your favorite Creator has added Timestamps in the video description, you can access them from this Timestamps and you can also directly access them in the video section. For videos on this channel in the future, we will immediately add Timestamps to make it easier for you to navigate the parts of the video subtopic, especially for videos that have sub-topics in the video. For example, in this video we have also added the Timestamps. You can also immediately see examples of the Timestamps in the video that you are watching right now.

5. New Autoplay and Captions Position

Then the next latest feature in the latest update of the YouTube application is the caption position and Autoplay that moves to the top of the video. You can immediately activate or deactivate the caption or Autoplay at the top of the video, both from portrait position and in landscape position.

New Autoplay and Captions Position

So, if you previously had to enter the full screen position like this to activate the lottery. But, now in the latest update this time you can immediately activate the caption and Autoplay, both in full screen and portrait mode. For portrait mode, you can immediately activate the caption at the top. Of course, this is quite easy because before you have to enter full screen mode first to activate this caption or Autoplay.

Enable / Disable YouTube Captions

So, for videos that already have a caption that we have added like this, you can immediately activate it at the top of the video easily. And if you feel annoyed with this caption, you can also immediately disable it at the top.

Enable / Disable YouTube Captions

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