Slow YouTube WiFi?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by w00t951, May 14, 2011.

  1. w00t951 macrumors 68000

    w00t951

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    #1
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_3 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8J2 Safari/6533.18.5)

    Ever since the latest iOS patch (I think it was 4.3.3) my WiFi reception has been down the tubes. Anyone else have this problem? It's especially apparent in the perpetually low signal indicator and the slow YouTube video loading over WiFi.
     
  2. JASApplications macrumors 65816

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    Mine is slightly slower but there isn't a massive difference compared to the previous update.
     
  3. Shockwave78 macrumors 65816

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    Youtube has been slow since the iphone came out years ago, the best solution is the mobile youtube site, it loads 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  4. Vundu macrumors 65816

    Vundu

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    Youtube on the iPHone has always been painfully slow for me. Even on my home 50meg Wi-Fi.
     
  5. twcbc macrumors member

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    This had been an issue of iPhone for a long long time. I don't know why Apple can not "fix" this?
     
  6. QuarterSwede macrumors G3

    QuarterSwede

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    The YouTube app loads the full HD version while mobile YouTube loads only HQ. There is a massive difference in size and I'll agree that Apple needs to add a setting on which you download. Don't get me wrong, I use the mobile site most of the time because on a screen that size you really don't see a huge difference on most videos anyway.
     
  7. xMClass macrumors 6502

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    This problem won't go away until Apple gets around to updating their YouTube app. Like mentioned above, just use the mobile YouTube through Safari, videos load much quicker than through the YouTube app.
     

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