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My Bluetooth won't play through YouTube music app WHY???

(Topic created: 09-29-2023 06:17 AM)
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baller11
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Can't play through stereo with Bluetooth when I am in YouTube music app why??

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MandaPanda
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Go to YouTube or YouTube Music. Check that the "Media Output" is turned up all the way for your Bluetooth device. I have this problem every time my phone updates.Screenshot_20240401_075226_YouTube Music.jpg

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Hi @baller11, would you be willing to provide a bit more info?

What happens when you attempt to play YouTube music while connected to the Bluetooth device in question? Is there silence? Does it play from the handset?

You may need to change your media output method while the content is playing. You can do so by pulling down the notification bar and selecting "Media Output" then select the desired output method.

It's also possible it is a bug with the YouTube Music app and you'll need to be connected to the Bluetooth device BEFORE playing music on the app. You may need to close and restart the app or reboot the phone to obtain the desired functionality also.
Michael Desmond
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Having the same problem with A52. Phone will connect to Bluetooth device but yt music continue to play through phone speakers.  Other apps including YouTube itself will play through Bluetooth device. Have tried closing all apps before connecting Bluetooth. 

This problem doesn't present when using yt music on S23 or with S7 tablet. 

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JBTechfanatic
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Keep in mind with YouTube music or YouTube you must have premium in order to have the screen off while listening to videos or music also make sure that the apps have background permission granted then once you connect to a Bluetooth speaker play the audio from YouTube music now in your sound settings make sure that you adjust the volume up on the Bluetooth speaker itself it will have its own sound adjustment
heretolearnkendra45
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Just reading those 2 different pieces of info, has already brought some clarity for me 😅
Judy9403
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Have you been able to hear YTM thru speaker? I've tried everything. YouTube is fine and every other app I have but not this one. 

GaryJR
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Swipe down on main screen then select the gear icon on top right of screen, Select 'Sounds and Vibration' then scroll down and select 'Seperate App sound' and look at the app tab, if the youtube app is there, select app then deselect the youtube app.

Worked on my S23 Ultra

dougzak
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I was able to get mine to work by leaving the YouTube app selected under "Seperate App Sound" but selecting Blue Tooth Device instead of Phone on the last line which is labeled "Audio Device". I have an S23 phone.
Klarita
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That worked for my A52s! Thanks so much! 😄

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Members_Agf5d7X
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After one or two very frustrating minutes in my car trying to go somewhere, I finally said f*** it , I Should have Googled it long before all the time I wasted. Thank you Gary JR!!!

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