How To Play YouTube Videos On Your Mobile

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Introduction

The first thing we need to do is install the software. Luckily, YouTube Pocket provides instructions for getting software, so point your browser to www.ytpocket.com and click on the link "Click Here to Install the YouTube Player!"

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Install Software

Follow the first two steps to install the needed software. Remember to choose the right version of TCPMP for your device (either the touchscreen version or the non-touchscreen version).

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Launch TCPMP

Pocket YouTube
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Launch the TCPMP application by going to the start button, choosing programs, and clicking on the TCPMP icon.

Once TCPMP is running, you will need to change some of the settings. I will guide you through this in the following steps.

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The Settings Window

TCPMP Settings
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Click on options and choose settings. This will bring up the settings window.

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File Associations

TCPMP File Associations
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Click on Select Page and choose File Associations.

On this page, you will need to scroll down the list and make sure Flash Video and MMS Protocol are both checked.

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Buffering Settings

TCPMP Buffering Settings
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Click on Select Page and choose Buffering.

On this page, you will need to modify the following settings:

  • Normal buffer size: 1148KB
  • Preload at underrun: 5%
  • Preload for audio: 64KB
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Advanced Settings

TCPMP Advanced Settings
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Click on Select Page and choose Advanced.

On this page, you will need to set Manual A/V offset +/- to -400.

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Player Settings

To set up videos to automatically play and to open in full screen mode, click on Select Page and choose Player.

On this page, you will need to check Play at open and Play at open in fullscreen.

This step is optional.

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Enjoy YouTube Videos

You are now ready to play YouTube videos on your mobile device. Head back to the main YouTube Pocket site and being searching for your favorite videos.

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