It is assumed that the YouTube app might not work correctly on iPhone and iPad with installed iOS 11. This causes abnormal battery drain Apple mobile devices.
Users report that the problem with the battery discharge is not solved by a simple closure YouTube from multitasking. The application continues to consume excessive energy even in the background.
Also when watching videos the device gets too hot. It seems that in iOS 11 or the mobile YouTube app has a bug, which has a significant impact on the autonomy of the iPhone and iPad.
The YouTube team is aware of this issue and working on a fix.
Hi Pranavesh, we’re actively working to fix this! Thanks for your patience.
— Team YouTube (@TeamYouTube) 13 Nov 2017
“We are actively working on an update with a fix for this error. Thank you for your patience,” reports the team Twitter YouTube.
Accurate information about how much time it will take to resolve the problem. In order to partially protect themselves from this annoying phenomenon, it is necessary to disable updating of content in the background for the YouTube app.
Step 1: Open “Settings” and scroll to the bottom.
Step 2: Select from the list the app “YouTube”.
Step 3: Disable the “Updating content”.
In this simple way, you can avoid draining the battery, only the background. When you use the application everything will remain the same.
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