After six years and 500 million downloads Announced by the YouTube team that in August it will stop releasing YouTube Go.
The reason for this termination is that YouTube no longer believes that the program is needed. YouTube Go was originally created as a devoid of version a basic YouTube program designed specifically for places with poor data infrastructure or expensive connectivity.
Users were able to download the video if they had a bad connection, preview them before viewing and change the use of MB to control the video quality. You could not comment or create videos on YouTube Go.
Countries like India had access to YouTube Go, and countries with more developed internet, such as the US, did not. But given the advances in phone performance and growing infrastructure, YouTube Go was deemed unnecessary.
In turn, the YouTube team encourages YouTube Go users to install the main app or visit the website via a mobile web browser to continue using their service.
Android Go is still alive
The termination of YouTube Go could be the first domino in a cascading effect for various types of equipment and programs under the auspices of Go.
For starters TV series android go smartphones may be at risk. These low-power phones that absorb data have been created as a cheap alternative to other Android phones.
Done, Google recently announced the Go edition for the Android 12 mobile OS. Compared to the eleventh version, Android 12 (Go version) runs up to 30 percent faster and automatically goes into sleep mode to extend the phone’s battery life.
So there is a chance for the hardware side of the Go series, but with the software there may be a different story.
Google has several other versions of Go of its famous apps such as Gmail Go and Maps Go. Some boast a large number of downloads that compete with YouTube Go, and still see frequent updates.
The last update to YouTube Go took place in October 2021 Google Assistant Go saw an update on May 2, 2022, for example. But less popular programs like Gallery Go Last updated in November 2021.
Google has not commented on the status of other Go apps, but their future is now a little less certain.