Carry YouTube in your pocket
- Enables easy access to videos
- Powerful search
- Video publishing capabilities
- A few bugs
YouTube for mobile can no longer be downloaded. You can still use YouTube on your device by selecting the
YouTube for Mobile is a compact, yet powerful port of the popular video sharing service, compatible with a variety of Series 60 devices.
If you really can't bear to be away from YouTube while you're out and about, then you should definitely install YouTube for Mobile. It offers a clear front-end that makes finding and playing content on YouTube quick and effortless.
The main page of YouTube for Mobile is ultra minimalistic, containing a preview of a featured video, plus three options: 'Search', 'Popular Videos', and 'My Account'. The 'Menu' screen gives you easy access to other services, and many of these options can be launched using hotkeys.
The search function in YouTube for Mobile is very straightforward, displaying results in a very clear manner, and keeping a history of your searched-for items. You can view popular videos with the click of a button to see most-visited, top rated, most recent, or recently featured.
YouTube for Mobile gives you a decent range of options for managing your account. Besides allowing you to access your favorites, playlists, subscriptions, etc. The app even allows you to publish videos, using the 'Upload' tool. Be warned though, this can take a long, long time, and if you don't have a data plan for GPRS you'll end up spending a fortune.
There are a few strange glitches with the current version of YouTube for Mobile - the program hangs from time to time, and it constantly calls up Internet security warnings if you haven't disabled this option in your phone's settings.
Overall though, YouTube for Mobile makes for a manageable slimmed-down version of the popular video site to carry around with you.