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YouTube App No Longer in iOS 6 Beta 4 [Updated]

YouTube App No Longer in iOS 6 Beta 4 [Updated]

Posted August 6, 2012 at 6:33pm by iClarified
iOS 6 beta 4 has removed the YouTube app which was featured on the device ever since the original iPhone.

Hopefully this is just a temporary bug or error, as YouTube is still present on the Apple TV, but disappeared from the iPhone and iPad. On the other hand, it could be Apple trying to break away from having Google services on its device, as it introduced its own Maps app in iOS 6.

We'll keep you updated on this matter...

Update: Apple has commented on this matter to The Verge
Our license to include the YouTube app in iOS has ended, customers can use YouTube in the Safari browser and Google is working on a new YouTube app to be on the App Store.

YouTube App No Longer in iOS 6 Beta 4 [Updated]
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Breix - August 7, 2012 at 1:06pm
Change that shit make it more cool and cool looking.
mvanbeem - August 7, 2012 at 12:52pm
YouTube app was already moved to the second home screen in iOS 6 beta 3. Saw its removal coming and it was outdated anyway. Google will release an updated YouTube app on the App Store soon!
Sabtain - August 7, 2012 at 4:48am
This is stupid but at least we can get it from the app store soon
Me - August 7, 2012 at 4:01am
Cool. So finally China Unicom customers will also have the chance to get the App.
Breix - August 7, 2012 at 3:08am
Yeah put a new youtube app! The current youtube app on iOS 5 is shitty most of the time its kinda like filtered or something its better viewing on safari and the app icon sucks too so yeah better change it!
Glocknine - August 7, 2012 at 12:47am
Apple confirmed their contract has expired for the youtube native app, finally we can have a much better youtube app from the appstore that will be improve by google. Since the native youtube app was coded by apple they did not updatte it for about a year
tdtran1025 - August 6, 2012 at 11:47pm
One more cord cut from Apple and the ensuing thermonuclear war with Google. It's immaterial (mmot) point such that Android only flourishes overseas on non-Apple devices because it's free. Apple should just keep improving their products fervishly and let cosumers decide. At $199 subsidized price, buyers would be foolish to get anything other than IPhone, simply for the resale value, unless one is an Apple hater.
NoGoodNick - August 6, 2012 at 11:42pm
You don't have to like Apple to understand how shitty Samsung really is. They're like VW when it comes to quality. Shitty
ratGT - August 6, 2012 at 11:48pm
to all my friends here I want to thank you for sticking with me I promise never to be nasty I'm so sorry I will be firm and objective but never nasty again
Dish - August 7, 2012 at 12:24am
VW are not that shit
Timmy - August 6, 2012 at 10:54pm
it's about time they turned it off. the YouTube app on iOS hasn't been updated since like iPhone OS 2. It's terrible, restricted and a lot better via Safari anyway.
ratGT - August 6, 2012 at 11:30pm
Amen to that!...
Alejandro - August 6, 2012 at 9:54pm
Y como vamos a ver vídeos?
Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs - August 6, 2012 at 9:24pm
Lol, I never really used YouTube app. IMO it took up "valuable" icon space :D
Dish - August 7, 2012 at 12:28am
Lol you have the same name as me!
joyz - August 6, 2012 at 7:31pm
Apple Says Google’s YouTube Won’t Be in Next Version of IOS Apple Inc. said Google Inc. (GOOG)’s YouTube won’t be included in the next version of iOS, the software used in the iPhone and iPad, the latest evidence of escalating competition between the two companies. “Our license to include the YouTube app in iOS has ended,” said Trudy Muller, a spokeswoman for Cupertino, California-based Apple. “Customers can use YouTube in the Safari browser, and Google is working on a new YouTube app to be on the App Store.”
Zhssb - August 6, 2012 at 7:11pm
The stock YouTube app has loads of restrictions
joyz - August 6, 2012 at 7:07pm
Like anyone cares?
iareronald - August 6, 2012 at 7:03pm
I barely use the app so I'd be glad to clear it from my never used folder.
Raimy - August 6, 2012 at 6:52pm
All I want to say is, apple needs Another Steve jobs. It is like the company is dead without him.
Jesh - August 6, 2012 at 6:44pm
Hope it's just a bug !!!! YouTube on mobile safari / chrome is just pain in the neck !!!!!
Jaedre - August 6, 2012 at 6:53pm
think so? i actually prefer the safari version better. most searches won't load in the app.
Apple205 - August 6, 2012 at 7:01pm
Yeah and then you have the option to load the vide in high quality with your cellular data! Which I think is better.
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