Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Youtube stopped supporting apps on older TV such as Sony Bravia pre 2012

Google has decided to pull the plug on it's Youtube app on many older devices.  After April 2015, many older iphone, ipad, Apple TV, Google TV, and Roku devices will stop working. 

Devices affected

Select devices manufactured in 2012 and earlier, including:
  • Sony TVs & Blu-ray Discs
  • Panasonic TVs & Blu-ray Discs
  • Sony Playstation Vita
  • Older iOS (iOS 5 and earlier) devices
  • Older AppleTV (1st and 2nd gen)
  • Older set-top boxes (ex, DirectTV)

Devices not affected

  • Android (Download the YouTube app from the Google Play Store)
  • Apple iPhone/iPad running iOS 7 or later (Download the YouTube app from the App Store)
  • Apple TV (3rd gen model w/ 1080p, or newer)
  • Google TV (v3 and v4)
  • Android TV
  • Most 2013 and newer Smart TVs and Blu-ray players
  • Streaming devices including Roku, Western Digital, Chromecast
  • Set-top boxes including Virgin Media, BSkyB Now TV Box, TiVo, J:Com
  • Game consoles: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, Wii U, 3DS
  • Desktop, laptop, or other device (Mac, PC, etc) with a web browser supported by www.youtube.com
  • Phone, tablet, or other device (Kindle, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Nokia, Android, iOS, etc) with a web browser supported by m.youtube.com
via Google

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