YouTube for iPhone and iPad updated with support for live events

YouTube for iOS update with support for live events

YouTube for iPhone and iPad has been updated with a new features and enhancements, including support for live events. Events like Coachella have often been streamed live on YouTube in the past, but users could not view them on iOS devices. iOS users can now view live events through the app, and YouTube has added a feed called “Live” to the “From YouTube” section of the guide which lists the live events that are currently available.

Additionally, users can now quickly access just the new videos from their subscriptions through the “My subscriptions” section in the channel guide. Additionally, channels that use the “One Channel” branding on YouTube will now have a specialized header for their feed in the iPhone and iPad app. People using the “Send to TV” feature can now queue videos in a playlist. Finally, the update also has the usual performance enhancements and bug fixes.

What do you think of the update? Are you excited to be able to watch live streams on your iPhone and iPad?

Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is a news reporter for iMore. He's also chilling out and having a sandwich.

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YouTube for iPhone and iPad updated with support for live events

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Can now watch weekend 2 of coachella :3 I think this update breaks the yourtube tweak from cydia :( keeps crashing after updating. Can anyone confirm it?

Weird, I was able to watch the Ultra Music Festival stream on my iPhone 5 last month in the YouTube app. Although I went to my history to do it.

Sweet. Able to watch the Adam Carolla weekly live podcast. Of course, I hope they update the Apple TV app too.

Omg really? Finally, i was hoping
To watch live stream, but i wasn't able to, but now i hope it doesn't freeze or make the device slow