YouTube for iOS updated, can now send video to your TV or game console

YouTube for iOS has been updated, gaining the ability to send videos to your TV. Users can now pair their YouTube app on iPhone, iPad, or both with a Smart TV, Xbox 360, or Playstation 3, and the elect to play videos that they find through the iOS app on their television. Once your devices are paired, find the video you want to watch in the iOS app, select it, then hit television icon on the top bar, to the left of the search icon, and choose your device from the provided list.

In addition to “send to TV”, YouTube now features improved streaming over slower Wi-Fi connections and stability improvements. Finally, YouTube for iPhone can now send you directly to the YouTube Capture app to record and upload videos.

The update is available now. Go grab it and tell us what you think.

Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.