With more than 2.6 billion active users across the world today, there’s no denying that YouTube is the most popular video streaming platform. There are tons of reasons people choose YouTube as their go-to video streaming platform. One of them is because of its simplicity. As a content creator, YouTube makes creating content and earning monetary rewards very easy. Besides, this platform also offers tons of amazing features for its visitors. For instance, YouTube offers support for high-quality video resolutions, such as 1080p, 1440p, and 2160p. Technically, the video streaming platform also offers support for 8k videos on both websites and apps. Unfortunately, the latest reports across multiple social media sites reveal that iOS & YouTube users are experiencing a situation, in which 60 FPS HDR videos are capped at 480p resolution.
The rest of this post will shed more light on the latest YouTube video resolution issue. It’ll also talk about how you can resolve the problem.
YouTube 60 FPS HDR videos are capped at 480p resolution
Many people love using YouTube because of several reasons. Some people love the video streaming platform because it supports high resolutions, such as 1440p, 2160p, and even 8k videos. However, according to the latest reports, YouTube users are currently struggling to pick high video resolutions on the iOS app.
Multiple reports across various social media platforms reveal that YouTube users on iOS devices are experiencing an issue, in which 60 FPS HDR videos are capped at 480p resolution. With that, the affected users cannot select higher resolutions and this is greatly affecting the quality of videos they stream on the YouTube app.
For now, the exact cause of the issue is still unclear. However, according to multiple reports, it seems the issue only affects 60 FPS HDR videos. That’s not all; the problem only affects the YouTube app on iOS devices. You can check below and here (1,2,3,4,5) for more information about the YouTube issue on the ground.
YouTube acknowledges the issue
The good news is that the YouTube team has come out to acknowledge the current situation, in which 60 FPS HDR videos are capped at 480p resolution. They are already working on a fix to resolve the issue. The only problem here, however, is that we don’t know when the fix will be ready.
If you’re currently experiencing the 60 FPS HDR video issue, our advice is that you should exercise some patience. We’ll keep our eyes on the YouTube team for you. As soon as we find any relevant information, you’ll be the first to hear from us.