YouTube 5.2.27 is the latest version of YouTube app for Android, after the earlier version YouTube 5.1.10. This update is being pushed by Google worldwide now. Over the next few weeks users will get this updated app with some hidden sweet treats.
What’s New in YouTube 5.2.27?
There’s nothing much visible from the app update. Some bugfixes here and there. Android Police did a tear-down of the YouTube 5.2.27 apk and posted their findings. Most exciting update is hidden inside, ‘Background Audio’ & ‘Offline’ support.
We still need to wait for Google to flip the switch on from their side. The codes are in place inside the app and ready to work as soon as Google start it.
Background Audio is coming to Android devices for YouTube app. Users now can start a video and turn the screen off and listen the audio only. Another way you can say listen to music on YouTube.
Yes, you are right. Google is preparing to start YouTube music subscription service soon. You will be able to watch or listen as you are still doing it. The difference will be with ads. Paid subscribers will get ad free experience. By the way
Offline video is another hidden feature in this YouTube 5.2.27 version. Users will be able to download video in their device to watch it later.
Download YouTube 5.2.27
If you do not want to wait and download the latest version YouTube 5.2.27 here. The apk is 7.19 MB (7368K) of size and file name is com.google.android.youtube-5.2.27.apk and updated on 23rd of October 2013.
Installing is very easy and does not need any new permission. You can install this app just like any other app on Android. Enjoy it until Google releases another update.
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