Quick Answer: Why Can’T I Play 4k Videos On YouTube?

Why can’t I play HD videos on YouTube?

Since everyone is at home due to the lock down, YouTube has disabled the options for playing HD videos to reduce the overall load.

Even Netflix and other OTT providers were also instructed by the Government to do the same..

Can OnePlus 7t play 4k video on YouTube?

Because OnePlus 7 doesn’t have a 4k display. It’s 1080p.

Can I upload 4k videos to YouTube?

Most important issue we need to answer and fix comes first. Can we upload 4K videos to YouTube? Short answer is that YES, YouTube supports 4K video uploading.

Why can’t I watch 4k videos on YouTube?

Everyone but YouTube. Because this time, instead of supporting H. 264 the way they had with HD, YouTube chose to only support VP9, the successor to VP8, and the main alternative for 4K and HDR video. … My guess is that the simple answer is probably the correct one: Because they’re YouTube, dammit, and they don’t want to.