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YouTube Kids App Stops Working In Unsupported Locations

Posted On: May 17, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Some users of the YouTube Kids app are reporting that the custom version of Google's video service oriented toward children gets disabled automatically in areas where it is not officially supported yet. Conditions for the automatic suspension in the app's operations appear to be varied by the type of device, with a small number of users claiming that the problem occurs with their OnePlus 3T or Google Pixel 2 device while it does not affect their Nexus 6P.
The problem arises when a user starts to open YouTube Kids after moving from a territory where the app is officially available to an unsupported region, reports indicate. In some cases, the app's icon seems to vanish from the app drawer on a mobile device, though it is apparently restored once a user re-enables the app on the Google Play Store. However, after a period of time, the app icon will disappear again. It remains to be seen whether the incident is an unaddressed bug or part of another silent change YouTube could be rolling out to its platform, as...

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