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Thread: YouTube slow on iPad ?
04-08-2010, 11:35 PM #1YouTube slow on iPad ?
Hey I was wondering if anyone have a complaint about YouTube on the iPad? Everything is great except for YouTube! It takes at least 1-2 hour for me to load a 4 minute YouTube video halfway . I want to watch YouTube videos but it just takes too long. I could watch a entire movie and the YouTube video isn't finish loading
04-08-2010, 11:41 PM #2
Wow to even now it goes that far in that amount of time is patience. Mine loads very quickly. Maybe a router issue?
04-08-2010, 11:48 PM #3
Yeah my laptop broke so in mean time im using my iPad as a Internet device but YouTube is slow. I'm waiting until I can fix my laptop or purchase a MacBook. Hmmmm May I ask what kind router you use? I mightngo router shopping tomorrow and see if that is the problem.
My laptop is super fast on my router so I don't see why my iPad YouTube isn't
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04-08-2010, 11:51 PM #4
I have a Netgear "N". Not sure on the actual model cause I never paid attention. How fast is the web browsing on it?
04-08-2010, 11:57 PM #5
Web browsing on my iPad is pretty quick. Loads up extremely fast. Only thing I have problem with slow loading is youtube
04-09-2010, 12:36 AM #6
04-10-2010, 10:12 PM #7
I tried all that already and my YouTube takes forever. I have to pause it and go do something for a few hour and it still takes for ever to load a 4 minute video. I guess I really have to buy a new router. Mine is probably getting too old since I bought it in 2008
I will record a video of me using YouTube on my iPad and post it later
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04-10-2010, 10:41 PM #8
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04-11-2010, 06:59 PM #11
I have a linksys wrt150n. How about you? I flashed it to a custom firmware last night which sped up my browsing on my ipad by alot but YouTube still sucks. I'm going to walmart tonight to but a linksys wrt320n
04-17-2010, 12:26 AM #12
I have restarted my old router and updated the firmware but my youtube was still slow. I bought a new router and I'm still having problems with my youtube! it is still very slow so the video always pause cause it has to load. I uploaded a quick video of it with my iphone to show you guys what it is doing. I don't know what it is considering I bought a new router too!
04-17-2010, 01:08 AM #13
Is youtube fast on your iPhone with the same wifi connection?
04-17-2010, 07:20 PM #14
I'm not having issuesKeithsta
04-17-2010, 07:26 PM #15
I have a d-link dgl-4300. My YouTube streaming issue is hit and miss. Sometimes it works fine. Other times it completely sucks. Also, I get disconnected from my network randomly throughout the day. It reconnects quickly but I don't think it should be doing that. I tried changing my security settings from using wpa to just using Mac filtering and it hasn't helped. So I'm confident that my router is not the problem.
04-18-2010, 10:38 AM #16
Thanks a lot.So useful information)
04-19-2010, 04:46 PM #17
I have no clue! I will check back tonight with YouTube on my iPhone and see. It's been awhile since I used my iPhone YouTube when I'm at home cause I just use my laptop
04-19-2010, 04:59 PM #18
your router sucks bullocks lol
04-20-2010, 01:27 AM #19
hahaha I changed router though man! I bought a new one and it is still slow. I don't know if it is just the ipad itself.
04-20-2010, 02:53 AM #20
YouTube is very slow for me as well. I am also having the wifi drop every so often too. I have already went to Apple once and they swapped it out. Getting to be very annoying. Any suggestions my modmyi friends?