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Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?

Hi I've installed the giffgaff in a new Samsung Tocco Lite. Unfortunately youtube will only play sound, no video. I have not tampered with the giffgaff settings sent by giffgaff in any way (just installed from the mms and wap texts they sent).

 

Can someone please help?

 

I have checked and the phone is definitely a 3G phone.

 

Thanks!!


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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?

I don't know where you got your info from mate,but this phone is not a 3g phone.

 

http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_s5230_star-2739.php

 

George

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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?

It does sound that the 3G speed isn't quite fast enough to give a succesfull stream
That's why you're only getting sound, there's nothing realy you can do to speed up the 3G speed, there's a few alternative sites that might work , il look them up and post them later
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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?


pauldcullen1 wrote:

Hi I've installed the giffgaff in a new Samsung Tocco Lite. Unfortunately youtube will only play sound, no video. I have not tampered with the giffgaff settings sent by giffgaff in any way (just installed from the mms and wap texts they sent).

 

Can someone please help?

 

I have checked and the phone is definitely a 3G phone.

 

Thanks!!


Question asked before and solution here; http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Help-Ask-the-community-got-stuck/Youtube-Not-Working-on-Samsung-Toc...

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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?

? Does the phone defo have 3g or wifi ?
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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?


solid247 wrote:
? Does the phone defo have 3g or wifi ?

No none of them.

 

See the link i posted above.

 

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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?

Ah right if it's only 2g you will find it difficult to stream on giffgaff, you might have been able to stream on other networks but a drop of only a few Kbps would make a difference
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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?

Sorry weeman i lost connection
And op if its only 2g its basically iseless for anything to do with internet sorry to say
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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?

Thanks George but I checked this before posting.

 

See the link attached.

http://www.carphonewarehouse.com/mobiles/mobile-phones/SAMSUNG-TOCCO-LIGHT-DC/PPAY#rdOverviewContent...

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Re: Youtube video won't play, only sound...!!?

That link redirects to the wrong page paul
Did it state YouTube works on the phone?
As I said the speed looks like its just not quite fast enough
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