Where Is Video Quality in Settings?

Are you having trouble finding the video quality settings on your device? Don’t worry; you’re not alone.

Many users find it challenging to locate this feature, especially when they need to adjust the video quality for a specific purpose. In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through different devices and platforms and show you where to access the video quality settings.

Desktops and Laptops

Windows PC: If you’re using a Windows PC, open your browser and go to YouTube. Play any video, right-click on the player, and select “Stats for Nerds.”

This will bring up a window with video information, including playback quality. You can change the quality by clicking on the gear icon in the bottom right corner of the player.

Mac: On Mac devices, open YouTube in your browser, play a video and hover over the player to reveal playback controls. Click on the gear icon in the bottom right corner of the player to change your video quality settings.

Mobile Devices

iOS: If you’re using an iPhone or iPad, open YouTube’s app and play any video. Tap on three dots (more options) in the top right corner of the screen and select “Quality” from there; you can choose from different resolutions based on your preference.

Android: On an Android smartphone or tablet, open YouTube’s app and play any video. Tap on three dots (more options) in the top right corner of the screen and select “Quality” from there; similarly like iOS, here too you can choose from different resolutions based on your preference.

Gaming Consoles

Xbox One: On Xbox One devices, open YouTube’s app and play any video. Press ‘Y’ button for options menu while playing a video and choose ‘Quality’ from there. You can then select a video quality based on your preference.

PlayStation 4: On PlayStation 4 devices, open the YouTube app and play a video. Press the triangle button for options while playing a video and choose ‘Quality’ to select your preferred resolution.

Smart TVs

Samsung Smart TV: On Samsung Smart TVs, open the YouTube app and play any video. While playing a video, press the down arrow on your remote control to reveal playback options. From there, select “Quality” to adjust it according to your preference.

LG Smart TV: On LG Smart TVs, open YouTube’s app and play a video. Press the down arrow on your remote control while playing the video to reveal playback options; select “Quality” from there to change it.

In Conclusion

As you can see, accessing the video quality settings is different across various devices and platforms. However, by following our guide above, you should now know where to find these settings on most devices. So whether you’re streaming videos on your desktop or smart TV or gaming console or mobile device, you can easily adjust the quality based on your needs.