internet speed on mobile

Hi,

I have limited 4g about 500 mb/month  i think then 3g speed. when i play youtubr video it plays for 10-15 seconds then stream for 10-15 seconds etc. How do i make sure my phone play continuously youtube video of say 20 min lenght with 3g speed.

i have samsugn galxy basic smart phone. please advise

samsung galaxy phone memory issues i have.

i have total space
1.34 gb

applications
331mb
pictures, videos
0.15gb
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gudii9Asked:
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netcmhCommented:
The basics would be to choose a lower resolution video. Use a better media player - I prefer MX player. Ensure that other applications are not also vying for the same bandwidth by closing them all out.
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matrix8086Commented:
Youtube and other multimedia content are a traffic consumer from Internet. I would suggest to use this kind of traffic only from WiFi and limit INternet usage for browsing and emails

When you reach the 500 MB consumed traffic for a month, your speed will be limitted at 128 kbps in the better way. This is less the 3G. You did not understand correctly the using terms of your Internet subscription

Best regards
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gudii9Author Commented:
basics would be to choose a lower resolution video. Use a better media player - I prefer MX player.

how to play youtube video with MX player. I already have MX player installed. How to make MX player default player for playing youtube videos.


your speed will be limitted at 128 kbps in the better way. This is less the 3G.

challenge is i do not have wifi near work location. Only at home i have wifi where i only spend 3 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the evening before sleep.

Can i pause and play video for better streaming.

The basics would be to choose a lower resolution video.

how to choose to play youtube in low resoltion using MX player.

Please advise
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matrix8086Commented:
Maybe you should watch youtube only from home. It is not my business, but durring the working hours you should work  and not spending time on youtube ... No offense! :)
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gudii9Author Commented:
Maybe you should watch youtube only from home. It is not my business, but durring the working hours you should work  and not spending time on youtube ... No offense! :)

i just watch some technical videos that enhance my productivinty at work during leisure times. Please advise
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matrix8086Commented:
You can't do anything about it. That the way your Internet is working (not yours particulary, but every Mobile Internet). You have what you pay for. We cannot help you! Nobody can help you unless your Internet Mobile Provider, which probably will try to sell you a greater (and more expensive) subscription!

Best regards!
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gudii9Author Commented:
basics would be to choose a lower resolution video. Use a better media player - I prefer MX player.


how to play youtube video with MX player. I already have MX player installed. How to make MX player default player for playing youtube videos.



how to choose to play youtube in low resoltion using MX player.

Please advise
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netcmhCommented:
1. Open Settings application
2. Go to Apps
3. On the All tabs, look for MX Player and tap on it
4. Scroll down and under Launch by Default, press the "Clear defaults" button, to reset app default for viewing video files
5. Now, open a video file from file manager, and you are asked to select the new default app for this purpose (On some devices, you need to select between Always and Just Once, and on some devices you need to mark the Set as default option.
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gudii9Author Commented:
4. Scroll down and under Launch by Default, press the "Clear defaults" button, to reset app default for viewing video files

I went to settings-->application manager--> MX player then -->scroll down to see Launch--->
i see "Clear defaults" button is greyed out. I cannot click it. please advise
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netcmhCommented:
Please try playing any video file, and you will be displayed with the Complete action using box.
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gudii9Author Commented:
Please try playing any video file, and you will be displayed with the Complete action using box.

i went to youtube played one random video i do not see any  Complete action using box

please advise
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netcmhCommented:
try this: pick any video in your gallery and when it starts to play with mx player or stock video player, tick set as default and choose mx player.

Also, Go into Settings>Applications>Manage application>find the video player that's default right now, click on it and find the clear default button.
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gudii9Author Commented:
Settings>Applications>

i do not see

Settings>Applications>(i only see downloaded, running, all application tabs)

mine is android samsung basic smart phone.

i do not have videos on my card.

please advise
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gudii9Author Commented:
actually i have some videos on my card. they are already playing using mx player. I am not reaaly sure how youtube is playing. using which player? please advise
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netcmhCommented:
Ah, I see the confusion. I don't know what app youtube is using to play it's videos. Maybe a proprietary thing. Here are some alternatives: http://www.phonearena.com/news/5-best-YouTube-app-alternatives-for-Android_id61924
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gudii9Author Commented:
which one out of thouse five like bgTube, fireTube etc is open source and best one and tried one. Please advise
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netcmhCommented:
I do not have a recommendation for you. Please try out the application that looks right to you.
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gudii9Author Commented:
sure
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netcmhCommented:
Thank you for the grade. Good luck.
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