Can YouTube enter full screen mode on iPad, iPad Air, or iPad Pro? Or is the video stuck or not rendered correctly in full screen mode?
Full-screen issues can occur with YouTube apps and YouTube.com mobile sites. Please make the following corrections to resolve the issue.
Try alternative gestures
In the case of a square full screen If the icon in the lower right corner of the YouTube video pane doesn’t seem to respond, try these gestures instead.
- Twist: Place two fingers on the video pane and pull them apart to enter full screen mode.
- Pinch in: Release and pull two fingers to exit full screen mode.
Depending on your browser, the above gestures may not work on the YouTube mobile site on your iPad. Instead, double-click the video pane to start and exit full-screen mode using the mouse or trackpad.
The best way to fix YouTube full screen issues or other YouTube issues on your iPad is to kill and restart the YouTube app.
To do this, open the app switcher (swipe from bottom to top of the screen) and YouTube A card at the top of the screen. Then reopen the YouTube app to see if full screen mode works.
If you’re having trouble with your web browser, try closing and opening YouTube in a new tab. If that doesn’t work, kill it and restart your browser.
Clear your browser cache
If your browser’s cache is corrupted, YouTube may behave abnormally, so try removing it. In Safari, setting App and selection Safari >> >> Clear history and website data..
If that helps, you can configure Safari to load YouTube without a content blocker by default.Open AA Tap the menu again Website settingsTurn off the switch next to Use content blockers..
Using an older version of the YouTube app on your iPad is a surefire way to cause playback issues and other anomalies.So open the App Store and search YouTube.. If you see a new update, update..
Similarly, if you continue to have full-screen issues with your YouTube mobile site, please refresh your browser. If you’re using a third-party browser such as Chrome or Firefox, you can run the update from the App Store. If you want to use Safari, you need to update your iPad’s system software (see below for more information).
Restart your iPad
If you continue to have full screen issues on YouTube, we recommend restarting your iPad.Open setting App, tap Universal >> >> shut downDrag Power Right slider. When the screen goes dark ~ side Press the button until you see the Apple logo.
Force the iPad to restart
If YouTube freezes in full screen mode and your iPad freezes, you will need to force a restart of your system software.Immediately press and release volume up When Volume down Press and hold the button quickly and then immediately ~ side Press the button until you see the Apple logo.If you use an iPad with a home button, you’ll have to press and hold both instead ~ side When House Button until the device reboots.
YouTube issues in full screen mode can be due to a fundamental issue with the iPad OS, especially if other video streaming services such as Netflix experience similar issues. You can fix it by updating your iPad.Move to setting >> >> Universal >> >> Software update Tap Download and install Install the pending iPad OS update.
After the iPad restarts, reconnect to your wireless network and reconfigure your privacy, security, and accessibility settings. Then check if you can use YouTube in full screen mode.
Best experience in full screen
YouTube full-screen issues on the iPad are usually caused by random software-related glitches, so quick fixes such as killing the YouTube app or restarting the system software can help. In most cases it will help you solve the problem. If not, other fixes will definitely be made.
Anyway, keep your YouTube, browser and iPadOS up to date to minimize the possibility of similar problems in the future.