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The redesigned Material You home screen widgets of YouTube make their way to Android

By the start of the following month, Android Feature Drop was announced by Google. It made its way to Google Photos, Android, and Wear OS for delivering the latest updates. The new home screen widgets are part of the Android’s Material You design language. They are going to be introduced on YouTube. As soon as the feature rolls out users can customize their home screens. Furthermore, they can benefit from quick access buttons for YouTube.

The new widgets for YouTube are quite handy. One of these features is quite spacious. It occupies around 3 x 2 sections of your home screen. The widget accompanies a dedicated YouTube search bar. In addition to this, it includes shortcuts to Home, Shorts, and Subscriptions. Stretching the widget to a 4 x 2 section displays another icon that permits quick access to your Library.

The second widget occupies a 4 x 1 section. It is merely a search bar for YouTube. Where both are equally advantageous. While the expanded option is capable of providing more functionality. If you are an active YouTube user, then this feature will be quite beneficial for you. Thus, giving you quick access to the content. Though, you have to compromise on the appearance of the screen. Just make sure that you update the YouTube app through the Google Play Store in order to enjoy the new widgets.

The widgets are available for version 17.48.40. however, 9to5Google also reported the appearance of widgets given version 17.46.37 on Pixel phones. Anyhow updating the app is a must in order to enjoy the redesigned UI of the app.