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Update 2.0.5.6 broke Web browser Multitasking [answered]

asked 2017-01-16 13:02:49 +0200

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Little post to point out a rather inconvenient change, because thatś probably what I loved most about my Jolla

I used my jolla to listen to youtube videos on the browser which worked extremelly well even when I was in another app or if the screen was turned off. The exception was when another tab was selected, a limitation I could live with. Anyway, since the new update, the video will stop playing whenever, you are not on the multitasking page or the screen is turned off.

If I use Firefox, it works fine so this is specific to the Jolla browser

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i can not confirm. youtube videos continue to play when using another app and when screen is turned off

misc11 ( 2017-01-16 15:06:58 +0200 )edit
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Are you sure you are not just running out of memory?

Giacomo Di Giacomo ( 2017-01-16 16:47:42 +0200 )edit

playback in background works for me too

drummer12 ( 2017-01-17 01:09:07 +0200 )edit

I am advising to use YTPlayer for background playing youtube videos. You could even predownload it. Use by default 360p resolution not to vaste the Internet.

Fedorka ( 2017-01-17 06:19:39 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-01-17 01:10:53 +0200

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Giacomo is right, I had memory issues. it's working as expected! Apologies for the false flag

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So it means that 6 people blindly upvoted without even reading your post... x) Otherwise yeah Android must be restarted from time to time especially if you have some Facebook crap running in background.

Sthocs ( 2017-01-17 10:55:10 +0200 )edit

@Sthocs Yeah. And someone recently suggested that the number of votes was a way of prioritising bugs.

DaveRo ( 2017-01-17 13:41:41 +0200 )edit

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