Wondering How to Fix the “Pull Up For Precise Seeking” Issue on YouTube, When I Use the Progress bar to skip a video – a line of pictures occurs on the screen, and I’m not able to skip certain parts of a video –
YouTube is an online video sharing and social media platform by Google. It is a widely used platform and has millions of active users around the world.
Some users have reported that they are not able to use the slider properly to skip a certain part of the video. When you use the progress bar to skip certain parts of a video, a line of pictures will pop up on the screen. Don’t worry, we are here to help you.
So, if you are also one of those who are facing the same issue, you just need to read the article till the end as we have added the steps to fix it.
How to Fix “Pull Up For Precise Seeking” Issue on YouTube?
Once you got the error, you will not be able to skip a video, instead, it will be paused and you will see a line of pictures. In this article, we have added the steps by which you can fix the problem from your YouTube account.
Hide Player Controls
Many users have reported that hiding player controls on the YouTube app resolve the problem. Follow the below steps to hide player controls.
1. Open the YouTube app on your phone.
2. Click on your profile picture icon at the top.
3. Select Settings from the given options then tap on Accessibility.
4. Turn on the toggle next to Accessibility Player.
5. Once you enable Accessibility Player, you will see Hide Player Controls, tap on it.
6. Select After 3 Seconds from the given options.
Once you select the option, you will be able to skip certain parts of a video without triggering the precise seeking mode.
Update the YouTube App
Another way you can try to fix the problem is by updating the YouTube app as updates come with bug fixes and improvements. Follow the below steps to update the YouTube app on your phone.
1. Open the Google Play Store or App Store on your phone.
2. Search for YouTube in the search box.
3. Click on the Update button to download the latest version.
Wait for It
If the above method does not work for you then there are chances that the YouTube servers are down and there are some technical issues on the app. So, check whether YouTube is down or not. Follow the below steps to check if it’s down or not.
1. Open a browser and visit an outage detector website (like Downdetector, IsTheServiceDown, etc.)
2. Once opened, search for YouTube in the search box and hit enter.
3. Select YouTube from the list.
4. Now, you need to check the spike of the graph. A huge spike on the graph means a lot of users are experiencing an error on YouTube and it’s most likely down.
5. If the servers are down, wait for some time (or a few hours) as it can take a few hours for YouTube to resolve the issue.
Conclusion: Fix the “Pull Up For Precise Seeking” Issue on YouTube
So, these are the ways by which you can fix Pull Up For Precise Seeking Issue on YouTube. I hope you find this article helpful; if you did, share it with your friends and family.
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