Watch YouTube videos together with friends in COVID-19 era

COVID-19 has changed it all, once bustling places have now deserted and people are forced to stay at home and maintain social distancing. In such depressing times video conferencing and some texting apps have done a great job at shrinking the distance but still there are many things which people miss doing together with their buddies and family members. One of the many things missing now a days is watching the latest and trending videos with your friends on YouTube. 

Now guess what if you are missing such moments then there is a solution for this as well i.e. an app known as Airtime. Airtime lets you video chat with your friends in order to watch YouTube videos together simultaneously. This app also allows you to pause the YouTube video at any time and have a discussion about that particular scene just like the old good days. You are also allowed to send your reactions, emojis as well as text messages during the video. 

Here is how you can watch the YouTube videos with your friends and family members.

  • 1st of all you are required to download Airtime app. It is available for both iOS and Android platform through Apple App Store and Google Playstore respectively.  (It is a free app)
  • Once installed, open Airtime app on your phone and then tap on Get Started button.
  • Now you need to enter your phone number for the registration purpose and then verify it by using the OTP which you will receive on the given phone number.
  • After the verification process is completed tap on the Create Room button and add other users into the room.
  • Now you need to tap on the YouTube option and start watching the video with your friends. 

How to start watching videos with your friends

In order to start watching the videos with your friends you are required to send an alert to all your friends or family members of the room asking to start a normal video call. In order to do that follow these simple steps.

  • Open the room and then tap on the Hand icon.
  • Once everyone has joined, select the desired video to watch together by simply tapping on the Popcorn icon.
  • Once it is selected tap on the Post to Room button in order to start watching the video.

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