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How to Play Youtube Video in Xamarin Forms?

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In my app I want to create a list of video I have published on YouTube. I saw the common answer is to use a WebView. Then, I created the following code:

<WebView Source="{Binding VideoUrl}" 
         HorizontalOptions="Fill" VerticalOptions="Fill"
         IsVisible="{Binding ShowVideo}" />

It is ok is I use the share url like this one  https://youtu.be/rAGh8iy9YnU  but I see the entirely YouTube page. I want to display only the video and, if it is possible, some easy controls for play and stop.

I tried to use the embedded link from YouTube (like  https://www.youtube.com/embed/rAGh8iy9YnU ).

I can see the preview image but the video doesn't play and an error is displayed: "Video unavailable".

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The videos that were displaying this on embed had "Copyrighted" music playing in the background. YouTube apparently does not play videos like this while embedded. We had our user remove the audio and re-uploaded the video and everything is working fine now.

http://net-informations.com/q/mis/youtube.html

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Quote from nickbonz on September 7, 2021, 8:11 am

The videos that were displaying this on embed had "Copyrighted" music playing in the background. YouTube apparently does not play videos like this while embedded. We had our user remove the audio and re-uploaded the video and everything is working fine now.

http://net-informations.com/q/mis/youtube.html

The video is hosted in YouTube, whatever YouTube streams the app shows. You can avoid this issue if you embed the video in the app or using another streaming service like Vimeo.

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