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YouTube TV Is Rolling Out an Updated User Interface on Roku Players & Roku TVs

Back in May YouTube TV started to test an updated user interface with a larger preview screen and more channel suggestions.  Google’s YouTube TV team confirmed that this feature is being tested as part of a “phased launch experiment.” A few weeks later the tests stopped and the old preview screen and channel suggestions returned. Now we are getting word that the updated YouTube TV user interface is back from our readers and a post on Reddit we found today.

With this new YouTube TV preview window, the preview image is double the size of the old one, making it far easier to fast-forward and find the exact spot in the show you are looking for.

No word on when all devices will get this new feature, but it YouTube TV so far all the reports of the new user interface have been on Roku. During the May test Xbox also received the update but so far no reports of it rolling out on Xbox today.

Update: Google has confirmed to Cord Cutters News that this updated user interface will roll out to all living room devices in the coming weeks.

Have you noticed this or any other new feature on YouTube TV? Leave us a comment and let us know what you found. Also, make sure to tell us what device you saw the new feature on.

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