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YouTube theater mode problem

  • So I switched from Chrome to Opera a few days ago (I still can't believe how much faster it is), and I have found a bug (at least I think it's a bug).

    Open a YouTube video, switch to theater mode, close Opera, open a YouTube video, the mode is back to default. My friend has the same problem, so it's not just me. Chrome never had a problem with remembering the video mode.

    It's not a huge problem if you only open one video (because Opera remembers the theater mode until restarted), but the way I use YouTube makes this problem super annoying.

    I open the subscriptions page, and then middle click every video I want to watch. If I forget to switch to theater mode after clicking the first video, I then have to manually click the theater mode button for every video.

    Can you guys please fix this problem?

  • @smnstrk

    Standard for YouTube is to open normal video frame and go back to default after restart.

    I see identical behavior on Opera, Chrome and Firefox.

  • @vegelund

    You're right, same issue in Firefox and Edge. But Chrome and Vivaldi remember the theater mode after restart. Don't know why. Anyway, I just found an add-on for Opera that forces videos in theater mode: https://addons.opera.com/en/extensions/details/theater-mode-for-youtubetm/

    Thanks 🙂

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