How To Enable Stats For Nerds In YouTube App On Android

What is Stats for nerds

Stats for nerds is a feature of the YouTube app designed to display the detailed statistics for video and some other information: audio and video formats, video ID, your current bandwidth, viewport, dropped frames, etc. In many cases it can help you find important info and troubleshoot your Internet (mobile data) issues. In this tutorial we will show how to enable Stats for nerds in YouTube App on Google Pixel under Android 7.1.2. 

Enable Stats For Nerds In YouTube App On Android

  1. Launch YouTube app: YouTube app Android 7.1
  2. Tap on your account icon in the upper right corner of the screen: YouTube account icon
  3. Go to “Settings“: YouTube Android app settings
  4. Select “General“: YouTube Android app General Settings
  5. Activate “Enable stats for nerds“: enable stats for nerds YouTube Android That’s all.

How to Display Stats for Nerds in YouTube App on Android


  1. While playing video tap on dots icon: YouTube video menu
  2. Select “Stats for nerds”: show Stats for NerdsNow you can see the statistics concerning video and audio formats, your current bandwidth and so on: Stats For Nerds In YouTube App On Android

Enjoy using the feature. Tell us in the comments about what do you use Stats for nerds for.

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