Android - YouTube link preview not showing up in WhatsApp

The best solution I could find was to adapt the URL copied in the share button


This is basically substituting with leaving the last part (in this video, bDPczGUovzE) untouched.

So now we can see already a preview before even sending

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Once sending it we'll see

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As of today this issue is already fixed and Beta users of WhatsApp can already take advantage of it.

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I actually asked this to their support team since this happens for last 3-4 weeks.

Their reply was this


Thanks for your message.

We're aware of the issue and are working on fixing it in a future update of WhatsApp.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. We'll be happy to help!

My assumption is it's something related to some disagreement between Google and Facebook regarding to watching content from preview.

Created a preview generator for this purpose , here is a link (only works for links) :