You can download Airtube app. Which enable android user to play background playback for YouTube. You can also download video form YouTube with this app. Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. Let's work together to keep the conversation civil. Want to play YouTube videos in the background on your smartphone? Siddhant Dahiya Learn how to watch a video or listen to music on YouTube on android and iOS while using different apps or turning off the screen. What if you want to listen to music on the YouTube app on your smartphone while surfing the web or doing something else?
How to play YouTube videos in the background for free
No need to get YouTube Premium just for this feature.
If your goal is to play YouTube videos in the background while you work on the phone, we've got some bad news: YouTube isn't going to make it easy for you. While this functionality used to be present in its various apps, YouTube has decided to reserve this particular functionality for paying subscribers of its YouTube services: YouTube Premium and YouTube Music. Below we'll point out a few ways to get around the limitation. The information below should apply no matter who made your Android phone: Samsung, Google, Huawei, Xiaomi, etc. Any workarounds that let YouTube play in the background could disappear at any time as YouTube figures out how to close the loop. If you are dependent on this, you'll need to subscribe to YouTube's services.
Check that your membership hasn’t expired
Make sure your YouTube Premium membership has not expired. If you recently lost access to YouTube Premium and then re-subscribed, note that it will take a few hours for saved videos to become available again once you've re-subscribed. Make sure that you're using the latest version of the YouTube app. Visit your device's app store and check if you have any pending updates for the YouTube app. If you have a new phone, or you've recently restored your phone, it may include an old version of the YouTube app e. Check that you haven't blocked all notifications for the YouTube app. You can confirm this within your device settings.