3 Best Ways to Play YouTube Videos in Background on Android

As we all know that, Official YouTube app for both Android & iOS does not support the background play. For Example, if you exit from the app or lock your device then the video is not playing in the background. But on the desktop, you can easily play the YouTube video in the background, by minimizing your browser on your system. Here, I found 3 Best Ways to Play YouTube Videos in Background on Android.

Note: You need to install the applications listed below to play YouTube videos in Background.

1. Google Chrome (Recommended / Simple)

If you ever paid attention while playing YouTube videos on your Desktop then the user can easily minimize her browsers during watching, and video is continuously playing. So here I found the best solution for Play YouTube Videos in Background on Android. If you don’t have Google Chrome then You need to Download Google Chrome, the link is given below.

After installing Google Chrome you need to open (YouTube.com), then play the video you want. Now click on the play button, when the video starts playing then you need to click on three dots menu button and choose “Request Desktop Site” after opening Desktop version, click on play button and now press the home button. The video is successfully playing on background in Android.

2. iYTBP

iYTBP is a modded version of YouTube app. It is based on the source code of the popular Xposed module. In this app, if you need to play a video in the background then it is very easy. Download link of the app is given below (microG of iYTBP & Modded YouTube).

The user needs to open the modded YouTube app (iYTBP) on her smartphone then play a video you want to play, and press the home button, Now the video is playing in the background without any lag and interrupt.

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3. NewPipe

NewPipe is the third alternative to Play YouTube Videos in Background on Android. NewPipe is available on F-Droid, the download link is given below. In NewPipe, the user needs to search a video from the app for play. In the middle of the app, click on background button for background play.

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Haneet Singh
He enjoys troubleshooting with iOS & Android devices. He loves to keep in touch with the latest technology! He loves to do experiments on new Operating Systems.


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