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How to Listen to YouTube In Background

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Have you ever wanted to listen to a YouTube video without having to keep your phone’s screen on? With the help of Apple’s iOS, it is now possible. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to listen to YouTube without having your iPhone’s screen on.

We will also discuss some of the advantages and use cases of this feature. By the end of this article, you should have a better understanding of how to listen to YouTube while keeping your phone’s screen off.

Play a YouTube video in your web browser with the screen turned off.

1: Using your phone, open YouTube in Google Chrome or any browser.
2: In Chrome, click the three dot icon next to the address bar.

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3: Select ‘Desktop Site’ from the menu that displays. Chrome will then reload YouTube as a desktop webpage. Find and play the video you want to watch.

How to Listen to YouTube In Background

5: Minimize Chrome Browser..
6: If you paused the movie while dismissing the Chrome app, you can restart playing it from the notification bar.

How to Listen to YouTube In Background

7: You can now lock your screen and the video will continue to play.

Purchase a YouTube Premium Subscription

The second option is to subscribe to YouTube Premium. It enables you to watch ad-free content and watch videos in the background while offline. YouTube Music Premium and YouTube originals are also included. Subscriptions in India begin at Rs. 139 per month.

A Premium subscription includes features such as the option to play your content in the background, an ad-free experiences, and the capability to download content for offline use. If you watch a lot of YouTube videos, it’s worth purchasing a subscription.

If you only sometimes wish to listen to YouTube in the background, you may do so with a web browser-based workaround, which we’ll discuss above. As you’ll see, it’s a little clumsy, but it works on both iPhone and Android and allows you to watch YouTube videos even when your phone’s screen is off.

Play YouTube with the screen turned off using NewPipe

An open-source application called NewPipe enables you to download YouTube audio and video. Additionally, it allows you to turn off the screen of your phone and still play YouTube videos in the background.

1: On your phone, download and launch NewPipe.
2: View the desired video by opening it.
3: You can choose to have the video play in a pop-up window or the background under the video choices.

How to Listen to YouTube In Background


4: Decide whether you want the window to open as a pop-up window. A little window on your home screen will start playing the video once more. If you want to watch the video in the background, you can lock your phone.

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