Youtube Video Won’t Play In The Background

In this article, we have mentioned about how to play YouTube videos in the background. YouTube has one of the most restrictions; it automatically pauses the video you’re watching to when you open another app on your Android. When you do multi-tasking with your smartphone or navigate to another screen on your Android device, Youtube video will automatically get stopped. If you are looking for youtube video won’t play in the background on your device, you are at right place. Because in this article, we will talk about the best way to play YouTube videos in the background on your Android.

Some peoples don’t like songs from music apps. At our office, we play video from YouTube that artist sing online. That song is really soulful and impressive than original one. But it is not possible to keep YouTube app opened on Android as it consumes a lot of battery. But finally, we have found the solution, that let us playing youtube video even when we turn off the screen of an Android device.

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YouTube video won’t play in the background?? Try these steps

To play YouTube videos in the background, you need to download the Firefox Browser for Android which is freely Android app available on play store. So you don’t have to play anything to download and install on your Android smartphone or tablet. This is the easiest and simple method to play YouTube videos in the background on your Android device.

The Firefox-Browse Freely will allow you to play YouTube videos in the background and also you can listen to the video music while multitasking or doing something else on your Android smartphone. Now follow these simple steps:

Step 1: First download and install Firefox-Browse Freely Android app on your device
Step 2: Open and log on to from your smartphone.
Step 3: Find the video that you want to play from YouTube, tap on “Menu” button then check the box of “Request desktop site” option
Step 4: Play video on YouTube desktop version website as you play watch videos on YouTube app on the Android.
Step 5: Press the “Home” button. 

You will notice your played video will keep playing even when you open other apps or multi-tasking. Check out below video on how you can easily play YouTube videos in the background on your smartphones.

Subscribe for YouTube Red

In this method, you have to pay 10$ to play videos in the background on any Android. YouTube Red subscription, this comes with new features called background play feature, that allows you to play YouTube videos in the background directly from the YouTube app on your Android smartphone.

When you open an another application and doing multitasking on your android phone. It also removes YouTube ads and also includes a Google Play music subscription. If you subscribe the YouTube Red Subscription, you will also get a chance to Google Play music. If you already have Google Play Music Subscription, then you will also get the free Subscription of YouTube Red.

There are few apps available on Play store that lets you play YouTube videos in the background. But Google play store won’t allow such, they detect such apps and remove it from Google play store.

Do let us know how do you play YouTube videos in the background? Share your comments below.

Last Updated On: April 3, 2017

About Bharat Dudhrejiya

Bharat Dudhrejiya loves to write about android smartphones and tablets. He also loves to read books, playing cricket and games on phone. He currently owns Galaxy Note5.
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