How to listen to YouTube Background

How to listen to YouTube Background

Hello, friends! Say, you want to listen to YouTube songs while using some other application. Or you would like to listen to some motivational things before going to sleep. But the problem is, if you minimize the YouTube app or turn OFF your screen, the video will stop as well. And if you are trying to find a solution to this problem, we are here with a simple one for How to listen to YouTube Background.




Problem with playing YouTube Background

YouTube is most popular video hosting service across the globe. Its daily searches are so high that if it would be a search engine, then, it would rank second after Google. YouTube basically generates its revenue from the banner and video advertisements.  So, if we will start playing videos in the background, then, there will be no ads, thereby, leading to a heavy decrement in the revenue generation.

This is the reason the company doesn’t allow to play YouTube background. There are many solutions to this problem. For instance, you can get a subscription to YouTube RED which allows you to play videos in the background. It will also give you an ad-free YouTube experience. You can get it for $10 but it is available only in the United States. Also, it is quite expensive.




You can also get some apps like FireTubeAudioPocket which allows you to listen to YouTube in the background. But these apps don’t really work very well. So, we are concerned for an easy and effective method.

How to listen to YouTube Background

Why waste your money and time in getting the apps which don’t even work properly. The following is a simple one and is just a matter of a couple of seconds.

Open the video in the YouTube app which you want to listen. Tap on the share option in the app. Here, you will be able to see an option from where you can copy the link to the corresponding video. Click on the Copy Link option.

How to listen to YouTube Background
How to listen to YouTube Background

Now, open any of the browser (say Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) which you use. In your browser, paste the copied link in the URL box. Your desired video will open in the browser. Now, here’s the trick. From the 3-dot menu, enable Desktop Site mode.

How to listen to YouTube Background
How to listen to YouTube Background

Play and enjoy your video. Now, even if you minimize the app or lock your screen, it will still play the video in YouTube background.  Here we are basically playing the video in the browser instead of the app. In this method, YouTube works the same way as it works on the desktop.

The best part is that this method works perfectly on both Android and iOS.

If you don’t have the app and have the habit of using YouTube in the browser, then, also you can listen to YouTube in the background. Just enable the Desktop Site mode from the3-Dot menu and you will accomplish the required task.

Hope we got the right solution for your query. Now you know How to listen to YouTube Background. Share it with your friends and loved one so that they can also get to know about the solution of their problem.

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