Youtube as of today is the most used online video sharing community in the world. This fact is attributed to a lot of features offered by Youtube. These features make youtube the most sought-after social media for video sharing.

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Been a YouTube user for quite some time now, one of the things I have realized about the operation of YouTube is the inability for non-premium users to play YouTube content in the background of their Android devices. Owing to the fact that being able to play YouTube content while doing other things on your Android device, is a feature sought after by many, YouTube decided to go premium with it.

As of today, developers around the world have found a way to get around this feature, being able to play YouTube content in the background without using the premium YouTube red account.

This article contains a tutorial on how to play YouTube content in the background on Android devices while engaging in other activities. Using YouTube premium service and other methods that do not require having a premium account.

Playing YouTube Videos In the Background On Android

As earlier said, this tutorial will cover the premium method and the non-premium method. just follow the steps listed below and all your problems will be solved.

How To Play YouTube Videos In Background On Android Using Google Chrome

  1. On your chrome browser, navigate to www.youtube.com
  2. Click on the three-dot menu in the top right corner of the Chrome browser and enable request desktop site.
  3. Navigate to the video you desire and play it.
  4. Allow YouTube to send you notifications.
  5. Minimize chrome.
  6. Your video will continue playing the background, all you need to do now is to enjoy listening.

How To Play YouTube Videos In Background On Android Using YouTube Red premium account

This method is very straightforward, all you need to do to enjoy this service is to download the YouTube Red app from the Google PlayStore, subscribe to YouTube Red plan and start enjoying the service. YouTube Red subscription for a year is 11.99 dollars for a year and if you are only into music, YouTube will charge you a fee of 9.99 dollars per year. After you might have downloaded the youtube Red app from the Google play store and subscribed to it, you will be able to play YouTube content in the background on your Android phone.

Hope you do find this how-to guide helpful. Feel free to let us know other ways you have done this and also if loved this post, do us a favor by sharing it with your friends.

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