How to Play YouTube in Background on Android ?
I have already posted the way to play youtube in background on iOS and in this article, I am gonna explain the same for Android devices. So, if you are fed up of trying to run youtube in background on your android phone or tablet then here’s an easy solution to it, a simple 3 steps by following which you’ll be easily able to play youtube videos in background on android devices.
YouTube is the biggest videos website on internet and some peoples use it as their daily music or podcast listening website on their laptops and desktops. Well if you are an avid mobile or tablet user then you might have noticed that as soon as you press home button from playing video in youtube, video automatically stops playing. That’s annoying isn’t it? To solve this problem, here is the way by which you can keep youtube running in background on android so that you can listen to your favourite music and podcasts on youtube and do other works simultaneously on your android device…
How to Play YouTube in Background on Android?
There are lot of different apps available in Play Store which can let you play youtube videos as mp3 song but we ain’t gonna deal with those apps and not even any rooting techniques. What we’ll do is really straight forward and the easiest method to “play youtube in background on android”. So without further ado let’s directly jump to the steps…
Note – I’ll be using Android phone running Android Lollipop operating system to demonstrate you how to play youtube videos in background on Android device. Well if you want to do it on your android tablet then too, follow these same steps to run youtube in background on your device.
- Open Playstore, download and install Firefox for Android on your device.
- Once Firefox is installed, open YouTube.com and play the video which you want to play in background.
- Now simply press home button and you’ll see that youtube video isn’t stopping even if we are closing firefox app! That’s what we want right? You can even check it by locking your device, video will still play in background even if the screen is off.
So this was the simplest way by which you can easily play youtube video in background. If you didn’t understand the steps for any reasons then checkout the video demonstrating same thing to get more clear idea on how to play youtube videos in background on your android device.
Checkout the video to Play Youtube in Background on Android Devices
So, Now you can play youtube videos in background and do other works simultaneously on your device.
Undoubtedly, this is the easiest method to play youtube videos in background on android right now but YouTube might fix this problem in future and then we won’t be able to run youtube in background with firefox browser. After that you will have to subscribe to YouTube Red services (available only in USA) to run youtube in background on your devices. Till then you can enjoy this free method of running youtube in background on android.
I hope this simple trick help you. If you face any difficulties in this tutorial then you can let me know in comments section below…
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