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How to watch YouTube videos in the background on your mobile

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People using YouTube love to hear music even if they turn off the screen or in the background on your smartphone. At present YouTube hasn’t released such feature to it’s app in Android or iOS.

In this tutorial we will teach you how to play YouTube video in the background on your smartphone or off screen, follow the steps given below.

Android User


  • Download and install Mozilla browser on your Android device.
  • Open YouTube website in Mozilla browser.
  • Go to settings page and click “Desktop”. You will be redirected to desktop site of YouTube.
  • Now you can play any video and use other apps or turn off the screen, the music will be playing.

iOS User


  • Open YouTube website in “Safari”.
  • Enter the music you wanna listen, open the video in full screen.
  • Next press “Home” button.
  • Now at bottom swipe up and bring the control panel and tap the play button.

Using this method you don’t need to download any external app to run your favorite music from YouTube

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GANE March 13, 2016 - 4:51 pm

Thank you.It is working fine in Firefox, Do we need to enable some flag the same work in chrome?

n0ka February 8, 2016 - 8:19 pm

the ios wy only works on older versions,i used to do this a lot

ps dash January 15, 2016 - 11:17 am

Why is it mozila for android? Its not workin for chrome..

Mix Max January 15, 2016 - 9:47 am

IOS 9.2 not working… 🙁

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