Having a smartphone is not only a boon, but how to make the perfect use of that is a million dollar question. If you’re a music and movie fan, Android platform gives you a number of benefits. You know how to how to play music on your phone, lock it and sit back, but do you know what happens when you try to listen to a song on YouTube? Like you, many Android users love every bit of it till they decide to turn their phone’s screen off or if they minimize the YouTube app while doing some other stuff on the phone. And as soon as we tap the back or homescreen button, the YouTube app closes.
This issue is faced by almost all the people who regularly listen to music on YouTube. So, to tackle this issue, in the forms of apps people have a few solutions. To cater this issue three of the nicest applications are discussed here, which will work to help you to play YouTube videos in the background on your Android devices.
Awesome Pop-up Video
This is a bit different app and you’ll feel it as soon as you open the app. You will be greeted with a choice of popping out a video of your choice. As soon as you paste a URL in it and press on the button on its side, player will pop out your requested video. Now you can close, minimize or see it in the popped out player.
This app also gives you options to maximize, minimize, and close the screen and even to get the video back into its parent application.
Listen On Repeat
If you try to decode its name, it clearly says that application to play YouTube videos on repeat. But this app has more than that, it’s very creative and, other than the repeat feature, there are bound to be functionalities. It’s one of the awesome features is that; it allows users to pop their video out. So you can do your work and watch video simultaneously.
When you start a video, it’ll show a video screen to you and as you press the back button, like the official YouTube app, your video will be shifted to the bottom of the screen. To pop-out your video, you need to press on the icon encircled in orange. Now you can perform other tasks while this YouTube video is being played on the screen. Even if you wish to lock your screen, you’ll be able to listen to the audio which is being played in the popped out video screen.
This Android smartphone app has a simple interface and when you open it, it greets you with the mobile interface of YouTube. In the notification bar at the top, you’ll find that it establishes itself as an icon. It’s simple and easy to use app so when you will play a video in this app, you won’t find fancy options like the official YouTube app offers. It has a smart and useful feature which comes in light when you press a back or homescreen button.
Means you can play your videos in the background if you want to play them while doing other stuff or lock your screen. You’ll not miss anything whatever YouTube video has to offer.
If you want to go back to the video, just go to the notification bar, then click on the application’s icon, and you’ll be taken back to the video which is running currently.
YT Mobile offers a convenient place to browse the mobile web version of YouTube, and enables you to play videos in the background. So now you can perform multitasks while listening to your favorite music or movies!
All apps which are mentioned above are third-party applications because YouTube doesn’t offer any official app to play videos in the background. But YouTube launched this feature last year to play videos in the background by the name YouTube Music Key. But it’s in its beta version and is paid and available only on request.
Jessica is an expert tech writer and work for computer repair service provider company, who writes about technicalities involved with the system’s hardware as well as software and always discuss about latest tips and tricks about virus removal and data recovery services. In this article she discuss about how to play YouTube video in android mobile background.