Youtube is the one of the most popular video sharing sites in the world today. It is owned by GOOGLE, and is one of their most popular and valuable property. Using your google account anyone can upload video content to youtube which makes it more popular.

Using youtube you can watch videos from tutorials to TV shows and listen to latest music videos. Listening to music in youtube is one of the most easiest and convenient way to everyone.

Most of us wanted to listen music and do some other work at the same time.But unfortunately youtube doesn’t provide the option play the youtube videos in the Background. If you want to watch videos in youtube, you need keep open the youtube app until the video finishes. If you move on two some other app or lock your smartphone the youtube will pause your video. This is not good right.

There is also an Official way to play the youtube videos in the background using Youtube RED. But for this you need to pay subscription fees to enjoy this feature.

So, here is the trick to play the youtube videos in background which enables you to do multi tasking while listening to music in youtube without spending any money.

How to play youtube videos in Background (Android and iOS)

For Android:

Step 1 : Open Chrome or Firefox Mobile browser and go to

select desktop site

Step 2 : This will automatically the open the mobile version of youtube. But you need to switch to desktop version by go in to three dot menu and select Request desktop site.

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Step 3 Play the video and press the home button. Now swipe down the notification panel. There you can see notification with play button. press the button to play the video.

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For iOS device (Apple):

Step 1: Launch Opera Mini as you would normally and go to YouTube.

Step 2: Navigate to the video you want to play in the background.

Step 3: Start playing the video, and press the Home button to close Opera Mini.

Step 4: Swipe up on the home screen to open Action Center and swipe left to reveal the music player.

Step 5: In Action Center, you will see the YouTube video instead of your music. Simply tap play and continue listening to your video as if you were watching it on your device.

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