YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream for iOS

Get the official YouTube app on iPhones and iPads.

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YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream for iOS FAQ's

Can I listen to YouTube and use my iPhone?
To play YouTube videos in the background on your iPhone, you can use YouTube Premium or Safari. YouTube Premium lets you play videos when the app isn't open, but it costs $11.99 per month. You can also open YouTube in Safari and use the desktop view mode to play videos in the background.
Which app can play YouTube in the background?
Head to Google Play Store on your Android smartphone. Download the VLC for Android app. Once downloaded, go to the YouTube app. Open the video you want to play in the background.
How do you watch YouTube app while using other apps?
To start PiP playback while a video is playing in the YouTube app, tap the Android home button . The video will shrink into a PiP window. The PiP window can be dragged to different parts of the screen, allowing playback to continue on top of other apps. To resume playback in the YouTube app, double-tap the PiP.
How can I play YouTube in the background on iPhone Safari?
The trick is to use your phone's default browser, Safari:
1. Open Safari and go to ''
2. Now search for the music video you want to listen to.
3. Tap the 'Aa' icon in the address/search bar.
4. Choose 'request desktop site' from the drop down menu.
5. Hit 'play' on your video.
How can I play YouTube while my phone is locked?
Go to the YouTube website within the browser, tap the settings (three dots) button at the top right of the page and tick desktop site. Once you have completed the steps above, tap on a video to play it, and it will continue to play even after you lock your phone.

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Get the official YouTube app on iPhones and iPads. See what the planet is watching -- from the most well liked music videos to what’s popular in gaming, fashion, beauty, news, learning and more. subscribe channels you're keen on , create content of your own, share with friends, and watch on any device.

Watch and subscribe

● Browse personal recommendations on Home
● See the newest from your favorite channels in Subscriptions
● search videos you’ve watched, liked, and saved for later in Library

Explore different topics, what’s popular, and on the increase (available in select countries)

● stay awake so far on what’s popular in music, gaming, beauty, news, learning and more
● See what’s trending on YouTube and round the world on Explore
● study the good Creators, Gamers, and Artists on the increase (available in select countries)

Connect with the YouTube community

● continue together with your favorites creators with Posts, Stories, Premieres, and Live streams
● Join the conversation with comments and interact with creators and other community members

Create content from your mobile device

● Create or upload your own videos directly within the app
● Engage together with your audience in real time with live streaming right from the app

Find the experience that matches you and your family (available in select countries)

● Every family has their own approach to online video. study your options: the YouTube Kids app or a replacement parent supervised experience on YouTube at

Support creators you're keen on with channel memberships (available in select countries)

● Join channels that provide paid monthly memberships and support their work

● Get access to exclusive perks from the channel & become a part of their members community

● Stand call at comments and live chats with a loyalty badge next to your username

Upgrade to YouTube Premium (available in select countries)

● Watch videos uninterrupted by ads, while using other apps, or when the screen is locked

● Save videos for once you actually need them – like when you’re on a plane or commuting

● Get access to YouTube Music Premium as a part of your benefits

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