How can you play YouTube in the background on Android?
Can YouTube app run in background in Android? On Android, you can use the desktop version of YouTube in a Chrome browser to play videos in the background. If you have Android 8.0 or later, use Picture-in-Picture (PiP) by going to Settings > Apps > YouTube.
How do you get YouTube to play in background?
- Open youtube.com on Google Chrome.
- After the page is loaded, tap on the vertical three-dots icon on the top-right and select Desktop site.
- Now search for any video and open it.
- On the next page, your video will automatically start playing.
Why won’t YouTube play in the background Android? Restart the YouTube app or reboot your device
If the YouTube app or your mobile device has been running for some time, there may not be enough resources for background play to work smoothly. Try closing the YouTube app or rebooting your phone.