How do I minimize YouTube and still play?

Now, when you go into the YouTube app and start playing a video, you can simply press the Home key at the bottom of your screen, and the video will shrink down, allowing you to go to another app while it continues to play.

How can I play YouTube with my Android lock screen?

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.

Can you multitask with YouTube?

Picture-in-picture (PiP) allows you to continue watching YouTube TV while using other apps on your mobile device.

How do I keep YouTube playing in the background?

Quick tip: You can customize or turn off background play by going to Settings the YouTube app and selecting Background Play. From there you can set it to either Always on, Off, or Headphones or external speakers.

How do I make YouTube run in the background?

How to play YouTube videos in the background on Android

  1. Open youtube.com on Google Chrome.
  2. After the page is loaded, tap on the vertical three-dots icon on the top-right and select Desktop site.
  3. Now search for any video and open it.
  4. On the next page, your video will automatically start playing.

Can you listen to YouTube with screen off?

YouTube Premium is a subscription service that gets rid of ads on desktop and mobile, opens access to exclusive videos, and allows for the downloading of videos. But crucially for our purposes, it also allows you to continue listening after shutting off your phone’s screen or navigating to a different app.

Can you do a split screen on YouTube TV?

The video will shrink into a PiP window, which can be dragged to different parts of the screen. This will allow playback to continue on top of other apps. Until the feature is available on iOS devices, iPad uses can turn on split screen to use other apps while watching TV.

Can you watch two channels on YouTube same time?

Subscribers can’t stream two live TV channels While some might assume that PiP allows them to watch more then two channels at the same time, that’s not the case. Instead, Google and YouTube designed picture-in-picture to be a way for device owners to use a second app while continuing to watch live TV.