How YouTube listen music in the background on iPhone, iPad and Android

For a while YouTube has decided that YouTube app for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android should not play music, or rather videos in the background on any of the terminals is installed, the movement is one designed to substantially reduce hearing music network load.

Moreover, YouTube sells subscriptions that allow listening to videos, default music in the background on mobile devices, so users remain without the opportunity to enjoy this on iPhone, iPad or Android, or so it seems things at first glance.

Although YouTube app for iPhone, iPad or Android refusing to play videos in the background and we are obliged to keep open permanently, the website YouTube accessible in Safari has no such restrictions since the browser from Apple allows the playback of multimedia content in the background.

How YouTube listen music in the background on iPhone or iPad

Very simple:

  • Open your Safari browser.
  • Go to
  • Looking desired video clip and start it.
  • Press the button
  • Home to close Safari.
  • Control Center access with a swipe from the bottom up, press the Play button and voila, running sound.
  • In iOS 10 will be needed a swipe from right to left as menu for controlling music has been moved.

As you listen to music in the background in Android YouTube

Somewhat as simple:

  • Firefox download from Google Play by following this link.
  • Go to
  • Looking favorite video and start it.
  • Press the Home button to close Firefox and music will run next.

Although it seems something different, we are talking about exactly the same as when using the YouTube app, the interface is similar, and if you log into the website YouTube benefit from exactly the same things, less restriction on listening in the background videos with music what you would pleasers.