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How to Play YouTube video In the Background on Your Phone
Playing YouTube in the background of your phone is much simpler for Android systems which are fitting since they’re both Google products.
- Open up your Chrome browser, and navigate to YouTube.com.
- Hit the three-dot menu button on the top right corner of the screen. Head to the “Request desktop site” option near the bottom of the list, and tap the field to turn it on. Check out how it should look below:
- Then, you can pick out the song you want to play. Accept any popups asking for permission for YouTube to display notifications.
- Once your song is playing, you can leave the Chrome app in the background and move onto other tasks. The playback will stop at first — but you control the track via the phone’s notifications menu.