Nowadays playing YouTube videos in the background is too complicated as Apple itself is blocking our ways. Recently it pulled the ProTube app from the App Store, and we all know Safari is not allow us to play YouTube videos in the background. Everyone loves to play songs during work or gaming or studying.
Hopefully, there is one more way available through which you can play YouTube videos in the background on iOS 12.
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Safari, Google Chrome app browser doesn’t play video in the background.
Play YouTube Videos in the background using Opera
Step 1: Launch App Store and hit the Search button on the bottom.
Step 2: Type Opera Mini and download the app.
Step 3: Set up the app.
Step 4: Now, type m.YouTube.com in the URL bar and when it opens search the song which you want to listen.
(You can get and copy Video URL from sharing icon on YouTube app, it’s easy to play video on Opera browser by paste it)
Step 5: Play the video.
Step 6: Press the Home key and get back to Home screen and start multi-tasking. When you press the Home key, YouTube will stop playing music.
Step 7: Finally, swipe the control center and tap play on music control, and music will be resumed.
Play YouTube Videos in the background using Safari
If you do not want to go for a third-party application, then you can give a try Safari browser. To Play YouTube videos in the background in iOS 12 you need to turn on private mode.
Step 1: Launch Safari.
Step 2: On the rightmost corner click on the icon and turn on a private session. Then in the address bar enter m.YouTube.com and search for the song.
Step 3: Play the song and get back to the Home screen.
Step 4: Now, pull up the control center and tap on the Play to play YouTube video in the background.
NOTE: If this won’t work then delete the history and data of Safari application and try again. Here’s how you can clear the history and data of Safari.
Step 1: Go to “Settings” and open “Safari.”
Step 2: Click on “Delete History and Website Data.”
Above are the quick ways to play YouTube video on background, Without close or unlock your iPhone listen audio from YouTube on iOS.