Playing videos in certain browsers (iOS)
YouTube Music is still catching up on features , and this time around it's one of the most important elements: the Now Playing screen you see whenever you listen. After weeks of testing, the Android version's updated playback screen includes clearer and more persistent buttons, including Up Next to show your queue , shuffle, repeat and flipping between pure music and videos. However, it also includes an "experiment" that displays lyrics -- not a new feature in music apps , but appreciated all the same. Just be aware that it only works with some songs.
YouTube Premium (Android, iOS)
Closing the YouTube app will stop the video from playing, but there are a few simple workarounds that will allow you to listen to a video in the background. Better yet, there are ways to get a mini pop-up YouTube player while you browse elsewhere. Looking for music on YouTube to listen to in the background? Perhaps you should take a look at our guide on how to download music from YouTube and listen on any device. Red is dead — Premium is the future. Thankfully, there is not much of a difference between the two where our needs are concerned. It still gets rid of ads on desktop and mobile, opens access to exclusive videos, and allows for downloading of videos.