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How to play YouTube videos in background on Pixel XL

Using split screen mode in your Google pixel XL, you can watch YouTube videos and chat on WhatsApp or Facebook with your friends at a same time. But in this tutorial, I will show you tricks to play YouTube videos in background on Pixel and Pixel XL without multi-window mode. This trick is compatible with most of all android Smartphone.

In YouTube app on your android device stop running videos when open another app in your devices. But using this trick even after locked phone screen, play YouTube videos in the background on android device.


You can download apps from play store or use YouTube red to play YouTube videos in background on android phone. In YouTube red, you can find background play feature to play videos in background. Check out below given tricks to play YouTube videos in background on Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2.

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How to play YouTube videos in background on Pixel XL / Android phone

Step 1: Open any web browser on your pixel and other android devices

Step 2: Go to YouTube.com

You can view list of YouTube videos in your device.

Step 3: Tap on video you want to play in the background in your android device

Tap on three vertical dots in YouTube app on pixel

Step 4: Tap on three vertical dots from top of the right side corner

Tap on request desktop to play video in background on pixel

Step 5: Check the box Request desktop

Pause YouTube video in your device

Step 6: Pause the video

Step 7: Tap on home button to close the browser

Step 8: Now pull down the notification panel from home screen

Play YouTube videos in background on Pixel phone

Step 9: Touch on play button

Now, play YouTube videos in background on Pixel and Pixel XL phone. Open WhatsApp or Facebook or any other chat app and chat with your friends and enjoy YouTube music.

Also using multi window mode, you can play YouTube video and chat with your friends at same time on your pixel and other latest android nougat devices.

How to use split screen mode on Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2:

Using multi screen mode on Google Pixel, you can use two apps at same time in your devices.

Use Multi window mode on Google Pixel phone

Tap on recent button > Tap on any app wish to display on multi-window mode > Press & hold the recent button > now select other apps want to use from recent opened app

Now displaying two apps on your Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone screen. You can chat with your friends and enjoy your favorite music on YouTube also.

I hope you will enjoy this trick to play YouTube videos in background on Pixel phone.  Do you have any other tips you want to share with us? Let us know in below comment box.

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I’m Arpit Patel, techno lover from India. Bestusefultips is a technology website focused on latest Android news, tricks & tips related android devices, tutorials and videos.

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