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
Step 4: Tap on three vertical dots from top of the right side corner
Step 5: Check the box Request desktop
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
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.
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.