How to turn on a YouTube video in the background for free. Instructions for iPhone

Many of us use YouTube for self-education. However, various lectures in the background can be listened to on

this platform is possible only with a paid subscription. An user notes that there is another way to play such lectures, and it is completely free. Discuss

There is an easy way to bypass YouTube video background playback restrictions on iPhone. And this method is free. Here's what you need to do.

  1. Find the video you want and copy its link. To do this, click on "Share".

  2. Go to a browser (like Safari) and paste the link you copied into the address bar.


  1. Turn on the video and switch to Picture-in-Picture mode.

  2. After locking your smartphone, play this video in the background. This feature will be available on the iPhone screen.