It doesn’t matter how many bugfixes and updates YouTube app on your iPhone or iPad makes, you will look for a trick to play the YouTube in the background. Either this is a deliberate ploy by Apple or it is something which we are not able to understand but this issue we don’t find any way out for this, and that is a fact. But if your YouTube app doesn’t allow your favorite music played in the background then the other tool we have is Safari.
Yes, iPhone’s very own Safari browser will now come to our rescue and this app will let us hear our favorite music even when you are using another app or your phone is locked. The trick we are going to suggest now that can be applied to both iPhone and iPad. We certainly know how to turn off Autoplay on YouTube on iPhone now let’s know how we can play YouTube videos in the background.
How to Play YouTube Videos in Background on iPhone or iPad
Step #1. Launch the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad.
Step #2. Go to https://www.youtube.com/ and open the video you wish to play in the background.
Step #3. Tap on the selected video to play it.
Step #4. Press the Home button and let the video pause automatically.
Step #5. Swipe the Control Center up from the bottom of your screen, then swipe left to go to music preferences.
Step #6. Tap on the Play button to resume your video.
This is it! You are done with the process and now enjoy your music on YouTube even when it is running in the background in iPhone and iPod in iOS 10. Trust along with this trick you are already aware of certain Keyboard shortcuts for watching YouTube on your PC as well.