Hacks To Help You Master YouTube Premium

Since its launch, back in 2015, YouTube Red has been successful in thrilling the user and has allowed them to watch ad-free videos. Last Month, YouTube changed the name from YouTube Red to YouTube Premium as well as added a range of new features such as background play, ad-free, and downloads to enhance the user experience. Users can access YouTube Premium just by paying $11.99 per month. If you’re looking forward to buying a subscription and need any help to access it, we’ve just got you covered!

In this post, we’re going to discuss the hacks to help you master YouTube Premium. So, here we go!

How To Enable Background Playback?

It’s an incredibly handy feature and turning it on is pretty simple.

The feature “Background Playback” will let you enjoy your videos even when you close the app and continue to perform some other tasks. It is a straightforward method that allows you to multitask while enjoying the YouTube videos.

Step 1: Click on your Profile icon, you can locate the icon at the top-right corner of your screen.

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Step 2: Select Settings.

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Step 3: Choose Background & downloads from the available list.

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Step 4: Click on the Playback option from the Background & downloads window.

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Note: You can select Background Playback “Always on”, in case you’re using external speakers or headphone is connected that time you can turn them off.

Why Is Background Playback Used by My Movies?

Background Playback is an incredible and handy feature. However, this feature does have a limitation that is, it cannot be used to play movies that you’ve purchased within the background. It is really annoying that the movies don’t work with the Background Playback, but that’s how the streaming giant decides the feature works.

How To Use Play Offline Feature?

This feature comes handy when you want to watch the same video that you watched earlier, especially without the need of an internet connection. To use this feature, just do the following:

Step 1: Firstly, play the video that you would like to play offline in future.

Step 2: Now, while playing the video, you need to click on Download icon.

Download icon

Step 3: You can choose the quality in which you want to download the video.

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Step 4: Once you’re done, click on “Ok”.

You can also save a video to play offline to watch it later by using another method.

Step 1: Click on three vertical dots, which is available beside the video.

vertical dots

Step 2: Click on Download.

download link

Step 3: Choose the quality in which you want to save a video to play offline.

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Step 4: Hit Ok.

How To Build A Playlist That You Can Play Offline?

Creating a playlist is always a great way to organize your preferred music according to your mood, just do the following to build your own:

Step 1: Click on Library icon that is available at the right-bottom of your screen.

Step 2: Select the Playlist that you would like to get.

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Step 3: Now, click on the download icon, you can locate it on the top-left side and choose the video quality in which you want to download the video.



How To Enable YouTube Downloads Over Wi-Fi Only?

When you have a limited internet quota, you need to keep a tap on your download to make sure you don’t end up paying extra. Fortunately, you can make the changes in the YouTube Settings to ensure you’re downloading video files when you’ve connected to a Wi-Fi connection.

Step 1: Click on your profile icon from the top right corner.

Step 2: Go to Settings.

Step 3: Select Background & downloads.

Step 4: Now, Enable your YouTube Download over Wi-Fi only.

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How To Get YouTube Videos On Your SD Card Directly?

If you’re short of internal memory space on your smartphone, you can always get YouTube videos on your SD card directly.

Step 1: Go to your Profile icon.

Step 2: Select Settings.

Step 3: Choose Background & downloads.

Step 4: Now, turn on the Use SD card.

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How To Get High Video Quality

If you’ve already downloaded a video with low/medium video quality, you can easily modify the settings to get high video quality for future downloads. Follow the steps to do the same:

Step 1: Click on your Profile icon.

Step 2: Choose Settings.

Step 3: Select Background & downloads from the following list.

Step 4: Now, under the download, choose Video quality.

Note: You can choose the option to ask you every time before downloading the video.

How To Get Advertisement Free YouTube Premium

One of the best benefit that YouTube Premium consumer gets is ad-free videos. However, to get rid of ads automatically, you need to login into the paid account. Learn here how to get advertisement free YouTube Premium:

Step 1: Go to your Profile icon.

Step 2: Click on Switch account.

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Step 3: Now, choose your account which is associated with the Premium subscription.

These are some of the hacks  that can help you master YouTube Premium. We hope this blog will help you to get most of YouTube Premium. Let us know what do you think about YouTube Premium in the comments section below.


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