YouTube has become an integral part of our live which offers a vast array of content for entertainment and education. But one limitation that is persisted on the platform is the inability to play YouTube videos in the background while using other apps or when your device screen is turned off. While YouTube Premium subscriptions offer this feature but what if you want it for free on your Samsung device?
In this guide we will introduce you to a clever workaround that unlocks YouTube Background Playback on your Samsung device without the need for a premium subscription. This method utilizes a feature called Screen Curtain within the Good Guardians module.
Samsung’s GoodLock Modules have long been known as treasure troves of hidden functionalities and enhancements for Samsung device users. Among these modules, the Battery Guardian module holds the key to unlocking YouTube Background Playback for free.
How to Unlock YouTube Background Playback on Samsung Devices
- Install Good Guardians
Install Good Guardians from the Galaxy Store on your Samsung device. This module is gateway to the YouTube Background Playback workaround.
- Download the Battery Guardian Module
Once Good Guardians is successfully installed proceed to download the Battery Guardian module. This module will provide the necessary tools to enable the feature.
- Activate Screen Curtain
Within the Battery Guardian module you will find the invaluable Screen Curtain feature. Activate this feature either through the quick setting tile or by using the Power + Volume Up key combination.
- Enjoy YouTube Background Playback
With Screen Curtain active you will notice an always on display on your screen. This display provides essential information such as the current time, running apps and battery percentage. It also allows YouTube video to continue playing in the background. You can now enjoy YouTube Background Playback even when screen is off or while using other apps.
- Exiting Screen Curtain
To exit this mode and return to regular device usage simply press the Power key or double-tap your screen. This will restore your device to its standard functionality.
It is important to note that while this workaround provides free access to YouTube Background Playback but it does come with some limitations. Users will not have access to premium features like lock screen controls or picture in picture. However if your primary goal is background playback this workaround offers a fantastic solution.