Listen to YouTube Music in the Background – iPhone, iPad, & iPod touch – iOS 7 [How-To]

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How to Listen to YouTube Tunes in the Background
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In today’s softModder guide, you’ll see how to play YouTube videos and listen to them in the background of your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch without having to stay in the YouTube application. YouTube doesn’t currently have a feature that allows you to exit the app and continue to…


  1. I have ipad 2 gen and this trick does not work. I am trying to take a video while playing the audio from a song on youtube (on safari not youtube app) and it seems to lag or glitch and not play the audio. I have figured it out by accident once were i had two windows open so i could be on messenger and play a youtube video (audio only)

  2. The safari trick does not work on my ipad. It has the play button when you pull up the menu from the bottom of the screen and even has the title of the video you were watching on youtube (on safari) but when i click play the title disappear and no adio plays… Please help

  3. What's also just as important is not having the video streaming to your phone while listening in background. Video streaming consumes bandwidth and for those on a limited data plan, having just the audio stream is important.

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