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Is there any way i can play youtube in the background on my tab?
 
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Simple answer: no.
Slightly less simple answer. The Youtube app would have to be coded in such a way that allows it to output audio in the background (like most music player apps). Google would never allow such a thing because using Youtube to listen to music kind of goes against the intended purpose: watching videos.
 
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If you mean while browsing the web it's possible if you use the Overscreen Browser. It will let you have floating windows that are resizeable, and you can view YouTube in a separate window or native app while browsing elsewhere at the same time. (or any other app, for that matter)
 
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not entirely accurate - download an app called Stick It - and it will let you play videos as well as youtube in a floating window

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Simple answer: no.
Slightly less simple answer. The Youtube app would have to be coded in such a way that allows it to output audio in the background (like most music player apps). Google would never allow such a thing because using Youtube to listen to music kind of goes against the intended purpose: watching videos.
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not entirely accurate - download an app called Stick It - and it will let you play videos as well as youtube in a floating window
That's good to know. Thanks.
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