I did it without unlinking my google account and it went well.
I'll update it in a while...
Just hang on and force close YouTube app/restart device in like 3-4h just to be sure the hooks were updated
EDIT: Hooks updated - restart your device or force close YT app
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Google Pixel with stock Oreo 8.1.0
Xposed running on Magisk
- Disabled YT and uninstalled updates.
- Enabled YT from PlayStore then Disabled Auto-Update.
- Installed YT 13.16.54 (arm64) nodpi APK
- Reinstalled YTBP 2.0.5 just in case