How can I play YouTube completely in the background on Android?

This is for YouTube premium users on how-to-play YouTube in the background without showing a minimized view on Android screen

If you are looking for playing YouTube in the background without premium, please look here: YouTube in the background on Android without premium

OK, here are the settings you have to make,

  • Open your YouTube App on Android phone
  • Tap on the profile picture on the right top
  • Tap on the Settings menu
  • Tap on General menu
  • Tap on Picture-in-picture to disable miniature player.

From now, your YouTube will play in the background, however won’t show the minimized player!