We all know that the Android operating system has been adapting more and more Applications to a way of floating window. Many applications already incorporate this mode, such as Google Maps. The fact is that YouTube, a few months ago, launched YouTube Premium, which through a monthly payment, we have access to ad-free content and floating window (the “picture and picture” mode). A related news also came out, which told us that YouTube would allow floating window without being Premium, but not for music. However, today we show you, through an application, how to have YouTube floating window mode for free and without limitations.
If you want, you can pay monthly € 11.99 that they allow you to unlock all the innovative features of the Google video platform. You will have access to important improvements, including the “picture and picture”. However, this feature without being Premium was limited, and music could not be heard in this mode. For all this, today we bring you a alternative To fix this, it is an application called «YT mini».
It is an application available in the Google Play Store, which will allow us many options. Among the functions included is the mode picture and picture. We can leave in a floating window, in background, and visualize any video found on YouTube, but without paying.
YT mini Features
It does not allow us to lock the screen and continue watching or listening to a video, but it has a mode to dim the brightness screen and save battery. We can also use the floating window in any application of the system of our Android mobile or tablet. And, most importantly, and we repeat again: we can listen to music with the floating window, without any kind of lock. How do we activate the floating window? we click on the application, we choose the video we want, we give it to play and we exit the application. We will see how we automatically video appears in floating window mode.
As we can see in the previous image, a YouTube video is played in the background in the form of a floating window. To delete, pause or exit the video we can click on the window directly or from the board notifications, where a direct access.
Obviously this application does not integrate this function as well as it does YouTube Premium. In fact, we recommend trying the 3 months free YouTube Premium trial. The ad-free, ad-free experience is exquisite. It has nothing to do with it. However, if the three-month trial is over or you don’t know how to activate the free trial, YT mini it can serve you in the same way. It is an interesting application like YouTube Vanced to add functions to the social network of videos.