YouTube Premium Mod APK | Background Play and Ad-Free

YouTube Premium APK Download Mod for Android with Youtube Vanced. Enjoy background play, pop-up video box, video-Audio downloader, and Google Account

YouTube Premium APK is a subscription-based premium service offered by YouTube which lets the user enjoy Free Music (Separate App), Ad-Free Video Experience, Background Video Play, Pop-Up Video Box, and YouTube Originals. This is something which people have been demanding for a very long. Finally, Google came up with a way to fulfill the demand by means of YouTube Premium.

Today in this post I will tell you about the App which lets you access all the premium features the same as YouTube Premium with the same design, UI and G-Account Login. First, I want to make it clear that you cannot access premium features just by taking the APK from any subscribed user as the features are inherited to the App through API and get linked to your Account once you subscribe.

The App has all the core functions of the original YouTube App with added features that will make you glued to the YT Premium App for your Android. You can sign in with your Google Account and also sync your Data with existing accounts and data to keep your info safe.

The app is not a mod or malware-injected variant of the YT app. But is a counterfeit version of the YouTube Premium using the original API sourced from the premium version of the app and coding it to form a feature-rich YouTube app offering background playback and box minimized videos without paying a single penny.

Content At Glance

What is YouTube Premium (Vanced)?

YouTube Vanced is a Premium YT App with all the features offered by subscription-based YouTube along with the same core UI and App design along with powerful features like Video and Audio Downloader directly to device storage with multiple resolution support.

Is the App Safe to Download?

The App is developed by a senior XDA developer and is completely safe to use. The file has been scanned using various anti-virus Apps like Shield, Norton, Avast, and AVG.

The file is also tested on the emulator and TurstGo Ad Detector App for any malicious nature. And from our test, we can assure you that the App is Safe to Download.


  • All Ads now blocked, including under video ads (for now)
  • Added the option to add buttons to the video player to copy the video link with or without the timestamp
  • Bug fixes

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Download Page

Features of YouTube Premium (Vanced)

YouTube Vanced Features

  • Based on YouTube API — Core UI and Functionalities are exactly like YouTube App by Google. The vanced looks exactly like the original YT app.
  • Ad-Block — Blocks All video ads. No pre-roll, mid-roll, and sponsored ads as it comes with a built-in ad-blocker. Features the ability to skip annoying sponsor segments
  • Background Play— You can just listen to music/audio in the background as the Vanced comes with background video play
  • PiP Mode — Pop-up video box for multi-tasking, you can watch the video while performing other tasks on the mobile phone with Picture-in-Picture Mode. In simple words, you can reduce the video to take a small portion of your screen so that you do other stuff on your device. (PiP mode is supported only on Android Nougat and above)
  • Save Offline — Exactly like the original YouTube App you can save the videos offline
  • No Root — The app works without root, you can use the app on any Android device without any issues of system access. Though there is a non-root version.
  • Dark Mode — Enjoy the app in dark mode with YouTube Vanced App.
  • Parallel Use — You can use the app along with the default original app. The app has a different package and can run along with the original YouTube App. So, you do not need to uninstall the default YouTube app to use the YouTube Vanced
  • HDR Mode — You can force the app to use HDR or Forced HDR which will improve the video quality considerably. With Forced HDR you can force the app to use the HDR mode.
  • Codec Support — This allows you to override Codec options such as forcing H264 for old devices or VP9, this also allows you to force HDR playback or turn off 60fps if you prefer a cinematic experience.
  • Vanced Settings — You also get customized settings for the advanced app with more detailed control over the video play and preference, buffer settings, Swipe control, video quality settings for cellular and Wi-Fi.
  • Gesture Control — Swipe controls allow you to control brightness and volume like how it is in other video player apps such as VLC or MX Player (with configurable padding)
  • Support and Stability – Support Android 4.4+ and the app is highly stable.
  • Run Parallel with Default YouTube App

Try Vanced Manager

Vanced Manager is a YouTube Vanced Download Manager app that offers MicroG and YouTube Vanced App that you can directly install without any SAI Installer App. The Manager also allows YT Vanced on Rooted Devices. In all, it is one of the best solutions if you wish to download YT Vanced App.

How to Download YouTube Premium?

Here are simple steps to download and install YouTube Premium APK via YT Vanced on Android.

Step 1. Download and install the YouTube Vanced and MicroG for Vanced on your Android device.

Make sure Unknown sources are enabled in your device settings; Settings → Security → Unknown Sources → Turn it ON

Install Both Vanced and MicroG

Step 2. Once installed, open the app, and you enjoy the premium features for free.

Step 3. If you wish you can sign in with your Google Account to sync all your YouTube search behavior with YouTube Premium Vanced.

How to Sign in to YouTube Premium Vanced?

  1. Open the app, click on the Profile icon, and tap on Sign in.
    Sign in on Vanced
  2. Here click Add Account and you will be thrown into the Vanced login page
    Sign In with Vanced
  3. Click on Sign in and after a few seconds you will be shown the Google sign-in page to just log in with your G-Account and done!
    Add your Google Account

Install YouTube Vanced 15.05.54 with SAI Installer

Note: To login with G-Account you need to download an additional APK file named microG. While logging in Click you will be redirected to the mirror website to download the microG App. Download and install the micro. Just keep it on your device. Open the YouTube Vanced and enjoy the features.

Go to Download Page

YouTube Premium for Free With YouTube Vanced for Android

Download YouTube Music Premium Mod APK

You can access YouTube Music for Free with the YouTube Premium Modified App. YouTube Music is the service offered by Google for the premium users where you can stream the songs in the Audio-only mode with all the conventional music files. But with YouTube Music APK you get all the features except a few like offline download.

You need to download the MicroG App to sign in with your Google Account. A few of the popular features on YouTube Music Premium APK are Background Play, interest-based music, Google Assist integration, Equalizer, Ad-Free, Captions, and Playlist creation.

Here are Steps to Download and Install YouTube Music Premium APK

1. Download the APK

2. Install on an android device. (Enable Unknown Sources in Android security)

3. Now, install MicroG APK.

4. Open the YouTube Music Premium application and Sign into the account.

5. Now enjoy free music on YouTube.

Download YT Music Premium APK (Forked)

Download MicroG to Sync G-Account

Micro-G App as I said is required if you wish to sign in to your Google Account. The App will run in the background and it does not appear in the App Drawer. The App will Sync all your YT usage data and behavior to give you a complete conventional YouTube experience.

Download MicroG

Fix Installation and Other Issues

Fix YouTube Vanced Not Working/Loading/Crashing on Android

What to do if the YT App Force Closes?

If the YT app force closes after installing both YT Premium Vanced and MicroG then you can do any of the following;

  • Close all the running apps and restart the YT app.
  • Or Restart the Phone
  • You can even Reverse the Installation Sequence e.g if you have first installed YT and then MicroG then just simply uninstall both the apps and first install MicroG followed by YT Premium, restart the phone. This will solve the issue.

What if you Face Login Issues with the App?

Note: If you are unable to login, uninstall Chrome, or Disable the Chrome App

Basically, the app is stable and there is not much we can do if the app is not working apart from Clearing the Data and Cache.

Make sure you have installed the microG App. The microG App doesn’t perform any major function by itself but assists in the normal functioning of App.

Make sure you have granted all the permissions to YouTube under App Settings in Android.

Settings → Apps/All Apps/Manage Apps → YouTube App → Permissions (All Turn ON)

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q)

1. Is YouTube Premium Vanced Safe?

Yes! The app is totally safe and it just uses YouTube API to look and work exactly like Google’s YouTube App with added features.

2. How to Use YouTube Vanced Premium APK?

Just download the YT Vanced and MicroG file from Download Links Above and you are good to go.

3. Does it Support All the Features of YouTube Premium?

Yes! It supports almost all the features of YT Premium Except you cannot have access to YouTube Originals.

4. Is it legal to Use YouTube Vanced?

It is not legal nor illegal to use Vanced since you are not downloading videos that are against YT policies but still, you are using a counterfeit version which may lead to your G-Account Ban.

5. Any alternative to YouTube Vanced?

There are not many exact alternatives to Vanced but you can try OGYouTube and Newpipe which somewhat perform the same functions.

Conclusion: This app for sure is the best Forked Version of the YouTube App given its features and stability. We do not endorse the App nor are affiliated with it in any form. This post is for informational purposes only. The App has got a lot of features that we lack in the traditional YouTube App.

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118 Responses

  1. Udaykanth says:

    It can’t login

  2. Eddy says:

    Sometimes I can play videos with the screen locked, but most of the times the video plays for like 4 seconds then stop…anybody knows why?

  3. Marred says:

    it always

  4. Mihai says:

    After some struggles with the account sign in ,it worked . At long last the ads are gone. thank you !

  5. Wandy says:

    Cant connect to the internet. Tried both wifi and data.

  6. Jep says:

    Ir works perfect, funciona al 100% recomended

  7. john rafael says:

    when i install microG youtube vance is stop working

  8. Sam says:

    It worked fine for a day or two, now when I click on the app it freezes and then says “YouTube Vanced keeps stopping”. Now what?

  9. AlexD says:

    Thank you so much for this money saver! It runs wonderfully and saves nearly $200 a year! I was sooo tired of all the ads on the free version, plus I love how it runs in the background. Very greatful!

  10. PoliticsIsCool13 says:

    Vanced is working well bar the background video suddenly stopping all of a sudden at random times, and when I go out of the app, I have to start the video via pressing the play button. Is there a way to fix this?

  11. niki says:

    ir says somekne is not didnt install microG as instructed . i cant add an account 🙁 what is microG

  12. Eder says:

    I like but one problem is the login I’ve tried but it seems that it doesn’t want to load so I gave up. Also I have the micro g app so what do I do. 😕

  13. Neupane udaya says:

    I liked og YouTube more than vanced apk but sad news is that the og project is discontinued

  14. Nandii says:

    Can I use the Music app without the YouTube Vanced app?

    • Nikhil says:

      Yes! the download link is available in the post for YT Music Premium

  15. Ihsan Kurniawan says:

    kenapa aplikasi YouTube di play store tidak bisa didownload

    • Raz says:

      Other things work like can play in background, no ads, etc ( Like how Premium work )

      but there’s some video music still needed premium ( it say “this video music only available to premium members)

  16. Nogga bec says:

    It doeasnt let me download any videos it says purchase cancelled

  17. jiooooe says:

    my youtube always close when its on like outside mode or like music mode( ykwim) why is that? And when i download the micro g or smthing it wont download

  18. Mirian Geraud barbosa says:

    I have you tube premium, why are they charging $2,00 dollars more for me to download you tube exercise videos?

  19. DORVILUS JHENY says:


  20. tony says:

    Older version worked. Newer version giving no connection message. I have micro g installed however Google wont let me sign in. Just get loading bar at end of sign in?

  21. Yeah says:

    It is working!!!
    Thank you

  22. Momo says:

    Its not working.I installed it and it worked for a few hours, but now when I try to enter the app it shuts down immediately.

    • Nikhil says:

      Do one uninstall bot the apps, Install MicroG First and Than YouTube or reverse the sequence. This will fix the issue. There is a section on the post which details it more clearly.

  23. trna says:

    can we watch youtube originals on this APK? or do we still have to subscribe to premium on the original app? sorry my english is not good

  24. Toti says:

    Thank you! works 100%! more power guys!

  25. valen says:

    i can’t download videos

  26. Prithvi says:

    It works perfectly and great 👍……every premium feature available except I can’t watch YouTube originals …..can u fix that??

  27. Madhu says:

    I’ve download and installed both but while playing it just loads no audio

  28. Atharva Dikondawar says:

    Thank you bro it worked.

  29. Atharva Dikondawar says:

    Bro but how to change the theme of YouTube Vanced like blue,black,pink etc

  30. alone dev says:

    This is safe ?for use..
    I’m scread forme hackers,

    • Admin says:

      It’s safe, it is built on YouTube API. So, no worries.

      • Raju says:

        It’s safe, It’s safe, it is built on YouTube API. So, no worries.

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