Enable YouTube Floating Popup Window Android with Background Playback

Floating Window for YouTube App gives extra level features. With a floating window, we can watch the YouTube video while using other apps (Picture-In-Picture). Apart from that, the Official application not available such a feature. These features are enabled the modified YouTube app. This app called YouTube Vanced.

This application has the same user interface and features which we can find the official app, apart from that, it has Ads blocking, Background video playback, swipe control for volume and brightness, set the preferred video quality for WiFi and Mobile data, automatic captions and much more.

There are mainly two types of versions of the application. Non-root user can install the app like a regular APK file if you have a rooted Android device you can use Magisk based module. There are no features difference between these versions.
YouTube Vanced

Install YouTube Vanced App.

Non Root User.

  • Download the floating YouTube popup video-enabled modded apk (Vanced) and MicroG apk in here.
    • Variant select “Non-Root”.
    • Arch select “Default”.
    • Theme – depending on your preference.
  • Install the MicroG Apps like normal APK. But you can’t install Vanced app like that, it needs an extra installation method.
  • Install Split APKs Installer (SAI) from play store using below link.
Split APKs Installer (SAI)
Split APKs Installer (SAI)
  • Install the Vanced application using the Split APKs Installer (SAI).
  • Open the SAI app.
  • On the main screen, tap on “Install APKs” button and navigate to YouTube Vanced APKs saved folder (Download folder).
  • Select the apks file, once it selected automatically starts installing. You can see the progress on the main screen. Once it’s installed, you can see the success message.

SAI App installation



Root User

The root user can use either Magisk Manager or above APKs file method. The easiest way to use Magisk.

  • Install the Magisk Manager using this tutorial.
  • Download one of the YouTube Vanced APKs from here. Save the Downloaded Vanced APK in “/sdcard/Downloads” folder.
  • Install Split APKs Installer (SAI) from play store using below link.
Split APKs Installer (SAI)
Split APKs Installer (SAI)
  • Enable root access in SAI app by navigating to “Settings>Installer>Rooted“.
  • On the SAI app main screen, tap on “Install APKs” button and navigate to “Download” folder. Select vanced apks file.
  • Once selected the APKs file, it automatically starts the installation.


How to Enable YouTube Picture in Picture Window.

By default, it enabled floating video player, Ads blocking, background playback. In its settings, you can enable or disable other extra features as per your requirement. If you have any issue in youtube popup player, make sure that following settings enabled. If it enables toggle the settings.

  • Open the YouTube Vanced App.
  • Go to YouTube app Settings.
  • Under the “General Settings” make sure that, “Picture-in-picture” feature enabled.
  • Then check background playback enabled.


How to Enable Disable YouTube background Playback.

  • Open YouTube Vanced app.
  • Navigate to “Background and downloads“.
  • Tap on “Playback” and change the settings as you want.
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