Android: If you’re bored with struggling via annoying YouTube ads, the corporate’s YouTube Red subscription is a solid option. Unfortunately, it’s solely accessible in a small handful of countries. If you don’t have entry to the service (otherwise you don’t really feel like paying $10 per 30 days), there’s one other ad-free YouTube participant for Android you may get—at no cost.
Newpipe is a well-liked participant that permits you to watch YouTube movies with out opting into Google Play Services. That means Google can’t monitor what you’re watching, which is nice in case you’re frightened about defending your on-line privateness. The app additionally copies a few YouTube Red’s finest options, like ad-free streaming and the choice to obtain movies for offline viewing.
Most not too long ago, Newpipe’s builders added livestreaming movies to the app. So you may watch your favourite online game streamers, reside information reveals, and extra with out coping with any advertisements. You can seize the most recent replace proper now from Github (through Reddit).
If you’ve by no means used Newpipe earlier than, you’ll have to put in it first, which takes somewhat work because it’s not accessible via Google Play. Your finest guess is to obtain F-Droid, an alternate app retailer for open-source software program. From there you may securely set up Newpipe in your Android gadget. Just don’t overlook to change on “Install from unknown sources” first from the Security part of your Settings menu.
You may skip a step and obtain the Newpipe APK straight onto your cellphone or pill right here. The solely downside is that utilizing this technique means you received’t get future app updates robotically.