New Update on April 24, 2020: After the latest update of YouTube Vanced APK that’s 15.05.54, some of the users have reported that the app has started showing ads while playing videos which is quite weird. It was known to all that the advanced version of the regular YouTube app aka YouTube Vanced app has an inbuilt ad-blocking feature.
The particular ads showing issue happening after upgrading the software version of the app. Whereas Vanced indicates that recently Google has made some changes in its ad implementation and that’s why YouTube videos are now showing ads even on the Vanced app. As of now, the Vanced developers are trying to find out some workarounds in order to restrict the ads. Therefore, we may have to wait for further patch releases or any announcements from Vanced.
YouTube Vanced APK is a well-known modded version of the YouTube app which offers a lot of features and customizations. Some of the functionalities will enhance the user experience which you won’t get in an official YouTube app. Most of the Android users want an ad-blocking option for YouTube, background payback, etc. It offers almost everything.
It has the built-in adblocking feature, background playback without YouTube Premium subscription, dark theme, and more. Though the dark theme currently available on the YouTube app.
You can install the APK file for a non-rooted Android device while the rooted device users can flash the zip file via TWRP Custom Recovery. Download the app from the link given the bottom of this article according to your preference.
If you’re using the YouTube app on your Android device and often think about the background playback or ad-blocking feature, go through all the features which you will love so much. We have provided all the highlighted features of the Vanced app.
Google Ads or any kind of ads are an important part of an online platform to support online publications and creators. This another way to generate income for Google and creators as well. Nowadays, most people know that. Still, so many users don’t prefer to see longer or interrupted ads before or between the video playback. That’s annoying.
The Vanced app has built-in options for adblocking. You can toggle settings to work the app accordingly which you really can’t with the official YouTube app.
Playing videos in the background (outside of the YouTube app) offered by YouTube Premium service which asks for the monthly subscription. While the Vanced app works seamlessly without any issues. Even you tap the home button and your app goes to the background, video won’t stop playing. Cool, isn’t it!
Force HDR Mode
Though not all the smartphones support HDR mode in the YouTube app, the Vanced app will force enable the HDR mode on any Android device. It’s worth mentioning that the HDR stands for “High Dynamic Range” and it can improve the video streaming quality amazingly.
Override Max Resolution
This feature will allow the user to play YouTube videos at more than maximum resolution. Normally, above than a specific resolution, smartphones disable the video streaming.
Pinch to Zoom (All Devices)
Nowadays, most of the smartphones whether it may be flagship or budget category comes with higher aspect ratio screen. The higher aspect ratio screen means an 18:9 aspect ratio or above. The higher aspect ratio your device will be, the more immersive viewing experience you will get. Therefore, the users can pinch to zoom the video resolution format easily.
This allows the user to turn on the Google Cast from shortcut toggle. You can also turn it off forcefully even if you have casting devices nearby.
Currently, the official YouTube app features night mode from the app settings. While the Vanced app offers a dark theme earlier than the official app.
If you have an Android Oreo or later version running device, the Vanced app allows you the picture-in-picture (PiP) mode easily.
Video Window Style
Don’t like the new YouTube video window that shows up when you minimize a video? The Vanced app allows you to choose between the new style or old style.
This feature will allow the user to repeat the same video over and over again after it ends. It’s not possible in the official app.
Preferred Resolution & Speed
Choose a preferred video resolution and playback speed for all videos and save it. It will continue accordingly.
Swipe Gesture Controls for Volume & Brightness
Swipe gesture controls for volume & brightness level makes very easy for a user to deal with it without pressing any physical buttons.
Steps to Install: (For Rooted Users)
- Download the YouTube Vanced APK.
- Move the APK file in device ‘/sdcard/Downloads’ folder.
- Uninstall all YouTube updates and disable auto-updates in Google Play Store.
- Then, flash the installer in TWRP.
For the non-rooted devices, just download the APK file and install it normally. That’s it.
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