It’s the same story every time: during your lunch break, grab your smartphone to enjoy some videos on YouTube, and inevitably you have to watch the commercials at the beginning of each movie, wasting a lot of precious time. For this reason, you would like to know if it is possible to remove ads on the famous Google video sharing platform. Well the answer to your question is yes and it has a specific name: YouTube Premium .
YouTube Premium is a subscription service (with a free trial period) that not only allows you to remove ads when you play videos on YouTube, but also allows you to enjoy movies and songs in offline mode with the ability to play them. background How do you say? Is this really the solution you were looking for? So don’t waste any more time and get to know the subject immediately.
Courage: Sit back, take five minutes of free time, and let me explain in detail how to skip advertising on YouTube . By following the instructions I’m about to give you and trying to put them into practice, I guarantee that YouTube ad breaks will be just a distant memory. Happy reading and most of all, have fun!
YouTube premium pricing
Before explaining in detail how to bypass advertising on YouTube , it will be helpful to know that to achieve your goal you need to activate YouTube Premium . As I explained in the introductory paragraphs of this guide, it is a subscription service – if you are wondering what the costs of the service are, you should know that there are several plans to choose from.
- YouTube Premium : allows you to remove ads on YouTube and YouTube Music, access videos and songs offline, and play them in the background. It also gives you access to YouTube Originals, to watch original movies and series. It has a recurring cost of 11.99 euros / month ( 15.99 euros / month on the iPhone and iPad, when subscribing through iTunes) with a free trial of one month.
- YouTube Premium Family : at a cost of 17.99 euros / month ( 22.99 euros / month on iPhone and iPad, subscribing through iTunes) allows access to YouTube Premium functions for up to 6 family members . A one-month free trial is available.
- YouTube Music Premium : Allows you to remove ads on YouTube Music , Google’s music streaming service. It also allows download songs to listen and play songs offline in the background. A three-month free trial is available without conditions, after which it renews at a cost of € 9.99 / month ( € 12.99 / month on iPhone and iPad with a one-month free trial).
- YouTube Music Premium Family : It is the YouTube Music Premium solution designed for families. It allows access to a maximum of 6 people residing in the same house and costs € 14.99 / month ( € 19.99 / month on iPhone and iPad, subscribing through iTunes) with a one-month free trial.
To activate the free trial version of YouTube Premium, you must log in to YouTube with your Google account. If you don’t have one yet, you can read my guide on how to create Google accounts .
Skip YouTube advertising from smartphones and tablets
To bypass YouTube advertising from smartphones and tablets , launch the YouTube application by pressing its icon (the white ▶ symbol on a red background ), tap the little man icon in the upper right corner and press the Sign in button , then select your Google account visible on the Accounts screen to connect to your YouTube account.
If you do not see the Google account you intend to log in with, press the Add account item , enter the required data in the Email address and phone number fields and Enter the password and touch the Next button .
After logging into your YouTube account, tap on your photo in the upper right corner (or on the little man icon if you haven’t customized your Google account) and choose the Switch to YouTube Premium option . In the new screen that appears, if you have an Android- equipped device , press the Try it for free button to activate the YouTube Premium free trial, enter your details in the Name , Address , Postal Code , City and Province fields and touch the button. Continue .
Now, if a payment method is not yet associated with your Google account, put a check mark next to one of the available options between Add a credit or debit card and Add PayPal , then enter your card or card details . PayPal account and press the Buy button to complete the activation of the free trial.
If you’re using an iPhone or iPad , tap the Try it free button and confirm your intention using Touch ID, Face ID, or by entering your Apple ID password (payment will be made through iTunes).
As mentioned in the previous paragraphs of this guide , you should know that activating YouTube Premium will not show ads on YouTube and YouTube Music. If, on the other hand, you want to skip advertising only while playing songs on Google’s music streaming platform, just turn on YouTube Music Premium.
To continue, start the YouTube Music app ( Android / iOS ) and, if you haven’t done so yet, sign up for your account by pressing the little man icon in the top right. Now, tap on your photo , hit the Switch to Music Premium button , and on the new screen that appears, hit the Try it free button to activate the free trial.
If you have an Android- equipped smartphone or tablet , enter your personal details in the appropriate fields, choose your preferred payment method between credit card and PayPal , enter the details, and press the Buy button . If, on the other hand, you have an iPhone or iPad , tap on the Try it free button and confirm with Touch ID, Face ID, or enter Apple ID password.
You should know that when activating the free trial version of YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium, the automatic subscription renewal has also been activated automatically. To avoid incurring unwanted costs after the free trial ends, if you have an Android device (or have activated a Premium subscription from your computer), launch the YouTube or YouTube Music app (if you have activated YouTube Music Premium), tap your photo in the upper right corner and choose the Paid subscriptions option .
Now, hit the Manage button for YouTube Premium or YouTube Music Premium and hit the Open button next to the browser installed on the device in use. In the new opened page, enter the access data to your Google account in the corresponding fields and press the Next button , then touch the items Cancel subscription and Yes, cancel to disable the automatic renewal of your YouTube Premium subscription.
If, on the other hand, you have activated YouTube Premium subscription on iPhone / iPad via iTunes, take your device, go to iOS Settings by pressing the gear icon and press its name , then tap on iTunes Store and App Store , press your Apple ID and choose the View Apple ID option .
On the new screen that appears, tap on YouTube Premium subscriptions and items and hit the Cancel trial period option to disable automatic renewal at the end of the free trial.
Skip YouTube advertising from computer
To activate YouTube Premium from a computer, connected to the main page of the platform , click on the Login item in the upper right corner and select your Google account to access YouTube, then enter the password in the Enter password field and press the Let’s go button .
Now, click on your photo at the top (or on the icon of the little man if you have not personalized your account), choose the option Paid subscriptions and, in the new page that opens, click on the item More information related to YouTube Premium .
Then press the Try it free button to activate the one-month free trial or choose the Family subscription options and try it free to activate the YouTube Premium Family trial. Regardless of your choice, on the newly opened page, enter your data in the Name , Address , Postal Code , City and Province fields , then enter your credit card data in the Card Number , MM / YY fields (with the expiration date) and CVV and hit the Buy button .
If, on the other hand, you want to pay with your PayPal account , click on the down arrow icon located next to the Add a credit or debit card item and place the check mark next to the Add PayPal option , press the Button Buy , enter your PayPal account details and press the Login and Accept buttons and continue to complete the connection and activate the free trial. Then click the Finish button to start enjoying YouTube Premium features.
If you are not interested in bypassing the advertising of YouTube videos, but only want to remove the ads on YouTube Music, connected to Google’s music streaming platform , click the Sign in button and sign in with your Google account .
Now, click on your photo in the upper right corner, choose the Switch to Music Premium option , and on the newly opened page, hit the Try it for free button . Then enter your billing information in the Name fields , Address , Zip Code , City and Province , choose a payment method between credit or debit card and PayPal , enter the data and press the Buy and Finish buttons to activate the free trial.
You can deactivate the automatic renewal of your subscription at any time and without restrictions. To continue, connected to the YouTube site or YouTube Music site , click on your photo in the upper right corner and select the Paid subscriptions option from the menu that appears. Then press the Cancel subscription button in the box related to YouTube Premium or Youtube Music Premium , indicate the reason for your choice, press the Next button and Yes, Cancel and that’s it.