Are you a video buff? Do you watch on YouTube app a lot? If Yes, then you must get tired of unnecessary ads popping up on your mobile screen while watching your favorite video. YouTube Vanced is the solution for you. It is an Android App available for users to watch videos without any hassle.
YouTube Vanced was originally developed by Master_T. Currently, the Vanced app is administered and handled by a new Vanced Team (Anova, Arter, Laura, Zane, and Razerman). [Source: forum.xda-developers)
Read here to know how to watch YouTube videos not available in your country.
Download YouTube Vanced APK for Android
The Vanced app is available on Google Play Services. You can directly download the app and install it on your android phones using Google Play Services. It has three variants such as Magisk version, Root version, and Non-root version.
For the Magisk version, there are 3 ways to install. Firstly, you can install it through Magisk Repo. Secondly, you can install it through the ‘magisk.plz’. The third option is using the Magisk module to install the app on Magisk devices.
For devices of root version, it directly replaces the original version app on your device. You can easily play all the videos with additional features.
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|Name||YouTube Vanced Apk|
|Requirement||Android 4.2 or above|
|Last Updated||February 3, 2021|
For devices of non-root variant, it does not replace the original app. Users with rooted phones can also have a non-root version. However, they have to have MicroG Vanced to run the non-root variant on a rooted device.
YouTube Vanced Features
- Supports all devices
- Background Playback
- Built-in adblocker feature
- Picture-in-picture and HDR video
- Auto-play feature
- A Black theme, White theme, and Dark theme
- Zoom-in option
You can use these features while watching videos via the Vanced App.
YouTube Vanced for PC
As mentioned, this is an Android App, it is designed for mobile devices. However, if you want, you can use it on your PC/laptop as well. There are two ways available through which one can have this app on PC/Windows. You may also like to read about how to download YouTube videos on Android.
Option 1: With Emulator
It is easy to have any Android App on your PC with Android Emulator. You’ll find a number of Emulators to install. However, it is wise to use Bluestack Emulator to run the app on your PC/macOS.
Download BlueStacks with the following steps.
- Download BlueStacks
Download the latest version of Bluestacks on your Windows or Mac.
- Install BlueStacks
Run installer and install BlueStacks on your computer.
- Download APK
Download YouTube Vanced APK into your computer.
- Install APK
Now, run and install the app on your BlueStacks emulator
- Install both YT Vanced and MicroG Vanced
You will be given two options for YouTube Vanced and MicroG Vanced installation. Install both apps.
- Log in
Once you installed the app, you must log in. Remember, you need to use your Google Account to log in to the app separately. Once for each Vanced type. Both logins are safe and encrypted.
The work is done here. By the time you will log in, you can watch videos on your screen using the additional Vanced app features. Check out the best YouTube alternatives to watch your favorite videos.
Option 2: Without Emulator
The ones who do not want to use emulators to run such a small video app can have multiple options. Most of the time people watch videos on their PC screen using internet browsers like Google Chrome. While using any browser such as Google Chrome, you can have similar features from the extensions. Like –
- Adblocker Extension
- Enhancer Extension
Get these extensions from the Google Chrome store and enjoy the ad-free videos. Check out Google Chrome night mode or dark theme or white theme and how to enable it on your browser.
Things to Remember
- For non-root variants, users need a Vanced manager before installing the Vanced App
- No matter which device you’re using, it is recommended to get the latest version of the app
- The Vanced app provides features that are available in the Premium account.
- This app is, however, free.
Yes, the app is safe. It is tested and also does not come with malware. You can use it safely from any device PC or Phone.
Yes, it blocks advertisements on PC too. You do not need to wait for the ad to over or click on the ‘skip ad’ option while watching videos on your screen.
No, it works as a free ad-blocker. Using ad-blockers on your phone or PC won’t ban you from the YouTube app or website.
No, it is not available on iOS. You will get similar apps to block ads from YouTube (not an app but if you watch from Safari) on iOS.
YouTube Vanced is one useful app, especially for those who enjoy break-free video streaming. Get this app today on Google Playstore or more and share your experience with us in the comment box below.