How to Skip YouTube Ads Instantly – Simple Hack

Do you also get annoyed when YouTube shows an advertisement every time you play a new video? This is one of the most annoying things on YouTube. There are various kinds of ads on YouTube, some of them can be skipped after 5 seconds while there are many which can’t be skipped.

Skip ads on YouTube hack

YouTube has launched a new subscription based plan which gives you ad free experience while listening to your favorite music and songs with the YouTube Music app. Apart from that, you can also listen to YouTube in the background while you are using other apps on your smartphone.

Not everyone wants to purchase the paid subscription plan for YouTube Music. Want if we tell that you can also skip YouTube ads and enjoy ad-free experience while watching any video on YouTube. Sound impossible? It isn’t actually! In this article, we will discuss about this topic. Now without wasting your time, let’s get started.

How to skip video ads on YouTube?

There is a simple workaround which allows you to skip ads on YouTube and play the video directly. You don’t need any third-party app or special tool for this workaround. It is quite simple and you can do it with just a few taps. Here’s a step-by-step guide –

  1. Open the YouTube app on your Android or iPhone.
  2. Find the video you want to play. You can use the search option at the top to search that video directly.
  3. Now you can click on the video to play it, you will see an ad popping up on your screen. In order to skip that advertisement instantly, close that video by scrolling it down and then clicking the x (cross) icon on the video playback tab at the bottom.
  4. Once you have close the video, open it again instantly and you won’t see any ad this time. If it still shows, then retry again and the ad will surely disappear second time.

So this way, you can skip ads on YouTube without watching them completely. This trick can be used to skip any kinds of ads, be it 5 seconds skippable ads or more longer non-skippable ads.

The reason why YouTube doesn’t show ads when you close and reopen the video again is maybe because it appear like you have watched that video and then replaying it. Whatever be the reason, we have found this simple hack to skip ads on YouTube videos.

We hope you find this guide interesting. With this workaround, you can skip YouTube ads on any platform such as Android, iPhone, or PC. Let us know what you think about this guide. We are waiting for your thoughts in the comments below. Don’t forget to share this post with your friends so they can also know about this trick to skip ads on YouTube.

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Tech writer & founder @Geek Instructor • Vivek Chaudhary is an experienced tech blogger who has been writing about technology for more than ten years. He's written over 1500 articles covering various tech topics. Vivek is passionate about sharing his expertise to help others. Beyond the digital realm, he enjoys traveling and creating videos on YouTube.

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