So here’s YouTube++ (AKA YouTube Red for free). You get all these premium features for free if you install this on your iOS device:

Interface Enhancements

  • In-App Web Browser
  • White Keyboard
  • Hide upload button
  • Choose Default Main Page
  • Block promoted ads
  • Block video ads
  • Disable age restrictions

Media Viewing Enhancements

  • Background playback
  • Forward/Rewind controls with custom number of seconds to go back/forward
  • Speed controls to set video playback speed (0.5× – 2.0×)
  • Default playback quality
  • Auto-replay videos
  • Beautiful downloads list
  • Custom audio player for downloaded videos
  • Play videos in background with control center controls

Media sharing and downloads

  • Download videos
  • The only true 1080p and 60fps YouTube video downloader
  • Choose default download quality
  • Add videos to camera roll

How to install

  1. Uninstall the original YouTube app.
  2. Press the ‘Download YouTube++’ button below (must be done in Safari).
  3. When it’s done installing, it won’t let you open the app and it’ll tell you that the app is untrusted.
  4. Open Settings and go to General › Profiles and Management.
  5. There’ll be a link that says ‘Acme’ or something like that. Touch it, then touch the button that says ‘Trust’ or ‘Verify’ or something.

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