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Join YouTube Red

YouTube Red is a paid membership, available in certain countries, that gives you an amplified video and music experience across YouTube, YouTube MusicYouTube Gaming, and YouTube Kids. Learn more about the benefits of a YouTube Red membership below. 

Ad-free videos

With YouTube Red, you can watch millions of videos without ads. This includes ads before and during a video, as well as banner ads, search ads, and video overlay ads. You may still see branding or promotions embedded in YouTube creators' content that isn't controlled by YouTube. Ad-free videos are supported across all devices and platforms where you can sign in with your YouTube account—including on compatible smart TVs/gaming consoles and the YouTube, YouTube Music, YouTube Gaming, and YouTube Kids mobile apps, if they're available in your location.

Save offline

Save videos and playlists on your mobile device to watch offline, when you aren’t connected to the internet. This benefit works on the YouTube, YouTube Music, YouTube Gaming, and YouTube Kids mobile apps, if they're available in your location.

Background play

Continue playing videos on your mobile device while using other apps or when your screen is off. This benefit works on the YouTube, YouTube Music, YouTube Gaming, and YouTube Kids mobile apps, if they're available in your location.

YouTube Red Originals

Watch original series and movies from some of YouTube’s biggest creators, right when they are released and at no extra cost.  

Free Google Play Music subscription

Get a free Google Play Music subscription at no additional cost. If you're a Google Play Music subscriber, you already have access to YouTube Red; just make sure that you’re signed into the same account on YouTube and Google Play. Note: Both Google Play Music and YouTube Red must be available in your location for this to work.

 

A few notes: YouTube Red benefits are not compatible with rented/purchased movies and TV shows, or paid channel subscriptions. Not all benefits may be available on third-party sites that embed YouTube content. Finally, your YouTube Red membership also helps to support YouTube creators.

Start your YouTube Red membership

Become a YouTube Red member to access benefits on YouTube, YouTube Music, YouTube Gaming, and YouTube Kids. 

From the YouTube app

  1. Open the YouTube app on your phone or tablet. Sign into the YouTube account you'd like to start your membership on. 
  2. Go to Account .
  3. Scroll down and tap YouTube Red.
  4. Tap Start free trial to sign up.

Visit youtube.com/manage_red at any time to view details about your membership, including the date and amount of your next payment. 

From youtube.com

  1. Visit youtube.com/red on your computer or mobile web browser. Make sure you are signed into the YouTube account you'd like to start your membership on. 
  2. Click Start free trial to begin the purchase process. If you have already completed the free trial, click Get YouTube Red.  
  3. Select the payment method you wish to use or add a new payment method.
  4. Click Buy to complete the transaction.

Visit youtube.com/manage_red at any time to view details about your membership, including the date and amount of your next payment.

 

Note: To purchase a YouTube Red membership, you'll need to make sure your home address in Google Payments matches the country where you're trying to purchase YouTube Red. Visit the Google Payments Help Center for more information on how to edit your home address.
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