If you’re tired of seeing YouTube ads pop just as the video starts to get Interesting, you’d want to install YouTube Vanced. If you want to see a different version of YouTube that looks much better, then you’d want to install YouTube vanced.

What is YouTube Vanced?

So, you’re probably wondering what YouTube Vanced is? YouTube Vanced is a modded version of the YouTube app and it seems to be very popular among Android users.

It has many features that YouTube fails to provide which is why it’s as popular as it is. With this app, you’ll be able to watch videos without ads due to its built-in adblocking.

Another cool thing you can do is that you can play music in the background and you can have different themes.

1. Allow Third Party Downloads

unknown sources

The first thing you need to do is to allow third-party downloads. This is a pretty easy thing to do on your android device. If this isn’t enabled, you won’t be able to download the APK files in the next step.

To allow download from third parties:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Scroll down to Security
  3. Click on Apps from Unknown Sources

You need to allow this because you’ll be downloading APK files from an ‘unknown source’.

APK stands for Android Package Kit.

2. Download the APK

Download YouTube vanced APK

The first step you need to take if you want to download this edition is that you’ll need to download the APK files. Click here to download YouTube Vanced app If you want to download this app without rooting, you’ll need to scroll to non-root downloads

Once you’re here, you’re going to see a list of different themes the app has. As of September 2018, the latest version comes with the white and dark theme. You get to choose if the app is either while or dark once it’s been downloaded. Once you’ve done this, you can tap on the edition you want, and it should start to download.

You need to be aware that this may time a while.

3. Download MicroG app

Download APK

Since the YouTube Vanced APK takes time to download, you can do some other things while waiting.

The next thing you need to do is to install the MicroG app.

This lets you log into the YouTube Vanced app

At the top of the website, you’ll see an orange button which says that ‘Install MicroG’

4. Install and Log in

Install Youtube vanced APK

Once both files have finally installed on your Android, click on your status bar at the top of your device and click on the files and tap the install button to install the files.

Sign into YouTube Vanced

After they have installed, open the app and log into your google account in the top right.

What to do if it Didn’t Work

If you’re having troubles signing into your Google account or the steps didn’t work, then you’ll need to start the process again. You’ll have to delete both apps and try to reinstall a newer version or if you did install a new version, try installing an old version.

After you’ve done this, you shouldn’t experience further issues.