The last time that we talked about YouTube Vanced we presented the app’s new update. Even though Vanced is a popular app that allows users to unlock YouTube’s full potential and access features such as picture in picture mode and background playback mode, most people don’t know how to install YouTube Vanced on their devices.
YouTube Vanced is free to download and the tricky part about installing it is that users are required to sideload it on their smartphones. This can be challenging if you are not tech-savvy, but you don’t need to worry because we will help you out. Without any further ado, here is how to install YouTube Vanced on Android.
How to Install Install YouTube Vanced on Android
There are multiple methods to install YouTube Vanced and we will cover them all in a step-by-step manner that is easy to follow.
#1 The Non-Root Method
- You need to download the Vanced Manager App from Github or vanced.app;
- Install the manager app and open it;
- Select “non-root”;
- Click download on MicroG and install it;
- Click download on Vanced;
- Select the theme language, then install the app.
#2 The SAI/.apks Method
- Access the official website and download MicroG and Vanced;
- Install the SAI (Split APK Installer) which is available on the Play Store;
- Install MicroG (simply click on the APK file and select install);
- Open the SAI and select the APKs file you downloaded;
Sidenote: The SAI might display the following error “App is incompatible”. You can fix this by selecting the “legacy” architecture” when downloading the APKs file.
As you can see featured above, installing YouTube Vanced is not very complicated. We advise everyone to try the non-root method because it’s a bit easier. Nonetheless, let us know in the comments section if you managed to install Vanced on your Android smartphone or if you have any unanswered questions.