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Anil Seervi
Anil Seervi

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Skip any YouTube Ad in 2sec(No BS)

While casually browsing through YouTube on my Mobile, I accidentally stumbled on a workaround to skip the annoying Ads that YouTube makes us watch(if we don't have a Premium A/c).

It only takes about a second or two to skip an Ad with the method I've described below :

Testing

  1. Open YouTube App on you mobile device.
  2. Click on a Video that you think will definitely have an Ad.
  3. When the Ad starts playing, tap on YouTube Shorts section in the bottom navigation.

Opening the YouTube Shorts section while playing a video doesn't close the Video player.

  1. Tap the go-back button on your device as soon the shorts section becomes active.
  2. Voila, the Ad has been skipped! You can resume your video where you left it.

You can open & close any nearby YouTube Short video for this to work.

Note: If you don't see any YouTube Short Videos in your app - I recommend you update the app and check again.

Video Demo

Here's a video demo of skipping the Ad:

Something else I noticed 🤔

After doing this trick, YouTube doesn't show Ads for a significant amount of time. Maybe this is just me. \(〇_o)/

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Ahmed Zougari

I'am using patched YouTube without any ads
(For Android)

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Anil Seervi Author

Newpipe or Vanced also does the job.

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Ahmed Zougari

Yes I'am using vanced

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Krishna Kanhaiya

I'm on Brave Browser. It block yt ads too.

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sumit kumar bighaniya • Edited on

I think in opening and closing shorts might also take 3-4 seconds so total it takes 6-8 seconds for this process.

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Anil Seervi Author

It depends how fast you can be.
Nonetheless the tricks works right!