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How to prevent YouTube music from wasting your mobile data

If you want to stream free music on mobile, what is the best way to stream free music on Android? What is the best way to stream free music on Android? There are plenty of free music streaming apps for Android, but how are they different and which one is your best option? Read More (available on Android and iOS). This app allows you to browse and listen to YouTube as if it were a streaming music service, making it a formidable competitor to the likes of Spotify, Pandora, etc.

It gets even better if you subscribe to the YouTube Red program. Is YouTube Premium worth the money? 7 things to consider Is YouTube Premium worth the money? 7 things to watch out for YouTube Premium is making headlines and buzz, but is the paid subscription service really worth it? We look at the facts to help you decide. Read More But what if you don't have a red membership?

Fortunately, YouTube recently added a new feature that allows you to only stream when connected to a Wi-Fi network . It's a common feature in streaming apps like this, so it's strange that it's taken so long to implement, but the good news is that it is Here, so you should enable it as soon as possible.

All you have to do is open the side menu, select Settings, and check the checkbox for the setting labeled Broadcast over Wi-Fi only . If you still want to stream on mobile data but only in non-HD quality, check the checkbox to Limit mobile data usage instead.

The best part is that these options are available even if you're just a free user, but you should still consider getting a Red membership. Despite some of the Red program's downsides, 4 Reasons YouTube Red is Bad for YouTube YouTube Community 4 Reasons YouTube Red is Bad for the YouTube Community Google just announced YouTube Red. YouTube is a different kind of service with a huge community. So is YouTube Red good or bad for the video site in the long run? Read More We've seen Scare PewDiePie so you don't have to. Are red originals worth the price? We saw the first batch so, well, you don't have to. This is what we think... Read more .

Do you use music from YouTube? If so, what do you like most about him? If not, why not and what will convince you to start using it? Share with us in the comments below!