Understanding YouTube Premium: The Basics

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With so many different streaming services available these days, it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. It’s easy to watch TV shows and movies on platforms like Netflix and Hulu and enjoy commercial-free viewing. But what if you want to watch original YouTube content without the ads interrupting your experience? It turns out you can — as long as you have a YouTube Premium membership.

With this quick guide to YouTube Premium, you’ll learn everything you need to know before making a decision about whether you want to subscribe. From the features and benefits of Premium to deciding whether or not it’s the right fit for you, this article can help.

What Is YouTube Premium, and What Can It Do?

YouTube Premium is a paid subscription service that offers a variety of features and benefits for YouTube users. These features include ad-free videos, increased resolution and frame rate, and more. Some of the benefits of subscribing to YouTube Premium include improved video quality and faster uploads. There are several different subscription options available, depending on how much you want to pay. To use the different Premium features when watching YouTube videos, you will need to have a subscription. There are also several ways to cancel your YouTube Premium subscription if you decide that you no longer want it.

YouTube may offer various subscription options to users. These are some potential memberships you may be able to access.

Monthly Subscription

Monthly subscriptions are the cheapest and provide users with access to all of the features and benefits of YouTube Premium. This includes ad-free viewing, access to original programming, and the ability to download videos for offline viewing.

Years Subscription

Yearly subscriptions offer a discount over monthly subscriptions and also provide access to original programming and downloaded videos.

Double Year Subscription

The double year subscription is like a yearly subscription, but with more of a discount.

Benefits of YouTube Premium

When you subscribe to YouTube Premium, you gain access to a number of features that can enhance your viewing experience. These features include faster video encoding and enhanced viewing experience.


Some of the specific benefits of subscribing to YouTube Premium include exclusive content, faster editing tools, and discounts for longer subscription terms. Some benefits are available to both free and Premium users, but Premium subscribers have additional advantages. One of the most prominent is the ad-free viewing. Premium subscribers can also use faster video encoding when creating or sharing videos with others on YouTube. This makes sharing videos with friends and family easier, as they will be able to watch them faster than if they were using standard YouTube encoding.

Ultimately, subscribing to YouTube Premium provides many benefits that can make watching YouTube videos more enjoyable and rewarding. If you’re not currently using Premium, it’s worth considering subscribing in order to take advantage of all of its features and benefits.

Canceling Your Subscription

If you’re not satisfied with your subscription to YouTube Premium, there are several options available to cancel it. You can cancel your subscription at any time by going to your account settings. If you choose to cancel your subscription, you’ll lose all the benefits and features that are specific to the service. Make sure you understand the implications of canceling your subscription before doing so.


YouTube Premium is a great way to enjoy all the features and benefits of YouTube for a small membership fee. Take a deeper look into the benefits of the subscription to decide if it’s right for your needs.

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