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Xiaomi announces partnership with YouTube, gives users 3 months of Premium

Xiaomi has just announced a partnership with YouTube which promises to give users of certain phones an extended free trial of YouTube Premium. A direct quote from Xiaomi can be read here.

Official poster from Xiaomi regarding the Premium gift

“With users consuming more and more online video content every year, we believe it is important to let users experience quality content in new ways. We’re happy to work with YouTube to allow Xiaomi customers to watch the content they love uninterrupted. We hope this will be the beginning of a long standing relationship between us and YouTube that will ultimately benefit our users.”

Hanson Han, Director of Business Development @ Xiaomi

The YouTube Premium membership gives users access to ad-free content, YouTube’s original series, and a subscription to YouTube Music Premium where users can get unlimited, ad-free access to more than 80 million official songs plus live performances, covers, and remixes. Now, lets get to the eligible devices for this partnership.

Devices eligible for the YouTube Premium gift

Xiaomi made this gift available only to its newer devices, which is a bummer for those of us with one of their previously released devices, but we can only hope that this list will increase to include more devices.

  • Xiaomi 11T Pro
  • Xiaomi 11T
  • Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
  • Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
  • Redmi Note 11 Pro
  • Redmi Note 11S
  • Redmi Note 11

How to get the YouTube Premium gift on your device

The way you get Premium is actually pretty simple. Users can redeem this YouTube Premium offer on eligible Xiaomi smartphones by opening the preinstalled YouTube app, and following the instructions or by visiting youtube.com/premium.

Disclaimer

Please do note that this offer’s availability may vary depending on your region, and only works for new Premium users. If you previously had a subscription to YouTube Premium, this will not work. The Xiaomi 11T series get 3 months of Premium, while the Redmi Note 11 series get 2 months.

You can read more about the topic on the Mi Global page, linked here.

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