How to download YouTube videos on Mobile | Android and iPhone

How to download youtube videos in mobile

Youtube is the main source of many videos on the internet. Youtube is a service offered by Google in 2006. It is also a Social Networking website on which you can upload videos. There are many internet consumers and Youtubers in India who use YouTube by uploading videos and gaining subscribers to their channel. The platform is used for browsing, downloading any video of any kind. There are many ways to attract viewers through your videos. But many people do not know how to download YouTube videos on mobile.

The major thing any individual needs to have is a Youtube account. Youtube is available for both Android and iPhone users. So, simply follow the procedure for downloading any video from Youtube. There is an additional option for Youtube Live videos from your mobile. These live videos are mostly for gaming, interacting, and new releases. Google searches show 80% of the information in the form of YouTube videos. Any individual can watch songs, movies, games, trailers, serials, comedy, education videos, etc. on YouTube.

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However, a person needs to have an account on Youtube for uploading any video of their choice. However, the videos require signing in to your account. A person needs to sign in to their account through their email and watch an unlimited number of videos any number of times from your mobile. So, Sign-in to your account and download many YouTube videos on mobile.

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Download and Save Youtube videos offline in mobile

  • Open Youtube.
  • Search for the necessary video in the search bar at the top.
  • The options appear below the video are Like, Dislike, Save, Download, and Share.
  • Then, click on Download.

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  • Check the video quality like 360p, 720p, 1080p according to your choice.
  • Then, check the size of the video.
  • All the downloaded videos are stored in the library. So, Click on the library to know which video you have downloaded on YouTube.

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  • You may feel boring after watching the video for a few days. If you want to delete the video, then click on the three points on the right corner of the video, you will get the option to ‘Delete from downloads’. Click on it, and remove the video from the download.

Many telecom companies are offering free internet data for users. Airtel and Reliance Jio offers free data for its customers daily. So, it became easy for people to watch and download Youtube videos from their Android and iPhones.

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How to download YouTube videos in iPhone / Android / PC

There are many third party online sites for downloading any Youtube video with high quality and perfect viewing experience. A third party software helps the users for the best control for downloading online videos. It works easily by copy and paste the URL for the YouTube video. As a result, it downloads the highest quality version.

The videos up to 1080p HD resolution are mostly MP4 files. In addition, High-quality videos such as 4K and 8K videos are MKV files. Some of the software are :

VLC Media Player

This media player is available for free in Windows, macOS, and Linux computers. It is a platform used by many users for downloading any Youtube video. It is a popular site for the past few years.

vlc media player

However, the VLC player only saves the file in 1080p. For the higher modes such as 2160p(4K), use other alternatives.

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How to download YouTube videos from VLC Media Player

  • Copy a URL from a YouTube video.
  • Then open the VLC player.
  • Tap the Media menu, select the Network (Ctrl+N), and paste in the URL.


  • Click on the Play option. Tap Tools and then Codec Information while playing the video.
  • Now you can find an URL at the bottom Source location box. Copy the URL.
  • Paste the URL in the player.
  • Search the URL in the address bar and play the video.
  • Click on the download option on the right corner of the screen to download the file.

4K Video Downloader

The downloader is currently available for free for premium users, for 15 $ for others. It is available in Windows, macOS, and Ubuntu Linux computers. This downloader allows you to download up to 8K quality videos. The downloader also downloads the videos in many formats.

4K Video Downloader

The 4KVD player errors for 1080p HD. So, use this player for downloading higher quality such as 4K videos and Ultra High Definition (8K) playlist.

How to download YouTube videos from VLC Media Player

  • Copy a YouTube URL video.
  • Then tap on the Paste Link button.


  • The 4K Video Downloader helps for one-click Downloads to any format by enabling Smart Mode.
  • We have to give the necessary Format, Quality, and output Directory for downloading the video.

4K Video

  • Then the player will automatically download the video.

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5K Player

The player is Free in Windows and Mac OS computers. The player requires registration of name and email for full download of the file.

5K Player

This 5K Player also features DLNA server playback. So, any video which supports DLNA can be downloaded. Further, the confusing interface makes it difficult for finding the other videos in the playlist.

How to download YouTube videos from 5K Player

  • Adjust download settings one video at a time.
  • Copy a YouTube URL video.
  • Then tap on the Paste Link button.


  • Click on the Download (search gear) for downloading the video.

How to download YouTube videos by Android Apps

1. Snaptube

The app is not available in the Google play store. But, it is available in the APK file. There are many videos from Facebook, Insta, Youtube, etc. Users can see all the apps on their screen.


They can download the videos from any of the apps. They can download in any quality from 240p to 4K videos.

2. TubeMate

TubeMate is a widely popular application for high speed downloading of any youtube video of any resolution. The users can watch live streaming. This application is available for Android users. Further, users can download 3gp, MP4, FLV, and MP3 recordings.

Tube mate downloader

They can also watch the videos later in TubeMate. It consists of a video player for viewing downloaded Youtube videos.

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3. YT3 Youtube Downloader

This app is useful for downloading YouTube videos for free. The app has a simple interface that helps for better user experience. This app runs smoothly on any device.

How to download YouTube videos

One can also view the lyrics of any song while listening through this app. One should select an MP4 or MP3 version before downloading any file.

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How to download YouTube videos by iPhone Apps

1. iDownloader

It is a free app for downloading YouTube music videos on iPhone. It helps the users as download managers on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The additional functions are Music Player, Video Player, Photo Viewer, PDF Viewer, and Web Browser.

How to download YouTube videos

There is also an in-app media player that supports music and video playlists for browsing and listening to unlimited free music on iPhone/iPad/iPod.

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2. Video Downloader Pro+

It is a safe Video Downloader App on iPhone/iPad. A password helps the users to protect from any external sources. The app also has fast downloading of any video.

How to download YouTube videos

The major function is to download favorite videos from YouTube and convert them to any format. It is convenient to use and has good video play.

3. Better Tube

The interface of this app is different from other apps. This app helps to download Youtube videos in iPhones and iPads. It can play music in the background when the screen is off.

How to download YouTube videos

It also has an option to save the videos for watching them later. So, this app helps to enjoy continuous music. It is free for users.

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