YouTube is a video sharing service that allows users to watch videos posted by other users and upload videos of their own. YouTube is a channel that enables users to stream videos online without an option to download them.
Today we will be talking abut how you can download videos so you may watch later or share with friends and family on the go.
Although, there are so many applications that can be used to download from YouTube but today i will show you the easiest ways to make downloads from YouTube easy without hassles.
previously, People use Internet Download Managers to download on their Laptops but sometimes they encounter issues due to IDM requesting for cracks and codes.
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How To Download YouTube Videos Directly On Phone
Here i have highlighted them into easy steps or methods for easy understanding.
- URL Edit Method: In this method you need to first go to Youtube channel and click on the video you like to watch or wish to download. Next add “ss” just before the youtube.com and click enter on your keyboard or keypad of your mobile device.
For Example this is a link of video I wish to dowload on Youtube
Now all I did was to add the “ss” before the youtube as seen below
—— Wait for the page to load, you will see a download link appear with different download formats. Here you can choose the format you want based on quality. Then Click save and it will download the video to your PC or Mobile device.
2. Use Of Apps : This method involves the use of applications on either your mobile device or Pc. The one i will discuss about is the use of tubemate application on your phone. Follow steps below if you want to use this app.
How To Download And use Tubemate
1. Install TubeMate
First download Tubemate here because you may not find it on the Google Playstore. it is a third party app and very easy to use and useful too.
First of all you’ll need to allow your Android device to install and run apps downloaded from other places. This you can do if you have not done so before.
Open up ‘Settings’ and go to ‘Security’. Scroll down and next to where it says ‘Unknown sources‘, tap the toggle to turn this setting on.
2. Choose a video to download
At this point, i assume you have downloaded and installed Tubemate app on your Android Phone. Now you’ll be informed which permissions the video downloader needs to run. If you’re happy to proceed, let it go ahead and the app will launch.
TubeMate looks much like the official YouTube Android app, with a black background. Search for a video and begin playing it, then tap the red ‘Download’ button that appears at the bottom right.
3. Download the video
The next thing you’ll see is a list of formats. You’ll see video and audio formats and different quality and resolution options for each. If you have a high-end device then by all means download the highest possible quality versions, but remember that the higher the resolution the bigger the file
One you have made a choice from the format options, tap the red ‘Download’ button again. The video will download in the background, so you can keep using your phone as normal
Remember that downloading may require much more from your battery so i recommend you have enough battery.
Another fantastic thing is that you can add YouTube videos to a queue to download later. If you are using 4G and want to wait until you have Wi-Fi before downloading any large files.
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More so, there are other ways to download videos from Youtube which i may not talk about. There is 4k Video Downloader., IDM (Internet download manager),
It is a known fact that there are millions of videos on YouTube and sometimes you may not want to watch such interesting videos at that moment and wish to watch it later but because you cannot download it, can be somehow bad but with the steps you read above you can now download for later enjoyment
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