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How to download Youtube videos?

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Youtube is one of the most influential social media platforms through which we access an abundant amount of video content daily. YouTube videos range from being extremely influential and useful to extremely entertaining. You might want to download your favorite YouTube videos to watch offline, maybe you are traveling or you’re going somewhere with a poor internet connection. Downloading YouTube video nowadays is pretty easy, you can do so either via the YouTube app or third-party apps. 

Things to know before downloading a YouTube video 

It is allowed to download a YouTube video through the app. YouTube’s Terms & Conditions permit so because the video cannot be watched anywhere except the app and the viewers have no access to the file. If you are downloading YouTube videos through third-party apps, you need to be aware of the terms and services of YouTube and the copyright law. 

The videos you can legally download are: 

  • Videos that are non-copyrighted public domain
  • Videos that have a Creative Commons license 
  • Videos created by your friends or family, who have given you the permission

How to download YouTube videos through the app?

The only legal way to download YouTube videos is through the app. You can download the YouTube videos via an app on your phone, iPhone, tablet, etc. Please note that not all videos can be downloaded without using YouTube premium. Let’s see how to download YouTube videos without YouTube premium step by step:

Step 1: Open the YouTube app on your device.

Step 2: Go to the search bar and search for the video you want to download. 

Step 3: Tap the three dots on the bottom right of the video and tap on the download option. 

Or 

Step 4: You can also click on the video you want to download and tap on the Download option under the video. 

 Step 5: It might ask you to choose the download quality. But you can only choose between 360 p or 480 p without the YouTube premium.

 How to download YouTube videos with YouTube premium? 

If you have a YouTube premium, you get a lot more perks and options. Some videos are only downloadable if you have a YouTube premium. You can also choose the download quality( 360 p to 1080 p). Let’s see how to download a YouTube video with YouTube premium step by step: 

 Step 1: Open the YouTube app on your device.

 Step 2: Go to the search bar and search for the video you want to download. 

 Step 3: Tap the three dots on the bottom right of the video and tap on the download option. 

 Or 

Step 4: You can also click on the video you want to download and tap on the Download option under the video. 

 Step 5: It will ask you to choose the download quality. Choose between 360p to 1080p according to your preference.

How do access you downloaded YouTube videos on the app?

 YouTube provides a separate library for your downloaded videos that you can access without any internet connection. Let’s see how to access these videos step by step: 

 Step 1: Open the YouTube app on your device. 

 Step 2: Tap on the library option.

 Step 3: Now you can see a Downloads option. Click on that. 

 Now you can see a list of all the YouTube videos you have downloaded.

 How to delete YouTube videos from your downloads?

You might want to delete the already downloaded videos to free up space or you’ve got bored of them.

Let’s see how to delete YouTube videos from downloads step by step:

 Step 1: Open the YouTube app on your device. 

 Step 2: Tap on the library option.

 Step 3: Now you can see a Downloads option. Click on that. 

 Step 4: Now locate the YouTube video you want to delete and tap on the three dots at the right corner of the video. 

 Step 5: Now tap on the delete from downloads option. 

 You can also undo it in the first 2 seconds or so if you’ve deleted the wrong video. You can do this by taping the undo option which appears at the bottom of the page for about 2-3 seconds. 

 How to download YouTube videos through third-party apps?

The third-party app that we are going to talk about is one of the most popular third-party apps to download YouTube videos, which is TubeMate. If you are using some other app, please be aware as they tend to download viruses too. Let’s see how to download YouTube videos through TubeMate step by step: 

 Step 1: First download the TubeMate app from ApkMirror. 

 Step 2: Now open the YouTube app. 

 Step 3: Search for the YouTube video you want to download. 

 Step 4: Open the video. Or tap the three dots in the right side corner of the video. 

 Step 5: Tap on the share option. 

 Step 6: From the list tap the TubeMate option. 

 Step 7: Give TubeMate all the permissions. 

 Step 8: Tap one of the MP4 options according to the quality and the MB. 

 Step 9: Tap the download button red in color. 

 Step 10: Now tap the download icon ( a downward pointing arrow). 

 You can either access the downloaded video in the storage or you can go to the app and tap the download option. 

 Conclusion 

In the above article, we discussed how we can download YouTube videos without YouTube premium and with YouTube premium. We discussed how we can access the downloaded videos. We also talked about how to use a third-party app, TubeMate to download YouTube videos. 

 

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