How To Download YouTube Videos On Android

You might want to how to download YouTube videos on Android for a number of reasons. Maybe you want to make edits and upload it elsewhere. Maybe you just want to watch the video without using your data, when out and about.

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Either way, you will need to learn how to download YouTube videos on Android. And I am here to help you do exactly that. 

How to download YouTube videos on Android

How To Download YouTube Videos On Android

First off, this is going to be a guide on how to use the official YouTube App, which does need a premium subscription in some areas. Otherwise, you can use apps like TubeMate or Ymusic, but it makes the most sense to use the official app and just pay the subscription if you want to do this regularly.

Via YouTube

  • Step 1: Download the YouTube app to your Android phone. This often comes pre-installed on your phone.
  • Step 2: Find the video you want to download.
  • Step 3: Select the 3-dot button on the right-hand side under the thumbnail of the video.
  • Step 4: Select Download Video
  • Step 5: Pick your Download Quality and then hit Download

If you are currently watching the video, you can see the Download button in the player directly, and can just tap it.

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Via YouTube Go

If you are using YouTube Go, the process is quite similar. Please note that YouTube Go is not available in the UK.

  • Step 1: Download and open the YouTube Go app.
  • Step 2: Find the video you want to download and select it.
  • Step 3: Select your Download Quality
  • Step 4: Select Download

It is worth mentioning that YouTube does allow you to set videos to download on Wi-Fi only, as well as pick video quality for each download, in case you want to save some of your data or time. 

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