How to Download YouTube Videos on iPhone or iPad
YouTube is one of the biggest video sharing platforms on the web where you’ll find all sorts of videos, ranging from popular music videos to funny video compilations and DIY clips.
If you’re a frequent user of YouTube and watch a lot of videos, then at some point you must have tried downloading a video to your iPhone or iPad. Unfortunately, YouTube only allows users to download videos for offline viewing and you cannot save it to your device.
Despite this restriction, there are a lot of online YouTube Downloader on the web that allow you to download videos from YouTube. One such website is QDownloader which allows you to download videos from many different sites, such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo, and many more. Using this website along with a file management app on your iOS device, you can easily download and save YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPad.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to download YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPad and save it to your Camera Roll.
How to Copy a YouTube Video’s Link on iPhone or iPad
Step 1: Launch the YouTube app on your device, then open the video that you wish to download.
Step 2: Tap on the Share button and choose Copy link.
That’s it! The video’s link will be copied to your iPhone’s clipboard. Now you’re ready for the next part of this tutorial where we’ll show you how to download the video.
How to Download & Save YouTube Videos to iPhone or iPad
Step 1: On your iPhone or iPad, go to this link to download an app called Browser and Documents Manager.
- Alternatively, you can open the App Store and search for the app.
Step 2: Once downloaded, open the app and tap on the URL bar at the top. Now type in qdownloader.net and press the Go key on your iPhone keyboard.
Step 3: The website displays a collection of sites that are supported. Tap on YouTube to select it.
Step 4: Paste the video’s link into the text field that says “Enter the video link…“, then press the save button next to it.
Step 5: The website fetches all the available video links and displays it. Find the video resolution that you wish to download, then tap and hold the Download button next to it. From the popup that appears, choose Download.
- If you don’t see this option, then you just have to scroll down the popup menu to view it.
Step 6: The video will begin downloading. Go to the Downloads tab to view its progress. Once it has been downloaded, tap and hold on it, then choose the Open In option from the popup menu.
Tap on Save Video to save the video to your iPhone’s Camera Roll. Now if you open the Photos app, you should see the video saved there.
That’s all you have to do to download YouTube videos directly from your iPhone or iPad and save them locally. Although this might seem like a lot of steps, once you get the hang of it, it will be very easy to download videos later on.
If you face any issues, please let us know in the comments below.