How to download YouTube videos on Android

Come in and see how easy it is to download YouTube videos on your Android phone with this tutorial.

The latest generation phones are really ready for us to do a lot of things with them. Some of its functions are evolving really fast and each time they are truly powerful devices.

Thanks to the improvement of these smartphones we carry really powerful machines in a few inches. The trend now is large screens, high resolutions and good screens. From a phone, you can comfortably work, read or play our favorite games.

But in all this evolution, the network influences a lot because we have access to a large amount of content through the Internet. The information is accessible through the connection and the best thing is that a large part is free. Hence, we can access content at the moment such as newspapers, videos, images…

Without jailbreak download YouTube videos to iPhone or iPad

One of the uses that are more common with mobile phones is the reproduction of videos, especially those that are located on the big YouTube. Having Internet we can access all the videos that are hosted here, something that allows us to be entertained long hours or help us if we look for information about something. But if we do not have a connection, we lose this option, although those that we like the most may have them.

If you want to be able to save a video on your Android phone to see it whenever you want, here is a simple way to do it.

Download YouTube Videos on Android

You can download any YouTube videos in several resolution you want. Read our tutorial to find it how. It may seem lengthy, but truly, it is very easy task to do.

Step 1

The first thing we will do is go to the official TubeMate page from the browser of our phone and download the application.

Download TubeMate Android Apps


Step 2

By default, Android has disabled the option to install applications from unknown sources so we will have to activate it so that we can install TubeMate. Go to your Phone Settings Menu and enter the Advance Settings option.

How to keep play YouTube in background-Android phone

Step 3

Here, you’ll find security option within “Privacy & Security” menu. Now, you need to enter there and activate the Unknown sources option so that we can now install our application. Finally, allow security message by pressing Ok button.

Allow install unknown source apps

Step 4

Now look for the application you have downloaded and run it so that it is installed by double-clicking on it.

install TubeMate app

Step 5

When you have installed it you will see that to open it shows you an important notice where you accept that you will not use content downloaded for profit and will only be private. Here, we will only show you how to download videos from your own YouTube channel. Agree these terms to continue.

Agree TubeMate Terms

You also need to accept other three conditions: Access photos, media, and files on your device, make and manage phone calls, and access this device’s location. Now, you’ve completed app configuration to start using TubeMate.

Best nine apps to get best out of YouTube on Android

Step 6

You will see that the interface of the application is very simple; you will only have to go to the magnifying glass to search your YouTube channel.

search youtube video to download

Step 7

Now select the video you want to download to your Android phone.

Select video to download

Step 8

Once in the video go to the top where the red download arrow appears and click on it to start downloading.

Button to download YouTube video

Step 9

Now select the resolution in which you want to download the video and then click on Red Download button again.

Select video resolution

Step 10

If you look at the top notifications panel on your phone you will see that your video has started to download. It will notify you when the download is complete.

Step 11

To change the location of the downloaded video, you must go to the download page within this app by clicking on the download icon located down corner of the screen.

YouTube Kids update to create profiles and protect minors

Step 12

Now, click on the three vertical dot’s besides video you want to move. You will see several options where you must click on Move option.

move download video

Step 13

Now click on two horizontal dots to take it to the route of the phone you prefer. We recommend the default folder of your gallery so you can find it easily. You can also create new folder by pressing the highlighted Plus button.

Select destination folder

As you see it is very easy to have your videos on the Android phone and to be able to view it whenever you want without having an Internet connection. If you are interested in how to download videos from YouTube on other devices such as iPhone, here is the tutorial to do it as well.

Leave a Comment