How to download YouTube videos in iPhone

iPhone is known for its many superb features, however many complain that music or videos cannot be downloaded in iPhone. To be honest, yes that is one of the limitation with iPhone. This is because Apple believes in delivering quality rather than quantity which is the also the case here. That is why you need to purchase original music and videos from iTunes Store App in your iPhone. Having said that, there are third party Apps available in App Store which allows you to download videos for free in iPhone without jailbreak. However, not all of them will allow you to download YouTube videos. No need to worry as you are at right place and in this article we will share how to download YouTube videos in iPhone.

How to download Audio and videos in iPhone ?

You might have come across free Apps on iPhone like Video Downloader – Download & Play Any Video, Video Downloader – Download Manager, iDownloader and more to download videos and music. With these applications you can download Audio i.e. MP4 and videos from websites other than YouTube in iPhone. Using these apps to download  YouTube videos will give the following error –

Download from this website is prohibited by its terms of use

 To resolve this and to be able to download YouTube videos in iPhone use the App and procedure given in the article below.

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How to download YouTube videos in iPhone ?

  • Go to App Store on your iPhone and type video downloader lite super – vdownload.
  • Download and install the App
  • Once installed it will come with LITE written on its icon and name as Video D/L. Tap on the app to open it.
  • Tap on the Browser Tab at bottom left of the screen and enter the YouTube website URL. ( . Tap on Go
How to download YouTube videos in iPhone
Browser Tab – YouTube Video Downloader App
  • Mobile version of YouTube will open up. Use the search box and search for the video you want to downlaod.
  • From search results tap on the video you want to download. When the video starts playing you will find an icon at bottom left of the player as shown in image below. Tap on the download icon and select Download.
How to download YouTube videos in iPhone
Download icon highlighted in Red
  • Download will start and will be shown under Downloads Tab as shown in image below.
Download YouTube videos in iPhone without jailbreak
YouTube Video Downloading in iPhone
  • Once download completes it will show in Files Tab as shown below
Download YouTube video in iPhone
YouTube Video Downloaded in iPhone using third party App

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The download is complete and you can view the video whenever you desire without any internet connection.

With this App you can download YouTube videos in iPhone for free. There is no need for jailbreak to download YouTube videos in iPhone as this App does this for you. We wish that you are now successfully able to download YouTube videos in iPhone as well as audio, videos from other websites as well. If you face any problems let us know in comments section below.

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12 thoughts on “How to download YouTube videos in iPhone

  1. is a great desktop option; if you want to download the video directly to your mobile (iPhone, iPad, etc) device, try Go to the site, enter your video URL, enter your email, and the service emails the video to you. Unfortunately, only works on videos under 5min.

  2. Very informative! Thanks for showing clearly how to download Youtube videos. I always use acethinker video downloader to save YouTube videos to my iPhone, free and works pretty well. You just need to copy the video URL into the app box, and then click the Download button. The app will analytic the video and start the download process automatically.

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