It takes just a few easy steps to download video from YouTube app. Open a video, tap the download button (see screenshot), select the resolution for the downloaded video and it’ll start to obtain in your device. There’s a new “Offline” section within the YouTube app the place you’ll find a listing of all movies which can be currently within the obtain queue or accessible for offline watching.
That mentioned, there are specific obvious limitations. One, not each video available on the YouTube web site is on the market for obtain. The offline mode is generally disabled for music videos and movies in app.
Additionally, the downloaded videos can only be watched contained in the YouTube app. I did some digging on Android and it seems that YouTube saves the movies into smaller chunks as .exo information, a format that isn’t supported in different media gamers.
There are nonetheless no restrictions across the variety of movies that you may take offline with the YouTube app, you might be only limited by the free storage obtainable in your iPhone or Android phone.