How To Easily Download Videos From YouTube On Mobile (2024)

Youtube is a video channel that enables users stream videos online without an option to download them. Streaming Youtube videos can be frustrating especially when you do not have a strong internet connection.


Its no news that streaming videos from Youtube directly drains your data.

Although, there are a lot of software, sites out there that allows you to download youtube videos free, they might require you to download a certain plugin or java browser script in your browser. This plugins and extensions can cause you to allow malware and virus to penetrate your system and I am sure you do not want that.

Till date, no one knows why Youtube did not allow for an option to download as users would love to have some watched youtube videos, downloaded within their devices. If you are searching on how to download Youtube Videos directly for free without any software, then this post is for you.

How to download Youtube videos directly on mobile

I call this method the url-edit method. it works on both computers and phones and is very easy to do.

Step 1: Open any video on YouTube that you want to watch and add the letters “ss “ just before and click enter on your keyboard or keypad on your mobile phone. You can alternatively add “pp” at the end of the Youtube too.

For example: or That’s how the URL should look once you’ve edited it.

Step 2: After the page loads, wait a few seconds and you will see the download links appear for different formats. Choose a format and it will download immediately, select save the video to your PC or a mobile device.

I hope this posts helps you download Youtube videos directly without any software. Share to your friends what you have learned.

There are other trusted apps to download Youtube videos on your Android device on the Google play store if you don’t feel comfortable with the method above. Some of these apps include: YouTube Downloader App, TubeMate, etc.

You can also use this video tool downloader from Tech Envangelist. Just copy and paste the video link from YouTube in the box provided and you are good to go.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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