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8 Best Apps to Download YouTube Videos on Android

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Are you looking to download YouTube videos on your Android mobile? Continue reading this article to know how we can do it this.

This article also includes some best apps you can use for downloading the YouTube videos on your mobile.

No matter how many features Google adds in the YouTube app, there is always a use case where you have to download the YouTube video on your mobile phone.

Maybe there is a chance that the video might get a deleted from the YouTube, or you do not have mobile data to access it again and again, maybe it’s your favorite video song or whatever it is.

In this article, we will learn how you can download the YouTube video on your Android mobile.

How to download YouTube videos on Android?

It is easy to download YouTube videos on your mobile in comparison to download videos on a computer. There are a lot of apps available that makes the job pretty easy.

Download YouTube video on mobile without any app

Let’s first see how we can download a video from YouTube without installing any app.

Open your favorite browser on your Android mobile. You can check out this list of best browsers available.

Open YouTube on your browser and search for the video you want to download. In the address for if it isn’t already, you can change it so that you get a URL starting like this.

Get the following URL, and you are on your particular video, you need to make changes to the URL in the address bar again. Change the part to, keeping rest of the URL the same, and tap enter.

You will be redirected to, do a web app that lets you download videos from YouTube.

Now let’s see how we can download YouTube videos on your Android mobile using the apps.

I would recommend this method if you download YouTube videos frequently because it saves a few steps every time you want to download video, and mostly these apps also support downloading videos from other social media sites.

Most of the apps that we mentioned in this article, function similarly. You need to copy the link of the YouTube video and then paste it into the app.

Some of the apps also give you the option to download the YouTube video from the sharing option, so, let’s see what-what other apps you can use to download videos from YouTube.

Before we proceed further, keep in mind that these apps are not available in the Play Store, because they do not follow the guidelines set by Google.

So, they do not pass the criteria to be eligible to be listed in the Google Play Store, but the links to download these apps we mention in this article are trustworthy.

So you don’t have to worry about downloading a malicious version of the app.


TubeMate is one of the most popular apps for downloading not just YouTube videos but videos from other social media sites as well.

You need to install it on your mobile phone by downloading the apk version from the link mentioned below. After you are done installing the app, open the YouTube app find the video and play it.

Then tap on the share button which will pop up a lot of options where you can share the video you can choose TubeMate from the list of available apps.

Tapping on TubeMate will open the TubeMate app, and you will be able to select a resolution from the list of options, select it then Tab on the download icon so that the video starts getting downloaded.


Vidmate is another useful app for downloading videos from social media sites including Facebook and YouTube. You can download the APK file for the app from its official website, install it on your mobile phone

You can download YouTube videos by applying the same steps mentioned for TubeMate, or, you can copy the video URL and paste it into the search bar that appears on the top in the Vidmate app.

Alternatively, you can also use the search box to search for the video, browse the results tap on the particular video you want to download, and then tap on the download button to download it.


Snaptube app is one of my favorite apps to download videos from social media sites.

I mostly use this app for downloading a particular video that is going viral and then I make changes to it in my favorite video editor for Android Indian post it again on my social media channels.

We have mentioned snaptube app quite a few times on the blog you can check out more details about this particular app in this article.

Download Videos from Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube

Also, since I do not promote piracy here, or downloading content without the owner’s permission, I would advise you to download the content that is available in public domain, or you have permission of the original creator to use the video.


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