How to download YouTube videos directly to your mobile or tablet Android ?

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Every day, more than a billion hours of video are watched on YouTube by nearly 1,5 billion users worldwide, the vast majority of whom advocate entertainment via mobile devices Android ou iOS.

Faced with this rich and varied catalog, you will probably be tempted to download some videos to your mobile or tablet in order to watch them later offline or to share them with your friends.

So, to find your favorite videos on your mobile or tablet Android, you can either install a dedicated application or access a website allowing the " download ». Find out how to do it!

Use TubeMate, a simple and efficient application

YouTube just like Android are services under the guidelines of Google. So, any application that offers downloading videos under Android has no place in the Play Store. However, you can find TubeMate for free here.

Before you can install it, you need to make some changes to the security settings of your mobile device. Here's how to do it:

  • Go to Settings> Lock screens / Security.
  • Activate the "Unknown sources" box, which will allow you to install applications from sources other than Play Store.

As soon as you have successfully set up the TubeMate application, launch it!

The first remark that may strike you is that TubeMate's interface closely resembles YouTube. So, with the search icon, you can easily find the video you want to "download" and the "Green arrow" icon will start the download once the format has been chosen.

The downloaded video will subsequently be available in Settings > Storage > Photos/Videos or directly in the gallery which you can launch from any media player installed on your Smartphone or tablet Android.

Add letters to the YouTube URL of the relevant video

If you are reluctant to install an app outside the Play Store, you can always download a video YouTube just by changing its URL. Here is the method to follow, taking as an example the song "Lullaby" by Nickelback:

  • Open the relevant video page

  • Edit the URL of the video by adding "dl" or "dlv" before YouTube as follows and press "Enter."

  • On the loaded page, choose the video format then download it.

In the same way, you can use other letters like "ss", "pwn" or even "dlv" for download YouTube videos under Android.

Access sites dedicated to downloading YouTube videos, as its name suggests, allows you to "download" videos from YouTube directly to your mobile, tablet or computer, but also from other social networks such as Instagram or Facebook.

On the home page, you have a box where you must enter the link of the video concerned.

By clicking on "Get links", you find yourself in front of several choices of formats in MP3, MP4 or 3GP for different qualities.

When your choice is set, click on "Generate download link".

Last press the generated link to start the download.