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Two Simple Methods to Download Youtube Videos on Android Device

Posted by on October 4, 2013

Nowadays, you can do almost anything with your android phone, including watching online videos. Android has come out with Youtube app that lets you watch videos online on your phone, but watching videos on the respective site may be a problem if you have a slow Internet connection.

To overcome this problem, you can download those videos to your Android phone for offline viewing so that you can watch your favorite videos again and again without any interruption. But how to download the videos? Well, it is very easy. Here I’ll show you two simple methods to download Youtube videos directly from your Android device.

  1. Use TubeMate YouTube Downloader app
    TubeMate YouTube Downloader is a free app that lets you watch and download YouTube videos in a variety of video formats on your phone. If you’re a Youtube addict, then Tubemate Youtube Downloader is the perfect app for you.

    First, visit the Tubemate official site here. Tap on the available links to begin download (we choose to download tubemate from Android Freeware). Once downloaded, install the .apk file on your device. Don’t forget to check the “Unknown sources” option in the Settings. Otherwise, the system will not let you install it. Once installed, launch the app and search for videos using the search option. Tap on any video that you want to download from the search results.

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    Now tap on the ‘green down arrow’ icon.

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    You will see the available resolutions of your chosen video. Tap on any option to begin downloading video.

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  2. Use online tools
    There are several online services that can help you to download online videos from popular video sharing sites. One of the best tools to download videos from the Internet is Savefrom.net. This site allows you to download videos from various video sharing sites like Youtube, MetaCafe, Daily Motion, Vimeo, etc. It is very easy to use, simply open the Savefrom.net in your phone browser and then enter the desired video URL into the url field and tap the ‘download’ button. Choose any video formats on the right side to begin the download process.

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    Savefrom.net is also a browser tool that allow you to download online videos without even opening another page on your web browser. This tool supports all of the major Internet browsers, including Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Once you have this extension installed in your browser, simply open the video’s page and tap on the extension button in the top right corner of your browser. A new page will be open with different downloading links and video format in which you want to download the video.