watch YouTube video offline – if you find your self in a place without internet connections and you are the type that love watching videos very well especially on YouTube, then worry no more as we will be teaching you how you will watch those videos in a place without internet connection.

YouTube is a site where you can watch videos and also share videos online, The e site allows users to upload, view, rate, share, and comment on videos. YouTube’s offline feature allows YouTube users to continue to enjoy their favourite videos on their Android and iOS devices even when there is no internet connection.

How to save and watch YouTube video offlineHow to save and watch YouTube video offline - without internet connection

Any video downloaded can only be played offline for up to 48 hours. After this, you will have to find a working Internet connection and re-sync the video with YouTube app for any changes and availability status.

To make a YouTube video available offline watch, First;

  • Open the YouTube app on your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet
  • Visit the video file you want to download. Look for the Add to Offline icon below the video (alternatively you can click the context menu button and select Add to Offline option).How to save and watch YouTube video offline - without internet connection

Please note that if the video isn’t available for offline viewing, it will have a crossed Add to Offline button. You cannot download such a video to your device.

  • Upon clicking the Add to Offline button, YouTube app will ask you to select the resolution – Low, Medium, HD – of the file. Low quality will download quickly, take lesser space on your device, but will be of relatively worse quality. Once you select the quality, the video will begin to save on your device.

Then to Watch the saved video

Note that saved video will be available only inside the YouTube app. To locate the file, go to the home page of YouTube. You can do so by either dragging the video down using gesture, or by simply tapping the back button on Android. Once you’re on the home page, click the Account tab. Then tab on the human icon as shown belowHow to save and watch YouTube video offline - without internet connection


You will find Saved videos on the page as shown in the image above. Clicking this will show you all the videos you have saved for offline viewing.

Please Read: Not every video is available for offline viewing. And If the validity period for the saved video is exhausted, you have to sign in to your account i.e with internet connection to restore your saved video.

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