YouTube videos offline FAQs
In select locations, certain videos on the YouTube mobile app are available to download for offline playback during periods of low or no connectivity. Learn more about how to download videos to watch offline.
Where is video downloading available?
Watch videos offline on mobile in select countries.
Please note: YouTube may not be launched in the following locations and therefore may not operate in these territories. We are working to launch more territories and bring a localized version of YouTube to more countries.
How do I download audio, music, or mp3 files from the YouTube app?
You can download a music video file, if available, by following the steps to download a video.
It is not possible to download audio, music, or mp3 files from the YouTube app.
How do I download videos from YouTube to my computer?
Why can't I see my downloaded YouTube videos in my gallery?
How do I share videos on YouTube?
- Tap Share below the video.
Make sure that the box next to “Share as <your name>” is checked.
Add an optional message to say something about the video.
Select recipient(s) from your YouTube “Contacts” or “You may know” section.
Tap Send .
Do videos download automatically?
Videos may download automatically if you’ve downloaded a whole playlist, but if you download videos individually, you shouldn’t see automatically downloaded content.
It also depends on when you last interacted with the playlist. If you’ve watched a video from a playlist in the last 30 days, and a new video is added to that playlist, a video will download automatically. A video may also download automatically if you’ve downloaded that playlist in the last 30 days.