Updated: 1 March 2017

How to Download YouTube Videos to iPhone in 3 steps (No Jailbreak Required!)

How to download YouTube videos to iPhone is a popular question that still remains open. But be sure, this post will finally put the end to the dilemma. You'll need just one YouTube Downloader for iPhone.

Josh Brown

Introduction:

It's a little surprise that YouTube is one of 3 most visited websites worldwide. We all spend hours and hours there on a daily basis. But we were always chained to the Internet connection. Well, guess what? We are not anymore. With a little effort and a right tool it's a heck easier to download YouTube videos to iPhone for some offline viewing. 

Undoubtedly, if you look on the Internet for different ways to get videos to your Mac/PC, you will find quite a big number of options. But really…when you open those websites that look so sluggish and sleazy, you are getting a bit worried for the safety of your own computer.

What is more, it doesn't matter how hard & long you search for the way to download videos from YouTube directly to iPhone, you will be left out in the darkness – because there is nothing. All the iOS apps that used to download YouTube videos on iPhone are goners. Apple is known for its on-going fight with those, so recently they all have been taken from the App Stores. But stay positive, there is still a trustworthy tool you can use. 

Video Guide: How to Download YouTube Videos to iPhone

Right below watch a quick video promo showing a slick way to save videos from YouTube to iPhones & iPads no Jailbreak or iTunes needed :) 

Softorino Team, already known for making tough things much simpler, has introduced a new application called YouTube Converter. The name says for itself – this app lets you convert YouTube to iPhone. Moreover, this is a acclaimed YouTube downloader for iPhone, as it is able to transfer all the saved video/music to your iOS device straightforward. (no iTunes needed)

But of course, it also will get you any video to PC or Mac – just as easy. Here in this article we mainly concentrate your attention on iPhone video download, so to learn how it's done on a Mac, go here: YouTube Video Ripper to Save Videos to Mac & PC.

Now if you aren't all ears now – you should be. The instructions below is a surefire to save any YouTube video to your iPhone no questions asked. Follow them to convert YouTube to mp4 for iPhone.

Three Steps to download Videos from YouTube to iPhone

Step 1. Download Softorino Video Converter  & install it

Be sure – this is a legit software and even reviewed by MacWorld (there are no other YouTube Converters for iPhone that are covered by the respected blogs as this one). 

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You can download it from our website. And as we stated above, the app is completely free to try for 14 days.

YouTube Converter for iPhone on the launchpad

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to your computer.

Get your iPhone plugged-in using a USB cable. 

Step 3. Go to YouTube & copy the link of the desired video.

In this case we'll download one of the Carppool Karaoke episodes! Or you can download all of them with this YouTube to iPhone converter, as they say – the sky is the limit :)

copy URL of the video to get it downloaded to your iPhone

Think of it – you've just done 95 % of work. Now just select the preferred quality rate (it can be even 4K & 60fps videos ) and hit 'Download YouTube video to iPhone' button!

You might have noticed – we have featured an iPod touch in this tutorial, but it's all the same for iPhone. And it's working perfectly with iPhone 7 and iOS 10!

DONE!

Watch your video anywhere: on the road, while on the trip, at home.. on a dessert island and literally anywhere you go! You simply can't get these results with anything else. Even if there are some YouTube to mp4 iOS apps dealing with it, they will either download YouTube video to iPhone's camera roll or to some third party app that they will make you install. 

You may feel a bit skeptical right now, but once you try this YouTube Converter yourself, you will agree that this is the most hassle-free way to download YouTube videos to iPhone! And it has tons of other abilities, that will prove to be quite handy for all those who spend days of their life on YouTube. 

There's also YouTube red able to get YouTube to iPhone, but it's just too bad it's not available in majority of countries yet :(

UPDATE: Softorino YouTube Converter for Mac has been refreshed & improved lately. One of the newest features – subtitle support. The process of downloading YouTube videos with subtitles is same clear and comprehensible. More here: Watch Videos with Captions using YouTube Subtitle Downloader by Softorino. 

Some 'super abilities' of this YouTube Converter:

  • No need for iTunes sync with this YouTube to iPhone downloader! Seems, like we all are just too annoyed to launch iTunes anytime we put anything on an iPhone. 
  • TV.app support. everything happens within the app, you won't have to install some additional players on your iPhone. This YouTube Converter download YouTube videos to your iPhone's videos.app/TV.app straight away.
  • Extract Audio from YouTube's video & download it to your iPhone's Music.app.
  • Save favorite videos from YouTube not just to iPhone, but to iPad, Mac, PC, iPod touch 
  • Love HD quality? Then select your desired quality rate in the settings of this YouTube to iPhone downloader :) 


Bottom Line:

So if you ever had any troubles with watching YouTube offline on iPhones, now you know a solid reliable way to download YouTube videos to iPhone with no issues. Anyhoo,  let's cut all the advertising and marketing BS...it's a fact that currently there are no alternatives to the tool like this one. You might find hundreds of YouTube to iPhone downloaders online, but none of them can't get your video straight to the Apple native application on your IPhone. 

Now, if you need to go somewhere for some time, fire off Softorino YouTube Converter, copy the link, and download any YouTube video to your iPhone in seconds. 

The best things in the world are always the easiest ones. This is the golden rule that works everywhere, even when developing software. Give a shot to this application, and you will see how intuitive it isYou copy and then you click on the button. Copy and click. What on earth can be easier than this?

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