How to Download YouTube Videos on your Android phone

There are many methods to download YouTube videos on an Android phone . The easiest is by using or any similar free video downloading services on the internet . But if you want to try a more straightforward and easier method to download videos from YouTube then you can try using a free android app .

Tubemate is a free android app , using which you will be able to download YouTube videos to your android phone . Although the app is not available from the android app store . We can guarantee you that this handy little app is totally safe . Apparently it was once available from the Android app store , but as it was an app to download YouTube videos , it did not comply with Google’s policies and was removed from the Play store .

You can download the Tubemate app from . Visit the link on your Android phone to download and install the tubemate app . Once you have downloaded and installed the Tubemate app , follow the instructions below to download YouTube videos using the Tubemate app . Apart from downloading YouTube videos this app can also download YouTube videos as a MP3 .

Features of Tubemate :

  • Fast download mode (with multiple connections for a download)
  • Multiple download resolution options
  • Background, multi-download
  • Resume downloading
  • Convert to MP3 (powered by MP3 Media Converter)
  • Playlist as video/audio(powered by Meridian Player)
  • Share your video finds via Google Buzz, Twitter or e-mail at the tap of a button
  • YouTube search and related videos suggestions
  • Save favorite videos to your YouTube account, create playlists

Note: Downloading YouTube videos on your Android phone is not recommended while using a 2g / 3G / 4G data connection . Unless you are on a unlimited bandwidth internet plan , downloading YouTube videos will increase your data bill . Always try to use a WiFi connection to download YouTube videos using Tubemate .

Instructions to Download YouTube Videos using Tubemate

  • Step 1: Download and install the Tubemate app on your Android phone .
  • Step 2: In the app , tap on the search icon and type in your desired videos name .


  • Step 3: Once the videos are loaded in the app , tap on a video to play it .
  • Step 4:  Tap on the green download icon on the top right of the app to download the currently playing YouTube video .


  • Step 5: Next you will be prompted to select from a list of video formats to download from . select a video format and tap on the download button to download the YouTube video on your Android phone .


  • Step 6: Now the Tubemate app will start downloading the video in your phone’s background . The current progress of the video being downloaded can be accessed by expanding your Android phone’s notifications .


  • Dawie Van Emmenes

    TUBEMATE is bullshit.It shows that my movies has downloaded 100%
    When i want to view my videos it shows just a short clip like about 3 minutes and then the video is corrupt.This is the same story with every video i download.
    Bullshit app

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    • Julia Klarisse Base

      Julia Klarisse Base this is me nice app

  • don lewz

    It is cool, I enjoy & appreciate it. Only if your device is compatible

  • Nat warea

    KeepVid is still not so good.. My favorite is dlvyoutube that is fast and doesn’t limit downloads in any way.. just adding the dlv part is so simple =)

  • Thank you for these instructions, really helpful!! I always use acethinker video downloader to save youtube videos, free and works like a charm. It’s a free online app, compatbiles with computer and mobile.

  • I use a tubemate application