How to download Youtube Videos to your iPhone or iPad without jailbreaking

How to download online videos to your iPhone or iPad:

Unlike Android, iOS users have so many restrictions and downloading videos from online sites like youtube, facebook is very tricky. All you can do in these sites is you can save the video offline and view in the same app later whenever you want to view. Still all the videos are not availble for offline download which depends upon the uploader’s preferences. If you want to share the video to your friends, you can share only the link and they have to do the same process again. Here we’ll see a trick to download youtube videos to your iphone’s camera roll.

How to:

To begin with, you need the copy link of the video which you want to download.

How to copy the link in Youtube:

  • Open the video in youtube
  • In the right top corner you’ll see a arrow mark which is the shortcut to share. Please refer the screenshot below.



  • Click on it, you’ll see a number of apps where you can share the video.
  • In the first line you can see copy link option, use it to copy the link of the video

From Facebook:

  • Open Face book and go to the videos post which you want to download.
  • Click on the dotted line which will be at the top right corner and you’ll see the copy link option at the bottom along with the other options.
  • click on it to copy the video link.

Once you copied the link, we’ll proceed to dowbload the video.

How to download:

To download , you just need an iOS app called “Document 6” (Click to download) and a website

Step 1: Download the Document 6 app from Appstore and install in your device.

Step 2: Open the installed app

Step-3: This app has a built-in web browser. Open the browser in it by clicking on the browser icon in the bottom right corner.

Step 4: Go to “” in the browser.

Step 5: You’ll see a collection of supported sites in the website. If you want to download the video from youtube, select youtube option from the list.

Step-6: Now just paste the video’s link which you copied earlier in the search box.

Step 7: Click on the download button. The website will collect all the available download links and will display them in a table. You can see the additional information about the download links like video resolutions, format, and their size.

Step 8: To download, Tap and hold on an MP4 download link and then choose Download link from the menu that opens.

Step-9: Then save dialogue box will appear. Rename the file if you want to but don’t remove the .mp4 extension which will cirruot the file. finally tap on the Save button.

Step 10: Downloading will begin. To check its progress, click on the downwards arrow icon at the bottom of the browser. The downloaded videos will be saved in the Downloads folder in the app.

How to Save the Downloaded Video to your Camera Roll

Step 1: Open the app and move to the Downloads folder.


Step-2: Click on the ellipsis icon below the downloaded folder (Refer screenshot). and choose the move option in the menu.

Step 3: You’ll see the Camera Roll option under the Recents section. Select it and click Move to Camera Roll at the bottom of the app.

That is it. We’ve moved the downloaded video to your iPhone’s Camera Roll. Just open the photos app and you can see the video there.

You can use the same process to download videos from Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and much more.

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