How to download YouTube video to iPhone and save it to Camera Roll

YouTube is one of the best sites for finding all kinds of videos, whether it’s an instruction, a movie trailer, a review and

etc. You can watch videos directly from your iPhone or iPad using the official YouTube application, but its main drawback is the inability to download videos for future use offline.

There are third-party applications that allowupload videos from YouTube to iPhone, but you may not want to keep them on your own. Fortunately, there is a simpler method that allows you to download videos directly from the YouTube application and save them to the Camera Roll section on your iPhone.



YouTube ++ - an improved version of the YouTube application,including, among other modifications, the ability to download and save videos. The program is good because it does not require jailbreak and integrates into the official YouTube application.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to download and save videos from YouTube to iPhone or iPad.



How to install YouTube ++ on iPhone or iPad

Step 1: If you have the official YouTube app installed, you’ll have to uninstall it.

Step 2: Download the following files to your computer:

  • YouTube ++ iPA
  • Cydia impactor

Step 3: Connect your iPhone to your computer via a USB connector and open Cydia Impactor.

Step 4: Grab the YouTube ++ IPA file and drag it into the Cydia Impactor window.

Step 5: You will need to enter your Apple ID and password - this is required to create and sign an Apple certificate. If you do not want to provide this data, create an alternative Apple ID and use it.

Step 6: Immediately after entering your Apple ID, YouTube ++ will begin installing on your device using Cydia Impactor. When the installation is complete, you will see the YouTube app icon on the home screen.

Step 7: Before launching YouTube, visit Settings => General => Profiles. Sometimes this menu item may be called “Device Management” or “Profiles and Device Management”.

Step 8: Open the profile that matches your Apple ID and click on the "Trust" button.

How to download video from Youtube to Camera Roll on iPhone using YouTube ++

Step 1: After installing YouTube ++, visit the home screen and launch YouTube.

Step 2: Open the video you want to download. Right below it, you will see a new Save button. Sometimes it can be called Download.

Step 3: Click the Download (Save) button and select save with ++ (Save With ++). In the menu that appears, select the desired resolution.

Step 4: Visit the Downloads tab to view the progress of the download process. After the video has downloaded, you can watch it at any time, even while offline.

Step 5: In order to save the downloaded video to your device, click on the three dots next to it, and select Save to Camera Roll (Save to Camera Roll).

Step 6: After saving the video will be available for viewing in the "Film" section of the regular "Photo" application.



In such a simple way, you can download andsave any YouTube videos to iPhone without having to use any third-party applications. Remember - after 7 days you will have to reinstall YouTube ++ if you do not have an Apple Developer ID.

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