How to download youtube videos and audio on Android

Written by on April 4, 2011 in apps, Uncategorized - 1 Comment

There is a huge amount of content on Youtube and there are some great videos on there that I would love to have installed on my phone either as a video or mp3.

TubeMate is a free app that lets you easily download any Youtube video. You can download the video in many resolutions, you can also download the video as an mp3.

Screenshot of TubeMate YouTube Downloader Screenshot of TubeMate YouTube Downloader

To download a Youtube video with TubeMate you:

1. Open TubeMate
2. Navigate to the video you want to download
2. Click the menu button on your mobile
4. Press Download
5. Choose what resolution you want to download the video in. If you want download the video as an Mp3 choose the “Download as Mp3″ option.
6. The video will download. Once the video has been downloaded you will be notified in the notifications bar.

Once you have downloaded the video you can access the video either through any video playing app, you can access the mp3 videos through any music player app. You can also access the downloaded videos through the TubeMate app. You can do this clicking the menu button on your mobile and pressing downloads.


  • Many download options – The app gives you the option to download the video in many resolutions and even mp3 format.
  • Free with no ads – The app is free, fully featured and has no ads.
  • Works with any Youtube video – You can search through the whole of Youtube and download any video.


  • Failed downloads – Some users have reported that some videos fail when downloading although most people, including myself had no issues.


TubeMate is one of the most fully featured and easy to use apps on the market for downloading Youtube videos and its free.



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About the Author

Caleb is an 18 year old student from England. He bought an Android mobile over a year ago and has been a self confessed Android fan ever since. Caleb is passionate about helping people to make the most of their Android.

One Comment on "How to download youtube videos and audio on Android"

  1. vl May 9, 2011 at 12:38 pm · Reply

    FREEdi YouTube Downloader is a powerful solution that lets user download videos to their SD card.

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