YouTube to iPhone/iPad/iPod
1.1 YouTube to iPhone
1.2 YouTube to iPad
1.3 YouTube to iPod
1.4 YouTube to iTunes

How to Download and Convert YouTube Video and Music to iPhone 12/11/X/8/7/6/5

As you know, Apple has removed YouTube as a preloaded app from its iOS 6 operating system following the expiration of its YouTube license. That is to say, newer versions of the OS will not have the familiar old-style TV set icon on the home screen. Instead, users will have to download a new YouTube app from the App Store. As part of Google's five-year deal with Apple, Google was not allowed to run any kind of advertising on the YouTube app.

Convert YouTube to iPhone

Convert YouTube to iPhone

Now that Google is in charge of the YouTube app again and it will probably come with an array of advertising that it couldn't previously serve to millions of iPhone users. That is boring. So do you ever wanted to know how to download a video from YouTube, trim and crop the unwanted part and convert YouTube videos to iPhone compatible video formats? Here we will give you useful tips on how to download videos off of YouTube, edit the video files and convert it to iPhone.

1How to download videos from YouTube to iPhone directly

Download YouTube to iPhone with browser plug-in

If you are using Firefox/Chrome, please search the add-on: "Easy YouTube Video Downloader". Install it in your Firefox/Chrome browser and then go to There will be an added tab called "Download" just beside the "Share" tab at the YouTube player. Click on that "Download Tab" and choose from the list whichever format you like. Then, click "OK" to save the file and video will start downloading.

Download YouTube to iPhone with YouTube Download App

In fact, there are a lot of YouTube downloader app which can help you download YouTube video and music directly to your iPhone or iPad. Let's take one of them as an example to tell you how to do that.

Documents 6 APP

Search "Documents 6" on your iPhone App Store. It is a free file management app to let your download YouTube videos. Then install and launch this app and tap a compass icon on the bottom-right. Then a web browser will display and you go to and copy and paste the YouTube video URL you want to download to the webpage.

Download Video videos

Then tap the green Download link next to your preferred quality and rename the video if you want to. And then tap "Done" to wait the video finish downloading. After downloading, you can find the video in the Downloads section of the Documents 6 app. You can put it to your iPhone Photos app. You can simply tap and hold on the video and drag it till you see the folder list. Just keep holding and drag it into Photos and then into Camera Roll. Now, you can watch the YouTube video on your iPhone offline.

Move YouTube video to Photos

2How to download YouTube videos to iPhone on Windows or Mac

If you want to download YouTube videos on your computer first. You can consider to use the professional YouTube Video Downloader. With this program, you not only download video from YouTube, but also from Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, etc.

Step 1Download and install this professional YouTube video downloader and launch the program on your computer. Go to YouTube website and find the YouTube video you want to download and copy its link URL.

Copy URL

Step 2Then click "Download" button on the top menu and the video URL will be automatically pasted to the URL box. Click "Analyze" to let the program analyze the YouTube video and then you choose the preferred resolutions to download.

Analyze video

Step 3Click "OK" to start downloading and few minutes later, you can find the YouTube video on your computer.

Video Record Video Audio on Computer play-button

How to convert YouTube video to iPhone for free

If you just download YouTube video on your computer and try to put it to your iPhone, first, you need to convert the downloaded YouTube video files to iPhone supported video and music formats.

Aiseesoft iPhone Movie Converter is a awesome YouTube to iPhone converter that helps users effortlessly convert YouTube videos to all versions of iPhone, including iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G.

The default profiles it offers are as below:

iPhone 5/4S H.264 HD 1080P Video (*.mp4), iPhone 5/4 H.264 720P Video (*mp4), iPhone 5/4S/4 H.264 Video (*.mp4), iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS MPEG4 Video (*.mp4), iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS MOV (640*480) Video (*.mov), iPhone 5/4S/4 M4V Video (*.m4v), iPhone H.264 Video (*.mp4), iPhone H.264 Video for TV (*.mp4), iPhone MPEG4 Video (*.mp4), iPhone MPEG4 Video for TV (*.mp4)

First, free download YouTube to iPhone Converter.

Mount the software on your computer and launch it. You will see the interface as below.

Run free video converter

1Add YouTube videos into this program

Directly drag the YouTube videos on the interface to add files.

Add audio file

2Select the profile

What's nicer is that you have the option to select the default video formats supported by iPhone such as the above listed. Here we select iPhone 5 H.264 Video (*.mp4) as the output format.

Choose profile

3Convert YouTube to iPhone

Now click "Convert" button to start to convert the videos downloaded from YouTube to iPhone compatible HD MP4 video format. When the conversion is finished, click "Open folder" button to get the converted files.

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December 15, 2020 15:28 / Updated by to Video Converter

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