1. AC Question's Avatar
    Android version 6.0.1. Samsung-SM-G900A. Last Friday night I was able to download a video off of YouTube using a Galaxy S5 by simply pressing and holding the video screen while it played. A dialogue box popped up asking if I wanted to save the video and it downloaded to my phone's Download folder. I cannot reproduce that behavior. Very odd. Has anyone else been able to do this. I was using the stock YouTube app. I've tried downloading the same exact video and it doesn't work. I can't even find anything on line that leads me to believe I should have been able to download the video like that in the first place.
    08-15-2017 09:42 AM
  2. piteer's Avatar
    I remeber that behavior happening on some internet sites, but never on youtube
    08-15-2017 09:45 AM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    And it's against YouTube's Terms of Service to download a video from the site.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    08-15-2017 01:35 PM
  4. Kassiuss's Avatar
    Really? But how can they find out I have downloaded a video from YouTube?
    11-25-2020 04:42 AM
  5. anon(10614692)'s Avatar
    You can't and we won't help as it's against their Terms of Service as mentioned above.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    11-25-2020 06:47 AM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    The way to download YouTube videos for offline viewing is to subscribe to YouTube Premium, which has that feature. End of story. Thread closed.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    11-25-2020 12:12 PM

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