YouTube Offline Video Playback – The ability to view YouTube offline content by downloading them online was introduced in 2014. However, it’s just that YouTube is now consolidating its Horizons to different countries. The feature was till date available in limited subcontinent.
With just 16 countries supporting YouTube download and offline view, the number phone increased to 109 with it tremendous digital marketing strategies. And talking about the current scenario, the number of countries which support YouTube offline you have crossed 125. In fact, precisely YouTube offline is currently available in more than 130 countries. Places like Bahrain, Antarctica, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bagman, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and several other have now all the power in their hands.
The YouTube offline feature is a blessing when you are struggling with poor internet connectivity. You can still view the content without any buffering or stoppage after it has been downloaded in your device.
How to View YouTube Videos Offline?
The ones who have recently received the YouTube offline update can look forward to the below mentioned steps-
- Select the video you are watching and look for down arrow located slightly below it.
- Top the arrow and select the video quality in which you wish to download. The high quality video would take more data and time whereas the low quality video would be available sooner.
- once downloaded, the blue tick would appear beneath the video
How to View Downloaded YouTube Videos?
Are you struggling to operate YouTube videos that were once downloaded by you? Just switch off your data connection and tap upon offline option that appears on your screen right after the data is switched off.
The list of downloaded videos would immediately appear on the mobile screen.
YouTube also has paid subscription service which was released back in 2015. It is currently available in handful of countries like South Korea, us, Australia and New Zealand. It’s quite sad to know that these countries do not let users access YouTube offline videos for free. In other words, you have to pay a certain amount of subscription fee to download the videos and to hear them offline.
In order to view YouTube offline video, you should particularly operate them on YouTube mobile app. The computer slash laptop does not support YouTube video download. Also, the available time duration is 48 hours. Therefore, you need to ensure a good internet connectivity if you wish to view them.
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Despite the availability of YouTube offline video download, some of the videos are completely unavailable for download. Luckily, you can follow the easy downloading process and view them later on in absence of sound internet connectivity.
The YouTube support page has officially announced the news of consolidation.
YouTube Offline Video Playback Now Available
List of countries that are now equipped with YouTube offline download include-
- Bouvet Island
- British Indian Ocean Territory
- Burkina Faso
- Côte d’Ivoire
- Cape Verde
- Central African Republic
- Cook Islands
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Equatorial Guinea
- Federated States of Micronesia
- French Guiana
- French Polynesia
- Marshall Islands
- Myanmar (Burma)
- New Caledonia
- Northern Mariana Islands
- Papua New Guinea
- Republic of the Congo
- São Tomé and Príncipe
- Saint Helena
- Saint Pierre and Miquelon
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- Svalbard and Jan Mayen
- The Gambia
- United Arab Emirates
- Western Sahara