Watching your favourite YouTube videos brings pleasure only when you are connected to a high speed internet connection but if otherwise, the it’s going to be a tedious job as you will need to wait while the videos keep buffering on you android device.
While most other countries in the world are boasting about the latest cellular technologies like 4G and even Free WiFi hot-spots, Nigeria on the other hand is lagging way behind. Despite the connection speed of each Service Providers, a YouTube video playing at 240p will keep on buffering.
Based on the current infrastructure of internet connectivity in the country, YouTube has now updated its android app with a new feature that allows video to be stored on the device up-to a maximum of 48 hours. To me, I think this is something that will mean a lot to YouTube Surfers.
How to Save YouTube Videos Offline for Viewing Later
For you to save a video on your android device, you can just tap on the download icon provided below the video and select the desired video quality. Then, the video will then be downloaded to your device.
Now you have 48 hours to watch the downloaded video until it gets deleted. The video will be stored under the offline section in the app’s menu as seen below.
As for limitation, it seems not all YouTube videos can be downloaded and saved offline on a android device. While this feature is specific, i am pretty sure anybody can get this feature by installing the Indian version of the YouTube app or by using an Indian VPN to download and install the app. You can download the YouTube India APK from the download link provided below.
Download: YouTube App for Android