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How to Download YouTube Video on Computer/Laptop/Mobile

How to Download a Video from YouTube to Laptop, Computer, or Mobile
Written by Aakif

YouTube does not provide any option to directly download a video onto Laptop, Computer, or Mobile. However, there are multiple software or ways to download videos from YouTube to a PC. But here, we are going to show you one simple hack on how to download Youtube videos by making a change in the video URL or Link.

Method to Download a YouTube Video on Computer, Laptop, or Mobile without any Software or Tool

Follow these simple and straightforward steps:

  • Open any browser on a computer or mobile as this method would not work in the YouTube application.
  • Go to the website: www.youtube.com
  • Now, open the YouTube video that you want to download.
  • After opening this video, we would simply edit the URL or Link Address of this specific video. Let’s say, this video has URL www.youtube.com/xy1z59k24
  • We will simply add the word magic between you & tube while the remaining part of the URL should remain the same.
  • So, our new URL would become; www.youmagictube.com/xy1z59k24
  • Let’s understand with the help of the example we started above.
  • So, the new URL would become;
  • Hit “Enter”.
  • On the new window/screen, click Load Options.
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  • After clicking Load Options, it will take 3 to 5 seconds to show you the options.
  • In the options list, you will be given video qualities as well as mp3/audio “Listen” of the video.
  • Click whatever option, format, or quality you would like your YouTube video to be downloaded in.
Download video from youtube on computer
  • In my case, I want to download the video at 720p. I will click the 720p option.
  • In the new window, select > Click here to continue <
  • Now, select Click here to start.
  • Now, wait for a few seconds (less than 10 sec) and let the video load.
  • Now you will see 3 dots in the bottom right corner of the screen. Click them.
Steps to download video from Youtube to laptop
  • Here you will see the Download option.
  • Clicking the option will start downloading the specific video from YouTube to your computer, laptop, or mobile phone.

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