Without a doubt, YouTube have a countless number of online video viewers, of course including some Android device users. In some accasions where there is no Wi-Fi access, those portable device users may use mobile phone data to view online YouTube videos, which sometimes causes extra data charge. Therefore, they begin to dig out a way to download YouTube videos to Android for YouTube video offline enjoyment.

If you are one of those users who read this post either on purpose or accidentally, you are a lucky dog as the post is going to introduce how to download YouTube videos to Android.

To download YouTube videos to Android, there are several major processes to reach the aim. First of all, we need to download and install YouTube video downloader for Android. Then, we can start downloading videos from YouTube. Sometimes, the format of video downloaded might be incompatible with our Android devices, and here we need a converter to convert downloaded video into other video formats that is compatible with our Android devices either Android phone or Android tablet.

Part 1: Choice of YouTube video downloader for Android

A third-party app that downloads YouTube videos Android is required to download YouTube videos to Android. There are many YouTube video downloader programs such as YTD Video Downloader, Any Video Converter, Clip Converter, etc. However, none of them is easy to operate compared with Leawo YouTube Downloader.Leawo YouTube Downloader comes into play when downloading videos from YouTube to Android, be it Android smartphone or Android tablet. Integrated into the media software combo together with video converter, Leawo YouTube Downloader is built under “Download” module of the upper menu of the combo Leawo Total Media Converter Ultimate while video converter under “Convert” module.

Leawo YouTube Downloader is available on both Mac and Windows OS. Click the icon below to download and install the corresponding version.

As we can see from the left illustration, “Download” and “Convert” module are on the upper menu of the main interface.

We choose Leawo YouTude Downloader to download videos from YouTube to Android as it features the following functions.

download any other online videos
manage downloaded videos at will
download online videos at lightening speed
suit different Android devices
Apart from downloading videos from YouTube, Leawo YouTube Downloader is able to download other online videos form various video sharing websites like Facebook, MySpace, iFilm, Dailymotion, etc.
Leawo YouTube Downloader can help you well manage downloaded videos, sorting them by name, time, size or length.
Thanks to a built-in online video accelerator, Leawo YouTube Downloader could accelerate the online video downloading speed, which consequently shortens the downloading time.
On the waiting-to-download list, there would appear several video files in different resolutions, formats and codecs. You can choose the appropriate ones to download to match your Android devices.

Part 2: Guide on how to download YouTube videos to Android

Lauch Leawo YouTube Downloader and then we begin our step-by-step guide on how to download YouTude videos to Android. In the following tutorial guide, we take Leawo YouTube Downloader (Windows version) as an example(the tutorial guide of Leawo YouTube Downloader for Mac is relative the same as that of Windows version).

Note:It is against the law to download YouTube videos. You may gain the permission before downloading or you may download the item which you have obtained the copy right.

Step 1. Enter the video URL into the address bar.

video-loading Click the “Download” module to enter the main interface of Leawo YouTube Downloader, where you could see an address box into which the URL of desired YouTube video must be entered. URL entered, the built-in browser and player will load the video fast. After loading, you can take a preview about the video item.

Step 2. Choose videos to download

video-choosing Click the green triangle on the right side of the main interface to call out a waiting-to-download list, where videos in different sizes, resolutions, formats and codecs are available for choosing to download. You can choose one that best suits your Android device.
video-downloadingAfter the video is chosen(by clicking “Download” icon), it will go into the downloading queue, where you can view or pause the downloading process, and even delete the chosen item.

Step 3. After-downloading operation

video-downloadedWhen the downloading is completed, you can find the downloaded videos on the “Downloaded” tab, where you can perform after-downloading operation, such as converting downloaded video into other formats compatible with your portable devices, or burning downloaded video to DVD or Blu-ray. All you have to do is right click the downloaded video, and choose “Add to Convert” or “Add to Burn”. If you are not satisfied with the quality or format of downloaded video, you are allowed to convert it into your desired format that perfectly match your Android device. Just follow the steps below to complete conversion process.

Optional: Convert downloaded videos to Android-compatible formats

After you click “Add to Convert” on the step 3 above, you are automatically guided into the main interface of video converter, where the video file has been loaded at the same time.

Step 1. Choose the output Android device

change-video-formatClick the drop-down list named “MP4 Video” by default, and then choose “Change” to call out a profile panel.
Android-device-choosingOn the pop-up profile panel, you can choose “Device” column to single out your Android device. If your device is Galaxy Note 4, click “Device>>Samsung>>Galaxy Note 4″ to confirm the selection.

Step 2. Select the output directory

output-directory-selectingAfter choosing the output devices, you will be returned to the main interface, where you shall then click the green “Convert” button to select the output directory(as showed in the illustration “Save to” box).

Step 3. Start the converting process

Finally, click the “Convert” button at the bottom of the output directory panel to start the converting process. You can view or pause the converting process as well.

You are only a few steps away to download videos from YouTube to Android. Free download and intall Leawo Youtude Downloader to have a try!