Free Way to Download Online Videos on iPhone/iPad

"I want to download videos from YouTube to my iPhone X, but I can't find a download button or link provided. Can I download online videos on iPhone? If it can, how to download YouTube videos on my iPhone?"

About this question, we have to say that yes, Facebook online videos can be downloaded on iPhone/iPad. When we are browsing the Internet, we would like to add interesting video into the favorite list so that we can watch it later. However, provided that the video link is broken, we can't access it anymore. In order to watch offline video anytime and anywhere on YouTube/ Facebook/ Vimeo and so on, a video downloader is necessary. However, seldom video downloader app can be found on App store.

In this case, online video downloader can be taken into consideration. Fortunately, VidPaw Online Video Downloader has the ability to download online videos on iPhone/iPad without any limitation. If you are looking for a solution to download online videos iPhone/iPad from the Internet, keep on reading this article and you'll find the answer.

Part 1: Can I Download Videos on iPhone from Safari?

As an iPhone/iPad user, you might be wondering that how to download online videos on iPhone from Safari. However, there is no saving folder for Safari on iPhone/iPad. On Safari, if you want to watch an online video clip later, you can only save the video link as a bookmark and add it to your reading list. Therefore, we have to tell you the truth that it's impossible to download online videos on iPhone from Safari directly.

Not to worry. Employing online video downloader and a third-party application can help you to indirectly achieve the same goal that downloading online videos on iPhone from Safari. Next, let's move to part 2, and we will show you effective instructions to follow.

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Part 2: Quick Trick to Download YouTube Videos on iPhone/iPad

VidPaw can be the best free online downloader for iPhone/iPad. It allows users to download online videos from over 1000 sites such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc and comes with high-quality video files in MP4, WEBM, 3GP format. Moreover, VidPaw also supports download video-only files and audio-only files.

Next, please follow the step-by-step instructions below to figure out how to save videos on iPhone/iPad from the Internet.

NOTE: Before downloading, you need to download a file manager called Documents for successfully downloading videos because Apple does not allow users to directly download online videos so as to avoid copyright abuse.

1: Download Videos without YouTube App

STEP 1. Launch Documents.
STEP 2. Tap its built-in browser and navigate to the YouTube video you want to download.
STEP 3. Use "www" instead of "m", and add "paw" after the word "youtube".

2: Download Videos with YouTube App

STEP 1. Open YouTube video you want to download on app.
STEP 2. Tap the share icon to copy the video URL.
STEP 3. Launch Documents.
STEP 4. Tap its built-in browser and go to
STEP 5. Paste the video link into the search bar.

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STEP 6. Select preferred quality and format for the YouTube video. And then, click "Download" button to download video from YouTube to your iPhone.
STEP 7. If you want to save downloaded YouTube video to your iPhone Camera Roll, you need to move it from the "Download" folder on Documents.

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Part 3: [Video Tutorial] How to Download Online Videos to iPhone/iPad from the Internet

After a few simple steps, you can easily get offline YouTube videos on iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus or iPad Pro/Air/mini without any limitation.

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