January 21, 2019

How to Download YouTube Videos to Your iPhone or iPad with Workflow

During yesterday we showed you a simple process by which you can download and save YouTube videos directly from your iPhone or iPad. To do this, we use the Documents app, which allows us to manage the download from an integrated browser. Many readers have asked us if it is possible to do this in another way, effectively. And yes it is possible with Workflow, the Apple automation app.


Download YouTube Videos to Your iPhone or iPad with Workflow

To download a YouTube video with Workflow we just need to have the app and simple workflow, where you will not even need to create it because you can download which is already made. Here are the steps to install and use the workflow:

  • Download the Workflow app if you do not have it installed.
  • workflow-itunes-app
  • Open this download link from Safari on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Once the link is opened in the Workflow app, Press Get workflow.
  • In any app, open the share menu and edit it by making sure that the Run workflow.

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With Workflow app, we can also manage our phots.

To download YouTube videos follow these steps:

    • In the YouTube app choose the video you want to download
    • Click on the share button and then on More to open the iOS share menu
    • Click Run Workflow and choose YouTube workflow.
    • It will automatically run the download, choose to save as video or audio
  • Once you have chosen you will be informed with a notification that the video is stored in your Photo Library


As you can verify, the process is very simple, we just have to press a few buttons once we have the video that we are interested in downloading. A workflow is a powerful tool, and this type of workflows prove it day by day. Remember that you can download the app for free from the App Store, at the time it was not a free app, but Apple bought it a few months ago and became it.

That is it! This is how we can download YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPad with the help of Workflow app. I hope this article helps you to do the work in a simple way.

If you have any queries regarding the above method, let us know in the comment section below. We will get back to you to solve all your queries as soon as possible.

If you know any other method to download YT videos to our iOS devices write them to us through our Contact Us page or in the comments below.

Which method do you use to download YouTube videos to any iOS devices?

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