Monday, March 27, 2017

How to download videos directly from YouTube with UC Browser Mini

There are numerous ways to download YouTube videos directly from your Android phone browser. Today, I will be sharing two different ways to download YouTube videos directly from UC Browser Mini, no software, external websites or plugins needed.
Download YouTube videos directly from UC Browser Mini
UC Browser Mini for Android is a lightweight browser that gives you a faster browsing experience in a tiny package. It's useful to users of Android phones with lower specs and slower bandwidth.

If you enjoy watching YouTube videos on your Android device or tablet, you will need a strong mobile data connection. If your connection is slow you will not have a pleasant time watching the videos. You might even go over your data allowance, the solution is to download the video to your smartphone for offline viewing. 
UC Browser Mini doesn't consume much bandwidth. Your video download on UC mini will only consume a little data, because it will download a 240p resolution video. If you need higher quality videos then use other methods to download YouTube videos. 

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The first thing you should do is disable the speed mode of UC mini.

How to disable UC Browser Mini speed Mode

  1. Launch UC Browser mini
  2. Tap on the Menu at the bottom right of the uc mini screen
  3. Tap on the blue coloured lightning symbol labelled speed mode.
How to disable speed mode uc mini



Watch how to download YouTube videos from UC Browser Mini https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJbrXh2e0rA

How to download YouTube videos offline directly from UC Browser Mini

First Method

  • Launch UC mini browser
  • Disable speed mode: see how to do this above.
  • Go to YouTube search for the video you'll like to download or enter the URL of the YouTube video you want to download.
  • When you've successfully loaded the page containing the YouTube video tap on the play symbol ️ on the YouTube video.Download YouTube videos


  • You should see a download prompt.
Download pop up
  • You can rename the video, play online, cancel or download.
  • Tap on download to download the video.
  • UC Browser will start to download your video.

Second Method

  • Launch UC mini browser
  • Disable speed mode: see how to do this above.
  • Go to YouTube search for the video you'll like to download or enter the URL of the YouTube video you want to download.
  • When you've successfully loaded the page containing the YouTube video tap on the play symbol ️ on the YouTube video.
  • You should see a download prompt.
  • Tap on cancel
  • Tap on the download arrow symbol at the bottom right of the YouTube video.
  • You will see a download prompt with the file name videoplayback.bin
Videoplayback download
  • Rename videoplayback.bin to your preferred file name.mp4
  • Tap on download
  • UC Browser Mini will download your video.
Tips
The video will be downloaded to the Ucdownloads folder on your phone Internal memory or SD card.
The first method will download the video with it's original file name, with the file name extension .uvideo. You can play the downloaded video with UC Browser Mini's built in video player. You should rename the file name extension to mp4, if you'll prefer to play the video with your favorite video player. You can also transfer the video to your laptop.

The second method will download the video as videoplayback with the filename extension .bin you should rename the filename to your preferred name, you should also rename the filename extension to  .mp4.

Download UC Browser Mini from Google Play Store.

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3 comments:

  1. Thanks for taking the time for making this tutorial, really appreciated. Why sometimes i download video using uc browser i cant play it with another video player like mx player. When i see the video i downloaded the file is not in mp4 or other video format. i used to save YouTube videos with Acethinker Video Downloader, never had that problem.

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    1. Just rename the file name extension to mp4. You will notice that the video ends with uvideo delete and type mp4. Mx player will be able to play it

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  2. My uc mini is not showing option of download or play, it plays automatically, instead of speed mode is off, how can i resolve the problem which i facing. kindly some body help me.

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