How to Save YouTube Videos Using “SS Trick”

Technically, YouTube doesn’t support saving its videos to either mobile or on a computer. All you are expected to do is go to YouTube find the video you want to watch and stream it. But, for some reasons to YouTube users, the need to save videos from YouTube to either a mobile phone or a computer may arise. However, to save YouTube videos they are some known trick called the “ss trick” of downloading YouTube videos from any device as a shortcut from save from website.

This procedure is accurate, exact, and provide a direct solution to whatever the issue on how to save videos from YouTube. The save from technique makes it easy to save video of any form of resolution directly from YouTube to either a phone, Android and iOS devices and to a computer, Windows or Mac.

The “ss trick” works in three ways and they are effective. You can add “ss” to YouTube video URL on YouTube site and be redirected to to initiate your video download, you can download and install save from browser plugin for Chrome, Mozilla and Opera depending on your browser and download YouTube video directly from YouTube without leaving YouTube for another tab, and finally you can copy and paste the YouTube video you want to save on your device to a YouTube downloader website and download it.

Here in this post, we will take you by hand and discuss the whole procedure on how you can easily use them to your advantage to copy YouTube videos to your device for free and watch it offline.

How to Save YouTube Videos Using SS Trick

This approach is my favorite because it is easy and direct. The procedure provides the best and easiest way to download any YouTube video quality without defaulting the old video resolution. Using the “SS Trick” provided the best stress-free approach to download YouTube video without integrating a download button to your YouTube video homepage as a YouTube downloader.

1. Open any browser and visit YouTube website to search for the video you want to download to your mobile or computer.

2. Hover your mouse pointer to the video URL and add “ss” to the video URL before YouTube. For example instead of

Save YouTube Videos

3. You will be redirected to website with a download button and option to download the video your device.

Save YouTube videos

4. From the drop menu, you can choose the video format you want to download before you hit the download button to start downloading.

After the above steps, the video will start downloading to your device after which you can choose to share it with your friends.

Here is a video on how to use this approach to download and save YouTube videos to mobile, computer and on other devices with an internet connection.

How to Download and Save YouTube Videos Using Browser’s Extension

This is another fastest approach to download YouTube videos. This approach is fast, easy and stress-free. Here you only need to download and install a browser’s plugin for and the browser will integrate a download button into all videos you open on YouTube for instant download. Here I will share with you how to download video without using the previous “ss trick” shared above rather with an extension that makes saving videos from YouTube extremely easy.

1. Download and install YouTube download plugin for your chosen browser [Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari & Opera Mini].

2. Open the browser you installed the help plugin and visit YouTube in the browser. Search for the video you want to download and click to play the video once you found it.

3.  Scroll down to where YouTube subscriber icon is located and click on the download button integrated by the helper.

4. Just beside the video, you can choose to change the video format from MP4 to MP4 before you click the download button and the video will start to download to your device.

This approach is only valid for a computer and cannot be used download YouTube videos in mobile or on the mobile browser just like the above approach.

Here is a step by step video procedure on how to save YouTube video on a computer using Save from browser’s plugin or extension.

How to Download YouTube Videos Changing URL

The moment you can access a video URL you can download the video changing the video URL. While you change the video URL without cloning it, it will take you to another website whena download button will be integrated to the video. Here is a trick to download YouTube from a website changing URL.

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