How Can I Download 4k Videos from YouTube to My Phone?

Summary
If you want to download 4k videos from YouTube to your phone, then this article is for you! Here you will learn how to download 2160P 4K videos from YouTube to Android phone and iPhone with/without premium.

"Recently, I joined the YouTube Premium plan, can I save YouTube 4k videos to my phone? If yes, how do I download 4K videos from YouTube on Samsung Galaxy? Thanks."

"I want to cancel my YouTube subscription, I want to know how to download 4k videos from YouTube to my iPhone 12 after canceling subscription. Please help."

Most of the people knew the method to download HD videos from YouTube. But do you know how to download 4k videos from YouTube to your phone? If you are seeking a way to watch YouTube 4k videos offline on your phone, you are luckily! Here we will give you 2 easy ways to download 4k videos from YouTube to smartphone. Even you can download 8k videos from YouTube and other hot sites to your phone, including Vevo, Dailymotion, Facebook, Vimeo, Twitter, Twitch and much more.

Way 1. Download 4k Videos from YouTube to Your Phone with Premium

Like other streaming services, YouTube also released a membership subscription plan - YouTube Premium, with a monthly subscription fee of $11.99. YouTube Premium allows you to download 4k videos from YouTube to Android and iPhone directly. But the downloaded video only has a 30-day validity period. Here are the simple steps to download 4k videos from YouTube on Android phone using YouTube Premium.

Step 1. Open the YouTube app on your Android or iPhone, and log in to your Premium account. Search the 4k video you wish to download, and play it.

Step 2. Make sure you have selected 4k quality for the video. Then hit on "Download" to save 4k videos from YouTube to mobile phone.

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Step 3. When finished, you can view the downloaded YouTube 4k video in the "Library" or "Account" tab.

Great! You can enjoy the YouTube 4k video on your mobile device without internet connection.

Way 2. Download 4k Videos from YouTube to Your Phone without Premium

YouTube doesn't allow YouTube Free users to download 4k Ultra HD videos from YouTube to smartphone. Don't worry, there is also another easy way to download 4k Ultra HD videos from YouTube to smartphone. You can utilize a video downloader to save YouTube 4k videos to computer, then move them to your phone. 4kFinder YouTube Downloader comes in handy.

As its name suggest, 4kFinder YouTube Downloader not only supports 4k video, but also 8k videos. It is different to other web service, instead, it’s a comprehensive desktop application that gets the video downloading job done for you. With it, you can easily download 4k videos from YouTube as MP4 to compatible your Android phone and iPhone. Better yet, you can also convert YouTube 4k videos to MP3 without sound quality loss!

Moreover, it also gives you possibilities to download entire playlist, channels and subtitles from YouTube in batch! The download speed can be up to 6 times! What makes it significant is that it enables you to download 4k videos from other popular sites like Facebook, Vevo, Hulu, Twitter, Vimeo, Instagram, etc.

Steps to Download and Save YouTube 4K Videos to Your Phone:

Step 1. Copy & Paste YouTube 4K Video Link
Download and install 4kFinder YouTube Downloader on your Mac or PC, then launch it. Copy the 4K video link on YouTube, then paste the link to the interface of 4kFinder, and tab "Analyze".

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Step 2. Choose 4K and MP4 Format
There will pop up a window to let you choose the output quality and resolution for the video. Please choose the MP4 and 2060P 4K quality fo your video.

select mp4 and 4k resolution

Step 3. Start Downloading YouTube 4K Videos to Computer
Now you can press on "Download" button to start downloading 4K videos from YouTube to hard drive. What's more, you can add more 4K video URLs and repeat the previous steps to download YouTube 4K videos in batch.

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When finished, you can go to the "Finished" section to find the well downloaded YouTube 4k videos, tab "Open Folder" to locate it.

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Step 4. Transfer the Downloaded YouTube 4K video to Mobile Phone
1) For Android Phones
Use a USB cable to connect your Android phone with computer. Then open the "Movie" folder of your phone, drag and drop the MP4 YouTube 4K videos from hard drive to it.

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2) For iPhone
Launch iTunes app on PC, and import the downloaded YouTube 4K videos to iTunes library. Finally, sync the MP4 4k videos to your iPhone.

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Congratulations! Even if there is no YouTube program, no Premium subscription, no internet connection, you can watch the 4k YouTube videos on your mobile phone anytime, anywhere!

Download 4k Videos from YouTube to My Phone