Play YouTube Videos on Apple iPhone Series Offline from Mac

You can find the easiest way to watch YouTube videos on iPhone without WiFi. We all know that you can just download a YouTube app and connect net to watch. How to watch YouTube videos on iPhone offline will be a big problem to explore with.


YouTube as one of the largest video sharing and watching website, many people prefer to post their videos on it. After finishing posting, you can enjoy the videos on your iPhone or other portable devices as you like when you connect to the net. You can simple download a YouTube app from Apple Store for free then import your account information and connect to the net, watch every video you like. But how to watch YouTube videos on iPhone offline may be a problem for many users to think about.

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Download YouTube videos from website to your Mac

Since YouTube didn’t support the free download, you can use some free YouTube Downloader to help you. Here recommend you this free YouTube downloader website:, you can just enter the URL in the following box then click “Download” to start your downloading. Easy and fast also free.

Convert YouTube videos for watching on iPhone

Before the transfer, you should first figure out the format of your files. Mostly the videos download from may not well accept by your iPhone, for the native format for iPhone is M4V, MOV which can be playback without any problem.

So we have to convert the downloaded unfriendly YouTube videos to M4V or MOV for smoothly playing. Here you need this powerful YouTube converter as Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to help you. Easy steps as below:

Step 1: Download this converter freely on Mac. It can also do well in the Yosemite system without any hassle. With the ‘Add files’, we can easily load them in with another way.


Step 2. Choose proper format for playing YouTube videos on iPhone. If you don’t know which format to choose, you can just go for the iPhone preset, no matter the latest iPhone 6/plus, or the order iPhone 3G, all the models of iPhone can be fond the best output format here. Here we can suggest to choose the ‘HD Video’>>’H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)’ as the best.


Step 3. Adjust A/V parameters to fit your iPhone. Actually, the default setting under the iPhone preset is the best to go, but if you still want to make some adjustment on your parameters, just click “Settings” to do the bitrates, frame rate thing.


Step 4. Start to convert those videos for watching YouTube videos on iPhone. After setting the file location, just click “Convert” to start your conversion. After that, you can watch YouTube videos on iPhone in HD.

Stream YouTube videos for iPhone from Mac

Now your YouTube files are ready, here are two ways for you to choose.

1. Using Cloud Service app

You don’t have to hook your iPhone with your Mac and sync your videos via iTunes. Just download free Could Service app on both your iPhone and your Mac, then connect to net, you can stream your videos from Mac to iPhone without any problem.

2. Sync YouTube videos from Mac to iPhone via iTunes

Just use the iPhone USB, then hook up your iPhone and Mac, open your iTunes, choose the videos you want to stream, then click “Sync”. Done !

This is also very convenient, but if you just off for a trip or your computer didn’t at your side or you just forget to bring the USB cable, this way may not as easy as the first one.

Now you can freely watch YouTube videos on iPhone even you don’t have the net.

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