How to Download Music from YouTube to Your iPhone

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Downloading music from YouTube to your iPhone can be a great way to enjoy your favorite songs on the go. Whether you’re looking for the latest hit single or an obscure gem, downloading music from YouTube to your iPhone gives you the freedom to take your tunes wherever you go. Here is a quick guide on how to download music from YouTube to your iPhone.

To start, make sure that you have the YouTube app installed on your phone. If not, simply open the App Store and search for “YouTube” and download it. Once downloaded, open the app and find the video of the song that you would like to download. Once you’ve located it, tap on “Share” in the bottom-right corner of the video player and select “Copy link.”

Next, open a new tab in Safari and navigate to one of many websites that allow users to download songs from YouTube onto their iPhones. Some popular sites are or – but there are plenty more available online if these don’t work for you! Paste in the link that was copied earlier into the appropriate space and then click “Convert Video” or “Download MP3” depending on which site you are using (the latter option being best for downloading onto an iPhone).

Once completed, save or download the file onto your iPhone by clicking “Download File” or “Save File As…” Depending on whch browser you are using, this may look slightly different but should be easy enough to locate with some searching around! Now add this song file into iTunes library by going into Music > Library > File > Add File To Library…

Finally, sync up with iTunes and voila! You now have downloaded music from YouTube onto your iPhone ready for listening at any time!

Downloading music from YouTube is a great way to build up a personal library of music without having to purchase individual tracks or albums – as long as they are freely available online – so get out there and start exploring!

Downloading Music from YouTube to a Phone

Yes, you can download music from YouTube to your phone. To do so, you’ll need a YouTube Music subscription, which will give you access to the YouTube Music app. Once you have the app installed, you can use it to browse through millions of songs and albums. When you find a song or album that you’d like to download, simply tap the 3-dot menu behind it and select Download. You can also enter the album or playlist details page and then tap the download button to download it. Keep in mind that downloading songs and albums requires an active internet connection and may consume data depending on your plan.

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Downloading Music Directly to an iPhone

To download music directly to your iPhone, you can follow these simple steps:

1. Open the link of the song or album you want to download on your iPhone.
2. Tap the “Download” button to save the MP3 file to your device.
3. After the file has finished downloading, tap “More…” and scroll down to select “Save to Files”.
4. Select “On my iPhone” from the list of options, then tap the “Downloads” folder where the new file will be saved.
5. Exit out of the tab, then go to your Files app and you should see the new music file there. You can now access it anytime from your Music app on your iPhone.

Downloading Music from YouTube

To download music from YouTube, start by opening the YouTube Music app. Then locate the playlist or album you wish to download and tap the Menu button. From there, select ‘Download’ and your music will begin downloading to your device. You can also click the download arrow on the album or playlist details page to initiate a download. After the download is complete, you can access your music from within the app by navigating to Library > Downloads.

Is Downloading Music from YouTube Illegal?

Downloading music from YouTube without the permission of the copyright owner is generally illegal. This is because music on YouTube is usually protected by copyright laws, which prevent people from copying, distributing, or using it without permission. When people download music from YouTube they are essentially stealing the work of a songwriter, artist, or record label.

In some cases, however, downloading music from YouTube may be legal. For example, if a song is in the public domain (meaning it has no copyright attached to it) then it can be freely copied and distributed without legal repercussions. Additionally, some artists and labels have made their music available for free downloads through certain websites or services such as SoundCloud or Bandcamp. If a song is available for free download on these sites then it would be permissible to download and use that content as long as you are not selling it or claiming ownership of the work.


Downloading music from YouTube to your iPhone is a great way to have a vast library of music at your fingertips. With the help of third-party apps, you can easily find, download and transfer any song of your choice from YouTube to the Music app on your iPhone. The process is simple and intuitive, allowing you to enjoy your favorite songs on the go. Plus, you can even save some money by downloading music for free instead of buying it. All in all, downloading music from YouTube to your iPhone is an easy and cost-effective way to enjoy your favorite songs whenever you want.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.