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How to Download YouTube Music to iPad/iPhone

If you love to listen to YouTube music on your iPad or iPhone, you can download YouTube music to iPad or iPhone, so you can enjoy music when offline.

Updated Jun 20,2018 | by Cody

YouTube provides a large number of music videos. Many new songs are first released on YouTube, so many users love using YouTube to enjoy music. However, most of the YouTube music videos are not allowed to download even if you are a YouTube Red subscriber. Luckily, there are workarounds that can help you download YouTube Music to iPad or iPhone.

What’s more, you can also add songs downloaded from YouTube to Apple Music by converting them to MP3 format. Read on to see how easily you can download music from YouTube to iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch for listening music anywhere anytime.

Download YouTube Music to iPad/iPhone without PC

As you may know that you can use the Shortcuts app, introduced in iOS 12, to download files on iPhone . You can also use a shortcut to download music videos from YouTube. You can choose to save YouTube video to Camera Roll or save the audio only.

You can refer to the steps below to see how it work on your iPad.

Step 1. Download the Shortcuts app from AppStore if it is not installed on your iOS device. Then get this Shortcut Download YT Music. You should open the link in Safari.

Step 2. Copy the URL of the YouTube Music that you want to download and run this shortcut. If you use the YouTube app on your iPad, you can tap the Share button and select Shortcuts to run this shortcut from Share Sheet.

Download YouTube Music to iPad

Step 3. Then you can select the YouTube Music video quality that you want to download.

Select Audio

Step 4. Select Save Video to Camera Roll or Save Audio only. If you choose Audio Only, then this shortcut will extract audio from the video and save it to iCloud.

How to Download YouTube Music Videos to iPad/iPhone

I assume you love listening to music on YouTube. In that case, you probably want to download multiple songs from YouTube to your iPhone. Therefore, it is a good idea to use a dedicated Windows software IOTransfer to download videos from YouTube to iPhone/iPad.

IOTransfer can help you download any videos from YouTube and transfer to your iPhone or iPad in the meantime, so you can enjoy your YouTube music videos on your iOS device with the TV app without internet connection.

Let’s see how it works.

Step 1. Download and install IOTransfer on your Windows PC.

Step 2. Launch this software and connect your iPhone/iPad to this PC via lightning cable. If you do not have a lightning cable around, then you use its AirTrans feature to transfer videos to iPhone wirelessly.

Step 3. Click on the VIDEOS tab and input the URL of the YouTube music that you want to download.

Download YouTube Music to iPad

Step 4. Check the option Automatically transfer the downloaded videos into your iOS device and click Download.

If you do not want to do this without a PC or Mac, you can save videos on iPhone for offline watching with the help of Documents app developed by Readdle and an online YouTube video downloader.

You may want to listen to YouTube music on your Apple Music app, which is also doable. You just need to convert YouTube to MP3 or other audio formats that Apple Music supports.

Download Music from YouTube to iPhone in MP3 Format

If you want the downloaded YouTube music to be played on your Apple Music app, IOTransfer can still help you do that. You can follow the steps below to get started.

Step 1. After you download YouTube Music videos, click the Converter tab from the left side menu.


Step 2. Click Add Files to select all the YouTube music files that you downloaded on your computer. When you open the folder that saves all the YouTube music files, you can press Ctrl + A to select all the files in that folder.

Step 3. Select the Output format as MP3. You can also select other audio formats that suit you.


Step 4. Check the option Automatically transfer the converted video into your iOS device and click Convert Now.

After that, you have successfully downloaded YouTube music to iPad/iPhone and you can open the Apple Music app to listen to them even if you do not have Apple Music subscription. While YouTube music is growing so fast, more great music will be released on YouTube. Therefore, it will be a great help to know how to download YouTube music to your iPad or iPhone for enjoyment anywhere even when no internet is available.

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