How to download YouTube shorts video on phone in 2023 - Whizco

How to download YouTube shorts video on phone in 2023 - Whizco

How to download YouTube shorts video on phone in 2023

YouTube shorts are short-form content videos launched by youtube to compete with other social media apps like Instagram reels and TikTok. The shorts are integrated into the YouTube app. The Youtube shorts are within 1 minute and provide relief from the long-form videos that can be time-consuming. You can enhance Shorts with features such as video segmenting, app-based recording, and musical overlays. Youtube launched shorts back in 2021 after the market was inundated with short-form content-based videos such as Instagram reels and YouTube wanted to capitalize on this phenomenon and hence this was the birth of youtube shorts and their increasing popularity. 

In this article, we will highlight the features of YouTube shorts and how to download YouTube short videos on your phone.

Standout features of Youtube Shorts

  • New outlet to increase your subscribers  

Since its release in July 2021, this feature has reached 15 billion daily average views. If your brand already has a prominent presence on youtube, then consider adding this feature to your marketing strategy as people today are gravitating towards short-form video content. Shorts can help brands get new followers and subscribers for their channel, it helps you expand and get a new audience.

  • Shorts are permanent

Unlike Instagram stories and snapchats that disappear in 24 hrs, shorts do not expire and can help brands increase their visibility and awareness. They get more attention and have the chance of getting viral more often

  • Bigger Reach

Shorts are a great way for brands to engage further and increase their awareness. The idea is to engage your audience with short videos that are creative and relevant. Quick tutorials or step by step videos are a great way to engage your audience and get good traction via youtube shorts. 

How to download youtube shorts for android 


  • Launch the YouTube app on your android device
  • VIsit the shorts category, it will be on the bottom page next to the home symbol.
  • Click on the sharing icon and select “ copy link”
  • Now open and paste the YouTube shorts video URL on the search button. You can also use other websites like and 10downloader.
  • You can now choose the quality of the short video that you want to download and click on it.
  • The video will get saved to your android device.

How to download YouTube shorts on iOS


  • Open YouTube on your apple device 
  • Now, while a Youtube short video is playing click on the Share button and copy the link.
  • Now open the ''
  • Now paste the link and tap on the ‘get video’ link 
  • Tap on Download and once you do, you will see a pop-up asking you to download the video. Again, tap on Download.
  • The video will now be saved on your iPhone files 
  • To save it to the camera roll, click on the download option available on the left-hand side of the URL.
  • Your short video will finally be saved on your iPhone camera roll. 

This was your simple step-by-step guide, on downloading youtube shorts on android and iOS devices. 

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