How to download YouTube Videos using SS method


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How to download YouTube Videos using SS method
Posted on: February 06, 2020, 02:46:52 AM
Are you still struggling to download some interesting videos from YouTube or not yet sure how you can easily download any video using your smartphone or computer from YouTube?. I have good news for you, no need to look for all sorts of Youtube downloaders or browser extensions that end up doing another thing on your devices. I am going to teach you how to download Youtube videos using the SS method.

This method doesn't require any app or software download, you only need to play with the Youtube video URL (video web address) and the download starts immediately. However, downloading videos from Youtube using SS prefix is kind of old news to some gurus who have been using the method for a long time. There are more new tricks on how you can download any video from Youtube easily and that's what am going to share with you today.

Do you need to download the Video?

Pardon me to explain why it might be necessary to download Youtube videos instead of watching them directly using your phone, Laptops or Tablet. You don't need to download every single video you come across on Youtube simply because you can easily download them but there are some videos you might love to watch over and over again, it could be those comedy shows or educational videos.

Steps on how to download YouTube Videos using SS method

The magic behind this method is the double "ss" prefix, it helps you download any Youtube videos instantly, whether you are using a smartphone, Laptop/Desktop or Tablet you are good to go. Follow the simple mothed below to download Youtube videos conveniently.

Step 1

Pick up your phone or power on your computer and visit, search for any Youtube video you desire to download, You can use any of these browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc). Click on the video and allow it to play, then pause it.

Watch this Video

Step 2

You need to find the video URL (Youtube address of the video) and add the double "ss" in front of the youtube video address. For example, Youtube video address is normally like this: https: // change the URL to Here is the difference and normal

Note: If you are using Chrome mobile browser the address will be different like https :// just change it to

Step 3

After you might have added the ss accordingly, click enter and it will start downloading immediately but occasionally you might be asked to choose the format such as MP3, MP4, WEBM which you want your video to be saved as.

If the SS fails to work, then you need to do this

* Copy the necessary URL to the input field on the top of the page and press Enter or click the "Download" button next to the input field.

* Add "" or "" before the URL and press Enter

* Use short domain names: Install the browser addon and download it in 1 click.

One click Youtube video download through Youtube Android App

Downloading Youtube videos using the SS method was the best back then but there are better ways to download Youtube videos these days. Install Youtube mobile app is enough to save you stress. Youtube app is already pre-installed on your phone if you are using an Android-powered smartphone.

* Go to your phone menu and click on Youtube app
* Search for your favorite videos and click download button seen on the down right-hand side

In this case, no SS mothed required, simply hit the download button and its done.

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If you have questions or have more info on how to download videos from Youtube easily then don't hesitate to share with us.
« Last Edit: February 23, 2020, 11:20:02 PM by Everest »

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