Play YouTube 4K Videos on iPhone? - Batch Download for Offline Viewing!

By Kayla Collins Updated: Mar. 1, 2023
How to Extract and Save YouTube 4K Video to iPhone with Best Quality

To online stream 4K video on iPhone, you need at least 15Mbps bandwidth (other devices or tasks are excluded), let alone 4K 60FPS streaming via cellular data. Therefore, 7 out of 10 are disposed to save YouTube 4K videos to iPhone for offline smooth watching and saving the data traffic.

To do so, most of you tend to use online website downloader or downloader app to save YouTube 4K video to your iPhone. However, the downloaded video quality doesn't meet your expectation. The highest quality option is mostly up to 480p to save your iPhone storage space as soon as possible. The real 4K video quality is unavailable in this way. To reverse this situation, you're suggested to resort to the professional YouTube 4K downloader - VideoProc Converter AI.

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Download Real 4K 2160p YouTube Video to iPhone!
VideoProc Converter AI Works Its Magic!

Losslessly download real 4K 2160p (60FPS) video from YouTube to iPhone.

Note: The Windows version now supports AI-powered Super Resolution, Frame Interpolation, and Stabilization to enhance video and image quality. These AI features are not yet available in the Mac version but will be coming soon.

[Tutorial] How to save YouTube 4K Video to iPhone

To successfully download YouTube real 4K video to iPhone (512/256GB) for excellent visual experience, you're suggested to use VideoProc Converter AI to save 4K 30/60FPS video from YouTube, as well as Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Instagram, etc. over 1000 video sharing sites without auto quality degradation (e.g., downgrade to 480p, 360p, etc.). What's plus, this 4K video downloader excels in handling 4K video format issue, converting any 4K video to iPhone supported formats, be it HEVC, MKV, AVCHD, WMV, FLV, etc. And you're also allowed to cut, trim, split, crop and resize the downloaded 4K videos if they're too long/large for your iPhone.

Check the below guide and learn how to use it to save YouTube 4K Ultra HD video to iPhone without downgrading quality if your iPhone has enough memory. Keep in mind that you're required to abide by YouTube relevant regulations and to download legal 4K content from YouTube with permission. Build respect for YouTubers' intellectual property. Do Not download any YouTube 4K content for any piracy or illegal purposes.

Step 1: Activate Downloader Feature

Launch VideoProc Converter AI on your desktop after the downloading and installation are finished. Click "Downloader" at the main home to enter YouTube download interface.
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click Downloader

Step 2: Paste & Analyze YouTube Video

Find and open 4K YouTube video on your browser. Paste URL to the analysis box and then tap "Analyze" button. A few seconds laters, the detailed info about this video will be displayed on the window. One feature worthy of note is that this YouTube video downloader supports YouTube video playlist and YouTube watch later playlist download. Thus, you're able to batch save YouTube 4K videos to iPhone at one stroke, a large amount of time and energy saved!

Download YouTube playlist

Step 3: Select YouTube Video Resolution/Format

As you can see from the above screenshot, the available YouTube video resolution, format and size are all listed out for you to choose from. What's more, all the videos covered in the YouTube playlist are displayed at the left window, where you can freely opt for the videos you need or just tick "Select All".

1. Some videos, if not all, are unavailable in the playlist, which would cause the whole video analysis failure for most video downloader software. Thankfully, it's a totally different story with VideoProc Converter AI. Its sophisticated video analysis algorithm can easily bypass the broken video and proceed to analyze the playlist.

2. Another boon is the video subtitle search feature. Find Search subtitle files > click "Search" and choose the language you need, including English, Chinese, Japanese, German, Turkish, etc. Thus, you can directly add the subtitle you need to YouTube 4K videos.

3. Music download is accessible by tapping "Add Music" icon at the top menu. Check "supported online video websites" to see the specific sites if needed.

4. To extract YouTube watch later playlist, click "Account" at video download home screen > enter YouTube or Vimeo account and password > click add button > tap "Subscribed Urls list" to download watch later playlist.

Note: your personal privacy should be given with the highest level of protection. This software respects your privacy and won't track or save your account or password.

Download watch later playlist

Step 4: Start downloading

Tap "Done" button > click Browse to choose video/audio output folder. Afterwards, give the last hit to "Download Now" button to call it begin.

To personalize your downloaded 4K video, load them to Video > tap Toolbox at the bottom of the main interface to enable video editing features like trim, split, merge, rotate, flip&mirror, GIF, etc. or move your mouse to video info display zone to select crop, cut, watermark, add special effects, speed up/slow down video, brighten up video, etc. When the video customization is over, run iTunes or the 3rd party iPhone manager to transfer YouTube 4K video to iPhone.

Note: This solution is also applicable when YouTube videos not playing on iPhone.

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Kayla Collins

Kayla Collins, a senior member of Digiarty software for 5 years, knows a thing or two about digital devices & video processing software like GoPro, DSLR camera, Drone, iPhone iPad, iMac, iMovie, etc. and is glad to share her knowledge to help people out of trouble. She's also deeply passionate about yoga, jogging, roller-skating, handcraft, reading, music, movie and more.

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