Google has introduced offline video playback for YouTube mobile users in India. It will be available on Android based smartphones and tablets. The only catch is one can view YouTube videos in offline line mode without an Internet connection for up to 48 hours only.
To view YouTube videos in offline mode one has to first find the video that one wants to watch and then press the download button which is placed below the video and choose the playback quality. Once done checkout offline tab in left-hand menu to see what all you have downloaded. The video downloaded are stored on Phone or SD card memory and can only be played on YouTube app.
Google said in a statement, “Making popular videos available for offline playback will help people move past the challenges of data connection, speed and cost to enjoy a smooth, buffer-free version of their favorite content.”
Apart from India, YouTube offline playback is also been made available in Indonesia and Philippines.