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How to delete YouTube offline videos on iPhone and iPad

Wi-Fi or cellular connectivity isn’t available everywhere. Plus, streaming content also consumes a significant battery. Therefore I often like to download YouTube videos to watch them offline without the internet. However, after watching these downloaded videos, it is tedious to remove them one by one. So, let me show you a quick way to delete all YouTube offline videos at once on iPhone and iPad, along with other helpful methods.

How to delete all downloaded YouTube videos at once on iPhone

  1. Open the YouTube app, tap your profile picture at the top right.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Offline.

    In YouTube app tap your profile picture tap Settings and Tap Offline
  4. Now, tap Delete downloads and confirm.

    Tap Delete downloads and confirm

How to delete individual downloaded videos on YouTube using iPhone

  1. Open the YouTube app on your iPhone.
  2. Go to the Library tab.
  3. Tap Downloads.
  4. Now, tap the more icon (three dots) next to an offline video.
  5. Tap Delete from downloads.

    How to delete offline video one by one from YouTube app

Other methods to remove downloaded videos on YouTube app

I. When you are done watching a saved video, tap DownloadedDELETE to remove it.

After watching offline video tap tap Downloaded and DELETE

II. Downloads remain saved offline as long as your iPhone has Wi-Fi or cellular data every 29 days. Else, the videos are deleted automatically. In some regions, this time may be different.

YouTube offline videos deleted automatically after 29 days

III. Finally, if you delete the YouTube app altogether, all the downloaded videos are removed instantly. This also helps in the rare case you cannot delete downloaded videos from YouTube, and restarting the iPhone does not help.

Delete Youtube app to remove all offline videos

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  • Ankur

    I have been an Apple user for over seven years now. At iGeeksBlog, I love creating how-tos and troubleshooting guides that help people do more with their iPhone, iPad, Mac, AirPods, and Apple Watch. In my free time, I like to watch stand up comedy videos, tech documentaries, news debates, and political speeches.

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