How Do I Save a YouTube Short Video to My iPhone Camera Roll?

Are you tired of watching YouTube short videos only on the app? Do you want to save them to your iPhone camera roll for easy access and offline viewing?

Look no further because we’ve got you covered. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to save a YouTube short video to your iPhone camera roll in just a few simple steps.

Step 1: Download a Video Downloading App

To begin, you need to download a video downloading app from the App Store. There are many options available, but we recommend using ‘Documents by Readdle’. This app is free, user-friendly, and allows you to download YouTube videos directly to your iPhone camera roll.

Here’s how to download ‘Documents by Readdle’:

  • Open the App Store on your iPhone.
  • Type ‘Documents by Readdle’ in the search bar.
  • Select the app and click on ‘Get’.
  • Enter your Apple ID password if prompted.

Step 2: Copy the Link of the YouTube Short Video

Next, find the YouTube short video that you want to save in your camera roll. Copy its link by tapping on the share button underneath the video and selecting ‘Copy Link’.

Step 3: Download the Video using Documents App

Now that you have copied the link of the YouTube short video, open ‘Documents by Readdle’ app on your iPhone and follow these steps:

  • Click on the compass icon at the bottom right corner of your screen.
  • Type in ‘’ in the search bar and click search.
  • Select website from results presented
  • Paste your copied link of youtube shot video into website and click download.
  • Select the resolution of the video you want to download and click on ‘Download’ button.

Step 4: Save the Video to Camera Roll

After downloading, select ‘Done’ at the top right corner of your screen to exit website. Click on ‘Downloads’ folder from bottom menu.

Open the downloaded video file, it will start playing in Documents app player. Tap on the share button located at the bottom left corner of your screen. Select ‘Save Video’.

The downloaded YouTube short video is now saved to your iPhone camera roll and ready for offline viewing anytime you want.


Downloading YouTube short videos to your iPhone camera roll can seem complicated at first, but with ‘Documents by Readdle’, it is a quick and straightforward process that anyone can follow. So go ahead and download all your favorite YouTube short videos for easy access offline!