YouTube expands offline video download support to 125 more countries

By | March 4, 2018

YouTube is undoubtedly world’s best video streaming and uploading platform. The giant also allows you to download the videos which you can watch without internet connection. Well, the giant Google has officially expanded the availability of their YouTube’s offline Video Download support. The giant has silently released the support without any announcement. The feature was available to a limited markets and now more countries have this new feature. 

YouTube has officially updated the App’s support page which has included over 125 new countries with the support for offline video download option. The giant’s official support page has listed down all the supported countries with the app’s update.

With this update, the users of YouTube who live in these countries will be able to view the videos offline once downloaded from the app. Offline Videos will be downloaded easily just by selecting the download button given underneath the video on the app. After this, you will see all the downloaded videos into the list of Downloads. After this, you can watch out the videos anytime anywhere without the need of the Internet connectivity.

Previously, there were only 16 countries supporting this YouTube Offline Video Support. The countries including India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Yemen, Egypt, and 10 others. The giant’s updated support page has now listed 109 more countries and the total number of countries which now support this feature is around 125.

YouTube has also released the redesigned compact edition of its YouTube Go app which allows the user to download the videos easily in different qualities. The YouTube Go application is made available to 130 countries around the world. Now, the same countries will get the Offline Download feature from the official YouTube application.

If you are eager to know about the countries which support this offline download feature, you can check out the entire list from below.

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Antarctica
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Botswana
  • Bouvet Island
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Brunei
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Cook Islands
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Fiji
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Macau
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • New Caledonia
  • Niger
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Oman
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Qatar
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Reunion
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Samoa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Slovakia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Swaziland
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • The Gambia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Western Sahara
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

As AndroidPolice reported, the giant has mentioned a note before the list with “Please note: YouTube may not be launched in the following locations and therefore may not operate in these territories. We are working to launch more territories and bring a localized version of YouTube to more countries.”

So this feature will take some time as the update will roll out to different countries in different time. The giant will release the updated YouTube app in the coming weeks.