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Download YouTube Videos Using SS Trick – easy steps 2020

Download youtube videos using ss trick

Have you been searching for how to download videos from YouTube easily? Here we go.

As we all watch videos on YouTube, probably they must be some videos you want to download.

The most common method is the use of apps on PC or Mobile. Also, using a website like and others.

But do you know how you can download those YouTube videos with just 2 letters?

You can download YouTube videos using SS trick instead of stressing yourself while using the other common methods.

You can do this trick from your mobile phone or computer. No extension is needed to be installed on the browser before downloading.

Basically, how it works is by adding “SS” to the video’s link.

Note: using this method can help you download videos with different size & quality. Also, videos that are restricted can’t be downloaded.

The original video on YouTube determines the availability of the sizes & qualities to download.

Most videos are always available in MP4 formats and 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p HD, resolutions.

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Steps To Download Videos on Youtube Using SS Trick

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Follow this guideline carefully

  • Search the video from the YouTube search engine.
  • Click on the video to open and copy the link from the address bar.
  • Or right-click and copy the link address (tap and hold when using a mobile phone).
  • Open a new tab and paste the link.
  • Add “SS” before the word ‘youtube’. That’s between “www.” and “youtube”
  • Load the URL and you will be redirected to another web page where you will save the video. The page will show the video’s thumbnail, duration, youtube link & video’s title.
  • Click or tap(on mobile) on the drop-down menu from the green button containing the ‘download’ text.
  • Tap or Click on the quality of the video to download from the drop-down menu list.
  • Then video download will begin.

You can also download audio of the video in MP3 format. Just hit the “HD or MP3” button beside the video download button. That’s all

Alternative Procedure

  • You can simply open a new tab
  • Open the page “”
  • Copy the youtube video’s URL
  • Paste the URL in the box & hit enter button
  • Wait for it to process, then download


On the web page, you will see an ad telling you to install an extension or whatever for One-Click download. Please always ignore it.

Some users report they have a bad experience with their browser or device after installing it.

You can download videos in WebM or MP4 format but the video determines the available formats.

You may find on some blogs or websites, that you can download the audio using “TO” just like how we can download YouTube videos using SS trick. But we recommend you avoid practicing such a method. Because the web page is not a secured web page.

Have you tried this method before? If yes comment below and what are your experiences when using it.

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