Can I download videos or watch videos offline? 03 April 2019 09:04 Updated YouTube does not allow their videos to be downloaded or viewed offline, so we are therefore unable to provide this feature. Related articles Why can't I play videos in the background? Why are some videos available on the VoiceTube website but not on the app? Why won't the video play? Why is the video freezing or ending early? Which phones are not supported?