So, whether you need to keep a video that you're worried will disappear, or want to watch clips when you're away from cellular and Wi-Fi, here's how to download YouTube videos on an iPhone or iPad Author: Henry T. Casey. How can I save YouTube videos to my iPad or iPhone? With ClipGrab, it is very easy to save any video from YouTube, Vimeo or other sites to your iPad or iPhone. Just follow the following steps and you can watch your favorite videos even if you don't have an internet connection. Jun 13, · It's hard to download YouTube videos to iPhone or iPad directly, but there are some apps to help you do so. Check it out and see how to do with documents 6//5(60).