How to Download Music from YouTube to iPhone

If you want to download music from YouTube to your iPhone, there are both official and unofficial solutions for you. With a YouTube Premium subscription, you can download music from YouTube to your iPhone directly. While with YouTube video and audio downloaders, you can also get music onto your iPhone.

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Updated on Nov 24, 2023

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Other than videos, there is also a rich collection of music on YouTube. With YouTube Music, you can listen to various songs, playlists, albums and watch official music videos. You can do all these things online for free. However, if you want to download music from YouTube to your iPhone for offline listening, it won't be so easy. Luckily, the difficulty doesn't mean impossibility. With the help of YouTube Premium or third-party YouTube audio downloaders, you will be able to download music from YouTube to iPhone successfully.

Part 1. How to Download Music from YouTube to iPhone via YouTube Music Premium

If you subscribe to YouTube Premium, then it'll be quite straightforward to download YouTube music to your iPhone or other mobile devices. With a YouTube Music Premium subscription, you will be able to:

  • Download music from YouTube to your mobile device, including iPhone
  • Enjoy ad-free YouTube songs and music videos in YouTube Music
  • Play YouTube music in the background

Thus, the official way for you to download music from YouTube to iPhone is to buy Music Premium subscriptions. After you subscribe to YouTube Music Premium, follow the steps below to download music from YouTube to your iPhone directly:

Step 1. Open the YouTube Music app.

Step 2. Search for the song you want to download.

Step 3. Click the three dots next to the item and choose "Download."

Step 4. Wait for the downloading process to finish and go to your "Downloaded songs" to check the item.

How to download music from YouTube to iPhone via YouTube Premium

Many of you may want to download music from YouTube to your iPhone music library. With Music Premium, you can only download and listen to music offline using the YouTube Music app. The songs you download won't be transferred to Apple Music automatically.

Part 2. How to Download Music from YouTube to iPhone with YouTube Audio Downloader

Whether you want to download songs from YouTube Music or convert YouTube videos to audio files, the video downloader for both PC and Mac - EaseUS Video Downloader will get it done for you. You can download audio from YouTube by URL, by playlist, or by channel. Both MP3 and WAV formats are supported. Moreover, you can also choose an audio quality among 320kbps, 256kbps, and 128kbps. As a video downloader, it's no doubt that EaseUS Video Downloader can help to save videos from YouTube to your computer so that you can watch them offline.

After you download music from YouTube to your computer, then you can use the iPhone data transfer tool to transfer music from a PC or Mac to your iPhone. By doing so, you can download music from YouTube to your iPhone music library.

To download music from YouTube:

Step 1. Download and install EaseUS Video Downloader on your PC. Find the music video, music video playlist, or YouTube music you want to download. Then copy the link and paste it into the downloader. Click "Search" to proceed. 

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Step 2. Check the music video and the playlist. Then click "Download" to continue.

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Step 3. Choose "MP3" or "WAV" in the Audio section and select a quality (High Quality is suggested). Afterward, click "Download" to start downloading music from YouTube to PC in MP3 or WAV.

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Step 4. Wait for the downloading to finish. When it has been done, click "Open" to check the downloaded music on your PC.

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Disclaimer: Please make sure that your download behavior is legal in your country! EaseUS does not advocate downloading any video/audio for sale, distribution, or other commercial purposes.

Afterward, you can refer to the guide on how to transfer MP3 to iPhone to get these music files onto your mobile device. There are other third-party YouTube video and audio downloaders that work to download music from YouTube. If you want to try other tools, go to the top 20 YouTube video downloader apps to find the one you like.

The Bottom Line

Buying YouTube Premium subscriptions is recommended since it's the official solution to download songs from YouTube to your iPhone or other mobile devices. But you should know that the songs you download won't be available forever, which depends on when your Music Premium subscription ends. Given that, if you prefer to download and keep music permanently, using a third-party YouTube music downloader is a better way out.

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