The new Youtube app for Android allows you to save videos in the local storage for watching later even when the device becomes offline. Watching Youtube videos offline in Android is great for saving your favorite videos for later watching and you can watch them as many times as you want. But as these offline mode videos are downloaded and saved in the local storage, if you save too many videos for offline viewing, they make consume a lot of the disk space. Fortunately Google has made it as easy to clear up the offline videos as easy it is to save them for offline viewing.
In order to clear the offline video storage in Youtube, you can follow these simple steps:
- Open Youtube app and then swipe from left to right on your smartphone’s screen. This will bring up the Youtube app menu. You can select Offline from this menu.
- If you want to clear just one of the videos from the offline storage, then touch the three-dots displayed next to that video and select Remove from offline. After some confirmation that video shall be removed.
- If you want to remove the entire offline videos collection in your Youtube app, then touch the three-dots on the top-right corner of the screen and select Clear Offline.
- You will be asked if you want to remove all the videos and playlists from Offline. Upon your approval, the offline storage shall be emptied.
Conclusion: Youtube Offline lets you download and save your favorite videos in Android for later watching when the device is offline. But if you are worried about storage space taken up by these videos, then you can choose to clear them off.