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How to Download Your Watch Later Playlist Videos Before They’re Taken Down

How to Download Your Watch Later Playlist Videos Before They’re Taken Down

YouTube is the biggest video streaming service where you can find videos on literally every existing topic. No wonder that with so much content available, you might simply have no time to watch everything you want to. That’s where the Watch Later playlist comes in.

Unfortunately, if you save a video to this playlist, it doesn’t mean it can’t be gone—a creator might delete or hide it as a private piece, YouTube might delete it for violating the service’s terms of use, or videos might get taken down by rights-holders due to copyright infringement. Such cases are numerous. How to make sure the videos you want to watch later are safe and don’t go anywhere? Use 4K Video Downloader+.

How to Find Your ‘Watch Later’ Playlist on YouTube

The Watch Later playlist is a convenient tool for organising a collection of YouTube videos that you may not have the time to watch immediately but wish to view later. This feature allows you to compile videos in one designated place, eliminating the need to recall channel names or sift through various channels to locate desired content.

Here’s how to find the Watch Later playlist on mobile devices and desktop computers.

Here are the steps for users accessing YouTube on their smartphones:

  1. Open the YouTube app.

  2. Navigate to the Library icon in the bottom-right corner.

  3. Tap on "Watch Later" under Playlists. Whether you are using an iPhone, iPad, or Android device, these instructions should be applicable across different operating systems.

If you prefer using YouTube on your computer, finding the Watch Later playlist is also a straightforward process:

  1. Open YouTube in your default browser.

  2. Sign in to your account if necessary.

  3. Click on the three horizontal lines in the top-left corner.

  4. On the left sidebar, click "Watch Later" to access the list of saved videos.

Thus, you can easily locate and manage your Watch Later playlist, where videos will persist until manually removed, even after being viewed.

How to Save the Entire Watch Later Playlist from YouTube

4K Video Downloader+ is what you need to save your Watch Later playlist before all the videos are gone. You can download the whole playlist or save only the videos you want to watch. Here’s how:

1. Launch 4K Video Downloader+. It's available for macOS, Windows, Linux and Android.

2. Click the search bar. A list of different sites will open.

3. Click the YouTube logo. The site will open in the in-app browser.

4. Click the Sign in button and enter your login credentials.

5. Click the burger menu (three horizontal lines) on the left side of the in-app YouTube page.

6. Click Watch Later, then click the Download button.

7. Select the format, quality, and output folder.

8. Click Download.

That’s it! Now, with 4K Video Downloader+, your videos are safe and can’t be taken down!


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