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Instructions in FAQ on downloading youtube doesnt work

  • Opera's FAQ instructs to long press 'content' to get a download menu. What does 'content' mean? The URL in the address bar? Since there is no search bar on youtube's mobile site, I clicked on a video that was listed on the webpage. Long pressing the address bar did not bring up a download menu. Neither did long pressing the title of the video.

  • Where are these FAQ ?.

  • The FAQs in the Help section of the red O icon in the upper right hand corner of the webpage.

    I installed two youtube downloader extensions, as well as other extensions, but I dont see any extensions in the red O icon. Where are extensions accessed? What youtube downloader works?

  • Extensions are for desktop Opera only, Opera Mini and Mobile do not support extensions.

  • That needs to be in FAQs and n Extension instructions page.

    How to download youtube?

  • What does 'content' mean?

    The link (to the video in this case).

    hat needs to be in FAQs and n Extension instructions page.

    Opera Mobile help page is different than the desktop's one.

  • Youtube serves real time video streaming video, not downloadable files. There are apps that can download Youtube videos but browsers can't.

  • I long pressed a youtube URL. No download menu appeared. If if this false instructions, the instructions need to be revised or deleted from opera mobile browser's FAQ in the menu.

  • Quoted from the Opera for Android FAQ:

    "Can I download media files, such as YouTube videos?

    Yes. Long-press the content you wish to download and select Download. Please note that many websites only offer media content as streams that cannot be downloaded."

    Right, firstly, YouTube was probably only given as an example (as YouTube is probably one of the most well known media sites) and does not specifically mean you can actually download YouTube videos. Secondly, the second sentence qualifies the first part, as YouTube is a media streaming service that does not offer media files for download in-line with parts 'L' and '9.1' of its TOS.

    Part L:

    "you agree not to access Content or any reason other than your personal, non-commercial use solely as intended through and permitted by the normal functionality of the Service, and solely for Streaming. "Streaming" means a contemporaneous digital transmission of the material by YouTube via the Internet to a user operated Internet enabled device in such a manner that the data is intended for real-time viewing and not intended to be downloaded (either permanently or temporarily), copied, stored, or redistributed by the user."

    Part 9

    "YouTube content on the Website

    9.1 With the exception of Content submitted to the Service by you, all other Content on the Service is either owned by or licensed to YouTube, and is subject to copyright, trade mark rights, and other intellectual property rights of YouTube or YouTube's licensors. Any third party trade or service marks present on Content not uploaded or posted by you are trade or service marks of their respective owners. Such Content may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written consent of YouTube or, where applicable, YouTube's licensors. YouTube and its licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to their Content."

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