How come I can download offline videos on YouTube when I'm in a foreign country?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by venividivigor, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. venividivigor macrumors 6502

    Jun 11, 2013
    So when I went to the Philippines and Thailand, I was given the option to download and save videos, and they worked without YouTube red. I didn't test out if they were able to play in the background, but what is this? Why do thes countries allow this to happen without YouTube red?

    When I return to Canada all these options are gone :(
  2. C DM macrumors Sandy Bridge

    Oct 17, 2011
  3. venividivigor thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jun 11, 2013
    All of iOS
  4. Paddle1 macrumors 68040

    May 1, 2013
    I've heard about this before. They made this feature only for places where they consider data and internet access to be less available/reliable.

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