[How To] Install, Get Back Youtube App on iOS 6 on iPhone

After you update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS i.e. 6 or you go ahead and buy Apple iPhone 5 which comes with Apple iOS 6. You are in for a treat of new features and going by numbers, Apple has introduced about 200 new features in this new version of iOS6. But a very big disadvantage of updating to iOS 6 is that it doesn’t come with a built in YouTube app as in previous versions of the iOS.

But no need to worry for all those who like watching videos like me and have not been able to do so in iOS6 as in this post i will tell you about the steps to download the YouTube app in iOS6.

Steps to Download YouTube app back on iOS 6

Here’s how you can do it


This is main screen of your iPhone. You can now unlock your phone by sliding across it


After you will unlock your iPhone this is how your iPhone’s screen will look like. Now tap on the blue colored icon which has an ‘A’ in a circle and also it has a red outline in the above screen and says App Store.


When the App Store app opens up it will look like this and you will have five options at the bottom i.e. Featured, Top Charts, Genius, Search and Updates. You will have to select the Search option which is outlined in Red and in the search box present at the top enter YouTube. And you will get a YouTube app with an Install button. Just tap on the Install button to install the app.


The app will start installing after you will tap on the Install button.


The above screenshot shows the app and the status of installation in the blue bar.


After being installed you can open this app. It has a new interface compared to what it has in iOS 5. The main page slides to the right just like Facebook to show you all the menu options. The first option is Sign In which will allow you to Sign In to the App. The various categories present in the app are Popular, Films and Animations, Autos and Vehicles, Music, Pets and Animals, Sports and then you can slide up with the help of your finger to reveal more options.


After you slide up in the previous page the various other categories that get unveiled are Travel and Events, Gaming, People and Blogs, Comedy, Entertainment, News and Politics, Howto and Style, Education and Science and Technology.


This is a very simple tip, but can be very useful for many users who like watching videos on YouTube and were searching for this app in iOS 6. If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

By shoumesh

Shoumesh is passionate about iPhone and loves to create useful list of apps which could be worth using by any apple device user.

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