How To Download YouTube APK on Huawei and Honor phones

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Do you want to know how to download YouTube APK on Huawei and Honor phones? We’ll be glad to guide you on how to go about it if you continue reading this post.

YouTube is the world’s most popular video-sharing platform with over a billion monthly active users. YouTube usually comes preinstalled on every Android-powered device. Due to the ongoing dispute with China/Huawei and the United State Government, Google-owned Android OS have stopped powering Huawei and Honor smartphones. Also, most Huawei and Honor devices released in the Chinese market do not come with the YouTube app. So if you purchase a Huawei or Honor phone that doesn’t have YouTube, you’ll need to download the APK version and install it manually.

How To Download YouTube APK on Huawei and Honor phones

It is actually not complicated to download YouTube APK on either your Huawei or Honor phone. Just click on the link below to download the APK file.

Download YouTube APK (44.4MB)

How to Install YouTube APK on Huawei and Honor smartphone

After downloading the YouTube APK file on your Huawei or Honor smartphone, you’ll need to install it manually before you can start using it. To install the APK file, follow the steps below;

  • Go to your Settings app on your Huawei or Honor phone to activate the installation of apps from Unknown sources. To do this, follow Settings > System > Security > Unknown Sources. Click on the box to enable it.
  • Now go to your file manager and browse or search for the downloaded YouTube APK file. Depending on the browser you used to download the file.
  • Once you’ve located the YouTube APK file, click on it. This will trigger on-screen instructions which you have to follow to start the installation process.
  • After a successful installation, go to your app drawer and launch/open the YouTube app. You can start enjoying your favourite YouTube videos!

NB: This process only works on older Huawei and Honor devices as new devices from these brands can only access YouTube via the web.


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