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How to Change the Download Order of Tubemate

Shaun M Jooste


When you download Tubemate videos from YouTube on Android, it sets the list in the order of when you requested the files. However, there may come a time when you have so many selected, and you prefer a different order. Perhaps you want the smallest files first, or you want it to download alphabetically.

If you already know how to use Tubemate as a YouTube downloader, then changing the download order should be easy.

  1. Find the download list

    How to Change the Download Order of Tubemate

    When you open Tubemate, you’ll usually land on the main screen. In the menu, look for the tab “Download list.” You’ll see all the YouTube videos you are currently downloading. It also shows you the order in which you’ll receive the files.

  2. Select Menu

    How to Change the Download Order of Tubemate

    In the download list, you’ll see a Menu option too. There are some features you can work through here to optimize the download speed if you want. Read through all of the options to see how you can improve your experience.

  3. Choose the order you want

    How to Change the Download Order of Tubemate

    Within the Menu option, you’ll see that you can change the downloading order. There are selections for name, paused, and time, which you can sort in ascending or descending order. Feel free to also shift any around manually if you wish.

The way you like it

Now that you know how to change the download order of YouTube, the online video world is your oyster. We don’t recommend adding too many to your list, as it may affect the outcome or performance of your device. Still, it’s a handy tool to have if you want some movies to appear first before others.

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