YouTube Download for Windows 7: Step-by-Step Guide

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YouTube Download for Windows 7

YouTube Download for Windows 7 can provide more convenient access to the video platform. However, the Microsoft Store is currently unavailable on Windows 7 after being discontinued in 2020. Luckily, you can install the YouTube app by following these simple steps.

Let’s begin!

How To Download and Install YouTube on Windows 7

Here’s what to do:

Use the Official Website

  1. Open Google Chrome, type “YouTube” and hit Enter.
Search YouTube
  1. Click on the official YouTube website.
Official page
  1. Once on YouTube, tap the three dots on the right corner of your screen.
Tap the 3 dots
  1. Click “Install YouTube.”
Install YouTube
  1. Tap “Install.
  1. The app should be available on your desktop.
YouTube app

That’s it! Enjoy easy access to YouTube.

Create a Shortcut

  1. Open your browser, go to YouTube, and click on the three dots in the top right corner. 
Tap on the 3 dots
  1. Tap More tools, and click Create Shortcut.
More Tools
  1. Check “Open as window,” and tap Create.
Create shortcut

The shortcut should be available on the desktop ready for use as an app.

Use a Third-Party Application

BlueStacks website

You can use third-party applications like BlueStacks to download the YouTube app. Once you get BlueStacks, launch it on your device and search for the app.

The above methods will help you download YouTube on your Windows 7 PC. You can also get it on Windows 10 and 11 and install the YouTube Music app. You can then access it anytime and watch your favorite videos.

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