Vidmate Doubts FAQ – Vidmate Errors

On with the FAQs and explanations of Vidmate errors

Since Vidmate is one of the most powerful and widely used video downloading mobile apps with millions of users having downloaded it and installed it, it is but natural that there will be numerous questions and doubts in people’s minds. The intention of this webpage is to provide answers and solutions to frequently asked questions about Vidmate. Considering the scope of the mobile app, we understand that we may not be able to answer every possible doubt and apprehension about this phenomenal video downloading mobile app, but we are trying to do our best to provide you all the answers.

Another thing is that we are constantly adding new features to Vidmate, patching holes and improving upon existing features, sometimes interface -related changes also happen that may throw you off.

Although, we don’t do this often because we want your experience with Vidmate as smooth as possible, sometimes it cannot be helped. There is no need to worry. Whenever a major or minor change is incorporated into the Vidmate video downloading mobile app, if you are using the mobile app, you are the first one to know about it. Even if you don’t receive the notification, try to keep a close watch on this section which we are constantly updating.


Listed below are the FAQs about the Vidmate video downloading mobile app.

Why download and install Vidmate?

Downloading and installing Vidmate is one of the best ways of experiencing your favourite videos, movies and TV series. You can download and save your videos in advance so that you can watch them even when there is no Internet connection. This is one of the best features. Another best feature is that it can go through hundreds of video streaming websites to find the best videos for you. Manually doing this would take hours, even days.

How can I download the Vidmate video downloading mobile app?

Downloading Vidmate is quite easy and convenient. In fact, unlike other Android mobile apps, you don’t even need to have a Google account (although, who doesn’t have a Google account these days?). All you need to do is, download the Vidmate APK file from here. Due to various issues, you won’t find Vidmate on Google Play, and hence, you have to download the independent installation file. Just make sure you are downloading a version that is completely compatible with your Android version.

How can I install Vidmate?

As mentioned above, you will first need to download the APK installation file and save it somewhere on your mobile phone. Most probably the file will be saved in your Downloads folder. Before you can install the file, you will have to go to your Settings and activate “Install from unknown sources” – you can search for this option within the Settings section on your mobile phone. Otherwise, Android won’t allow you to install the file. That’s it, once you have activated this option, you can simply go to the Downloads folder, tap the APK file, and install it.

Can I use Vidmate to download videos on my PC or laptop?

Yes, you can. Since Vidmate is an Android app, you need an Android environment to run it on Windows. Very simple: just install BlueStacks and then from within BlueStacks you can install Vidmate. Then, whenever you need to run Vidmate, first start BlueStacks and then from within BlueStacks you can run Vidmate just like any other mobile app. You will be able to save the downloaded videos anywhere you want on your PC or laptop.

Can I search for the videos that I want to download, within Vidmate?

Vidmate has a powerful video search engine. It is inbuilt into the interface. All you have to do is, enter the search term and Vidmate will crawl through hundreds of video streaming websites and social media websites to find your video. After the video downloading mobile app has found all possible videos, it arranges the various options vertically for you and you can decide which video you want to download.

What if you notice that one of your favourite Internet TV channels or video streaming websites is not available in Vidmate? You can report at the bottom of the screen. This is a manual process. We are continuously adding new video streaming sources to our database.

Can I directly go to the websites that stream videos within Vidmate?

Just type the URL of the website in the search box and you will be able to browse the website just the way you do using the general browser.

Can I delete the videos that I have downloaded through Vidmate?

Vidmate has an interface that allows you to delete the videos you have downloaded, in bulk. Go to the “Download List” menu and then tap the “Edit” button. You can select individual videos to delete and then delete them in one go.

Can I decide where the downloaded videos are saved in Vidmate?

Yes. By default, the videos downloaded through Vidmate are stored on an SD card. If there is no SD card, the downloaded videos are stored in your main memory. In case you want to change the path, simply go to your account and then to your Settings and from there, “Download Settings”. Here, you can also find where, physically, the downloaded videos are being stored. Tap on the option and you will be able to decide where the downloaded videos in Vidmate are saved.

Why does Vidmate show “You have no external memory card” when I try to set my download path?

By default Vidmate saves all your downloaded videos on an SD card (provided you have one). If you have two SD cards, you can switch between the SD cards. If, despite having just one SD card, you try to change to another SD card, you get the error “You have no external memory card”.

When there is an interruption in my Internet connection and when the Internet connection is resumed, why don’t my downloads resume?

Don’t worry. This is to save you from accidentally downloading massive videos even when you don’t have a Wi-Fi connection. Hence, when the Internet connection is resumed, you need to make sure if you want to keep on downloading the videos. Go to the option “Download Auto Resume” and turn it on. This way, whenever there is an interruption and when the connection resumes, your videos will start downloading automatically, no matter what sort of Internet connection you have. To be on a safer side, it is better to keep this feature turned off so that you always download your videos when there is abundant Internet connection available.

Is there an official Vidmate website from where I can get more information about this video downloading mobile app?

Vidmate is spread all over the Internet. Nonetheless, you can visit this official Vidmate Facebook page and drop in a query if you feel like.

Are there different versions of Vidmate for different versions of Android?

Yes there are. Millions of people all over the world use different versions of Android and we don’t want anybody to be left out due to this. This is why, we simultaneously maintain multiple versions of Vidmate. If one version doesn’t work for your specific version of Android, you can try out another version. Different versions of Vidmate are listed below:

Note: list the latest versions of Vidmate.

We hope we have provided answers to most of the questions that you have about Vidmate? Anything else you want to know? Just use our contact form or our email to drop us a line and we will promptly get back to you.

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