Vidmate Doubts FAQ – Vidmate Errors

All Vidmate FAQs answered and errors explained

Having problems using the Vidmate video downloading mobile app? Facing errors? Want your all FAQs answered before you can fully enjoy this app? Then this web page is for you.

Vidmate is one of the most widely used video downloading mobile apps. You can use it on your Android device, and you can also use on your PC or laptop running on the Windows operating system.

But just like any other constantly evolving mobile app of its genre, Vidmate is a work in progress. New features are constantly being added and the existing features are constantly being upgraded. And there are zillions of Android devices out there, of practically unlimited flavours. Some sort of errors and problems are bound to surface.


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

  • How do you download Vidmate?

Once you go to the Vidmate website, there are multiple server locations listed over there from where you can download the Vidmate.apk file. Remember that it’s an independent installation file, so you can choose the nearest server to your location and download the file.

  • How to install Vidmate on a PC or a laptop?

Yes, Vidmate is primarily an Android app, but you can also use it on your PC or laptop running on Windows. No, a direct installation file is not available. You will have to download an app called BlueStacks…it’s a virtual environment that allows you to run Android apps within itself. Once you have installed it you will be able to run Vidmate on your PC or laptop.

  • How can I search videos inside Vidmate?

Vidmate has an inbuilt search engine that you can easily use to find the videos you want to download and watch. It displays all the videos that it is able to find and then allows you to download individual videos through a dedicated button.

  • Can I directly browse video hosting websites within Vidmate?

Yes you can. Simply copy paste the URL of the website in the search box and you will be able to browse the website itself.

  • Can I delete the videos that I have downloaded so far using Vidmate?

Yes you can easily delete the videos that you have downloaded. Just navigate to the Download List menu and then tap the “Edit” button. You can check individual videos that you want to delete and then delete them in one go.

  • What if I don’t find a particular TV channel in Vidmate?

You can “Report” at the bottom of the screen. The Vidmate development team is constantly adding new TV channels.

  • Can I bookmark or “Favorite” my favourite video channels?

Yes you definitely can. For example, within Vidmate, go to YouTube. There is a star mark you can tap on to add YouTube to your favourite list.

  • Where can I find the downloaded videos?

When you are in the home screen navigate to the “Download List” section in the menu. Here you can see all your downloaded videos.

  • Can I check and maintain my browsing history?

Yes you can. Simply tap on the blank search box and you will be shown your browsing history.

  • When trying to set my download path in Settings, Vidmate shows “You have no external memory card”. Why is it so?

Vidmate already stores the downloaded videos on an SD card. But sometimes there are 2 SD cards in your mobile device and in such a case Vidmate allows you to change your download path. If there is just one SD card Vidmate shows you the error “You have no external memory card”.

  • I started downloading some videos when there was an Internet connection. The Internet connection was interrupted and then it was resumed. Why don’t my downloads resume?

In the Settings section there is an option called “Download Auto Resume”. Also, this option is turned on by default but sometimes by mistake it is turned off. If the downloads are not automatically resuming when the Internet connection is on make sure that you check out this section and turn on this feature.

  • How can I get more information about Vidmate?

You can check the official Vidmate Facebook page if you want. You can write to us whenever you feel like.

  • Are there different versions of Vidmate available?

Definitely yes. We understand that our users may have different Android combinations and sometimes a particular Vidmate version may not work on their device. In such cases we always recommend that you try out various Vidmate versions. Some of the available Vidmate versions are listed below.

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Got some more questions that are not listed above? We love to hear from our users. Write to us and we will promptly get back to you.

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