How to Download a Video from Facebook?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
How to Download a video from Facebook

People download Facebook videos because they want to save and watch them later, while others want to share them with friends or family.

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Some people download videos to edit or add commentary, while others simply want a copy of the video in case it is deleted from Facebook. Whatever the reason, downloading Facebook videos is popular for many site users.

Download a Video From Facebook

Step 1:

Open the Facebook app and select the video you want to download. Tap on the “3 Dotted Icon.”

Tap three dotted icon

Step 2:

Tap on the “Copy Link.”

Tap copy link

Step 3:

Go to the App Store or Play Store. Install “All Video Downloader” or “Facebook Video Downloader.”

Install video downloader

Step 4:

You will be asked to enter your Facebook app credentials (Optional). Once you initiate the app, tap on “Get Started.

Tap Get Started

Step 5:

Once you log into the downloader, “Storage Permission” will pop up; press “Confirm.”

Tap Confirm

Step 6:

Confirm the video downloader to access your device’s photos, media, contents, and files by clicking “Allow.”

Tap Allow

Step 7:

Your copied link will automatically show in the app with a download option. Tap on “Download.”

Tap download

Step 8:

You can also paste the link manually and tap on “Download.” Video downloading will start.

Tap Dwonload

Note: Downloading Facebook video on a PC is the same process. Some video downloaders ask for Facebook credentials, and some just need the video’s URL to start downloading.


Why is my video not downloading from Facebook?

There are several reasons. The video could be private, or the downloader cannot recognize the URL.

Can Facebook videos be downloaded?

Yes, you can download Facebook videos. Copy the Facebook video URL and paste it into any video downloader.  The video will be downloaded and saved in your device’s gallery.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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