How to Download a Video From Facebook

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Here’s how to download a video from Facebook without using any third-party websites or applications.

How to Download a Video From Facebook

Facebook is one of the world’s most popular social media apps, with millions of users sharing images and videos daily. For copyright reasons, it’s pretty challenging to figure out how to download a video on Facebook, but it’s still possible. This guide will show you an easy way to download a Facebook video.

As a disclaimer, we want to say that you should not be downloading copyrighted videos to your computer. Respect the copyright holder and only download videos with permission from the creator.

How to Download a Video From Facebook

To download a video from Facebook:

  1. Go to Facebook on your computer and find a video you want to download.
  2. Copy the URL of the video page.
  3. Paste the URL into a new tab, and change the ‘www’ part of the URL to ‘mbasic’ to load it in Facebook’s mobile version.
  4. Right-click the video and select ‘Open link in new tab.’
  5. On the new tab, click the three dots on the bottom right of the video and select ‘Download.’

By following the steps above, you’ll successfully download the Facebook video to your computer. We know it’s a lot of steps, but that’s the only way to do it without the help of any third-party applications. If you need more clarification, we’ll go into more detail about changing the URL of a Facebook video.

For example, the original URL of the video on Facebook will look like this:

https://www.facebook.com/pagename/videos/123456789
      
    

Change the URL so that it looks like this:

https://mbasic.facebook.com/pagename/videos/123456789
      
    

From the mobile page, you can now right-click the video and open the link in a new window. The new link will play the video and have three dots on the bottom right that you can click to download directly to your computer.

Download Facebook Video

FAQ

How can I download a video from FB?

There is no guaranteed way to download a video from Facebook, as the site does not allow users to do so. However, a few methods may work.

Can you download and save a video from Facebook?

Yes.

How do I download a video from Facebook to my computer?

You can download a video from Facebook to your computer by going to the Facebook website and clicking on the video you want to download. View the video on the Facebook mobile site, open the video in a new tab, and you will see a download button on the bottom right side of the video. Click on this button, and the video will download to your computer.

How can I download Facebook videos manually?

There is no official way to download Facebook videos, but various third-party tools can download Facebook videos.

How can I save a video from Facebook to my gallery without an app?

Use the above guide to download FB videos without an app.

How can I download a video from Facebook to my Android?

Right click the video in the mobile version of Facebook and open the video in a new tab. Then, download the video.

How can I download a video from Facebook to my iphone without an app?

Follow the above guide to download a Facebook video without an app on an iPhone.

What is the best Facebook video downloader?

Many Facebook video downloaders are available. Including, Free Facebook Video Downloader, Getfvid.com, and SnapDownloader.

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