Facebook lets you share videos directly from within the app. But while social networking platforms have made it easy to share videos you like, offline-view mode is still not available. So, if you want to download that favorite video on Facebook, you need to make some extra effort. Not to confuse you, downloading videos from Facebook is not a difficult task.
There are many apps, sites available that allow you to download Facebook video storage to PC or mobile phone. But you should be careful when choosing an app as it can compromise the security of the device. Fortunately, there is a simple solution on desktop and mobile that you can try and the good thing is that you will not need a separate app to download videos and watch them offline. We’ve listed a few easy steps to download Facebook videos from the browser to your preferred device on Android, iPhone or Windows.
How to download videos from Facebook on desktop
Step 1- Open Facebook in browser, search for the video you want to download.
Step 2- Click the video, once it starts playing, tap the three-point icon on the right.
Step 3- In the drop-down menu you will find ‘Copy Link’.
Step 4- Paste the link in a new browser tab. If it is shortened to a ‘fb.watch’ link, press Enter to extend the link.
Step 5- Next, change the URL from https: // www to the address bar. at https: // mbasic.
Step 6- Press Enter, and then right-click on the video and select ‘Open Link in New Tab’.
Step 7- In the new tab, you will find Facebook Video, right click on it, and then select ‘Save Video’ to download the video and save it on your desktop.
How to download videos from Facebook on Android, iOS
Downloading Facebook videos on mobile is a completely different story. Website fbdown.net is the easy way in this regard. It works on both platforms, however, iPhone users need to download the Firefox browser, as the site may crash in Safari. That said, here’s how you can download videos from Facebook to mobile.
Step 1- Open the Facebook app on your device.
Step 2 – Search for the video you want to download, then tap the three-dot icon.
Step 3- Scroll down and you will get the copy link option.
Step 4- Next, open fbdown.net in a new browser (open Firefox browser for iOS) and then paste the link.
Step 5- Tap the download button, and click the link to download in ‘normal’ or ‘high’ quality on the following page.
Step- Then it will open another page showing Facebook video. Long press the video and then tap “Download Video”.
Step 7- Once, the video will be downloaded to your mobile and you can watch it offline.
Note that fbdown.net does not support video downloads set to private view. Therefore, users are advised to check the view option before proceeding with the download process.
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