How to Download a video From Facebook on iPhone, iPad or Android


Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
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If a friend or family member posts a video to Facebook that you either want to save as memory, or that you just have in your back pocket as a bargaining chip, it’s possible to download videos from facebook.

The easiest way to do this is to use a web browser on a desktop or laptop computer, but you can also download facebook videos directly to your iphone, ipad or android device using third party software.

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There are two ways to download videos from facebook to your iphone,ipad or android.

First,let’s look at how to download videos from facebook to your iphone ,ipad or android device.

Note:As a reminder, downloading facebook videos on your iPhone, iPad or android device can’t be done without third party software, you can use a friendly social browser .

Download a Video From Facebook on iPhone / iPad or Android Mobile

Step 1: Install the “friendly social browser” app on your iPhone, iPad or android device.launch the friendly social browser app, and tap through it to access your facebook account.

Step 2: Navigate to the video you want to download.depending on the device you are using,the option to download the video will look different, in android tablet -> tap the “download” icon that appears directly,

Step 3: click on download icon it to the gallery app.alternatively,on your iphone,you have to tap the cloud-looking icon directly beneath the video to open a menu

Step 4: ,click on the “download” icon next to video,and then choose where you want to save your downloaded facebook video file.from here you have a  few different options for sending the file to other people or places,such as through email,your devices default messaging service,or a cloud storage service,such as google drive,apple icloud,one drive,dropbox and more.

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How to Download video from Facebook

In this you can use google chrome as web browser 

Step 1: Launch the website on a desktop computer and then click on video to watch it in a larger player.then you are able to see the URL for the video at the top of the screen which is displayed on the screen.

Step 2: Copy the URL in the address bar at the top of the screen.

Step 3: Now open a new tab in your web browser and then paste the URL in the web browser.

Step 4: Change the front part of the url from what it currently is to “” followed by the rest of the Url and press “enter”.  You should be taken to the mobile basic version of that site which look like a very simple site

Step 5: Right click the facebook video you want to save to open a menu and then click on “open link new tab” to open that video in its own web browser tab.

Step 6: Right click the video to open a menu and then click on “save video as” to download an MP4 version of that facebook video to your computer.

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