How to download a video from Facebook

11 May 2022

Do you want to have the videos you’ve posted on your Facebook timeline? We have prepared a mini guide for you to learn how to download videos from Facebook easily.

Download a Facebook video from the browser

Forget about losing the videos you’ve uploaded to Facebook. The best option is to keep them on your computer or hard drive. If you download the videos, you can save them wherever you prefer.

On the Internet, several pages help you download videos from Facebook.

We will show you how to do it with ‘x2download.com‘, a good option since you can download a video from Facebook in Chrome, Firefox, or any browser.

Now yes, let’s download your video step by step:

  1. Go to your Facebook page and copy the link to the video you want to download.
    To do this, in the post that includes the video, click on the three dots at the top right or the Share button at the bottom.
    Click on the ‘Copy Link’ option.
  2. Go to Download Video Facebook.
    On the home page, you will see a box where you can paste the video link.
  3. Paste the link of the video you want to download and click on the button to the right: ‘Get link video’.
  4. On the next download page, you will have two options to save your video.
    You can download the content in MP4 HD or MP4 SD format. By default, the page has it in HD, but you can choose SD by clicking on the tab.
  5. Once you have chosen the format, click on the green button ‘Download,‘ and it will start automatically.

Done! You got your video downloaded.  It is an excellent alternative to taking advantage of the same content and uploading it to other social networks, such as Instagram, YouTube, or even TikTok.

With this tool to download videos, you will save any video with two clicks, without registering on any page, and without limit. Another feature that will interest you: it is available for any operating system, browser, or mobile device.

Download Facebook video from mobile

Although you can download your Facebook videos from your mobile with the website we have discussed above, there are different apps for this.

If you prefer this method, here are the steps:

Android

One of the most used applications to download videos is ‘Video Downloader‘.

You will instantly appreciate how easy it is to use. Simply go to the page where the video is stored, choose the video you are going to download and follow the steps in the app.

Your video is stored on your Android mobile device.

iOS

On iOS systems it is more complicated to have an app to download the content. However, there are websites that work great in the browser.

Such is the case of snapsave.app. In a couple of minutes you have your video downloaded. Just copy the Facebook video link and paste it into the download box on the page.

Click ‘Download‘ and you’re done.

How to save a video on Facebook

If you don’t want to download a video on Facebook you can always save it to your account. Just like you can do with posts or articles, etc.

This content you save will be available on your profile as long as you don’t delete it. To access them: Log in to Facebook > Menu > Saved.

How to save them: Simple!

▶️ Find the video you want to save.

▶️ Tap on the three dots on the right side.

▶️ Click on ‘Save video’.

Also, as an extra option, you can create collections of your favorite videos. When you click on ‘Save video’ it will give you an option of some default collections and another to create ‘New collection’, in case you want to add all your favorite social media videos.

If you want to learn more about how to make the most from Facebook, check out this Metricool guide 👇🏻

Carlos Bravo Carlos Bravo , 11 May 2022

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