Want to download videos from Facebook? You’ll easily share videos on Facebook via the “Share” button. But what whether you wanted to share that video with someone offline? This process is a bit more work. In case you are wondering how to download a video on your Android or iPhone, here’s an easy way to receive it on your phone.
There are many different apps you’ll install to download Facebook videos. On the other hand, one will have to be careful because they might jeopardise your smartphone’s security, and you’ll change into vulnerable to cyber attacks. Hence, we don’t recommend the use of such apps and software. Instead, you’ll download the videos directly with no need to install any new app.
Here, we can list down some steps to download Facebook videos through the browser that you use in your phone.
How to download Facebook videos on Android smartphone
On the Facebook app, tap on the video that you wish to have to download onto your phone
You’ll see “Share” option just below the video. Tap it and then tap Copy Link in the options that pop up
Open fbdown.net in the browser that you use in your smartphone. As an example, whether you use Google Chrome, kind fbdown.net in the address bar
You’ll get a bar where you’ll paste the link and click Download
Once done, you get two options: download the video in normal quality or download video in HD quality. Tap on the option of your choice
The video will start playing. Make a choice tap on three dots, and you’ll see an option to download the video
Tap Download, and you’ll see the progress in the notification bar. Once it is downloaded on your phone, you’ll browse it in the Downloads folder of your Android smartphone
How to download Facebook videos on iPhone
The process of downloading a Facebook video on an iPhone is moderately very similar to the one on Android phones.
On the Facebook app, and tap on the video that you wish to have to download onto your phone
You’ll see the “Share” option just below the video. Tap it and then tap Copy Link in the options that pop up
Open fbdown.net in the address bar of the Safari browser in your phone
You’ll get a bar where you’ll paste the link, and click Download
The next page gives you options to download the video in normal quality or in HD quality. Tap on the option of your choice
The video will start playing. Go to the progress bar on the backside of the video, and tap the three dots. You’ll then make a selection the option Save to Files
Once it is downloaded on your phone, you’ll find the video in the Photos app
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