- Click on the video you want to download to open it in a new window.
- You can click the video to watch it on Facebook. Alternatively, you can also right-click the video and select “Copy Video URL” to copy the video’s URL.
- Copy the URL of the video from your browser’s address bar.
- Go to your browser’s address bar and click on the URL to select it. Then click “Copy” or use the keyboard shortcut “Ctrl + C” (Windows) or “Cmd + C” (Mac) to copy the URL.
- Open a website for downloading Facebook videos, such as “getfvid.com” or “SnapSave“.
- Paste the URL of the video into the website input box and click “Download”.
- Go to the input field on the website and paste the URL of the video that you copied earlier. Then click the “Download” button.
- Select the desired video quality from the available options. Facebook video downloads of up to 4k are often possible here.
- The website will show you different video qualities to choose from. Choose the quality you prefer by clicking on the appropriate button.
- Click “Download” to download the video to your computer.
Once you have selected the video quality, click the “Download” button to download the video to your computer. Downloading may take a few minutes depending on the size of the video and the speed of your internet connection.
So much for the procedure on the PC or Mac. However, since Facebook is mainly used with mobile devices such as smartphones or tablets, there are also corresponding apps for this.
Facebook Video Download App for Android: Download here
Facebook Video Download App for iOS: Download here
If you have downloaded the app for Apple iOS, follow the steps below to download a Facebook video:
- Press the cloud icon below the video.
- Select the Download Video option.
- Allow the helper app to access your photo library on iPhone. (otherwise it cannot be saved)
- You can now find the video in the iPhone storage via your Photos app.
Please note that downloading videos that are copyrighted may be illegal. Make sure you have the appropriate rights before downloading a video.