How To Download Videos from Facebook

September 2016

This simple trick will explain how to download videos from Facebook for offline viewing, without the need for any third party software.

How To Download Facebook Videos

Sign in to your Facebook account and scroll to the video you would like to save. Right-click on the video and select Show video URL. The URL will be displayed at the top of the playback screen.

Copy and paste the URL into a new tab. Replace the https://www portion of the URL by https://m to switch to the mobile version of Facebook:

Click on the Play button to start the video. Next, right-click on the playback screen and select the Save video as option from the contextual menu:

Rename the file to your liking, and choose where you would like to save the video onto your computer. Click on Save. Videos are usually downloaded in the MP4 format.

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