There are lots of enquiries from people on How to save Facebook Video. Here we take you thru a few steps to save Facebook videos to your hard drive, smartphone or tablet and view them online any time you want.
How to Save Facebook Video on Android or iOS Devices
You can save Facebook Video on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.
Save Facebook Videos On Android
Once you see the video you want to save to your Android device, click on the play tab. Once the video starts playing, a button labeled “Download” pops up at the lower right-hand corner of the screen.
Choose the select this button to save the video to your Android multimedia gallery. Next, you’ll be prompted to grant Friendly access to your photos, media, and files. This is an important aspect if you want your download to be completed. This works on Samsung, Google, HTC, etc.
Save Videos On iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch)
With Friendly, you can place a custom tab to the right of “Share” whenever a Facebook post contains a video. This is, represented by a cloud with a down arrow in the background presenting a menu with several options when clicked.
Here’s how to save the video as a local file on your device;
- Choose “Download Video to Camera Roll”. You have to grant Friendly access to your photo library to complete the download process.
How to Save Facebook Video You Have Posted on Facebook
You also have the liberty to also download videos that you posted yourself on Facebook. This can really be helpful if you accidentally deleted or lost the original video file.
Linger the mouse cursor over the “More” link, situated in the header on your main Facebook profile page in the same row as the “Friends and Photos” options. Once the drop-down pops up, tap on “Videos”.
In the videos module, you would see a section labeled “Your Videos”, containing each one which you’ve uploaded to Facebook in the past. Put your mouse cursor over the video you wish to save locally.
A small icon that looks like a pencil will be pop up in the upper right-hand corner of the videos thumbnail image. When you tap it, a drop-down menu will be displayed.
Select either “Download SD or Download HD from this menu to retrieve the video as an MP4, with the option chosen dictating if the file will be in standard-definition or high-definition (if available) resolution.
Saving videos on your device is as easy as mentioned above. Get started on it and enjoy the videos you love offline.