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How to download Facebook videos on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

how to download Facebook videos

Can you download Facebook videos on your iPhone? I have come across this question plenty of times from different users. I have finally decided to recommend solutions and solve the query once and for all. A little search followed by trial and error modus operandi helped me shortlist some of the easiest ways to download Facebook videos to iPhone camera roll and Mac. Let’s have a look.

How to download Facebook videos on iPhone camera roll

  1. Download the MyMedia+ app from the App Store. The first time you’ll open the app, it’ll ask for your permission to send notifications. You may allow or deny
  2. In the address bar at the top, go to www.fbdown.net.Open MyMedia+ app and got to www.fbdown.net
  3. Now open the Facebook app to select the video you want to download and copy its link.Select video to download and copy its link from Facebook on iPhone
  4. Head back to MyMedia+ app. Now paste the link in the bar provided on fbdown site and tap Download. In the next window, select the file type SD/HD as per your desire.Paste link in search bar on fbdown site and tap Download
  5. You’ll then have a popup window with three options. Tap Download the file and enter the file name when prompted.Tap Download the file and enter the file name
  6. In the app, tap Videos located in the bottom menu bar to locate your downloaded video. Long press on it and tap Save to Camera Roll.
  7. Allow when prompted with permission to access your photos. You’ll be notified about the same.Long press on video and tap Save to Camera Roll on iPhone

How to download Facebook videos on your Mac

1. Directly from Facebook.com

Note: This method allows you to download only the videos posted by you on your timeline.

  1. Visit your timeline on Facebook.com/username and click the Videos tab.
  2. Now, select the videos you want to download. This will give you the list of videos shared by you on your timeline.Select your Videos and this will give you videos shared by you on Facebook
  3. Click the edit icon at the top of your preferred video. And select the download type HD/SD.Click edit icon of your preferred Facebook video and select the download type
  4. In the next window, right-click and select Save Video As.Right-click and save your desired Facebook video
  5. Give your desired name and download location and click Save on the popup window.

2. Using the 4K Video Downloader app

  1. Download and Install 4K Video Downloader on your Mac.
  2. Open the Facebook video you want to download and copy the URL.
  3. Open the 4K Downloader app and paste the link by clicking the ‘+’ button at the top left corner.Paste the link in 4K Downloader app on Mac
  4. Select the file quality SD or HD and click Download.Select the file quality SD or HD and click Download
  5. Once downloaded, you can access the video from the downloads folder.

3. Using browser (websites like keepvid)

Some of the best services I would like to mention here include fbdown, keepvid, etc. Here we’ll take the example of keepvid. Let’s begin.

  1. Go to KEEPVid in your Browser.
  2. Open Facebook followed by the video you want to download. Copy its URL.
  3. Now paste the URL in the space provided on the keepvid portal and click Download.Now paste URL in the keepvid portal and click Download
  4. The next screen will give you numerous download options. Click your preferred under the Video category. (you may choose to download just the audio)Select your preferable download options to save Facebook video
  5. Once the video is opened in a new tab, right-click and select ‘Save Video As.’
  6. Change the file name as per your wish, select the download location, and click Save on the popup window.

4. Using browser extension

  1. Add ‘Download Facebook Videos’ extension to your chrome browser. Confirm when asked.Add Download Facebook Videos extension to your Browser
  2. Now go to Facebook.com and open the video you want to download.
  3. Click the extension icon at the top-right corner and select the file type you want to download.Click on extension icon and select the file type you want to download on Mac

Ready to download Facebook videos on iPhone, iPad, and Mac?

I never knew there are so many ways to download Facebook videos and store them on our devices. However, after using all these, I found the Mac extension and Browser and Documents Manager app the most useful and easy to use.

Did you try downloading Facebook videos? What’s your preference?

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