While glancing through tweets, you have come across an important video which you wish to download. But when you come to know that Twitter doesn't let users download videos, you have no option but let go of your wish. If this has been the story with you, check out this guide to quickly download Twitter videos on your Mac and Windows PC to easily access and play them on your device. There is also a smart way to save Twitter videos on iPhone.
Downloading videos from Twitter on the computer is a breeze as it doesn't require too many steps to be taken. Unfortunately, it's not the same case on an iOS device as the process is a bit lengthy (At least for now). Anyway, you want to know how to save those coolest videos from the news app on your device, right? Let's dive across!
How to Download/Save Twitter Videos on iPhone, Mac, and Windows PC
How to Download Twitter Videos on Mac and Windows PC
Step #1. Open Twitter on your computer.
Step #2. Next, you need to find the video which you want to download.
Step #3. Now, click on the down arrow located at the top right corner of the tweet.
Step #4. Next up, you need to select Copy link to Tweet from the menu.Then, copy the link as usual. (Ctrl +C)
Step #5. Now, go to tweetervideodownloader.com.
Step #6. Under Paste Tweet URL Here, paste the link under and click on the Download.
Step #7. Now, right click on Download Video and click on Save Link as.
That's it! You have successfully downloaded the Twitter video on your computer. Now, you can easily transfer the video from your computer to iPhone or iPad.
How to Download Twitter Videos on iPhone and iPad
As mentioned above, it's not straightforward to download Twitter videos on the iPhone, unlike Mac or Windows. (Though there are some third party apps, they don't work as expected.) However, there is a workaround you can save or add the video on the Home screen of your iOS device.
Step #1. Launch the Twitter app on your iOS device.
Step #2. Locate the video you want to download. Then, tap on the down arrow located at the top right corner of the tweet.
Step #3. Next, you need to select Share Tweet via.
Step #4. Tap on Copy Link to Tweet.
Step #5. Now, open any mobile browser and go to twittervideodownloader.com.
Step #6. Next, paste the link and tap on Download.
Step #7. Tap on Download Video.
The video would start playing on the full screen. Tap on the full-screen button at the bottom right corner and then tap on the share icon at the bottom.
Step #8. Now, select Add to Home Screen.
You can now name the video as desired. By default, it's named as Favorites. Once you are done, tap on Add at the top right corner.
That's all! Now, check out the video on your Home screen. You can put it into your separate folder. To do so, just touch and hold on it. When the icon starts to wiggle, drag it into the folder. Whenever you want to play the video, just tap on the icon.
I wish there was a bit easier way to download or save Twitter videos just like it's on the computer.
I aware that this is not the perfect solution to download the Twitter videos on iPhone, but this is the only way at least for now.
Recently, Twitter has introduced several interesting features like the option to live stream video right from the app, QR code for sharing and following account, ability to let users mute abusive words or phrases and enable Night Mode to make reading tweets a bit easier in dim-lit environments. There is also an option to verify Twitter account.
Which is the one feature you want to see on Twitter? Let us know that in the comments below.