How do I download the video from Facebook

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Facebook is awash with videos: educational ones showing you how to garden, and code addicting and useless five-minute craft videos and the well-known fake videos of people who catch their partners cheating, or aliens that are captured on film. If you have a desire for content, then that content is likely found on Facebook in video form.

If you want to share the video, save the link and then send the link to a friend or DM the person via the app. You could save the video but that doesn't actually save the video to your device or computer's hard drive. Instead, it adds the video to your saved video bookmarks so that you can search for it more easily and later watch it on Facebook. Sometimes, however, a video is simply too brilliant or helpful to not be saved to your phone. Maybe you'd like to show your child, or even access it when you're offline. If you want to download a video from Facebook it is necessary to follow a few steps.

Before we get started it is important to keep in mind that you should think twice before downloading just any video. You don't want to download content with copyrights as well, and if you're planning to download a friends' private video uploaded on Facebook it's possible to think of asking them whether they're okay before you go through the hassle of downloading. Maybe they'll give it to you.

1. Select a YouTube video

Find a video that you would like to save.

2. Copy the link

You'll have to copy the link to the Facebook video in order to download it.

Click the three dots on the top of the right side of the video. then copy the link.

3. Copy and paste the link in an entirely new tab

Once you copy that link then paste it into a new tab.

Copy the URL you copied into a new tab in order to navigate to the site.

4. Remove "www" from the url and replace it with "mbasic. "

You'll have to modify your URL to link to the old-fashioned version of Facebook, now.

This is the way it should look like when you change "www" into "mbasic" on your internet browser.

In the link, remove"www. "www" in the link and replace it with "mbasic." This will turn your site into a vintage Facebook-like version. Facebook.

5. The video can be opened in a new tab

A image of the video on Facebook as a standalone on a page.

This is now one video displayed on the black screen.

6. Right click, and save the video.

Congratulations! Now all you have to do is save videos from Facebook on your device.

Right click on the video, click save as then boom! You're done.

There's an easier method to do this, and that's how you can save the video on your mobile device. You can download videos from Facebook in the same way you would download a movie from Twitter by copying the share URL, then pasting that link into a third-party website designed to complete the task for you. Once you have the tweet's URL copied, you'll need to visit a website like FB Down. Then, you'll need to copy the link, then select download. It is also possible to download a third-party application, like that of the Friendly for Facebook application which gives the Facebook app more options, such as a download option.

If that doesn't work You can always capture your screen and play the video and save it to your phone or desktop that way. Screen recording is relatively easy however it may not provide the same quality when conserving the Facebook video by itself. More on Inflact.