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How to save Facebook videos to phone gallery (2 Easy methods)


In this guide, you’ll find two easy ways to download or save Facebook videos to your mobile device with and without an app.

Watching videos on Facebook can be fun. It’s an excellent way to pass time. But what happens when you want to see that funny cat video later? 

Unlike how you can download Facebook pictures to your mobile device in a few easy clicks, videos on Facebook don’t work that way.

Many times, lots of Facebook users don’t understand the function of the “Save Video” option. It doesn’t save videos to your device. Instead, it saves videos on Facebook to watch later.

When you download or save Facebook videos to your phone gallery, you can watch them later on your mobile device without an internet connection or logging into Facebook. 

Having a copy of the video on your device also makes it easy to share with other people without the need of checking through your long list of the Facebook newsfeed.

Enough intro already…

If you want to know how to download Facebook videos on Android without any software, or how to save videos from Facebook to your phone (which is practically the same thing), follow this step-by-step guide to the end.


How to save Facebook videos to phone gallery from your browser

Step 1: To download a Facebook video on an Android device, tap the three-dot icon on the video and Copy Link. Then paste the link into a browser and replace the www with mbasic. Next, long-tap the video, and select Download video.

Step 2: Open the Facebook app on your Android device. You will have to sign in to your account if you haven’t already done so. Find the video you want to download.

Then tap the three-dot icon above the video. Next, select Copy Link from the menu that appears.

Step 3: Open a browser app on your device and paste the link to the address bar. You can do this by tapping the address bar and selecting Paste.

Replace the www with mbasic in the URL. So, the URL should start with…

Then hit Go on the on-screen keypad.

Step 4: Next, tap the video. You might have to sign in to your Facebook account again at this point. Then tap and hold on to the video on the next page. You will see a pop-up menu appear.

Next, tap Download video. You might need to give Chrome access to your photos, media, and files. Click Allow to continue.

Once the download is finished, click Open to view the video. You will see this at the bottom of your screen.

Save Facebook videos to  phone gallery with is a well-known Facebook Video Downloader. It works through your web browser and downloads every video that passes through its server via Facebook’s CDNs. 

You just have to copy the link of the video you wish to download and paste it into the query box on this website. Next, you’ve got to choose your video quality, then you’re all done.

Here’s the step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Open the Facebook app or Facebook Lite on your phone.

Locate the video you wish to download.

At the top-right of the video, tap the 3-dot button. Select the Copy link.

Step 2: Now, go to in your  browser (We recommend chrome for this). Then paste the copied link in the text box on the page and enter.

On the next page, you’ll see the video thumbnail and the video qualities under it. Long-press your desired video quality.

Select Download Link. (You may not need to long-press the video quality in some browsers)

Your video should start downloading by now. 

You’ll see the video in your Gallery app inside the Downloads folder.



Can You Download a Video from Facebook?

Yes, you can download a video from Facebook as long as it has been set to public. 

Mac, Windows, and Android users just have to modify the video link after copying it, while iPhone users will have to use an app like MyMedia.

Facebook also has a Save video option that appears when you click on the three-dot icon at the top of the video post. However, this does not save the video on your device but merely saves it on the app so you can watch it later.