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Different Methods for Downloading Facebook Videos On Android, iPhone And Computer

facebook video post screenshot
Though the Facebook app can not be used to download Facebook videos, it can still be used to copy the video link or URL(for downloading the video). If you like a video you watched on facebook, you may want to save it on your smartphone or PC for offline viewing. So today, I'll show you how to download and save facebook videos to watch later when you are offline.

How To Download Facebook Videos On Any Device

There are different ways to download Facebook videos. I'll be introducing three here. You can easily download Facebook videos using:
  1. Vidmate App (Android only).
  2. FB downloader website.
  3. Web Browser
It's very important to know how to copy a facebook video url for it'll be required in some of the methods below.

Read Now:  How To Copy Facebook Video Link/URL For Downloading

#1. Vidmate App
Vidmate is an amazing android app designed to download and stream all videos available on YouTube. This app can also be used to extract and download video from the video download link.

How To Download Facebook Videos On Vidmate App For Android

  1. Download and install Vidmate App from here.
  2. Go to your Facebook feed and copy the video URL. A download button will appear immediately since Vidmate automatically detects when you copy link to clipboard.
  3. Click the button to download the video and save to your phone.
download popup menu for facebook video on vidmate app

#2. FB Downloader Website
There many websites out there for downloading facebook videos once you've got the video url from your facebook feed. If you google websites for downloading facebook videos, you'll surely find a ton of them. But I'll be introducing one here. Based on my experience, I like it. is a great website to download facebook videos by extracting the videos from their URLs. Similar to vidmate app on android but can be used to download facebook videos on Android, Windows/Mac and on iPhone/iPad. On any device generally!.

How To Download Facebook Videos On Website

  1. Go to your facebook news feed and copy the video download link.
  2. Now go to and paste the video download link in the input field and click Go.
  3. Choose the format of the video you like, SD or HD quality and click the corresponding download link to start downloading the facebook video on your Android, iPhone/iPad or PC using the fbdownloader website.

download page for facebook video on FB downloader website

#3. Web Browser
With a single click, you can easily download and save Facebook videos directly to your smartphone or PC using web browsers such as UC Browser, UC Mini and Opera Mini. To download Facebook videos on any of those browsers, kindly follow the below procedure.

Note: is the basic (low data usage) version of facebook website that allows you to directly download facebook videos using any web browser on your phone, tablet or computer.

How To Download Facebook Videos Using Web Browser

  1. Go to and log in your facebook account.
  2. Find the facebook post containing the videos you want to download.
  3. Click on the video and you'll be prompted to download the video to your phone.
  4. Simply click the download button and the video will start downloading immediately.
download popup for facebook video on Opera Mini

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Downloading Facebook Videos Using Chrome
On Chrome browser however, you may not be able to use the above procedure to download your videos on your phone. So, to download Facebook videos using Chrome browser for Android/iOS, kindly follow the below guide.

How To Download Facebook Videos Using Chrome Browser

  • Following the above procedure to download facebook videos on other web browsers, once you click on the video from your news feed, you'll not be prompted to download the video but you'll be redirected to a new page where the video will starts to load.
  • When the video has started playing, simply click the 3 dots at the buttom right inside the video display and then click download from there to download and save the facebook video to your phone using Chrome.
download button appear in video played using Chrome browser

Download Facebook Video Using Chrome Extension
On Chrome browser for desktop/laptop, you can install the extension for downloading Facebook videos. This extension is developed by, one of great websites for downloading facebook videos.
  • Install Video Downloader Plus extension here and browse for the video in your facebook news feed.
  • Click the extension at the top right corner of your browser and then click Download Video to save the facebook video on your computer using Chrome.

New Method To Download Facebook Videos On Opera Mini

Opera Mini auto detects all videos available on a webpage using its built-in video downloader. So, this is yet another great method to download facebook videos on Opera Mini.
  • Go to your facebook news feed and click the video icon at the top left. All the videos available in your news feed will appear in the tab with download button.
  • Simply click the download button of the video you want to download.
opera mini tab list facebook videos with download button
Using this method to download facebook videos on Opera Mini is quite similar to downloading facebook videos using Chrome(with installed video downloader plus extension) on desktop/laptop.

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