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How to Download a Facebook Video? [Solved]

Want to download a video from Facebook but don’t know how to do it? Don’t worry. You’ll find the answer right below. We’re going to show you how to download a Facebook video posted either by yourself or others step by step on your computer. Read on to find how and pick the method you prefer.

Important: Please always respect the copyright of the original video. Do not use the downloaded video from Facebook for any commercial use.

How do I download a Facebook video?

Option 1: Download a Facebook video you’ve posted

Sometimes you may want to download a video on Facebook that posted by yourself but you didn’t have the video, like the video uploaded via a gaming console. In this case, you can easily download the video through Facebook.

See how to download a Facebook video you’ve posted:

1) Go to your Facebook personal page.

2) Select Videos from the drop-down menu of More.

3) Move your mouse cursor to the video which you want to download. Then click the pop-up edit icon.

4) Select Download HD or Download SD. (The Download HD option appears only when the video is created or recorded in HD quality.)

5) Your video will then open in a new tab. Click the more options icon to select Download.

The video should then be downloaded to save on your computer.

Option 2: Download a Facebook video posted by others

If you would like to download a Facebook video that is posted by others, you aren’t able to download it directly on Facebook like the method shown above. But there are other easy methods for you.

Below we’re going to show you 3 different methods to download a Facebook video posted by others. Read along and choose the method you prefer.

Method 1: Change the URL of the video into its form on the mobile version of Facebook.

You can change the URL of the video into the one of the mobile version of Facebook, then you can download it easily through Facebook.

Here’s how to do it:

1) Click the video you want to download on Facebook.

2) Change www into mbasic in the link address and click Enter.

3) The page will refresh into the mobile version of Facebook. Click the video.

4) The video will open in a new tab. Click the more options icon to select Download.

The video should then be downloaded to save on your computer.

Method 2: Get a Chrome extension for help

There are some Chrome extensions that can help you to download a Facebook video, like Video Downloader for Facebook.
It’s very easy to use Video Downloader for Facebook to download a video from Facebook.

1) Go to the Video Downloader for Facebook page. Or you can also search it from the Chrome web store.

2) Click Add to Chrome. Then click Add extension if asked to confirm.

3) Go to Facebook and find the video that you want to download.

4) Move your mouse cursor to onto the video. Then click the Download button.

The video should then be downloaded to your computer.

Method 3: Get help with an online tool

You can also download a Facebook video through a online tool, like
fbdown.net. fbdown.net is a very popular online tool that helps a lot Facebook users download Facebook videos.

Here’s how you can use fbdown.net to downlod a Facebook video:

1) Go to Facebook and right-click the video which you want to download.

2) Select Copy video URL at current time.

3) Go to fbdown.net.

4) Paste the URL you just copy into the link box. Then click Download.

5) Click Download Video in Normal Quality or Download Video in HD Quality based on your need.

The video will then open in a new tab. Click the more options icon to select Download.

The video should then be saved onto your computer.

Tada! You now know how to download a Facebook video. Feel free to comment below with your own experiences or let us know your any questions.

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