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Want to Download Facebook Videos to your iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Here's How You Can Do It!

How to Download Videos From Facebook to Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac?

As everything moves to the internet and social media, and our focus shifts to video content, we get the most information in the form of GIFs, videos, and other similar formats. Videos are now the most popular format of content that users interact with.

Want to Download Facebook Videos to your iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Here's How You Can Do It!

When you watch a video you like, you usually want to share it with others by posting it on another social media platform or using it somewhere. You can easily do that by sharing the URL, but what if you need or want to download the video file? Downloading videos from Facebook can be tricky.

If you want to download your own video, you can do that very easily from your profiles. If you want to download someone else's video, you'll have to use a third-party tool like a specific website or an extension. You'll find all the information on how to download Facebook videos on iPhone, iPad, and Mac in this article.

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Download Facebook Videos With the Help of a Third-Party Website on iPhone and iPad

Unfortunately, it's not possible to download videos directly from Facebook to your iOS devices. You need to use a third-party website for that. You can use any third-party website that can download videos by using the video link.

To download videos from Facebook using a third-party website on iPhone and iPad, follow the steps below:

1. Open the "Facebook" app.
2. Navigate to the video you want to download.
3. Tap on the "Share" button under the post.

Tap on Share

4. When a menu pops up, tap on "More Options".

Tap on More Options

5. Then, select "Copy".

Tap on Copy

6. Now, open your browser and go to the "fbdown.net" website.
7. Tap and hold in the link bar until a quick menu appears or double-tap in it and tap on "Paste".

Tap on Paste

8. When the link is pasted, tap on "Download".

Tap on Download

9. Tap on "More Options" and select the video format. Choose from "Force Download SD", "Force Download HD" or tap on "Other Qualities" if you don't see the one you want.

Select video quality

10. When a message pops up, tap on "Download". If an ad pops up, tap on the "X" button, and then the message will pop up.

Tap on Download again

11. When the download is complete, open the "Files" app and tap on "Downloads". You'll find the video there.

Tap on Downloads folder

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Download Your Facebook Videos From Facebook on Mac

This method works only for the videos that were posted on Facebook by you.

1. Open your browser and go to Facebook.
2. Go to your profile.

Go to your Facebook profile

3. Then, click on "More" and select "Videos".

Click on More and select Videos

4. Then, select the "Your Videos" tab and locate the video you want to download. Now, click on the "Edit" icon.
5. Select the video quality. Some videos will have more options than others. Usually, you'll have one or two options like "Download HD" or "Download SD".

Clcik on pencil icon and select video quality

6. Now, check the circle next to "Save File" and click on "OK".
7. Go to the "Downloads" folder. The video will be downloaded there.

You can rename and relocate the video where you want.

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Download Facebook Videos With the Help of a Third-Party Website on Mac

This method is the same as the one for iPhone and iPad. You'll need to use a third-party website that can download videos by using the video link.

To download videos from Facebook on Mac using a third-party website, follow the steps below:

1. Open your browser and go to Facebook.
2. Navigate to the video you want to download.
3. Tap on the "Share" button and select "Copy link". If you don't see this option, the video link can't be copied.

Click on Share and select Copy link

4. Now open a new tab and go to the "fbdown.net" website.
5. Right-click in the link bar and click on "Paste".
6. Then, click on "Download".

Click on Download

7. Tap on "More Options" and select the video quality.

Click on More Options and select video quality

8. If an ad pops up, close it.
9. Then, check the circle next to "Save File" and click on "OK".
10. The video will be download and saved to your "Downloads" folder.

You can rename the video as you want and relocate it.

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Download Facebook Videos With the Help of Chrome Extensionon Mac

You can download videos from Facebook using a Chrom extension called "Download Facebook videos". All you need to do is add it to the Chrome browser.

To download Facebook videos using a Chrom extension, follow the steps below:

1. Download and add the "Download Facebook videos" extension here.

Add extension to Google Chrome

2. When the extension is set, go to Facebook.
3. Navigate to the video you want to download and play it.
4. Now, launch the extension by clicking on the puzzle icon in the top right corner of the browser window and then click on the extension name.

Click on the puzzle icon and select the extension name

5. Wait for the extension to find the video.
6. When the video is found, select its quality. You will be redirected to a new tab, and the download will begin.

Select video quality

7. When the download is complete, go to the "Downloads" folder. You'll find the video there.
8. If instead of the video a Chrome link was downloaded, click on it. The video will be opened in the browser.

Click on the website link

9. Right-click on the video and select "Save Video As". If the option to save the video is grayed out, that means you can't download it.

Save Video As grayed out

10. Check the box next to "Save File" and click on "OK".

The video will be downloaded and saved in the "Downloads" folder. You can rename and relocate it.

We hope you found the information you were looking for. Check out our Blog section for more iPhone and iPad tips and tricks.

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