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How to save videos on Facebook

Some videos are just worth saving, right?
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December 1, 2022

Posts on Facebook are fleeting and permanent simultaneously. In your news feed, new posts come out so frequently that you may quickly lose track of a photo or video someone posted. If you’re worried about this, you can always save it. This is how to save videos on Facebook.

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QUICK ANSWER

To save a video on Facebook, find the video posted. On the post, select > Save video. Choose the collection to which you want to save the video, then select Done.


JUMP TO KEY SECTIONS

How to save a video from Facebook (mobile)

To save a video on the Facebook app:

  1. Tap the button on the video you want to save.
  2. Select Save video from the options that appear.
  3. Choose the collection to which you want to save the video.

How to save a video from Facebook (desktop)

 

To save a video on the Facebook website:

  1. Click the button on the video you want to save.
  2. Select Save video from the options that appear.
  3. In the Save To box, choose the collection to which you want to save the video.
  4. Click Done.

Can you download videos from Facebook?

No, there is currently no way to download others’ videos from Facebook. There are a few third-party services that may allow you to download a video if you have a link. However, natively, Facebook does not provide a way to download a video to your device that has been uploaded by another person.


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FAQs

It is currently impossible to save Facebook videos to your phone through Facebook itself. The only other way would be to go to the post, copy its video URL, then paste it in a third-party site that allows you to rip and download video content from a link.