How to Download Private Facebook Videos to Your PC without Special Software

Download Private Facebook Videos to PC without Software

This tutorial will show you step by step how to download private or public Facebook videos to your computer in a few different ways.

You can download videos from your friends and also from pages without using special software – except your web browser.

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How to download a Facebook video:

How to Download a Facebook Video Showing on the Home page

Method 1

1. Click on the timestamp of the video (day and/or time that the video was posted or shared) or click on the "video" link located above the video.

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This will open the page of the video.

2. In the address bar of your web browser, change the www or web in the url (web address) to m or mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... or https://www.facebook.com/... becomes https://m.facebook.com/... or https://mobile.facebook.com/....

3. Press Enter.

4. Play the video.

5. Right-click on the video and choose "Save Video As...".

6. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the video and click on "Save".

Method 2

1. Play the video you want to download.

2. Right-click on the video and choose "Show video URL".

3. Right-click on the url and choose "Copy".

4. Right-click in the address bar of your web browser and choose "Paste".

5. Press Enter.

This will open the page of the video.

6. In the address bar of your web browser, change the www or web in the url (web address) to m or mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... or https://www.facebook.com/... becomes https://m.facebook.com/... or https://mobile.facebook.com/....

7. Press Enter.

8. Play the video.

9. Right-click on the video and choose "Save Video As...".

10. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the video and click on "Save".

How to Find & Download a Video from a Facebook Friend's Profile

Method 1

1. Go to the profile (timeline) of your friend that posted the video you want to download.

2. Click on "More" located below the cover photo and choose "Videos".

3. Play the video.

4. In the address bar of your web browser, change the www or web in the url (web address) to m or mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... or https://www.facebook.com/... becomes https://m.facebook.com/... or https://mobile.facebook.com/....

5. Press Enter.

6. Play the video.

7. Right-click on the video and choose "Save Video As...".

8. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the video and click on "Save".

Method 2

1. Go to the profile (timeline) of your friend that posted the video you want to download.

2. Click on "More" located below the cover photo and choose "Videos".

3. Right-click on the video you want to download and choose "Open Link in New Tab" (This will open the video in a new tab).

4. Open the new tab (if not already opened).

5. In the address bar of your web browser, change the www or web in the url (web address) to m or mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... or https://www.facebook.com/... becomes https://m.facebook.com/... or https://mobile.facebook.com/....

6. Press Enter.

7. Play the video.

8. Right-click on the video and choose "Save Video As...".

9. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the video and click on "Save".

Method 3

1. Go to the profile (timeline) of your friend that posted the video you want to download.

2. Click on "More" located below the cover photo and choose "Videos".

3. Play the video.

4. Right-click on the video and choose "Show video URL".

5. Right-click on the url and choose "Copy".

6. Right-click in the address bar of your web browser and choose "Paste".

7. Press Enter.

This will open the page of the video.

8. In the address bar of your web browser, change the www or web in the url (web address) to m or mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... or https://www.facebook.com/... becomes https://m.facebook.com/... or https://mobile.facebook.com/....

9. Press Enter.

10. Play the video.

11. Right-click on the video and choose "Save Video As...".

12. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the video and click on "Save".

How to Find & Download a Video from a Facebook Page

Method 1

1. Go to the page that posted the video you want to download.

2. Click on "Videos" located in the left menu below their profile picture.

3. Right-click on the video you want to download and choose "Open Link in New Tab" (This will open the video in a new tab).

4. Open the new tab (if not already opened).

5. In the address bar of your web browser, change the www or web in the url (web address) to m or mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... or https://www.facebook.com/... becomes https://m.facebook.com/... or https://mobile.facebook.com/....

6. Press Enter.

7. Play the video.

8. Right-click on the video and choose "Save Video As...".

9. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the video and click on "Save".

Method 2

1. Go to the page that posted the video you want to download.

2. Click on "Videos" located in the left menu below their profile picture.

3. Play the video you want to download.

4. Right-click on the video and choose "Show video URL".

5. Right-click on the url and choose "Copy".

6. Right-click in the address bar of your web browser and choose "Paste".

7. Press Enter.

This will open the page of the video.

8. In the address bar of your web browser, change the www or web in the url (web address) to m or mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... or https://www.facebook.com/... becomes https://m.facebook.com/... or https://mobile.facebook.com/....

9. Press Enter.

10. Play the video.

11. Right-click on the video and choose "Save Video As...".

12. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the video and click on "Save".