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.

How to Download a Facebook Video Showing on the Home page - Method 1

  1. Click on the timestamp of the video (time when video was posted or shared).
    • facebook video timestamp
    • This will open the page of the video.
  2. In the address bar of your web browser, change the web in the url (web address) to mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... to https://mobile.facebook.com/....
  3. Press Enter (keyboard).
  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".

How to Download a Facebook Video Showing on the Home page - 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 (keyboard).
    • This will open the page of the video.
  6. In the address bar of your web browser, change the web in the url (web address) to mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... to https://mobile.facebook.com/....
  7. Press Enter (keyboard).
  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 Friend's Facebook Profile

  1. Open the profile 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 web in the url (web address) to mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... to https://mobile.facebook.com/....
  5. Press Enter (keyboard).
  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".

How to Find & Download a Video from a Facebook Page

  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 newly opened tab (if not already opened).
  5. In the address bar of your web browser, change the web in the url (web address) to mobile. Example: https://web.facebook.com/... to https://mobile.facebook.com/....
  6. Press Enter (keyboard).
  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".