Facebook is filled with videos: educational videos showing you how to garden, as well as code addicting and useless five-minute craft videos and those very clearly faked videos of people catching their partners cheating on them, aliens who are caught on camera. If you have a desire for content, then that content is probably on Facebook in video form.

If you’d like to share that video, simply copy the URL and send the link to a friend or DM them via the app. You can save the video, but it’s not actually saving the video to your phone or computer’s hard drive — instead, it adds it to your saved video bookmarks so that you can locate it more easily and later watch it on Facebook. Sometimes, though it’s way too good or beneficial to not be saved to your smartphone. Perhaps you’d like to show it to a parent, or access it when you’re off. To download the video from Facebook you’ll need to follow the steps.

Before we get going It’s crucial to remember that you should be cautious before downloading any video. You don’t want to download content that is copyrighted If you’re looking to download a friend’s private upload on Facebook It’s possible that you need to inquire whether it’s safe prior to going through the trouble of downloading. Hey, maybe they’ll just email it to you.

  1. Pick a video

Choose a video you wish to save.

  1. Copy the link

You’ll need to copy and paste the link to the Facebook video in order to download it.

Click the three dots located at the top-right corner of the video, and then copy the URL.

  1. Copy and paste the link in an entirely new tab

Once you copy that link copy it and paste it into an entirely new tab.

Copy the link into a new tab in order to navigate to the site.

  1. Remove “www” inside the url and change it to “mbasic. “

You’ll have to edit your url to go to a very old-school version of Facebook Now.

This is what it should look like if you switch “www” in your browser to “mbasic” inside your Internet browser.

In the link, remove”www” from the link “www” before changing it into “mbasic.” This will turn your site into a vintage version of Facebook.

  1. The video can be opened in the new tab

A photo of the Facebook video as a stand-alone page.

This will now be only one video playing on a black screen.

  1. Right-click, save the video.

It’s done! All that’s left is saving your video on Facebook to your device.

Right-click on the video, save it as then boom! You’re done.

There is an easier way to save a video, and that’s the way you can also save it on a mobile device. You can download a video from Facebook similarly to how you download a video from Twitter: by copying the share URL, then paste that link into an outside website designed to complete the task for you. Once you’ve got your tweet link copied, you’ll want to go to the website similar to FB Down. Then, you’ll need to paste the link you copied and select to download. It is also possible to download an app from a third party, such as Friendly for Facebook. Friendly for Facebook application, which offers the Facebook app more options, such as a download option.

If you aren’t able to resolve the issue, you can always record your screen or play the video and save that video to your phone or desktop this way. Screen recording is fairly easy but it will not give you the same quality as saving the Facebook video independently. More on Inflact.