Facebook is still undeniably the most engaged social network in this present era. Considering the fact that thousands of people sign up for an account on fb daily, people tend to use the social network as a fast means to share Information, pictures, videos, music and more.
If using a computer, there are some extensions you could use in downloading videos directly on Facebook. Some software programs like IDM even work for this but then, since am not the type who enjoys installing different programs on my laptop for some simple task, I’d rather choose the manual and easiest method to downloading a video uploaded on Facebook since the process is possible.
Steps To Downloading Facebook Videos Using Computer Via Mobile version
Let’s use a computer here. Hence, access the Facebook video using a computer
When you are on the fb video you’ve like to download, instead of clicking directly on the video, right click on it and Click on ‘Open link in new tab‘.
As directed, the link will be opened in a new tab. Navigate to the address bar and change the www to m. For example, change https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=592047845207303&id=123456441872392&_rdr to https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=592047845207303&id=123456441872392&_rdr
Changing the www to m will allow the page to display the mobile version of Facebook for that page. Now right click on the video thumbnail and click on ‘save link as…‘
Depending on your browser settings, You should probably get a prompt to download the video to a folder or the download commences automatically. Choose to download and you have successfully downloaded the Facebook video.