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How to Download Facebook Video to Computer and iPhone?

Written by Elena on Apr 25, 2017

Last updated: January 31, 2018| 5 minutes to read

If you have been using Facebook for a few years, you must have shared many videos with your friends and family so far. Many videos you might have deleted from your phone and computer, but you can find them in your Facebook timeline. However, Facebook doesn’t have the feature to download your video. Do you want to get them back and backup them to your computer and iPhone? This guide teaches you how to download Facebook video to computer (mac and windows) and iPhone. You can also download video posted or shared by your Facebook friends and videos you shared from the video sharing sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Break, etc.

Method 1. Download Facebook Video to Mac

iFunia Video Converter for Mac is a macOS based software. It is able to download video from Facebook and thousand websites, including YouTube, Daily Motion, Break, Viemo etc. If you have a lot of Facebook videos, iFunia Video Converter for Mac is the best choice. The batch-processing feature allows you to download multiple Facebook videos at the same time.

Step1: Download the iFunia Video Converter for Mac, and then install it on your Mac. It has four modules. Please choose the Video Download module.

Step2: Find the Facebook video you would like to download. To copy the URL you can right click it, choose show URL from the menu, then copy the URL.

Step 3: Paste the URL to the URL field.

Step4: Click the Download button to start downloading the video. It chooses the best quality automatically.

Step5: After downloading, you can click the √ button to open it in Finder.

Method 2. For Windows User - YTD free video downloader

YTD is a free video downloader, but the pro version is 29.90$. The free version has limits, such as the video resolution and conversion function.

Step1: Download the YTD Video Downloader for windows to your PC, and then install it.

Step2: Copy the URL of the Facebook video.

Step3: YTD detects the URL from the clipboard. You just need to click Download to start downloading.

Step4: After downloading, you can view it in your computer.

Method 3. How to download Facebook videos to iPhone?

There are lots of apps for download Facebook videos to iPhone. However, many of them can’t convert Facebook Videos for iPhone. I would like to recommend iFunia Video Converter for Mac, which is able to download Facebook videos and convert the videos for iOS devices.

Step1: Once you downloaded the Facebook video to your computer, you can add it to Video Converter module of iFunia Video Converter for Mac.

Step2: Click the output format icon, and then choose output format. iFunia Video Converter for Mac supports almost all Apple Devices formats, such as iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPad Pro etc.

Step3: Click Convert button to start the conversion. You can convert multiple Facebook video downloaded at the same time.

Step4: Transfer your video files to iPhone.

1. Firstly, use a USB cable to connect your iPhone 8 to your computer.

2. iTunes would response as soon as it is connected, and pops up, syncing for preparing to copy items. The iPhone 8 would appear in the Devices section of iTunes.

3. Go to the top menu tool bar, File>Add to Library, load the converted files from local folder on the desktop to your iTunes library.

4. It would quickly be added to the Movies.

5. Disconnect your iPhone. Go to the top menu tool bar, Click Controls> Eject”iPhone 8”. Or you can directly click the Eject iCon aside the iPhone 8 iCon on the iTunes interfaces.

Downloading Facebook video is very easy using the methods in this guide. When you have found the precious videos uploaded a long ago but have been deleted from your iPhone or computer, you can download them with the original quality. It would be great to watch Facebook videos offline when there’s no Internet connection since people are more and more likely to watch Facebook video on their iPhone or iPad. Facebook also contains the sharing video that you or your friends have shared from the popular stream sites. You can download them using the same method as you download video uploaded from your iPhone and computer.

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