How to Download Shared Videos

Facebook is the biggest social networking website and it has become the most useful medium for sharing our precious photos & Videos. Even though sharing videos on the website is fairly simple, downloading them can be difficult to figure out. Here are some of the ways that you could be able to download Shared Videos.

How to download your own Facebook video

Go to your timeline and click ‘Photos’. Next, click ‘Albums’ and then the album called ‘Videos’. If you hover the mouse over a video thumbnail, you’ll see a small pencil icon appear in the top right-hand corner. Click this icon to bring up a menu. From here you’ll be able to select ‘Download in SD’ or ‘Download in HD’.

How to download a friend’s Facebook video

Facebook video must be public in order for you to download it; videos from friends that are shared only with friends (or friends of friends) cannot be downloaded from Facebook. If the video is public you can follow the steps bellow to download it.

From Desktop 

You can download public Facebook videos by using web based applications. First go to the video you want to download then press your mouse’s right button on it to prompt a drop-down menu. You may have to right-click the video a few times before the drop-down menu will appear. Then click “Show Video URL”, Copy the video URL( You can do this by either Right Click + Copy or CTRL+C on Windows or Command + C on Mac. Go to your internet browser and type “” and then paste the Video URL . Click “Download Button”

  •  SaveFrom is the best web application to download videos from Facebook and it also helps you download videos from several other sites including YouTube, Vimeo & Dailymotion.

From Android Device 

Download ES File Explorer App – ES File Explorer is a popular file manager that allows you to see your Android’s internal folders, which will allow you to move the downloaded Facebook video to your Photos app. To download ES File Explorer, To download the App go to Google Play Store >>> Type “ES File Explorer” >>> Install.

Go to the video you want to download then tap ‘Share’, you’ll find this option directly below the video. A menu will appear. Then tap ‘Copy’, doing so will copy the video’s address to your Android’s clipboard.

Open Google Chrome App and type “” and Then paste the Video URL. Click “Download Button”.The video will automatically download onto your Android’s hard drive or SD card.

Open ES File Explorer App – If this is your first time installing ES File Explorer, first swipe or tap through the introduction screens before you continue. Select a storage option – Tap either the Internal option or the SD Card option depending on where downloaded files on your Android typically go.

Go to ‘Download‘ folder – All of your Android’s downloaded files, including your Facebook Messenger video, will be here. Move the video to your Android’s Photos app – this will ensure that you can open the video directly from within the Photos or Gallery app rather than needing to use ES File Manager.

Do you want to download videos from YouTube? A download manager is a computer program that helps download files from the Internet for storage. Some download managers can also be used to accelerate download speeds by downloading from multiple sources at once. Even though most web browsers have download managers incorporated as a feature there are times when you will need to use a downloading software. Here are the Top 5 best free download managers 2018.