How to Download & Save Facebook Videos to iPhone/iPad

04/24/2019 Posted by FoneGeek

Facebook is one of the biggest platforms for networking and connecting with friends. Also, it provides you plenty of photos and videos to enjoy. You may often come across funny videos shared by your friends while using Facebook on iPhone, and want to save those great clips for watching at your convenient time. However, the official Facebook app doesn't allow saving videos directly to iPhone. Did you try to find a way to download videos from Facebook to your iPhone? In this tutorial, we will show you three different methods for this purpose. You can either save videos to your Facebook profile, download your Facebook archive including videos, or take advantage of a video downloader app. Let's have a look. 

Part 1. Save Facebook Videos for Later Viewing on iPhone

Though downloading Facebook videos to iPhone/iPad camera roll is a bit complex process, it is pretty easy to save Facebook videos for later viewing on your iOS device. You don't need to run any third-party app. But this method will only save the videos to your Facebook profile, and you still need a network to watch them. Here's how to do it: 

  1. On your iPhone, open the Facebook app and logging in. 
  2. Go to the video you want to save and play it. Then tap on the three dots at the top-right side. 
  3. Now select the "Save Video" option. The video will be saved and you can watch it at any time you like. 

Save Videos to Facebook Profile 

To watch the saved video, just open the Facebook app and tap on the more button at the bottom of the screen, then select the "Saved" option. 

Part 2. Save Videos from Facebook to iPhone with

Since Facebook doesn't provide a straightforward way to save videos to your iPhone or iPad, you can rely on online video downloaders to get it done. One such example is, which lets you download videos from Facebook with ease. Just follow the simple steps below: 

  1. Open the Facebook app and locate the video you wish to download. Click on the share button and choose the "Copy Link" option. 
  2. Now go to on your iPhone's browser and paste the Facebook video URL, then tap the "Download" button. 
  3. Tap and hold on any video format available, and tap the "Download Link" to download the Facebook video to your iPhone. 

Save Videos from Facebook to iPhone

Part 3. Download Facebook Videos to iPhone with MyMedia

Except online video downloaders, there are tons of third-party video downloading apps available to help you download videos from Facebook to your iPhone or iPad. One such app is MyMedia. It is a powerful file manager that lets you to manage files on your iOS device. You can use it to download Facebook videos without any restrictions. 

  1. Download MyMedia from the App Store to your iPhone or iPad and launch it. 
  2. Go to the Facebook video you need to download. Click on the share button and select "Copy Link". 
  3. Back to MyMedia app and tap the "Browser" tab, then go to and enter the copied URL in the box. 
  4. Tap the download button and name the video file in the pop-up, then tap on "Save" to start downloading it. 
  5. When the download is complete, tap the "Media" tab to find the video. Tap on the video and choose "Save to Camera Roll". 

Download Facebook Videos to iPhone

Part 4. Recover Deleted/Lost Videos on iPhone or iPad 

Once you have downloaded videos from Facebook to your iPhone/iPad camera roll, you can watch them later at your spare time – even without internet connection. What if you mistakenly deleted downloaded Facebook videos from your iPhone? Don't fret. You can easily get the lost videos back with professional tool FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery. It is the best iOS data recovery tool to recover deleted files from iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X/8/7/SE/6S/6, iPad Pro, etc. 

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How to recover deleted or lost videos on iPhone/iPad:

  1. Download, install and launch FoneGeek iPhone Video Recovery on your computer. 
  2. Tap on "Recover from iOS Device" and connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable. 
  3. Click on "Start" once the program detect your iOS device. Then choose the data types you want to recover and click on "Scan". 
  4. After scanning, click "Camera Roll" to view the found videos. Choose those you want to restore and click on "Recover" to get deleted videos back. 

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To avoid future data loss, we suggest you regularly back up important data including videos from your iPhone/iPad to a computer. Here we recommend you use FoneGeek iOS Data Backup & Restore. Using it, you can backup your entire device or certain file types only, including Photos, Videos, Messages, Contacts, Call History, Voicemail, WhatsApp, Notes, Voice Memos, Safari HIstory, and much more. 

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