Can I download facebook video on my android phone? Yes of course. Obviously, Facebook is more interesting these days with lot of videos being upload by different people everyday on facebook. People enjoy watching videos on Facebook uploaded by friends, but at some point because of one reason or the other, the thought of having the video on your android device might cross your mind, have this ever happened to you? sometimes you come across a comedy video or educative video and you will want to download the video from Facebook to your phone.
There are many reasons why you would want to download Facebook video to your Android smartphone, you might come across a video on facebook you like to show someone or watch later even when you don’t have internet access, then you might want to download video on facebook to your Android phone.
How To Download Facebook Video on Android Phone
Though, as of now facebook offers no official link or way to save video from facebook to Android phone, but there are always back door to take when the main door is closed 🙂 Am going to discuss two different methods to download facebook video on android phone
First Method To Download Facebook video on Android
This method involves using ES file explorer and Facebook app but you need to use a specific version of facebook which is Facebook v18.104.22.168.15(download here) because the latest facebook version wouldn’t work. To know your current facebook version, click on the menu icon at the top right corner of the app, and select About, you should see your current version. If your Facebook version is the same or lower, you are good to go, otherwise download the version here.
Before we proceed, do you have ES File Explorer? If you don’t
have it on your android phone, download it here from Play Store and install.
Step 1: Open your facebook, scroll down to any video of your choice you wish to download, click on the menu icon right by the video post, then select “save video”.
Step 2: Click on the menu icon at the top right corner of the app, scroll down and select “saved”, you should see the list of videos you have saved on facebook.
Step 3: Select the video want to download, the moment you select a video, you would see a menu asking you to select app to open the video with, select ES Downloader, the download will start and you should see the downloading progress right on the screen.
Just in case you prefer your current facebook version and you don’t want to roll back to any old version, then you can try this next method to download facebook video to your Android phone.
Hey, do you want to get rid of facebook video auto play, then read How To Disable Videos Autoplay on Facebook
Second Method To Download Facebook video on Android
This method involves using a third party apps, MyVideoDownloader for Facebook is the great app to download videos from your Facebook to your Android device easily.
Step 1: Download and install MyVideoDownloader for facebook, launch the app and log in to your Facebook account.
Step 2: If you see any video on Facebook you wish to save, click on the video menu icon at the top right of the video post, just like in the first method, from the menu, click on like or save.
Step 3: Open MyVideoDownloader, click on the menu and select video, depends on what action you took on the video, whether you liked it or saved it, browse through the it to find the video, tap on the little tick icon beside the video and hit the download icon located on the top-right corner of the screen.
The video will save on your phone storage.
Now I have discussed two different methods to download facebook video to your android phone, which one of the method would you prefer?