How to Download Videos From Facebook iPhone

Kyle Wood

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of not being able to download videos from Facebook on your iPhone? Well, you’re in luck!

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to easily download videos from Facebook on your iPhone with just a few simple steps. So let’s get started!

Step 1: Install the ‘Documents by Readdle’ App

The first thing you need to do is install the ‘Documents by Readdle’ app from the App Store. This app will allow you to download and manage files on your iPhone, including Facebook videos. Once the app is installed, open it and proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Open Facebook in the ‘Documents’ App

Now that you have the ‘Documents’ app installed, open it and tap on the built-in browser icon located at the bottom right corner of the screen. This will open a web browser within the app. In the address bar, type in “” and hit enter.

Step 3: Find and Play the Video

Once you’re logged into Facebook within the ‘Documents’ app, navigate to the video that you want to download. You can use the search bar or browse through your news feed or any other section of Facebook where videos are available. When you find the video you want to download, tap on it to start playing.

Step 4: Copy Video URL

While playing the video, pause it by tapping anywhere on the screen. Next, tap on ‘Share’ located at the bottom left corner of the video player.

From there, select ‘Copy Link’. This will copy the video’s URL to your device’s clipboard.

Step 5: Download Video using ‘Documents’ App

Now, go back to the ‘Documents’ app and tap on the ‘Browser’ icon again to open the built-in browser. In the address bar, paste the video URL by tapping and holding until the ‘Paste’ option appears. Tap on ‘Paste’ to insert the URL.

The ‘Documents’ app will automatically load the video page. Scroll down until you see a preview of the video.

Below the preview, you’ll find a button labeled ‘Download’. Tap on it to begin downloading the video.

Step 6: Access Your Downloaded Video

Once the download is complete, tap on the ‘Downloads’ tab located at the bottom right corner of the ‘Documents’ app. You will find your downloaded video listed there. Tap on it to play or share it with other apps on your iPhone.


  • If you want to rename your downloaded video, tap and hold on it in the ‘Downloads’ tab and select ‘Rename’.
  • You can also move your downloaded videos to other folders within the ‘Documents’ app for better organization.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully downloaded a Facebook video on your iPhone using the ‘Documents by Readdle’ app. Now you can enjoy watching your favorite videos offline whenever you want!

Note: It’s important to respect copyright laws when downloading and sharing videos from Facebook.

If you found this tutorial helpful, feel free to share it with others who might also benefit from downloading videos from Facebook on their iPhones. Happy downloading!

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