How to Save a Video From Facebook to iPhone

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of not being able to save your favorite videos from Facebook directly to your iPhone? Well, fret no more! In this tutorial, we will show you how to save a video from Facebook to your iPhone in a few simple steps.

Step 1: Install the Documents by Readdle App

To save a video from Facebook to your iPhone, you will need to download and install the Documents by Readdle app from the App Store. This app allows you to download and manage files on your iPhone. Once installed, open the app.

Step 2: Open Facebook and Find the Video

Now, open the Facebook app on your iPhone and find the video you want to save. You can browse through your newsfeed or visit a specific profile or page. Once you have found the video, tap on it to play it.

Step 3: Copy the Video URL

In order to save the video, we need to copy its URL. To do this, tap on the three dots (..) in the top-right corner of the video post.

A menu will appear. Tap on “Copy Link” from the menu.

Step 4: Open Documents by Readdle App

Now, switch back to the Documents by Readdle app that we installed earlier. Tap on the compass icon at the bottom-right corner of the screen to open its built-in web browser.

Step 5: Visit

Inside Documents’ web browser, go to – a website that allows you to download videos from various platforms including Facebook. Once you are on, tap on the search bar and paste in the copied URL using “Paste” option.


  • If the video doesn’t appear in high-quality, you can try tapping on the “HD” button next to it to select the desired quality.
  • The website also offers options to convert videos to MP3 or MP4 formats if needed.

Step 6: Download the Video

After pasting the URL, tap on the “Download” button. The website will process the video and generate download links for you to choose from. Select the desired file format and quality by tapping on it.

Step 7: Save the Video to iPhone

Once you have selected your preferred file format and quality, a new screen will appear with a video player. Tap on the three dots (.) at the bottom-right corner of this screen. From the menu that appears, select “Save to Files.”


If prompted, grant permission to access your iPhone’s files by tapping on “Allow Access.” This is required for saving the video.

A new window will open showing your iPhone’s file system. You can navigate through folders or choose a specific location where you want to save the video. Once you have selected a location, tap on “Save” at the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 8: Access Your Saved Video

Congratulations! You have successfully saved a video from Facebook to your iPhone.

To access it, go back to your iPhone’s home screen and open the Apple Files app. Navigate to the folder where you saved it, and voila! The video will be right there, ready for playback whenever you want.

Now that you know how to save videos from Facebook using Documents by Readdle app and, you can easily build a library of your favorite videos directly on your iPhone.

This concludes our tutorial on how to save a video from Facebook to iPhone. We hope you found this guide useful and that it helps you in enjoying your favorite videos even when you are offline.

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