How many times have you seen a video posted by a friend on Facebook and would have liked to download it to your mobile? Currently the social network does not offer any possibility of downloading videos on Android devices , it only gives us the option of watching them directly on the social network itself. This greatly limits the extent to which we can transfer it to other services, such as Instagram , Twitter or WhatsApp . The truth is that the fact that it cannot be obtained officially, does not mean that we cannot use tools to get the video we want.
There are three ways to download videos from Facebook to your mobile. One of them is making use of an application specially created to achieve this. For the second and third you will have to resort to a file explorer or Google's browser . In all cases it is simple, you will only have to follow a series of steps.
1. Video Downloader for Facebook
There are many applications with which you can have on your Android mobile that Facebook video that you enjoy so much, but of all the most complete is Video Downloader for Facebook. It is striking for its simplicity and its fast and intuitive interface. To use the application, you will have to log in to your Facebook account , click on the video you want and choose the " Download " option . As easy as this. When you do these steps, the video will immediately be stored in your device's local memory and you can start sending it to your friends and family through other different services.
2. ES File Explorer
ES File Explorer is another great option for those who want to download Facebook videos to their Android devices . This application has a large number of features, so many that some users are still surprised when using it. In addition to being the king of file managers on Android , the application also has a browser, which allows you to download movies safely and without the need to use other applications dedicated for this purpose.
To access the browser, simply go to the Home tab and find the social network among your favorites. Then log into your Facebook account and play the video you want to download. Play it for at least a few seconds and then pause and press until a contextual menu appears. Now you can share the video directly on WhatsApp and other applications by simply pressing Share, or download the video to the memory of your phone by pressing the Save button .
3. Google Chrome
Perhaps the easiest way to download Facebook videos on Android is using the Google Chrome browser . To do this, connect to Facebook and enter your account. Now find the video you want to download and hit "play". Then click with your finger in the center of the player for 2 seconds and see the "input Save Video ". Once you have selected it, the video download will start automatically. As simple as that.