How To Save Videos From Facebook Messenger

Do you receive a huge number of useful videos from your friends through the Facebook Messenger? And do you wish to download them for offline use? well. Although Facebook Messenger doesn’t offer to save videos automatically in the gallery, it lets users download it. But many users don’t know how to save videos from Facebook messenger to their Mobile or PC. So, today we will see how to download video from Facebook Messenger to your device.

Facebook Messenger is a multi-platform instant messenger just like WhatsApp, Viber, and Telegram. And currently, it has more than 1 billion monthly users including you and me. And Facebook users simply can share any Facebook videos with their friends through FB Messenger. Also, lots of Facebook web users prefer to send photos and videos through the Facebook Messenger because they can quickly access it than other services. So, as along as you are a Facebook user, you may send/receive videos via Facebook Messenger frequently.

As I told above, Facebook Messenger allows you to download those videos to your Mobile phone or computer, and you don’t need to use any software or applications to do so. Let’s see the way to save video from the Facebook messenger.

How to Save Videos From Facebook Messenger on Mobile.

  1. Open Facebook Messenger and tap on the chat where the video was shared. save_a_video_Facebook_from_messenger
  2. “Tap and hold” on the video that you want to save.  save_video_from_messenger
  3. A menu will pop up where you can see the option to save the video, tap on the “Save Video” button.

That’s it. Your video will be saved instantly, and now you can find the saved video in the gallery app > downloads folder.


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Steps to Download Facebook Messenger Videos on PC

  1. Go to the Facebook website or messenger web.
  2. Open the Facebook chat window where the video was shared.  Facebook_Messenger_Videos
  3. Click on the video that you want to download. (It will open in the full-screen mode.)  download_facebook_messenger_videos
  4. Finally, click on the “Download” button at the top left corner of the video.

That’s it. Now your Facebook Messenger video will be downloaded to your PC.


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Final Thoughts:

It is a brief guide for Save videos from Facebook Messenger using your mobile phone or PC. And the good thing is that you don’t need to use any third-party Softwares or apps to download Facebook Messenger videos. Hope this guide will be useful for those who wish to save a video from Facebook Messenger app to their Android, iPhone or PC. If you have any queries related to this article, then leave a comment below.


5 thoughts on “How To Save Videos From Facebook Messenger”

  1. Thank you for these instructions, really helpful!! I always use acethinker video downloader to save facebook videos to my computer, works quite well. It is a free cloud based software to download videos without install any software in your device. Share it here as an alternative.

  2. Hi, I tried what you said in this post. I made full screen of the video and no download button appears on the upper left corner of the video. 🙁 Can someone please help me with this. Thanks!

  3. None of what you instruct is working for me and my iPhone 6s Plus. When I rap and hold the video, I simply get a bar of emojis! Go figure. And there’s never anything in the upper left corner of any video. Or any other corner for that matter. HELP!!!!

    1. You may try Reviewstown video downloader, It’s a free web-based application to download facebook videos, compatible with Android, iOS, Windows and Mac. I always use it to save facebook video to my iPhone 7, works pretty well.

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