How To Save a Video From Facebook Messenger

Every day millions of photos are being shared on social media and websites. We also share our memories on social media platforms. And some of our family members and relatives have shared some funny and useful videos on social networks. You may want to save the video in your gallery and camera roll.

It is quite easy to save the video which is being sent from Facebook messenger. Unfortunately, you can’t save the video that is shared directly from Facebook, WhatsApp, and other popular social media.

The process is similar for iPhone and Android phones, although they have a different interface for this guide. we will be using screenshot to understand it:

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How To a Save Video From Facebook Messenger

There are different types of video formats that are available in Facebook messenger. The only video format which we can download from a messenger is a video sent from a gallery or camera roll or another person’s camera roll.

Messenger doesn’t allow us to download the video which is shared from Facebook and other sources like YouTube and website. So, make sure that the video which you are going to download is sent from a camera roll or gallery by your friends.

However, if your friends or relatives uploaded the video conversation through the laptop, computer, or tablet, we can easily save it in our camera roll. 

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Step1: First open the messenger app on your phone. Make sure the video which you want to save or download is sent from a tablet, computer, or smartphone. Confirm that they have also sent it from their local storage to your conversation.

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Step 2: First login into your Facebook messenger account. Make sure you have given storage access permission to the application. Only after giving permission, you can send or download videos to your gallery or camera roll. Don’t forget to check the proper internet connection and data to download the video.

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Step3: Scroll down your contact list and find a conversation that has a video you want to save on your phone.

Step4: Hold the video in preview mode. Don’t open in play mode, open it in the preview mode. Tap the video for a few seconds and you can see save video option below the video. Click on it. boom!!! you successfully saved it from the messenger.

This is one of the easiest methods to download the Facebook messenger video on your phone. It is easy to download the video which is sent from Facebook messenger to Facebook messenger but sometimes you may not see such a save option in the video that is being sent from Facebook and other social media.

How To Download Shared Facebook Video On Android

Step1: First, understand which video you can download and which video you can’t. while you can download most of the public videos which are sent by your friends of friends without their permission. You also can’t download the video which has viewing protection on it.

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Step 2: Open the Facebook messenger app on your android or iOS phone and remember that you have logged into your account.

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Step 3: Tap the conversation in which you want to download the video. After it searches the video which you are unable to download in messenger. Make sure that the video sent from Facebook to the messenger.


Step 4: Click on the link of the video which is appearing at the lower parts of the video tab. After clicking you will be redirected to the post of that video on Facebook. There you will see a button appearing which has three dots in it. Click on the three-dot button.

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Step 5: Click on the copy link button and doing so will copy the address of your video.

Step 6: open google chrome on your phone and search and you will see there a search panel box. Paste the link which you have copied from Facebook and you will see a download button appearing below it. Click on the download button. You will have successfully downloaded a Facebook video.

These are the genuine methods to download the Facebook messenger video. Now you can download most of the videos from Facebook messenger which are sent by your family and friends.