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Easy Steps to Download Videos from Facebook

It’s true that many people struggle with downloading videos from Facebook, missing out on potentially useful content they’d like to have on their devices. But fear not! By the end of this blog post, you’ll have the know-how to easily download any Facebook video to your devices.


In today’s digital age, social media platforms like Facebook have become rich sources of engaging video content. However, accessing these videos offline can sometimes be a challenge.

Downloading a video from Facebook allows you to have your own copy on your phone or computer, making it easy to share without having to scroll through your newsfeed. Let’s get started!

Types of Facebook Videos

Before we jump into the downloading process, let’s understand the types of videos you may encounter on Facebook:

  • Facebook Reels: These are short videos typically not exceeding 3 minutes in duration.
  • Facebook Watch: These are longer videos, often spanning over 10 minutes.

How to Download Videos from Facebook

Now, let’s move on to the methods you can use to download these videos.

  • Using Savefrom.net
  • Using an Old Version of Opera Mini

Using Savefrom.net

Follow these three simple steps to save Facebook videos to your device using SaveFrom.net:

Step 1: Copy the Video URL from Facebook

  • Locate the video of your choice on Facebook.
  • Tap on the video dashboard located at the top or bottom end of the video.
  • Copy the video’s URL.
Tap on the video dashboard as shown on this picture
Select the copy link to copy the video URL menu as shown on this picture

Step 2: Paste the URL on SaveFrom.net

  • Visit the SaveFrom.net website.
  • Paste the video link into the input field provided.
  • Hit the Download button.
Tap in the enter URL space and paste the copied Facebook video’s URL and tap on the arrow at the right

Step 3: Select Video Quality and Download

  • Before starting the download, choose your preferred video quality from the options provided.
  • Click on the Download button to initiate the download process.
Select the type of video Quality you wished to download and have it download

By following the above steps, you’ll have the desired Facebook video saved to your device in no time.

Using an Old Version of Opera Mini

If the SaveFrom.net method isn’t suitable for you, another option is to utilize an old version of Opera Mini. Follow these steps to download videos from Facebook using Opera Mini version 7.6.40234:

Step 1: Download and Install Opera Mini 7.6.40234

Step 2: Launch Opera Mini and Log in to Your Facebook Account

  • Open Opera Mini on your device.
  • Log in to your Facebook account using your credentials.

Step 3: Locate the Video on Facebook

Switch to your Facebook app and locate the video you want to download.

Step 4: Copy the Video’s URL

  • Tap on the video to open it.
  • Copy the video’s URL, just as explained in the SaveFrom.net method.

Step 5: Paste the URL in Opera Mini

  • Return to Opera Mini and locate the address bar.
  • Tap and hold in the address bar to paste the copied URL.
  • Once pasted, tap “Go” to navigate to the video’s page.
Paste the copied URL in the address bar and click go

Step 6: Initiate Download

  • The video will now appear on Opera Mini.
  • Tap on the play icon, Opera Mini will detect it and provide options for saving or downloading.
  • Click on the “Save” or “Download Video” option.
  • Wait for the video to download to your device.
Tap on the play icon
Select save and download

By following these steps, you can successfully download Facebook videos using an old version of Opera Mini.


Whether you opt for the convenience of SaveFrom.net or the alternative approach of using an old version of Opera Mini, downloading videos from Facebook is now a straightforward process. With just a few simple steps, you can expand your video library and enjoy your favorite content offline. Happy downloading!

Frequently Asked Questions about Downloading Videos from Facebook

This section covers the most frequently asked questions and answers about downloading Facebook videos

Can I watch the video before downloading it with Opera Mini?

Yes, you can tap on the play icon to initiate playing the video, and then choose to save or download it.

Is it necessary to have a Facebook account to download videos?

Yes, you need to be logged in to your Facebook account to access and download videos from Facebook.

Are there any limitations on video duration for downloading?

No, both short Facebook Reels and longer Facebook Watch videos can be downloaded using the provided methods.

Where can I download the old version of Opera Mini?

You can download Opera Mini version 7.6.40234 from a provided link in the blog post.

What if Savefrom.net doesn’t work for me?

An alternative method is to use an old version of Opera Mini, which also allows you to download Facebook videos.

Can I choose the video quality when using Savefrom.net?

Yes, you can select your preferred video quality before starting the download process on Savefrom.net.

What are the types of Facebook videos?

Facebook videos can be categorized into Facebook Reels (short videos) and Facebook Watch (longer videos).

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