You can download videos from Facebook on your computer using third-party websites or on your mobile using apps that let you download Facebook videos. But you will not be able to download the videos that are private so easily. Videos on Facebook can be posted with different privacy settings. So if it is not set to public, then you won’t be able to download that private Facebook video using the normal download app or website.
There are, however, lots of private video downloaders available on the internet for free. Some of the most famous and reliable ones are downfacebook.com, fbdown.net, getfvideo.com, and others. For this tutorial, we are going to use getfvideo.com as an example.
Steps To Download Private Facebook Video
- First of all, log in to your Facebook account. Remember you should be logged in for this download process to work.
- Now locate the Facebook video that you want to download. Copy the URL of the video.
- Then open a new tab (Ctrl+T) and go to getfvideo.com/facebook-private-video-downloader.
- Past the video URL you just copied on the blank field of Step 1. Then click on Get Video.
- Now the website will provide you the view source URL. You need to copy that URL again and open that on a new tab.
- You will see a page full of source code. Select all and then copy the whole code (Ctrl+A) and then (Ctrl+C).
- Now get back to getfvideo website once again and paste the whole code you just copied in the empty field Step 3. Then click on Download button.
- Now you are ready to download the private video that you were not able to download before. There are two ways to save the video. You can either click on “⋮” at the bottom of the video and then click on “Download” option. Or you just right click on “Download HD Video” or “Download SD Video” button and select Save Link As to save this video to your device.
Please remember that whichever website you end up using to download private Facebook video ie. downfacebook.com, fbdown.net, getfvideo.com, or any other that is available on the internet, the steps are basically the same as discussed in this article.