A tip: How to download and backup Your Facebook Videos

If you recently uploaded your own video to Facebook but can’t find a way to download it back to your computer don’t fret! As of right now Facebook’s mobile site ‘mbasic’ is a stripped-down, simplified version of Facebook optimized for basic mobile devices with limited resources and internet connectivity. Within it you can access and download your videos for offline use.

This article serves as a companion to our YouTube short which shows you how to quickly download your video from Facebook.

Here’s how you can do it in just a few easy steps:

When you are on the page of a video you want to download head over to your URL bar.

Replace “www.” with “mbasic.” but leave the rest of the URL untouched.

Navigate to this new URL by pressing Enter.

Click your video.

(**) Right click “Save As”

And there you have it – a quick and easy way to download your Facebook videos using Facebook’s ‘mbasic’ site.

** The legality of downloading videos from Facebook depends on copyright laws and Facebook’s terms of service. In most cases, downloading videos without permission may violate copyright and Facebook’s policies. Exceptions may exist for videos with Creative Commons licenses or other permissions. It’s important to consider the legal and ethical implications and seek permission before downloading or sharing videos from Facebook.


In this guide, we’ve explored the simple process of wirelessly connecting your Windows computer to a smart TV. After finishing this article you can now share your favorite content with friends and family on the big screen.


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