In this feature, we’ll show you how to download private videos from Facebook. Well, it’s quite easy to download public videos from Facebook. Where you just copy the URL of the video and paste to some online Facebook video downloaders like Getfbstuff, savefrom, FBDOWN and, etc.
However, But what about private Facebook videos? Private facebook videos are those whose privacy is set as “private” or not “public” by the uploader and it is not possible to download that private video just by providing its URL to public facebook video downloader.
The biggest problem that you faces is that you simply can’t do that with private Facebook videos. When you copy a URL of a private Facebook video to Facebook online video downloaders, you’ll see an error like this ” Looks like the facebook video you are trying to download is either private or not accessible from our server” or ” Unfortunately, Facebook has restricted access to this page”.
Meanwhile, if you’ve tried every possible way to download private videos from Facebook and failed. But don’t despair, there is a way to download Facebook videos! We will try our level best to provide you the best methods for any private video on Facebook.
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Method 1. Download Private Videos From Facebook With “mbasic” ( Android, Windows/PC)
The mbasic method is the best ever method to download any Private Facebook videos with ease and comfort, you don’t need to use any app or online downloaders to download private videos. However, in this method, you need a browser, whether you use Google Chrome or UC Browser. Keep in mind that UC Browser is best for downloading. The choice is yours!
As you can see below, The uploader post a video to a private group, then the video is also certainly a private Facebook video.
Note: This method works best for Any Android devices and Windows/PC!
Step 1. Tap on the three-dots and select “Copy link”.
Step 2. Open any browser and paste the link.
Step 3. Replace the “www” with “mbasic” in the video URL.
Step 4. Open the link and tap on the “Play” button.
Step 5. Tap and hold on the video, Then Tap on “Download video”.
Method 2. Download Private Facebook Video with Only Web Browser (Windows/PC)
This is another method to download private videos from Facebook. Most of the videos uploaded by your friends are private. So if you want to download your friend’s private videos from their Facebook follow the following steps.
Step 1. Right-click on the private Facebook video and select “Copy video URL at current time”.
Step 2. Replace the “www” with an “m” in the video URL and open it in a new tab.
Step 3. Press F12 or Fn + F12 to open Developer Tools then Click on the arrow icon.
Step 4. In the Developer Tools window, click on the top-left logo and click on the Playing video. Right-click on the highlighted lines and select “Open in new tab”.
Step 5. In the new tab, click on three dots and select “download”.
These methods that we mentioned above have been tested many times and is currently working smoothly. The first method is working on both Android devices and Windows/PC. While the second method is just for Windows/PC. You can use it to download private Facebook videos as you like.
Facebook is trying to update source code in order to stop users from downloading private videos.