How To Download A Reel From Facebook

Facebook Reels are a great source of entertainment and information, offering snippets of user creativity in a simple, easily digestible format. However, what if you wish to download and save a Reel from Facebook to watch later or share elsewhere? This post will guide you through the process.

Before We Begin

Please note that downloading videos without the original content creator’s permission may infringe copyright laws. Always make sure to secure proper consent before proceeding.

1. Copy the Reel’s URL

The first step is to copy the URL of the Facebook Reel you want to download. Open the Reel and click on the share button. From the options that appear, select Copy Link.

2. Use a Facebook Video Downloader

There are numerous Facebook video downloader tools available online – both as websites and apps. For this guide, we’ll use a hypothetical tool called FBDownloader.

3. Paste the Copied URL

Open FBDownloader and paste the copied URL into the provided field. Click Download.

4. Choose the Video Quality

FBDownloader will process the URL and provide download options in different video qualities. Choose the video quality you prefer and click Download.

5. Save the Reel to Your Device

The video will start downloading and will be saved in your device’s default download folder.

Important Note

Remember to respect the original content creator’s rights. Do not use the downloaded video for commercial purposes without the creator’s explicit permission.


Downloading a Reel from Facebook is as simple as that! Enjoy watching your favorite Reels offline, on-the-go, or sharing them with your friends and family. Stay tuned for more helpful tips and tricks!