How To Download Facebook Reels

With the recent surge in popularity of short video content, Facebook has introduced its own feature to compete with Instagram and TikTok: Facebook Reels. So, how do you download these catchy videos? This blog post will provide you with a detailed guide.

What are Facebook Reels?

Before diving into the process, let’s understand what Facebook Reels are. Similar to Instagram Reels or TikTok, Facebook Reels allow users to create and share short, engaging videos on Facebook. These videos can be up to 30 seconds long, and users can add various effects, audio, and creative tools.

Downloading Facebook Reels

Unfortunately, Facebook does not provide a direct option to download Reels due to copyright concerns. However, there are third-party tools and applications that allow you to download Facebook Reels easily and quickly. Follow the steps below to learn how.

Step 1: Find the Reel you want to download

Open Facebook and navigate to the reel you wish to download. Click on the “Share” button below the reel video and then select “Copy Link”.

Step 2: Use a third-party tool

There are many online tools available to download Facebook Reels using the copied link. You can use websites like or applications like Videoder. These tools usually have a field where you can paste the copied link.

Step 3: Download the Reel

After pasting the link, click on the “Download” or “Start” button. The tool will process the video and provide you with download options. Choose the desired video quality and click “Download”. The video will be downloaded to your device.

//Example of using a third-party tool
1. Open
2. Paste the copied Facebook Reels link into the input field.
3. Click on the “Download” button.
4. Choose the desired quality and click “Download” again.


Although Facebook does not directly support downloading Reels, this guide has shown you that with a few extra steps, you can easily save your favourite Facebook Reels to your device. Remember to respect the content creators’ rights and to use the downloaded videos responsibly.