How to Save Twitter Videos (2 Methods Explained)

Have you ever stumbled upon a viral video on Twitter and wished you could save it? Yes, you have and we all have. Today in this article, you’ll learn how to save Twitter videos fast on your smartphone or computer.

We’ll be using two different methods to save videos from Twitter. Feel free to use the one that’s more convenient for you. Let’s get started.

Ways to Save Twitter Videos

  1. Using an app
  2. Using an online video downloader

How to Download Twitter Videos on iPhone

Step 1: Just head to the AppStore and download the MyMedia app. It’s a free ad-supported app, but you can buy the premium version if you don’t want to see ads.

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Sharing a Tweet via the Share Sheet on iPhone: Herby Jasmin/Gotechtor

It requires iOS 9 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. For the sake of this tutorial, we’ll be using an iPhone, more precisely an iPhone X.

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Copy Link to Tweet on an iPhone: Herby Jasmin/Gotechtor

Step 2: Open your Twitter account and find the tweet with the embedded video you want to download. Tap on the share icon, select “Share Tweet via …”, then tap on “Copy Link to Tweet”.

Step 3: Open the MyMedia app on your iPhone, at the bottom tap on the “Browser” tab at the left-hand side bottom corner of your screen.

Use the built-in web browser in the app to go to one of the online video downloader links provided above. We’ll be using Twitter Video Downloader.

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Using Twitter Video Download to download a Twitter video: Herby Jasmin/Gotechtor

Step 4: Paste the link you just copied from the tweet in the input URL box and hit the download button.

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Downloading a Twitter video on an iPhone: Herby Jasmin/Gotechtor

Step 5: Once you downloaded the video, you’ll have three options to save it in different resolutions. Feel free to choose the one of choice. Tap on “Download Video” and select “Download the file”. You’ll have the chance to choose a name for your file.

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Saving a Twitter video on an iPhone: Herby Jasmin/Gotechtor

Step 6: Depending on your internet connection, you’ll be able to see the video downloading. After the video is downloaded, hit the “back” button on the upper right-hand side of the screen, then tap on the “Media” tab at the bottom to see your downloaded video.

Tap on it, a tab with multiple menus will show up. You can either choose to save the video to the Camera Roll, play it within the app, etc. It’s up to you.

How to Download Twitter Videos on Android

The idea is the same, the only difference is we’ll be using a different platform. Without further delay, let’s get to it.

Step 1: Open the Play Store on your android phone and download “Download Twitter Videos” 

Step 2: Once you have it installed, find the tweet, which contains the video you want to download. Tap the drop-down arrow at the top right-hand side of the tweet and tap on “Copy link to Tweet.”

Step 3: Now with the link copied, go to the app and paste the tweet URL, and hit the download icon to start downloading the video. You’ll have three options to save the video with the resolution that’s best for you.

How to Download Twitter Videos on Computer

If you happen to be on a desktop or laptop, you’d use one of the online video downloaders mentioned above.

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Copying a link to tweet. Herby Jasmin/Gotechtor

They both work the same, feel free to pick one of your choices. For the sake of this tutorial, we’ll be using Twitter Video Downloader.

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Using Video Downloader to download a Twitter video. Herby Jasmin/Gotechtor

It’s pretty simple. All you need to do is find the tweet URL, which can be obtained by clicking on the drop-down arrow on the top-right of the tweet, then click on “Copy link to Tweet”

Once the link is copied into the clipboard, just paste it into the input URL box and hit download. The video will be saved in MP4 format and you’ll have three different resolutions to choose from.

Note: All online content videos may be subject to copyright, Gotechtor is not responsible and neither encourage any misuse of these videos.

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For years technology has been a big part of Gardy's life. He's an Android guy with a secret love for Apple products. You'll often find him drawing with a pencil.

2 thoughts on “How to Save Twitter Videos (2 Methods Explained)”

  1. Simply add “sss” after https:// in the tweet link and navigate you browser to that URL! This is the easiest way!
    That is the easiest way to download twitter videos.

    Reply
    • Elena! Thrilled you came by

      Much appreciated it, your comment added real value to this guide. I tried your tip and it worked.

      Thanks!

      Reply

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