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How to Save a Video from Twitter in a Few Simple Steps (PC, iOS, Android)

The thing with Twitter, as any decentralized platform, is you’ll always find unique and diverse content. You’re guaranteed to find whatever you’re looking for, whether educational, inspirational, or even entertaining videos.

What if you want to save or download a video from Twitter for future reference? While Twitter doesn’t support video downloads natively on the platform, there are simple workarounds to export Twitter videos to your device.

Learn how to save a video from Twitter whether you’re accessing the platform from a PC or smartphone

How to Download a Video from Twitter on Your PC (Mac/Windows)

Downloading a video from Twitter is straightforward, provided you have the right tool and a stable internet connection. Here’s how to go about it:

  1. Determine which video downloader tool you’ll use. We’ll use Twitter Video Downloader in this case, but they’re all similar in operation.
  2. Go to Twitter on your browser, and navigate to the tweet with the video you want to download.
  3. Click the Share icon on the video you want to downloadclick on the Share button
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  5. Copy the Twitter video link, paste it on the tool (in our case it is Twitter Video Downloader) where it says “Enter link/URL” or something similar and hit the Download button.
  6. Choose the video resolution and format you want to download; usually, the highest resolution and quality are ideal.
  7. Finally, hit Download or right-click on the Download Video option and select Save Link As…, then type in a name for the video.
  8. Navigate to your PC’s “Downloads” folder to find the Twitter video.

Bonus Tip: Use the Google Chrome Extension

Alternatively, look up your favorite tool’s Google Chrome extension and install it on your browser.

When you see a video you want to save on your device, click on the tool extension’s icon and select the “Download” option. Follow the tool prompts to finalize the download.

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How to Save a Twitter Video on iPhone

If you want to save a video from Twitter to a mobile device, there are two options to do so.  Whether you are an Android or iOS user. Learn more about Twitter videos here.

You can save a Twitter video as a bookmark or download it to your device’s local storage.

Here are the steps to save a Twitter video as a bookmark on your iPhone:

  1. Tap the Share icon on the video you want to save on your device.
  2. Select Add Tweet to Bookmarks from the options that pop up.

To access your saved Twitter videos, open the profile section on your Twitter account by tapping on the profile icon. Tap bookmarks from the options and open the video you want to view.

If you want to save the Twitter video on your device’s local storage, here’s how to do it:

  1. Identify and install a Twitter Video Downloader app on your device. Save Tweet is one of the best options you can work with.
  2. Open Twitter and navigate to the video you want to download.
  3. Tap on the share icon and select copy link. Alternatively, you can tap on the video downloader app you’ve installed on your device if it pops up on the list of apps you can share the video with.
  4. If you copied the Twitter video link, open the video downloader tool on your device and paste it on the empty search bar.
  5. Select the video with an appropriate resolution and format and hit download to export the video to your device.

How to Save a Twitter Video on Android

How to save a Twitter video on Android is similar to how you do it on iPhone. Here’s how to go about it:

  1. Install a video downloader tool of your choice on your device.
  2. Copy the Twitter video link as described above. (Tap the share icon and copy the Twitter video’s link.
  3. Open the video downloader app on your device and paste the link on the search bar.
  4. Choose a video with an appropriate resolution and format, and tap download to export it to your device.

With Android, there are numerous video downloader apps to choose from. Vidmate and Snaptube are undoubtedly the best but feel free to try others on your Play Store.


How to embed a Twitter video on my website?

Embedding a Twitter video on your website is easy and can be done in just a few steps.

  1. Download the Twitter video to your device.
  2. Sign in or sign up for a account.
  3. Go to the My Projects section and click on the Upload Video button.
  4. Once the video is uploaded, then double-click on it.
  5. Toggle the Embed button to your left, click Copy Code, and paste it into your website’s HTML

If you have your website on WordPress, here is a detailed guide on how to embed your videos in WordPress.
It’s crucial to understand that embedding Twitter videos onto your website is subject to Twitter’s terms of service and may not be available in all countries or regions. Also, remember that if the original tweet with the video is deleted, the embedded video will no longer be visible on your website.

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What are the best apps to download a Twitter video on iPhone and Android?

For iPhone users, several great apps are available for downloading videos from Twitter. MyVid is a free app for iPhone and iPad which allows you to download videos from Twitter with one tap. The app also offers editing options like trimming, adding text, and adding music to the video.

Another popular choice is Video Downloader Plus, an app that saves Twitter videos in HD and SD formats. This app also supports multiple languages and provides an easy-to-use interface.

For Android users, Video Downloader for Twitter is a top choice. This app lets you download and save videos from Twitter with ease. It even allows you to set the download folder and keep track of your downloads.

Video Downloader Pro is another excellent choice for Android users. This app lets you save videos from Twitter in HD or SD formats. You can also select the resolution and quality of the video before downloading.

How do I upload a video on Twitter?

Uploading a video on Twitter is as simple as sending a Tweet. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Tap the Tweet button and click on the media icon at the bottom of the menu prompt.
  2. Select a video from your device, add text and emojis if you’d like, then hit Tweet.
  3. Give it a while for the video to upload; it should be live in a few minutes.

Final Thoughts

Twitter remains unchallenged regarding the reach and availability of unique and diverse content. Unfortunately, the platform doesn’t support video downloads, but it doesn’t mean you can’t do it.

How to save a video from Twitter may seem complicated, but a couple of tries should do the trick. Remember only to download videos from Twitter with no copyright claims; otherwise, you may breach your country’s law on intellectual property.

Lastly, try to work with reputable sites and apps to avoid getting viruses or malware on your device.

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