How Do I Download a Video From the Internet to My Camera Roll?

Do you want to download a video from the internet and store it in your camera roll for easy access? Whether you want to save a video for offline viewing or just keep it handy, downloading a video to your camera roll is a simple process. Here’s how to do it.

Step 1: Find the Video You Want to Download

The first step is to find the video you want to download. You can use any web browser on your device, such as Safari or Chrome, and search for the video using your preferred search engine. Once you find the video you want, click on it to open it.

Tip: Make sure that the website you use to download videos from is legal and safe. Some websites may contain malware or infringe on copyright laws.

Step 2: Copy the Video URL

Once you have opened the video, look for its URL at the top of your browser window. Select and copy the URL by tapping and holding down on it until you see an option to “Copy.”

On Safari:

  • Tap and hold down on the URL until options appear.
  • Select “Copy.”

On Chrome:

  • Tap on the address bar at the top of your screen.
  • Select all of the text in the address bar by tapping it once.
  • Select “Copy” when options appear.

Step 3: Open a Video Downloading App

There are many apps available on both iOS and Android that allow you to download videos from websites. Some popular options include Documents by Readdle, Video Saver Pro+, and Total files. Choose an app that suits your needs and download it from your device’s app store.

Step 4: Paste the Video URL

Once you have downloaded and opened your video downloading app, look for an option to “Paste URL.” Select this option and paste the video URL you copied in Step 2.

On Documents by Readdle:

  • Open Documents by Readdle.
  • Select the browser icon on the bottom right of your screen.
  • Paste the video URL into the browser’s address bar.
  • Play the video.
  • Select “Download” when prompted.

On Video Saver Pro+:

  • Open Video Saver Pro+ and select “Browser.”
  • Paste the video URL into the browser’s address bar.
  • Select “Save” when prompted.

On Total Files:

  • Open Total Files and select “Browser.
  • Select “Download” when prompted.

Step 5: Save to Your Camera Roll

Once you have successfully downloaded the video, open your camera roll. You should see your newly downloaded video there. To keep it organized, you can create a new album specifically for downloaded videos.

Note: Some apps may automatically save downloaded videos to your camera roll, while others may require you to manually save them.

Congratulations! You have successfully downloaded a video from the internet and saved it to your camera roll. Now you can watch it anytime, anywhere, without having to worry about internet connectivity.