How to Download Twitter videos on iPhone & iPad (iOS)

How to Download twitter videos on iPhone & iPad
How to Save Twitter Videos on iPhone & iPad

Twitter is one most popular social media network. Videos are the best form of presenting. So, It is obvious that Twitter users upload many videos to convey the things in audiovisual form. While skimming through tens of tweets we may come across few videos worth downloading and unfortunately, Twitter won’t allow that. iOS also has many restrictions on file and video downloading. But still, there are good no.of ways to download twitter videos on iPhone and iPad. Read on and Choose the best suitable and easy way to download twitter videos on iPhone.

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Method 1: Download Twitter videos on iPhone using a Video Downloader App

For this method, you need an App using which we download twitter videos on iPhone. While there are many apps which can do this, we are listing we apps from Apple App store. This Video Downloader for Twitter is one free app among them.

Copy link tweet link
  1. Open the Twitter and search for any tweet with a video.
  2. Tap on the video and hold it for few seconds. Then a menu appears from which you should select Copy Link option.
  3. Now, open the ‘Video Downloader for Twitter’ on iPhone or iPad; which you have downloaded earlier.
  4. Paste the link in the Video download box and then tap download button. Though we are only providing the images of Twitter video downloader, all other apps work in a similar way.
Free video downloader twitter iPhone app
Free video downloader App for iPhone

Few other video downloaders to download twitter videos on iPhone :

Video Downloader Pro:

Along with twitter it also supports several websites like facebook and youtube. There is also an inbuilt browser tab and a smart video player to different video formats within the app.

Universal Video Downloader Cydia:

This app allows the users to download videos from any source on an iOS device. Not only Twitter, it can also download videos from Netflix, Youtube, and other video streaming sites. but the app itself is large and consumes large memory.


To Save videos from Twitter and Vine. There are no download limits. A simple app to make any video offline.

Method 2: Download Twitter videos Online on iPhone

Following this method, One can directly download videos directly to your iPhone or iPad without using any app. All you need is a link to the tweet. And there are several websites to help you in extracting the video embedded in the tweet.

  1. Browse for a tweet that has the video you want to download on Twitter iPhone app.
  2. Now, long press on the video link and then copy tweet link as shown in images of above method 01.
  3. Now open any browser app present on the iPhone and then go to a Twitter downloader website like Download TwitterVideo or video grabber. (Links below)
  4. Paste the copied Twitter video link in the box present in the website and Click Download. A video file will start to download in few seconds.
    Download Twitter videos Online 
    Save/Download Twitter videos using Online downloader on iPhone

Few third-party websites to Download/save twitter videos on iPhone.

Simply copy, paste the links into the browser tab.

Note: High-end browsers like Safari, Chrome, and Mozilla won’t allow video downloading in few cases, not even from third-party sites. In that case, one should use My Media app to locally save the Twitter videos to iPhone camera roll or internal storage.

Alternative Method to download Twitter videos on iPhone using My Media app.

  1. Install & Open the My media app and select the browser option in the bottom.
  2. Open the third party video downloader site in the browser tab.
  3. Copy paste the twitter video link and click download.
  4. The video will be downloaded and will show in My media app.

Downloaded! Now, How to save twitter videos to camera roll of my iPhone?

It’s really simple! In my media app, long press any video and select ‘save to camera roll’ to show up in the camera roll of your iPhone.

Save Twitter videos to Camera roll on iPhone using My Media app.

At last, these are only a few ways to save the twitter videos on iDevices. There will be several other ways and many third-party video downloaders to download twitter videos. Many apps are free on App iTunes store with the basic function of downloading videos. Just you need free time to try them all.


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