How to Download Facebook Stories

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Snapchat Stories struck a chord with social media users as the content stayed only for a day. Facebook was soon “influenced” by the idea and extended it to its other social media platforms, such as WhatsApp and Instagram.

Even if Instagram is more popular these days, Facebook has its own charm. Around the globe, users can share your story and vice versa. If you like someone else’s story and want to save it for offline access, you certainly can. I have listed a few ways to download Facebook stories. Let’s get going!

How to download Facebook stories

You can download Facebook stories on your smartphone and personal computers. You will see a total of three methods, and you can use any one that suits your situation.

Related | How to Download Facebook Videos on Android

Download Facebook stories on a smartphone

Facebook currently allows users to save only photos and stories either on mobile or PC. To do so, tap and hold the photo and click on the save button on your smartphone.

Download ‘Save Story for Facebook Stories’ on your smartphone. It has a 4.4 plus rating, o don’t worry about your privacy settings.

How to Download Facebook Stories

Step 1: Go to the Play Store and install ‘Save Story for Facebook Stories.’

Step 2: Give all the permission.

Step 3: Now login with your username and password.

  • You can see all the stories of your friends at the top of your feed.
  • Click on any photo/video story you want to download.
  • Now click on the download option right to the play button.
  • Tap the download button at the bottom left corner to download a photo story.

Other apps that you can use to download facebook story:

Download Facebook Stories on a PC

If you want to know how to download Facebook stories on pc, the following steps will help you achieve that. You will need to right-click on the photo story on your PC and click on ‘Save image.’

On the other hand, downloading video stories on the PC or Facebook web is somewhat different. You’ll need to install a Google Chrome extension from the Chrome Webstore, known as Story Saver.

Step 1: Go to the Chrome Web Store and install Story Saver. 

Step 2: Log on to

Step 3: Now, open any video on your news feed.

Step 4: Click on the Story Saver extension located at the top right of the Chrome browser.

Step 5: The extension will start downloading the video story from Facebook.

Step 6: To find the downloaded video story, go to Downloads, then click on the Video folder.

The file that was downloaded by the extension could be in a different format. If that happens, you’ll need to restart the Google Chrome browser and refresh the Facebook page. Story Saver extension doesn’t need any login data, which keeps your information secure. The extension will work on macOS, Windows, and Linux machine.

Download Facebook stories Anonymously

Curious about how to download Facebook stories anonymously? Well, it can’t be done the usual way since Facebook doesn’t have the option “save stories anonymously.” But there’s a simple workaround for which you’ll have to download the ‘Save Story for Facebook Stories’ app from Google Play Store. It will help you in downloading Facebook stories anonymously.

The powerful apps let you view Facebook and chat through Messenger without switching the app. You can also read messages and view stories anonymously. The app also makes it easy to download photos videos privately. Other features include blocking Facebook ads, sponsored posts, and user activity tracking. It also prevents accidental likes & other actions.


Can you save the Facebook stories?

It is possible to save anyone’s Facebook story using the Facebook app or FB on PC. Follow the above-detailed instructions. You can also use the ‘Save Story for Facebook Stories’ app on your Android smartphone.

How can I download other users’ stories from Facebook?

To download someone else’s story, open other stories, tap and hold on to the story. You’ll see the download button to save it. If not: Download ‘Save Story for Facebook Stories’ on your Android and iPhone devices > Login to your Facebook account > Open any story from the stories list. You will see the download little button on it. Click on the button.

How do I add effects to my Facebook Stories?

In order to add effects to your Facebook Story, click on the wand icon located on the left. You’ll see varying effects that you can choose from. There are also some effects which you can try with a buddy. These effects can be used for photo and video stories.

What happens to Facebook stories after 24 hours?

After 24 hours, you are free to keep the stories you’ve shared in your story archive. It will then be visible only to you. You can always delete a photo or video from your story if you don’t want it in your archive.


Follow the steps mentioned above to download Facebook stories. You can download Facebook stories anonymously, which is a questionable motive, but resources make that happen. Ensure that you respect the person’s privacy and reason with morality not to share to keep their private moments, which they choose to share with their Facebook friends.

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