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How to download your Facebook Lookback (video)

Update on 7th February: You can now edit your video http://t.co/wREFtadlkV

Facebook is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year. Facebook started on 4th February 2004. If you are a Facebook user for some time already, you should get a nice video review of your stay on Facebook. Read on to find the steps to download your Facebook Lookback video. (you can share this post with this shortlink: http://bit.ly/facebooklb)

facebook-10th-anniversary

Here is the link to your Facebook Lookback.

https://www.facebook.com/lookback

I am not sure if there is any easy way to download your video but here is how you can do so.

How to Download Your Facebook Lookback Video

  • Go to this Site
  • Copy the code (line 1 to line 40)
  • Go to Chrome Browser
  • Login to your Facebook account.
  • On your Facebook page, Press CTRL+SHIFT+J to open up the Console Tab
  • Paste the copied code into the Console Tab and press Enter
  • A pop up will come up. Copy the link. This is the link to your Lookback video
  • Paste this link on your Chrome browser
  • Enjoy the video. Press CTRL S to save it in MP4 format

That is it. Just a note. If you notice, your Facebook Lookback video is actually visible to anyone with the link. I am fine with it but if your paranoid with Privacy, you might not be comfortable.

Here is mine :) . Thank you Facebook. It does bring back memories.

PS: If you have a better way, let me know


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  • Julia

    “Uncaught TypeError: Cannot call method ‘split’ of undefined VM2462:31
    xmlhttp.onreadystatechange VM338:31″. Last night, I did managed to share it on my wall and I deleted thinking to re-share with my of my words before the video. Thereafter, I only get a photo of Lookback and the video is no longer there. Please help if possible.

  • joeteh

    Hi, Julia, just go back to https://facebook.com/lookback and you should be able to see the “Share Your Movie” button. I don’t think it will be lost. Good luck :)

  • abbie

    I have the same issue. I opened the video and now it takes me to a screen with my pictures and it says thank you. I want to repost my video

  • LizO

    how can you paste the 40 lines, the “paste” command does not respond when on the console page.

  • joeteh

    First, you go to Chrome browser, login to your Facebook account. On the same Facebook page, press CTRL+SHIFT+J. The console will pop up. Just paste the code (CTRL+V) and press ENTER. You should get a pop up. The trick is that you must be on your Facebook page…

  • joeteh

    This is controlled by Facebook. Please try again. I am sure everyone can get this awesome lookback video. Good luck :)

  • LizO

    got it to work, you just need to add that in order to paste one needs to use Control+shift. Thanks! :)

  • lizO

    thanks! Figured it out on my own. Nice to see that i did well. Thanks again!

  • Quinneth Howard

    My lookback video accidently got deleted. Is there a way to get it back or make a new one?

  • joeteh

    I believe you just need to go back to https://facebook.com/lookback and reshare your video. It should be fine :)