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Twitter Video Downloader: How to Download Twitter Videos to iPhone

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Sep 14, 2021• Proven solutions

As one of the most popular social media platforms, Twitter doesn’t allow people to download videos to their iPhone, just like other social media sites. Because of the stringent copyright rules of Apple, it is impossible to get an app in the App Store that allows converting and downloading Twitter videos. However, what if you want to save Twitter videos to the iPhone for offline watching or share and edit it again with friends? Is there any solution that allows you to download videos from Twitter to iPhone?

Yes, all you need is a Twitter Video Downloader.

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In this article, we are going to show you four methods to save video from Twitter on iPhone without jailbreak so that you can download Twitter videos on your iPhone along with other videos following the below-mentioned methods with their step-by-step procedures.

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Method 1 Download Video from Twitter with Documents by Readle

Basically, the Documents by Readle app comes with a built-in browser that downloads or saves the video URL you enter, whereas Chrome or Safari browsers only play the video, rather than allowing you to download/save. The browser works as a video downloader app for you and enables you to save any video, whose URL you have entered there.

Let's know how to save Twitter videos to camera roll with Documents

  1. Download the Documents by Readle app from the App Store, and then launch Twitter on your iPhone.documents-by-readle
  2. Go to the desired video post and tap the drop-down arrow > 'Share Tweet via' > 'Copy Link to Tweet'.documents-by-readle2
  3. Launch 'Documents' app > tap browser icon (Safari-like found on the bottom right corner). Now, browse using Documents' built-in browser.documents-by-readle3
  4. Paste the copied URL here and then tap 'Download'. Let the download link get generated. Now, click 'Download Video' and then provide the name and the destination location for the video.
  5. Tapping 'Done' will start downloading the video file on your iPhone. So far, the video is on your 'Files'.files1
  6. Go to 'Files', hold your finger on the video, then 'Share'>>'Save video', then that video would appear on your camera roll.files2

Now that the video has been downloaded on your iPhone, you can explore the destination folder and enjoy it.

Method 2 Video Downloader Pro+

In order to download Twitter videos on your iPhone, you can try the Video Downloader Pro app($2.99) as well. It supports various types of video files and websites. It can stream online videos and let you watch them after downloading them. The app supports MP4, M4V, MOV, MPEG, and 3GP formats and sorts the videos according to the duration, types, name, and date.

Check how to download Twitter Video to iPhone with Video Downloader Pro+[Step by Step]

  1. Download and launch the app and copy the video's URL from Twitter, just like you have done for the 'Documents by Readle' app.
  2. Now, launch the in-built browser of the app and paste the URL. Tap the 'Download' button just below the video to initiate the download process.
  3. After that click, the 'save the video' button and save it to your iPhone.
  4. Repeat the 5 and 6 steps in Method1.

Method 3 Video Manager- Offline Play

You can also use the Video Manager - Offline Play‬ app as well to download videos from the local network. It allows you to play them anytime through the video manager. It mainly uses Wi-Fi to download videos on your iPhone/iPad so that you can do it quickly and enjoy the videos later at your convenience. It offers background downloading, and batch downloading at a fast speed for an ultimate video downloading experience.

Method 4 Download to desktop and transfer to iPhone

After you have tried all the above methods and found how to download Twitter videos on your iPhone a bit complicated, why not get them onto your PC and then transfer them to your iPhone. Doing this, you will be spared from downloading any memory-consuming extra apps on your iPhone, as all the videos go straight to your computer.

Here is a step-by-step guide using your PC to download Twitter videos to iPhone -

  1. Browse Twitter on your computer and copy the video's URL.
  2. Visit and paste the URL. Click 'Download Video' and wait till the video download link is generated.
  3. Click 'Download'/right-click the link and hit 'Save Link As' to download the video.
  4. From your PC Airdrop (Mac)/transfer through USB/sync with iTunes to transfer the video to iPhone.
  5. Visit and paste the URL. Click 'Download Video' and wait till the video download link is generated.
  6. Click 'Download'/right-click the link and hit 'Save Link As' to download the video.
  7. From your PC Airdrop (Mac)/transfer through USB/sync with iTunes to transfer the video to iPhone.


Following the above-mentioned step-by-step methods, we believe that you understood how to save Twitter videos to the iPhone camera roll. It's up to you to select the apps or do it using your computer. The goal of downloading videos from Twitter should be done without any glitches.

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Ollie Mattison
Ollie Mattison is a writer and a lover of all things video.
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