Downloading images and GIFs from Reddit is much straightforward. So, All you need to do is long-press the image, and the right to save pops up. Though, when it comes to videos, things get a little tricky. I browse Reddit regularly in Google Chrome, Rather an app, and the only thing I can’t do is “save videos on my iPhone.” But there is always a workaround, and there are a few good ones in our case. So, Let me show you all the kind of ways to download Reddit videos on an iPhone.
How to Download Reddit Video on iPhone
1. Download Videos with the App
2. Download Videos with a Website
3. Download Videos with Siri Shortcuts
Download Reddit Videos with the App
I don’t utilize the Reddit application on iPhone all that much, but it does have its revive. It allows you to download videos hosted on Reddit servers to your iPhone quickly. Click the post with the Video, tap the meatball menu button on the top right corner, Select Share, and click Save Video from the Share Sheet. It is that easy.
Slide for Reddit is another Reddit consumer apps that also allows you to download videos to your iPhone. However, Long-press the Video and click the Download button in the context menu. It can’t get any simpler than that. While helpful, these two applications work only for Videos hosted on Reddit servers. In case you want to download videos from other sources, check out the next process.
Download Reddit Videos with a Website
If you are someone same me who doesn’t like installing an app when you can reach most of the content from a web page, we must be friends. Ripsave is a site that allows you to download videos with just a URL. Unlike the apps, as discussed earlier, it not only allows you to download videos hosted on Reddit servers. As well, you can save videos from Facebook, Instagram, and many other sources.
Please Copy the link of the Reddit post with the Video and Paste it to the URL bar of the Ripsave webpage. It would bring the details and show all the potential resolutions of the Video that you can download. So, Long-press the Download button and then Download the linked file to the Photos app.
Tips: Use the Safari web browser to save videos on your iPhone. This site won’t work in case your device isn’t running iOS 13.
Redv.co is another site that permits you to download the videos hosted on Reddit servers. I have mentioned this site as an alternative if Ripsave doesn’t work or shuts down in the future. To get the Video from a post, copy the post URL, and feed it to the Revd.co site and then long-press to download button to save the Video.
Downloading Reddit Videos with Siri Shortcuts
Media Mutt does a Siri Shortcut created by @supermamon that allows you to Download Videos from the Reddit servers and the most significant video hosting sites. It covers Giphy, Gifycat, Imgur, and even YouTube. In case you can start a video URL at it, it can eject out a video back at you.
Download the shortcut from this link and then install it on your iPhone. To download a video, open the Reddit post that has the Video in Safari. Next, Click the Share button and scroll down to find Media Mutt Shortcut. It would take a few minutes to make the Video from the URL and then show you the video show. You can near Save the Video to your iPhone by clicking the Save Video button in the Share sheet.
These are several various ways to download Reddit videos on your iPhone. Downloading Media content from the Internet is almost more straightforward on iPhone as iOS 13 has added features such as a given Downloads Manager. Which way do you use the most, make me know in the comments below?