How To Save Your Facebook Look Back

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Save your Facebook Look Back with Google Chrome

  1. Go to: facebook.com/lookback
  2. Press Ctrl+Shift+J to open the console, or right click to inspect & choose the “console” tab.
  3. Copy the code below into your console and press enter:
    var xmlhttp;
    if (window.XMLHttpRequest) {
        xmlhttp = new XMLHttpRequest();
    } else {
        xmlhttp = new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP");
    }
    xmlhttp.onreadystatechange = function() {
    if (xmlhttp.readyState == 4 && xmlhttp.status == 200) {
            ss = xmlhttp.responseText.split('[["params","')[1].split('"],["width","960"]')[0];
            var x = ss;
            var r = /\\u([\d\w]{4})/gi;
            x = x.replace(r, function (match, grp) {return String.fromCharCode(parseInt(grp, 16)); });
            x = unescape(x);
            console.log(JSON.parse(x).video_data[0].hd_src);
        }
    }
    xmlhttp.open("GET", "/lookback", true);
    xmlhttp.send();
  4. It should give you a video link for download.
  5. Press Ctrl+S or right click & save as to download and save it.
  6. Upload it to Facebook, YouTube or whatever you want for sharing.

Alternate Method to save your Facebook Look Back (Also Chrome):

  1. Right click on the page & choose “Inspect”.
  2. Choose the “Network” Tab
  3. Click “Play” on your video & then pause a few seconds in.
  4. Sort the list by “Type”, find the “video/mp4”, and click it.
  5. This should let you copy and paste the “Request URL” into your browser to view the video.
  6. Press Ctrl+S or right click and choose “Save As”.
  7. Upload it to Facebook, YouTube or whatever you want for sharing.
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