How to Download Video from iCloud [Easy & Quick]

On this page, 4 different ways to download video from iCloud are introduced step by step. You can continue reading if you are looking for a solution.


By Zoey / Updated on May 31, 2024

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Cannot download video from iCloud

When I try and download video from iCloud, they are in the .mov form, and whatever I use to play them only have the audio but no video, is there a way to fix this? I’ve been trying to find ways to download these videos for a couple of days now.

iCloud is a cloud service provided by Apple that helps you back up your photos, videos, contacts, and other data from your iPhone to the cloud, both to save your iPhone storage space and to better protect your data. It looks great when you get a new phone because you can get photos from iCloud to new iPhone with ease.

So many users also want to know “how to download video from iCloud to my iPhone”. Please read on to get more information about how to download iCloud videos.

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How to download videos from iCloud: 3 solutions

To download video from iCloud drive, there are 3 different solutions to how to download videos from iCloud to PC and you can refer to the instructions below.

Solution 1. Download video from iCloud website

Basically, you can go to the iCloud website to view and download data from iCloud. You just need to sign into the same Apple ID on your device. Let’s see the easy steps to complete it.

⇒ On iPhone

If you want to know how to download videos from iCloud to iPhone, you can refer to the detailed steps:

1. Go to and sign into your Apple ID.

2. In the Photos part, you can view all your photos and videos. Then you can select the videos you want to download.

3. Next, click on the three dots icon to select Download. And confirm on the new page.

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♦ Note: If you download a video as a ZIP file, it will be stored in the Files app.

⇒ On computer via official site

If you are working with a computer and want to download video from iCloud to iMovie or other apps, you can follow the guide below:

1. Go to and sign into your Apple ID.

2. Choose the Photos icon on the screen.

Download Videos From Icloud Computer

3. Then you can select the videos you need to download. After confirming, click the download icon at the top right.

Download Photos From Icloud

4. Then your videos will be stored in a folder named iCloud Photos on your computer.

⇒ On computer via professional tool

Compared with iCloud's web page, the professional iCloud data management app - FoneTool will give you more excellent experience. 

Its fast transfer speed can help you download and upload data to iCloud in a very short time. And its easy-to-use interface allows you to finish all iCloud data management tasks in a few clicks.

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Just launch FoneTool > Go to My iCloud > Log with in your Apple ID > Choose Manage iCloud > Click the Videos icon and choose your targeted videos to download.

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Once the download process is finished, just skip to the next part to use FoneTool to transfer videos from PC to iPhone

Solution 2. Download video from Photos

If you want to know how to download all photos and videos from iCloud, or transfer videos from iPhone to iPad, we recommend you to do it with iCloud in the Photos app. In this way, your video will not be compressed and iCloud will automatically upload and store your photos so that you can download the video in the original size. You can follow the simple steps below:

1. Go to Settings and click on your Apple ID, then choose iCloud > Photos.

2. On this page, click Download and Keep Originals.

Download And Keep Original Size

3. After finishing the downloading, all your videos will appear in the Photos app on your iPhone. Please make sure that your iPhone has enough storage space for them.

Solution 3. Download video from Shared Album

iPhone users often use the Photo Sharing feature to share photos and videos with family and friends. Likewise, you can use Shared Album on iCloud to solve how to download photos and videos from iCloud.

⇒ On iPhone

If you want to download videos on your iPhone, you can refer to the easy steps below:

1. Go to Photos and click the Albums option. Then choose the Shared Album where your videos are in.

Shared Albums

2. Press Select to choose the videos you want to download. After that, tap the share icon at the bottom of the screen.

Share Icon In Album

3. On the pop-up menu, choose the Save Images option.

Save Images

⇒ On computer

If you want to download videos on a PC, you can also do it in Shared Album:

1. Sign into your Apple ID on your PC. Select the Options next to Photos.

Photo Options Icloud

2. After making sure the iCloud Photo Sharing is ON and click Done > Apply. Then go to the iCloud Shared Album on your PC, and the videos will be there.

Shared Photos Folder

Tip: Download video from PC to iPhone

If you download videos from a PC and need to transfer them to iPhone, we recommend a professional and easy-to-use tool called FoneTool. It can help you transfer videos from PC to iPhone (including all iPhone models) directly and quickly. Besides, you can transfer photos, messages, contacts, and music from a PC to your iPhone with it as well.

Once you choose FoneTool, you can:

Backup iPhone to flash drive/hard drive/PC: With the Full Backup feature, you can backup your iPhone to a USB flash drive/hard drive/PC with one click.
Transfer multiple formats of video: FoneTool allows you to transfer MP4, M4V, MOV, AVI, MKV, and other popular formats.

Now, let’s see how to download video from PC to iPhone via FoneTool:

1. Download FoneTool on your PC and connect iPhone to PC with USB cable properly.

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2. On the home page, select PC to iPhone in the Phone Transfer section.

Transfer To Iphone

3. Choose video from the computer in the pop-up window.

Choose Videos

4. Finally, click Start Transfer to transfer videos to iPhone easily.



If you are looking for a way to download video from iCloud, we hope this article will be helpful for you. By the way, if you download videos on PC and need to transfer videos from PC to iPhone, FoneTool can be a great choice for you. It provides a simple interface and high transfer speed for free.

Zoey · Editor
Zoey works as an English editor of AOMEI Technology. She provides tech information about backup and restore, mobile data transfer, and so on for AOMEI. She hopes that her articles will be greatly helpful for users. She is fond of music, film, and photography.