How to Post Long Video on Facebook Story

Posted on: Feb. 25, 2022

If you always upload videos to Facebook, you probably come across the 26-second limitation. It means no matter how long the video you post, Facebook automatically cut it into a clip with a maximum duration of 26-second.

This is workable for short-length videos. What if you want to post long videos on Facebook story? How to upload longer videos on Facebook story? Well, that's why we write this blog - help you learn how to do it effortlessly. Let's go ahead!

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Method One: Cut the Long Video into Several Clips

If the long video tells a story with a clue, you can cut the long video into several clips. A series of hints in different videos will hook more people to watch videos and consequently, it increases Facebook story views. Hence, let's see how to cut videos.

Step 1
Open the photo album on your mobile and find the wanted video.
Step 2
Use the in-built editor to split the long video into a series of clips. Control the shorter video duration within 26 seconds.
Step 3
Upload video clips to the Facebook story one after another.

Method Two: Upload Full Length Video on Facebook Story

What happens if you want to upload a full-length Facebook story video? There is a tactic to upload full-length videos for up to 43 minutes. So here is how to upload a full-length video on a Facebook story.

Step 1
To begin with, open the Messenger on your device and enter a chat page of your friends.
Open Messenger on Your Device

Open Messenger on Your Device

Step 2
Tap the Gallery icon and click on the desired video. After that, select the "Edit" option.
Find the Video on Gallery and Edit it

Find the Video on Gallery and Edit it

Step 3
When the new page appears, click on the "Your Story" and the "Add" option. Now you've added the long video to the Facebook story.
Upload Video to Facebook Story

Upload Video to Facebook Story

Note
The uploaded video will be visible on Facebook and Messenger for 24 hours.

Bonus Tool for Creating Stunning Facebook Videos

Making videos on Facebook has many restrictions like limited background music, which restrain your creativity. To get rid of limitations and create viral Facebook videos, you'd better turn to third-party editing programs. Here FlexClip is our recommendation.

1. FlexClip helps you create stunning videos in clicks and it requires no editing experience.

2. It helps you smooth the creation by editing, like adding dynamic text, cool background music, professional transition and more.

3. FlexClip has a resource-rich media stock that contains free sounds, photos and videos.

4. It supports 480p, 720p, 1080p and HD videos to meet your needs without quality loss.

5.It's a watermark-free and handy online video editor

How to Create a Facebook Video with FlexClip

Step 1
Upload all the video footage and drag them to the storyboard.
Upload Video Footage to FlexClip

Upload Video Footage to FlexClip

Step 2
Go to the left panel to add dynamic text and choose stirring music you like.
Add Text and Music to Video

Add Text and Music to Video

Step 3
Animate the video and add stickers if necessary. Then save and export the video.
Save and Export Video

Save and Export Video

Note
If you don't want to waste time uploading Facebook videos, you can save the video as link, then share the link to your Facebook.

The Bottom Line

Well that's all for how to upload a long video on Facebook story. I hope this article is helpful for you to upload videos longer than 26 seconds. FlexClip is ready to help you with powerful editing tools and a clean interface if you need a Facebook video now. Now it's time to post a long video on Facebook story.

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