How to Transfer a Video From the Internet to a Flash Drive

Flash drives are common storage devices, ranging in capacity from small to very large. Flash drives provide mobile storage for documents, music and video files. They also make great backup storage devices. Files downloaded from the Internet, such as videos, can be transferred to a flash drive, but the process may vary depending on the website the video is transferred from.

USB flash drive about to connect to laptop, close-up
Modern computers contain multiple USB ports.
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Insert the flash drive into the computer's USB port.


Navigate to the online video you wish to transfer.


Select the option to download the video if it's in downloadable format. Choose the drive letter for the flash drive, such as drive E:. Confirm the location folder and file name before choosing the "Save" button.

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