You have likely come across videos on the Instagram app that you will like to download to your device for easy access the next time you want to watch them again, right? Well, in this article we shall be discussing how to download Instagram videos from your Windows, Mac, and mobile devices.
There are tons of methods by which one can possibly download Instagram videos. However, we are going to show you in steps some of the main methods to download an Instagram video. So, if you are one of those that don’t know how to download videos from IG yet, then you should check out the write-up below.
Download Instagram Videos Via Third-Party Apps
This method of downloading Instagram videos will require you to download a third-party app to your mobile devices. Thus, with the help of these apps, they will give you access to download Instagram videos at any time you will. There are a bunch of third-party apps that work for the same function. In the write-up below, we shall provide a step-by-step guide on how to download those Instagram videos from iOS and Android devices.
How to Download on iOS
If you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you can as well download Instagram videos using the “Insta Save” app. Therefore, to download Instagram videos from the Insta Save app, follow the steps below:
- Download the Insta Save app from your App Store
- Open the app and tap on “Open Instagram”
- This will direct you to the official i8nstagram app
- Look for the video you want to download and copy the link (through the share button)
- Once you have copied the link, go back to the Insta Save app
- Your download should start immediately
- You will be asked if you want to save or repost the video
- Tap on Save to save the video to your Photos app
However, you may be restricted from downloading some videos dues to private videos. Thus, to get the best result, you should log in to your IG account on the Insta Save app. To do that, go to the Insta Save app and tap on Settings in the bottom corner. In the settings, tap on the “login Instagram” button. Follow the prompts to log in to your account to start enjoying the Insta Save app fully.
How to Download on Android
For those who use Android devices and want to learn how to download IG videos with your phone, this is for you. As mentioned earlier there are a lot of third-party apps but we will be only picking one which we will use to guide you on how to make use of it. We shall be making use of the SaveInsta app. Thus, to download IG videos on your Android, follow the steps below:
- Download the SaveInsta app from your Play Store
- Go to your Instagram app and copy the link to the video
- Now, launch the SaveInsta app and paste the link
- Then tap on the “download” button to save the video on your phone.
Note, you may have to watch an ad before each download. If you don’t want to see these ads, you can upgrade to their “Pro package” which offers no ads, high-quality videos, and multi downloads at a time.
How to Download Instagram Videos on a Computer
If you are watching reels or video posts on Instagram on your computer, you can as well download those videos you want to save to your device for future use. This method works for Windows and Mac users. Therefore, to download it videos from your computer, follow the steps below:
- Visit the official website of VideoHunter by typing in www.videohunter.net
- If you have a Windows, click on the Windows logo and then click on the “Free Download” button
- If you have a Mac, click on the Apple logo and then click on the “Free Download” button
- Install the VideoHunter on your computer
- Login to your VideoHunter account or sign up for one if you don’t have an account yet
- Now, go to your Instagram and copy the video link
- Paste the link on the VideoHunter and click on “Analyze”
- Follow the prompts to download the video to your computer.
By following the steps above, you should be able to successfully download Instagram videos on your computer. You can check out the write-up below on how to save IG videos within the Instagram app.
How to Save Videos on the Instagram App
Many people may not know of this, but you can save Instagram videos within the same Instagram app. This does not necessarily mean it will be saved to your photos or gallery, but it will be saved to your collections on your IG account. Therefore, whenever you need to watch them again, they will be available at any time. To save Ig Videos on the Instagram app. follow the steps below:
- Open your Instagram app and locate the video you want to save to the app
- At the bottom right of the video, you will see the save button
- Tap on the “save” button to save the video
By following the steps above steps, the video will be successfully added to your “saved” collection of videos, So if you want to access it later, go to your account profile and tap on the three-line menu bar. Next, tap on the saved button to see all of your saved videos on Instagram
How to Download Instagram Story
After long work of editing the video or picture, you added to your story, you may not want to let go of all the hard work, so you may wonder how you can save your Instagram story. No need to worry, it is a very easy task. To download your Instagram story, follow the steps below:
- Open the Instagram app
- Then, open the story you posted
- Tap on the “More” button at the bottom right corner
- Next, tap on Save photo
Once you can follow all of the steps above carefully, then your story will be successfully saved to your camera roll on your device.