How to easily download Instagram Photos, Videos and reels

Here is how to easily download Instagram Photos, Videos and Reels with the tools present in the Instagram app.

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platform to share your life events and pics that you take. The main attraction of Instagram is the filters and other features that it offers to customize a picture as you need, so that you can make it better looking. People usually try to download a picture or video uploaded to Instagram after uploading it so that they can get the picture or video with the filters applied.

How to easily download Instagram Photos, Videos and reels

How to download photo on Instagram

Instagram has features built to download the pictures that are uploaded to the app. To download any image from Instagram, follow the steps given below.

  • If you have installed the Instagram app, open it or else download and login with your account
  • Once opened, find a photo that you are planning to download.
  • After you open the picture, you will find 3 dots at the top right.
  • Click on it and a new menu will appear.
  • There will be a download option listed. Select that and the image will start downloading.

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If you are not having the option to download the pic from Instagram, you can consider taking a screenshot of the screen. One thing to notice here is that the picture quality may be less if you do it.

How to download Instagram Reels

Reels on Instagram has grabbed attention of many people as it helps to make short videos. Similar to videos, people try to download reels on Instagram. Downloading reels has a similar process like downloading a video or photo.

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Follow these steps to download Instagram Reels

  • Open the Instagram app.
  • Find the Reels video.
  • Click on the three dots at the top right.
  • There will be a button called “Save”.
  • Click on the button and wait for the video to complete download.
  • Once done, you will have the video in your storage.

How to download Instagram video

You may not be able to download an Instagram video directly as a picture or image. There are various steps to follow in this case.

Follow these steps to easily download Instagram video

  • Open the Instagram app.
  • Find the video that you want to download.
  • Click on the three dots at the top right.
  • Now in the menu you will see a button called “Copy Link”
  • Click on the link and now the link will be copied.
  • Go to any browser and paste the link.
  • From there you will be able to download the video.

As Instagram provides all the basic options to download any video, reel or photo, it is advisable to not use any 3rd party app to do it as it may cause privacy issues.

Do not share your login details to any other app as it may cause security problems.

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