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How to download Instagram videos on desktop, Android or iPhone?

How to download Instagram videos on desktop, Android or iPhone?

Instagram is an American free photo and video sharing app. It is available on Apple iOS, Windows phone and Android. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and is currently owned by Facebook. Anyone can create an Instagram account by registering an email address and selecting the username. It is similar to Facebook and Twitter. All the people who follow you can see your posts in their news feed.

It is pretty much similar to Facebook but the emphasis is given more on visual sharing. Everyone's intention is to share and find the best photos and videos. It allows user to add a caption to their posts, use hashtag and location so that it is easily searchable by others within the app. It offers users to like, comment and bookmarks the other's post.

Instagram plays a great role not only for an individual but also for business. It offers companies to launch a business account to promote their brand and products. More than one million advertisers use Instagram worldwide to drive business and share their stories.

At present Instagram provides a feature to share a full ten-minute video in one Instagram post. As scrolling through a post, you might find some video really amazing and wish to download it.

In this article, we are going to share how we can download videos from Instagram which does not require internet access to watch them later.

Before downloading any videos from Instagram it is very important to remember and respect the privacy rules. Once you got your video offline it is not ethical to upload it from your account which is not yours. Remember not to take credit for something that is not yours.

Instagram does not provide a direct platform to download videos. The easiest way is to use third-party tools and thankfully there are lots of third-party tools specially designed for this purpose. There are few steps to be followed, however, there might be a slight difference between Desktop and Mobile devices.

How to download Instagram videos on Mac or Personal Computer?

Thanks to the internet which offers a variety of tools for saving your favourite Instagram videos. Tools like Downloader4Insta, DownloadGram, GramBlast or DreDown are very popular but we are going to guide you using Downloader4Insta.

Login or open your Instagram account

Simply open your Instagram account on your Computer or log in if necessary.

Go to the Instagram video you wish to download

You can search for the video by searching the particular person's account and scroll down to the post with the video you wish to download. Click on that post. The indication of the Instagram video is the video-camera icon on the top right corner of the post.

Instagram search

Copy the Instagram link

Once you have clicked on the post, the video will pop up in a new window and you can see a custom URL at the top of your screen. Copy the video's URL.

Instagram video URl

Go to the Instagram download tool (Downloader4Insta)

Now, paste the link that you had copied and click the search icon or simply press Enter button from your keyboard.

Click the "Download" button

After pressing Enter you can see a Download button, simply click it.


Download your favourite video

A new screen will appear along with the video. When you hover over the video three dots will appear in the bottom right corner of the video. Click it and finally click Download in the option available. Video get directly downloaded in the latest version by simply following the upper step.


 How to download Instagram videos on an Android device?

There are numerous app that allows the Instagram videos to be downloaded. One of them is Video Downloader for Instagram. Here are some steps to be followed on your phone.

Download an app from the Play Store

Go to Google Play Store and download any app of your choice but we are working on Video Downloader for Instagram. Search for this app, download and install it.

Video Downloader for Instagram

Go to the video you wish to download

Open or login to your Instagram account and go the video post you want to download. Tap video to open it. Once your video is opened you can see three dots on the top-right corner. Click it and copy the video's link.

Insragram video link

View your downloaded video

As soon as you perform this action Video Downloader for Instagram will automatically save the video in your phone's gallery. A new album called InstaDownload is automatically created and the video is saved here. You can also go to the app and view it. If you want to see list of all the videos that you downloaded using that app simply tap on the HISTORY.

Video downloader for Instagram's history

How to download Instagram videos on an iPhone?

As desktop and android, iPhone also requires a third party application for downloading Instagram videos. IGSave is one of them and commonly used. Here are a few simple steps to be followed on your iPhone.

Download the app and log in to your Instagram account

First, go the app store and download IGSave and then log in to your Instagram account.

Go to the video you want to download

You can search for the video and scroll through the post to find it. Once you have found it, simply click it. Now, IGSave offers various options to download the videos.

Download your video

Now click SAVE TO GALLERY and its done.

IG Save for Instagram video

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