How to Download Instagram Videos/Pictures on iPhone

We may like a video on Instagram very much and want to save the video to our Android or iPhone. This article collects some proven method for you to download Instagram videos on your iPhone.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Mar 11, 2024

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We can see beautiful photos and amazing videos on Instagram frequently. Sometimes we would like to keep these Instagram videos and photos on our iPhone or Android, but could not find a download button. Don't worry. We've brought you some easy ways to download Instagram videos and photos on your iPhone.

The methods to download a video is different from downloading photos. We will introduce them in different sections.

Part 1. How to Download Instagram Videos directly on iPhone

You can download videos from Instagram to iPhone directly with some Instagram video downloaders. One of the methods is to use Save Instagram, an online Instagram downloader.  You can grab videos from Instagram via URL. See below for details.

Step 1. Open the Instagram app on your iPhone, scroll down the screen to find the video you want to download. Tap the three-dot icon in the top right corner and copy the video link.

Step 2. Open Safari on your iPhone and visit the site Save Instagram. Paste the video link into the searching bar and tap "View" to continue.

Step 3. Scroll down the page to find the download button. Tap on it, close the ad popup, and hit "Download" to save the Instagram video to iPhone.

Step 4. You can check the downloading process by hitting the download arrow icon at the top right corner. After the downloading is finished, click the magnifying glass icon to locate the downloaded Instagram videos on your iPhone. 

Note: The Instagram videos will be saved to the download location of Safari. You can change this path in the Settings > Safari > Downloads.

Download Instagram videos to iPhone

You can use the same method to download Instagram videos on Android if you are not using an iPhone.

Part 2. How to Save Instagram Videos with Desktop Instagram Video Downloader 

Using a browser-based Instagram video downloader on iPhone enables you to download videos from Instagram without installing any app. While you can only download one video at one time. If you want to download multiple Instagram videos to iPhone or use an ad-free video downloader, you can try a desktop video downloader, like EaseUS Video Downloader.

EaseUS Video Downloader is a Windows Instagram downloader that helps download videos from Instagram, YouTube, and other video sites you could name. The bulk video downloader included in the tool allows you to download up to 50 videos via URLs at one time. This will largely save your work and time saving multiple videos from Instagram. Below is a roundup introduction of EaseUS Video Downloader's features.

  • URL to video downloader: download videos from Dailymotion, YouTube, Vimeo, and more sites
  • YouTube video downloader: download YouTube videos to MP4 or WebM
  • YouTube to MP3 converter: rip audio from YouTube videos in MP3 or WAV
  • YouTube channel downloader: Download an entire YouTube playlist or channel in one click
  • Music downloader: download songs from Bandcamp, SoundCloud, and more music streaming sites
  • Video to audio converter: convert video to MP3

Step 1. Open EaseUS Video Downloader on your computer. In the main page, you will see a button "+Add URLs." Click on it. 

Download videos from Facebook - Step 1

Step 2. You can copy and paste multiple Instagram video links into a list. Then paste all links into the window below. You can enter 50 URLs at most. After you add all links, click "Confirm" to proceed. 

Download videos from Facebook - Step 2

Step 3. EaseUS Video Download will start analyzing the Instagram video URLs and downloading them in sequence.

Download videos from Facebook - Step 3

Step 4. Wait for the download to complete. After that, you can find the downloaded Instagram videos in the Finished library and click on the "Open" button to locate them on your PC.

Download videos from Facebook - Step 4

Disclaimer: Any attempts to download copyrighted content from YouTube for commercial purposes are not legal. Before you save videos, you'd better check whether the sources are copyrighted.

After downloading Instagram videos to PC with EaseUS Video Downloader, you can move these Instagram videos to iPhone. One easy is to upload these videos to Dropbox on PC and then you download them with the Dropbox app on iPhone. You even get a backup copy of these downloaded Instagram videos in this way.

Part 3. How to Download Photos from Instagram on iPhone

This is a simple way to download Instagram photos to the iPhone. You just need to open the Instagram post in Safari, then save the image via copying and pasting. After learning this way, you will no longer need to take a screenshot to save a photo from Instagram. 

Step 1. Open the Instagram app, find the post with the images you want to download. Tap the three-dot icon, then tap "Link" to get the post URL.

Step 2. Open Safari, Press the address bar, and select "Paste and Search" to open the post. If you have not signed in to Instagram via Safari before, you need to log in to open the post page.

Step 3. Long press the Instagram photo you want to save and select "Copy." Open the Notes app and create a new note, press on the screen and choose "Paste" to add the image. Hit "Done" and tap the image. Then tap on the share icon and choose "Save Image" to download the Instagram photo to the camera roll.

Download Instagram photos to iPhone

The Bottom Line

Now you are able to download Instagram videos and photos to your iPhone. If you know any easier way, feel free to share the method with us. 

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