Instagram has been one of the most popular used social network tool to connect with friends from all over the world. In other words, Instagram is all about sharing photos, videos, IGTV videos, etc. It is most often used as a photo and video sharing app apart from sharing instant messages. You can edit the photo or capture moments by using the built-in camera. In addition to this, Instagram lets you connect with the global community of people in different fields. Just like other social apps, you can add a story that self deletes automatically. As it has millions of active accounts, you can explore Instagram to follow celebrities, discover friends, follow brands, get followers, etc.
There would be many users who look for ways to download Instagram videos, which isn’t officially supported by Instagram. It is the one thing that Instagram lacks support. But there are alternative ways in which you can download Instagram video from any devices like Android or iOS handhelds and Windows PC. To know more, get into the section below.
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Steps to Download Instagram Videos on Android Device?
Downloading any videos from the Instagram app on an Android device is simple and the steps are given below would help you out.
Note: Instagram has no official support for downloading videos. So you should choose a video downloader app to make the task simpler.
#1. Firstly, you should open the Google Play Store on your Android device.
#2. Secondly, navigate to click on the search bar to type in as Video Downloader for Instagram.
#3. For instance, choose Video Downloader – for Instagram app from the search result.
#4. Click on the Install button to download it on your Android smartphone.
#5. Now, open the Instagram app from the Apps section of your device.
#6. Log in to your Instagram account.
#7. Select the video that you want to save.
Note: Make sure you have chosen a video post from the public account.
#8. Click the Menu icon from the upper-right corner of the video.
#9. On the drop-down menu, choose Copy Link option, and it will be copied to your Android clipboard.
Note: If you don’t find Copy Link, then click on Share Link and then tap on Copy to Clipboard. When you don’t find any such options, then the video cannot be downloaded. Also, you will not be able to download any video story.
#10. Open the Video Downloader – for the Instagram app on your Android phone.
#11. Click on the Allow button to accept the permissions it asks for to proceed further.
#12. Paste the video URL on the required box and tap the download button.
Note: Most often, the copied link will be auto-detected by the Video Downloader app, and a preview will be shown.
#13. You will receive Video Saved notification once after the video gets downloaded.
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How to Download Instagram Videos on iOS?
Just like the Android platform, downloading Instagram video on the iPhone or iPad is simple if you follow the steps given below.
#1. Firstly, open App Store on your iPhone or iPad to search and download Regrammar app.
Note: Instead of Regrammar, you can also choose IGSave, InstaSave, or any other video downloader app that supports downloading Instagram videos on an iOS device.
#2. You should then click to log in to your Instagram by entering your account credentials like username and password.
#3. Search to open any video from the public account on the Instagram app on your iOS device.
#4. Make a click on the Menu icon on the top-right corner of the video that you want to download.
#5. When Instagram shows a pop-up, choose Copy URL option on your iPhone or iPad device.
#6. Now, open the Regrammer app on your iOS and therefore paste the link you have copied already. After that, click on the Preview option.
#7. Just tap on More options and select Save to Files/Save video on the Share sheet.
#8. Wait for the video to download on your Camera Roll automatically. You have finally downloaded the Instagram videos on your iOS device successfully.
Related: How to download YouTube Videos on iOS?
How to Download Instagram Videos on Windows PC/Mac PC?
The Instagram videos can be saved from Windows PC with the help of the web browser.
#1. Launch the Chrome browser and visit the official web page of Instagram ( https://www.instagram.com/accounts/login/)
#2. Secondly, provide your login credentials such as username and password to login to your Instagram account.
#3. Choose any video from Instagram or search for any video from a specific account. Copy the post URL.
#4. On the new tab, visit https://downloadinstagramvideos.net/.
#5. Paste the video URL and tap Download Instagram Video.
#6. The video along with its downloading option will appear on the screen.
#7. Right-click the button which labelled as Download Video in MP4 and click Save link as.
#8. Select the downloading location and save the video.
With this, the video will start downloading on your PC.
To Sum Up
Downloading the Instagram videos is that simple from any of the platforms. You can download the video in high-quality and therefore re-post the video as a story or post. Almost all of the video downloader works similarly and downloading video isn’t that complex procedure. But make sure, you aren’t trying to download the video from any private account or access it without the permission of the original author. Do we miss any of the best Instagram video downloader apps? Then let us know from the comments section.
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