Download Instagram Videos/Photos – How to Guide

A 15 second video, that awesomeness. What if you have found a video on instagram that you love so much and want to download it, share it or view it at your spare time? I’ve found a few ways to download your favorite instagram photos and videos. Today I am going to teach you how to download instagram videos and photos on your PC or android. This tutorial works for all the smartphones running android and iOS.

Whether it’s your own photo/video or someone else’s amazing creation, downloading photos/videos off instagram is very simple and easy.

instagram video downloader
instagram photo/video downloader

Download Instagram photos/videos on Android

There are more than a handful of tools available to get the job done. But among them, I’ve listed 5 best Instagram photos and video downloader tools available for android, pc and iPhone. Let’s look at them one by one

#1 InstaSave

I have written a complete guide on how to use InstaSave to download instagram pictures/videos. Please follow the link below

InstaSave Apk – Now save All your Instagram Photos, Videos to Smartphone


Download Instagram Videos to your Computer

Downloading videos is just one click away with below listed tools.

#2 Using Torch Browser

To download the instagram videos, first you need to download and install Torch Browser in your computer.

After Installing the browser, copy and paste the URL of your video in the browser and hit load the page. On the instagram video page, play the video so that torch browser can grab the download link.

download instagram videos via torch browser
download instagram videos via torch browser

On the top bar there is a download button. Before you play the video it will be in grey color. Once you play the video it becomes clickable.

instagram download using torch browser

Just click on the download button, your video will be downloaded and saved in .MP4 format. It can be played in any player and device.

#3 SaveDeo

SaveDeo is the best Instagram downloader online. You don’t need to download and install any browser in your computer. All you need to do is just grab the Instagram video URL and paste it in the text field and click on download.

savedeo instagram downloader

Just like in the torch browser, your video will be downloaded and saved in your computer. You can watch it at any time.


Want to download all your instagram videos? Or may be every photo/video you like on the instagram? To download instagram videos using IFTTT, you will need an IFTTT account, Instagram account, and Dropbox account.

IFTTT Creating a Trigger :

To download instagram photos/videos straight to your cloud storage, first you need to create an IFTTT account.

Then click on create Recipe on top of the screen. It will ask you to choose a trigger channel. Since we are trying to download videos off instagram chose instagram as your trigger.


You will need to authorize Instagram once. IFTTT will remember this for all the upcoming triggers.

ifttt activate ig channel ig downloader

Now, you need to choose what action can IFTTT perform with Instagram. Basically what we call it as IFTTT trigger. In this guide, we’ll try to download all the videos you like on instagram. So chose You like a video as the trigger.


Then, proceed to create the trigger.

ig video downloader

IFTTT: Creating an Action Channel :

The next step is to create an action channel. For this example, we will use Dropbox as our cloud storage service to save a video from instagram.

chose action channel ig photo downloader

You will need to activate Dropbox once to use with IFTTT and Instagram. Just like how did with Instagram in the previous steps.

Next chose what Dropbox should do upon the trigger from instagram. Since we want to download the videos we ‘liked’, select Add file from URL option.

choose an action ifttt ig video download

Then click create action and create recipe. With that you are done.

Now all the videos you liked on instagram will be saved to your Dropbox folder. Keep in mind that videos will be saved every 15 minutes on your Dropbox. Not instantly after you liked the video.

ifttt create recipe ig video backup

This way you can IFTTT to download/save all your Instagram photos/videos on your favorite cloud storage service so that you can watch them later.

Download Instagram Videos on iPod and iPhone

Want to download instagram videos on ipod or iphone? Instagram client Flow for Instagram will just do the task. Not only you will get an improved Instagram experience that beat the native app, but also you will be able to download instagram videos(or photos) with just a single click.

flow for instagram

When watching a video that you like, just click on the 3 dots on the top right corner. You will be able to see ‘Save to Camera Roll’ just click on that that’s it. It will be saved to your camera roll and you will be able to access it online or offline, any time.

These are my most favorite Instagram downloader out there. Let me know your favorite methods below in the comment section. Thanks for reading…

Tirupati Gumpula

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  1. i am looking for a way to download instagram videos to my phone. and I find it. thanks for the information,

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