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How to Download Instagram Photos on Android/iOS/iPhone/PC

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16 May 2020

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform does not provide a way to save/download photos from it. But a lot of users would love an option to save Instagram Pictures. In this article, we will guide you on how to download photos from Instagram on Android/iOS/PC.

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Instagram is a photo and video sharing social networking service developed by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It debuted as an iOS exclusive service in 2010 but made way to Android and Windows in 2012 and 2016 respectively. It is a currently a property of Facebook.Inc and has more than 800 million users as of now.

Download Instagram Photos

Instagram is a great platform when it comes to sharing your photos with your audience but it has its own limitations. Instagram doesn’t allow to download any pic from its native apps. This is what pisses off many of its users who want to use a photograph clicked by someone as their wallpaper or do any kind of similar stuff.

If you are one of those users who is looking for ways to download pictures from the Instagram server, keep reading because I have explained ways to download pictures from Instagram on Android, iOS, and PC.

Steps to Download Instagram Pictures on Any Android:

There are many apps on the Google Play Store that serves the same functionality but I like using BatchSave. Unfortunately, this app has been pulled down from the Play Store but one can side-load it easily.

  1. Download BatchSave from this link: Download BatchSave.
  2. Open BatchSave from your app drawer.
  3. Enter the details of your Instagram account and tap Login with Instagram.
  4. Tap on the search icon appears at the bottom of your screen.
  5. Search for the account from which you are willing to download the picture(s).
  6. Once found, click on that person’s account to open it.
  7. Scroll through the account and find the photo that you want to download, then click on it.Save-Instagram-Photo
  8. Click on the downward-facing arrow below the bottom-right corner of the photo to download it.

The downloaded picture can be found in your gallery.

Steps to Download Instagram Pictures on iOS:

As in the case of Google Play Store, App Store has many apps that will serve your need but so many options often lead to confusion. To reduce your workload of figuring out which one to go for, try InstaGet.

  1. Download and install InstaGet on your iOS device.
  2. Open the app on your home screen.
  3. Enter your Instagram username and password and then click on ‘Login’.
  4. Locate ☰’ on the top-left corner of the screen and tap on it.
  5. Tap on ‘Search’ from the menu.
  6. Type in the username of the account from which you want to download a picture and click on ‘Search’.
  7. Find the user’s account and click on it to open it.
  8. Scroll through the account page until you find the photo that you want to download.
  9. Once you found the required image, click on it to open it.
  10. Click on the downward-facing arrow below the bottom-right corner of the photo to download it.

The downloaded pictures can be found in your gallery.

Steps to Download Instagram Pictures on PC:

You don’t need any third party app to download pictures from Instagram on your PC. It can be done on your browser itself.

  1. Open your desired browser.
  2. Type ‘ https://downloadgram.com/ ‘ on your browser’s URLcolumnn and click on go.
  3. Open a new tab and open Instagram in it and log in to your Instagram account.
  4. Click on the ‘Search’ icon and search for the required account.
  5. Open the required account.
  6. Scroll through the account page until you find the photo that you want to download.
  7. Once you found the required image, click on it to open it.
  8.  Click on ‘⋯’ icon which can be found in the bottom-right corner of the picture’s frame. 
  9. Click on ‘Go to Post’.
  10. Copy the URL of the image from the address bar that’s at the top of your browser window.
  11. Open the tap with Downloadgram that you created in the 2nd step.
  12. Paste the URL of the image ( that you copied in the 10th step ) in the search bar appearing on your screen.Download-Instagram-Photos
  13. Click ‘Download’.
  14. Click ‘Download Image’ when asked.Download-Instagram-Photos-2

Clicking it will prompt the Instagram photo to download onto your computer as per your browser’s preferred download folder.

These are the easiest ways to download pictures from Instagram on your Android, iOS or PC. Let us know about your experience downloading pictures from Instagram.

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