How to download Instagram video and photo online on iPhone
How to download Instagram videos on iPhone? This question is of interest to a lot of Instagram users, because Instagram policy does not allow users to download any content. Knowing the needs of users, in this article I will guide you to download Instagram videos on iPhone, iPad using the SaveIG tool.
SaveIG.app is an Instagram video downloader that allows downloading videos, reels, stories and IGTV in HD video quality. SaveIG supports all devices (PC, Mac, iPhone, Android) without software installation.
Get Instagram video link
Note: SaveIG.app supports download any Instagram video (post videos, Reels videos, Stories videos, IGTV videos), the steps to download videos are the same.
- To download Instagram videos, you need to get the video link from Instagram first (Follow the instructions below to get the Instagram video link).
- Open the Instagram app, navigate to the video you want to download and tap the icon (...) then press the Copy Link option.
After getting the Instagram video link, you can follow the instructions in one of the two ways below to download the video to your iPhone or iPad.
Method 1: Works with iOS 13+ and iPadOS 13+
From versions iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 and later, Safari has a new feature Download Manager. In this feature you can download files directly through the browser. You can also review the list of files you've downloaded, deleted, and manage them. You can also access your downloaded files through the Files app on iPhone and iPad.
How to download Instagram videos using Safari browser:
Step 1: Go to SaveIG.app using the Safari browser on your iPhone.
Step 2: Paste the Instagram video link into the input box and press the Download button.
Step 3: The video you want to download will appear, continue to click the Download Video button.
Step 4: Download confirmation message appears, you continue to click Download.
Step 5: You will see a download icon on the top of the browser as shown below, click to see the download progress of the video.
Step 6: Once the video download is complete, continue to open the "Files → Downloads" app on your iPhone. The downloaded video will appear here.
Step 7: Hold your finger on the video, a menu will appear. Click the "Share" button.
Step 8: Find and click the "Save Video" option.
Step 9: Open "Photos" app and enjoy the downloaded video.
Method 2: Use the "Documents by Readdle" app (applies to iOS 12 and below)
This way uses a free file manager app called Documents by Readdle, which should work on most iOS devices.
Step 1: Install and open the "Documents by Readdle" app
- On your iOS device, go to the App Store and search for Documents by Readdle.
- Once the installation is complete, launch Documents by Readdle.
Step 2: Go to SaveIG.app on Documents by Readdle app
On the "Documents by Readdle" app, tap the browser icon, which looks like the Safari icon (a little compass, on iPhone it's in the bottom right corner, on iPad it's in the left menu), then the web browser will be displayed.
Step 3: Paste the Instagram video link into the input box and press Download.
Step 4: The video you want to download will appear, continue to click the Download Video button.
Step 5: You can rename the file then click the "Done" button to finish saving the video.
Step 6: Move the downloaded video to the "Photos" folder
- Tap the "My Files" icon in the bottom right corner to see the video download progress.
- In the "Downloads" folder, click the three dots icon just below the video, click "Move" → "Photos" to move the video to the "Photos" folder, you can now enjoy videos offline in "Photos" library.
Step 7: Open "Photos" app and enjoy the downloaded video.
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