How to save videos from Instagram

Instagram video download - this is how it works on Android and iOS

Instagram doesn't just have lots of beautiful pictures. Many users also upload short videos to amuse followers. If you've seen an entertaining clip, we'll show you how to download videos from Instagram.

Note, however, that Instagram video download is for personal use only. If you download a video to upload it to your profile or elsewhere, you are most likely committing a copyright infringement. The download is not intended directly in Instagram. So you need an additional app to save the video.

Video download via app

A reliable app for video downloading on Instagram is Instdown. The application can be downloaded free of charge for both Android and iOS. Almost 10,000 users rate the application with 4 to 5 stars.

Download for Android

Download for iPhone

How to save Instagram clips on your phone:

  1. Load the app Instdown down.
  2. Open Instagram on your iPhone or Android phone.
  3. Head for the post with the video.
  4. Press the three points.
  5. In the new menu you choose the option for Copy the link.
  6. You open with the URL in the clipboard Instdown.
  7. Tap the field Put The URL and paste the link.
  8. Press that Arrow symbol below the input field.
  9. The video will now be downloaded. When you have finished, you will see the message Download Complete.

The video will be downloaded as an MP4 file. You can now find the content in your gallery. A new folder called Instdown is created on an Android phone. With a file manager you can move the video file or start playback directly.

Instagram Downloader: You should keep this in mind

There are numerous downloader apps for the image platform in the app stores. Before downloading, you should carefully check the ratings of these applications. Often apps are uploaded that promise you an extended range of functions, but in the end spy out your data, bring Trojans onto your mobile phone or take actions that lead to your Instagram account being blocked.

The online services are a little more cumbersome, but do not need to be installed without an app. Paste the video link on a platform like DownloadInstagramVideos or DownloadGram, choose the target format and start the download.


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