How to Save a Picture from Instagram


This wikiHow teaches you how to save a picture from Instagram onto your phone or computer. While there is no way to save photos from within the Instagram app or website, there are third-party sites and apps that you can use to retrieve and download photos on desktop, iPhone, and Android platforms.

Part 1
Using DownloadGram on Desktop

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Go to in your browser. You can download Instagram photos from this site.

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Click the "New Tab" icon to the right of the DownloadGram tab, then go to to view your feed if you're logged in. If you aren't logged into Instagram, you'll need to enter your username and password to log in before continuing.

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Scroll through your feed until you find the picture that you want to download, or go to the profile of the person who posted the photo. To go to a person's profile, click the "Search" text bar at the top of the Instagram page, type in the person's username, and click their profile in the drop-down menu.

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It's in the bottom-right corner of the picture's frame. A menu will appear. If you went to someone's profile, first click the picture that you want to download.

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This option is at the top of the menu. Clicking it takes you to the picture's post page.

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Click the address bar that's at the top of your browser window to highlight its contents, then press Ctrl+C (Windows) or ⌘ Command+C (Mac) to copy it.

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Click the DownloadGram tab to open its page.

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Click the search bar in the middle of the page, then press Ctrl+V (Windows) or ⌘ Command+V (Mac). You should see the Instagram post's web address appear in the search bar.

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It's a grey button below the search bar.

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This green button will appear below the original Download button. Clicking it will prompt the Instagram photo to download onto your computer as per your browser's preferred download folder. On some browsers, you will have to select a download folder and click Save or OK to download the photo.

Part 2
Using InstaGet on iPhone

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Open your iPhone's App Store, then do the following: Tap Search Tap the search bar. Type grabit - tag and view into the search bar. Tap Search Tap GET to the right of the "GrabIt" app. Enter your Apple ID or Touch ID when prompted.

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Tap OPEN next to the app's icon in the App Store, or tap the InstaGet app icon on your iPhone's Home Screen.

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Enter your Instagram username and password, then tap Login to do so.

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It's in the top-left corner of the screen. A menu will appear.

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You'll find this option in the middle of the menu.

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It's at the top of the screen.

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Type in the username of the account from which you want to download a picture, then tap Search.

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It should be the top result on this page. Doing so opens the user's Instagram page.

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Scroll through the account page until you find the photo that you want to download.

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It's a downward-facing arrow below the photo. The arrow will turn blue, signifying that the picture has been downloaded onto your iPhone. You may first have to tap OK two times to allow InstaGet to access your photos.

Part 3
Using BatchSave on Android

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Open the Google Play Store app, then do the following: Tap the search bar. Type in batchsave Tap BatchSave for Instagram Tap INSTALL Tap ACCEPT when prompted.

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Tap OPEN to the right of the BatchSave image, or tap the BatchSave app icon in your Android's App Drawer.

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It's in the bottom-left corner of the screen. Doing so will skip the tutorial.

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Enter your username and password, then tap Login with Instagram to do so.

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It's a magnifying glass-shaped icon at the bottom of the screen.

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This is at the top of the screen. If you don't see this text box, first tap the Users tab in the upper-left corner.

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Type in the username of the account from which you want to download a picture, then tap search for user below the text box.

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It should be the top result below the search bar. Doing so opens the user's profile page.

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Scroll through the account page until you find the photo that you want to download, then tap it. The photo will open.

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It's a downward-facing arrow below the bottom-right corner of the photo. Doing so will download the photo onto your Android; you'll be able to find it in your photo gallery.