Have you just watched a video on Instagram which you don’t want to lose at any cost?
Are you unable to download it directly via Instagram?
If this is what you need, you will surely be happy to know that it is possible. In the Android PlayStore and there are several applications that can help you fulfill your purpose, all through a few simple taps on the screen of your device.
On the iOS App Store, however, please note that, at the moment, it is very difficult to find free and long-running applications that can do this.
Are you interested in the question and would you like to know more? Would you like advice on which applications to download in order to succeed in your intent to download one or more videos from the popular social photo network?
No problem, I can help you in the blink of an eye. All you have to do is take a few minutes of free time to read this guide. I recommend to you Keep your Android or iOS smartphone in hand, install and try to use the applications; you will see that downloading the videos of your interest will really be a walk.
Ready to start?
Yup? Very well! I wish you a good read.
App to download videos from Instagram on Android
Most of the applications to download videos from Instagram that I will talk about, are accumulated by their ease of use; a strength that will allow you to download the desired movie in a few taps on the display of your smartphone.
Among the first applications in this category, I want to talk to you about InstaDownloader, application available for free in the Android PlayStore. The use of this application is very intuitive and in the app there is also integrated a summary visual guide that explains how to use it.
In any case, follow my instructions step by step to understand how to download videos from Instagram.
The first thing to do is to find the video to download in the Instagram application. Then open the Instagram app on your Android smartphone and once you have found the video you are interested in, you will need to know its URL to download it.
For this purpose, tap on the icon with the three dots symbol in the upper right corner and then on the copy URL to share.
In this way you will have copied the URL of the video in question to the clipboard of your device; you will then have to go back to the InstaDownloader application to copy the link in question into the text field on the main application screen.
In the text field you see on the screen, at the item, Download, paste the link, in case this has not already been added automatically.
At this point, the video will be automatically downloaded from the InstaDownloader application and you can view it listed below and in the History section.
If you wish to save it in the memory of your device, tap the symbol of sharing present at the preview of the downloaded video. You will find the voice Share that will allow you to share the video on other social networks, Post Again that will allow you to share the video on Instagram, Download Image, through which you can download the cover image of the video in question and Download Video. This last item will allow you to save the video in the default multimedia gallery of your smartphone or Android tablet.
InstaDownload is therefore a free application and very easy to use to download videos from Instagram.
Application for Android is even easier to use to download videos from Instagram, thanks to its minimal user interface is Insta Download. Also of immediate use, it is configured of only two screens. The first is called Guide and serves the purpose of remembering its use to users of the application, with an explanation in English.
The second screen is Download which is useful for carrying out the purpose of this tutorial. If you want to download videos from Instagram using this application, the first thing to do is to find the video to download in the visual social network application.
Did you find the video you’d like to download?
If the answer is yes, then tap on the icon with the symbol of the three dots you can see in the upper right corner. Then tap on Copy URL to share. By doing this, you will have obtained the link of the video in question and you can use it to download it.
Then go back to the Insta Download application and paste the URL into the text field you find on the screen by tapping Paste.
By doing this, the video will be automatically downloaded and you will be able to view it using the attached box. Once the video is downloaded, you can use the Save Image, Save Video or Repost Image items to save the cover image and the video in the memory of your device, respectively. Using the Repost Image button, however, you can share the video on Instagram again.
To take advantage of the application without banner ads, you can purchase the Premium version, which costs € 2.19.
Fast Save is an application to download videos from Instagram that focuses on speed of use, with the aim of allowing you to download videos from Instagram in just a few seconds.
Then start the application, once you have downloaded it from the Android PlayStore and first activate the fast download service. To do this, simply move the lever from OFF to ON in correspondence with the Open Instagram option.
At this point, tap the Open Instagram button: the photo social network application will start and you can search for the video you want to download.
Did you find it? Good! Tap on the icon with the three dots symbol on the top right and then tap on Copy URL to share. The application will show the progress of the download in the drop-down menu of Android and if you tap on the notification you will be sent back to the application and you will be able to see the downloaded video by tapping on the Video section.
The Fast Save application is free and supports through advertising banners, some of which are however quite invasive.
Pic Repost (Downloader For Instagram)
Another application for Android that serves the purpose of downloading videos from Instagram is Pic Repost. I chose to talk to you about this application as it presents a very simple and immediate user interface, allowing you to download videos from Instagram by copying and pasting the link of the video in it.
The strength of the application is also the possibility to perform fast and automatic downloads.
To use it, all you have to do is go to the official Instagram application and locate the video to download. As usual, you will need to tap on the three dots symbol and then on the Copy URL to share entry.
In this way, you will have obtained the link of the video in clipboard and you can download it. As soon as you have copied the link in clipboard, it will open a small pop-up and, you will have to press on the item Go to Paste.
You will then switch to the Pic Repost application and you will need to tap the Paste & Download button to download the video in searchbox.
Activating instead the option auto download instead you will ensure that all future videos will be automatically downloaded via the app, every time you copy their URL. You can watch the downloaded video by tapping on the Check the downloaded video.
Even the Pic Repost application has several advertising banners but is able to fulfill its purpose in a completely free.
App to download videos from Instagram on iOS
If you are using a device with an iOS operating system, such as an iPad or an iPhone, the application I suggest you to install to download a video from Instagram is InstDown. I chose to talk to you about this application because its operation is really intuitive and noteworthy.
In order to use InDown, you will need to go to the Instagram application and locate the video you want to download. Once found, tap on it to view it and then tap on the icon with the symbol of the three dots you can find at the top right. Then tap on Copy link to copy the link of the video in question to the clipboard.
Now open the Indown application and copy the link in the text box visible on the screen, next to the item put your link. Then press the down arrow button and wait for the video to be downloaded to your device’s memory. If requested, accept the application access to the iOS Photos app; in this way you can save the video in the default gallery of your device.
Indowner is a free application with a minimal interface that does not have advertising banners and does not offer secondary functionalities other than the one mentioned.
Also, unlike many other iOS apps that promise to download videos from Instagram, this is the only app found completely free that actually allows downloading videos via links. Other similar applications tried only to re-share the video on your Instagram profile, but not to download it. The InstaPad application for iOS, however, allows you to download videos from Instagram through the use of virtual credits which, once completed, will be purchased in euros.