Watching videos on iPhone is a common thing nowadays and Instagram is the hub for finding videos of all sorts. You’ll find funny videos, movie trailers, workout videos, and much more. If you use Instagram, then at some point there must have been a video that you wanted to save to your iPhone and share with friends on other apps. Unfortunately, Instagram doesn’t allow users to download and save videos to their iPhone.
Despite this restriction, there are actually a number of workarounds to download videos from Instagram to iPhone. One method involves using a third-party web browsing app that has file downloading capability, along with an online Instagram video downloader.
So if you wish to download Instagram videos to your iPhone, we’ll show you how it can be done in this guide. It is very easy and once you get the hang of it, you can instantly download your favorite videos without any issues.
How to Copy the Link of an Instagram Video
Step 1: Open Instagram on your iPhone.
Step 2: Open the video that you wish to download.
Step 3: Right above the video, in the right corner, you’ll find an ellipsis icon. Tap on it, and then choose Copy Link from the menu that pops up.
How to Download Instagram Videos to iPhone
Step 1: On your iPhone, download and install an app called Browser and File Manager for Documents.
Step 2: Open the app after it has been installed on your iPhone.
Step 3: At the top of the browser, you’ll find an address bar. Tap on it and enter the following link: qdownloader.net. This website allows you to download videos from Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and much more.
Step 4: Once the site’s page loads, tap on Instagram from the collection of supported sites.
Step 5: Paste the video’s link into the white search box, then tap on the download button.
Step 6: The page will reload to display the download link. Scroll to the bottom of the page and you’ll find the download button. Tap and hold on it and choose Download from the menu that pops up.
Step 7: The app will begin downloading the video. To view the download progress, go to the Downloads tab.
Step 8: After the download has been finished, switch to the Files tab. Here you’ll find all the files that you’ve downloaded. Tap on the dots icon next to the video that you just downloaded. From the menu that opens, choose Open In.
Step 9: The iOS Share Sheet is displayed. Tap on Save Video to save it to the Photos app on your iPhone.
Now that you’ve saved the video, you can view it from the Camera Roll album in the Photos app. As you can see, the process is quite simple and can be done in a matter of minutes. Once you’ve saved the video, you can easily share it with your friends on other apps such as Telegram, Facebook, etc.
Apart from downloading Instagram videos, the site allows you to save photos from Instagram as well. Just put in the link of the photo and the site will fetch it for you to download. Additionally, the site allows you to download from a number of other sources. It has YouTube downloader, Bandcamp downloader, Facebook downloader, and much more
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