How to download and save Instagram pictures (9 easy ways)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to download and save pictures from Instagram on a computer and on an Android phone in a few different ways.

And this tutorial will also show you how to download an Instagram profile picture on an Android phone.

Contents

Can you download pictures from Instagram?

Instagram is a great application for sharing pictures.

There may come a time that you find an awesome, beautiful, cute or hilarious picture that you want to download.

But:

You can't find any download options in the application.

So you might be wondering:

Can I even download pictures from Instagram?

Well, yes but:

Instagram doesn't allow people to download and save pictures directly from the application or website.

Note:

Related: How to unlink Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr from Instagram on Android

How to download Instagram photos using Dinsta (online service)

You can use any browser you want, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera, etc.

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to https://www.instagram.com.

3. Log into your account (if you're not already logged in).

4. Go to the photo you want to download.

5. Right-click on the timestamp (the time or the date the photo was posted, e.g., 8 HOURS AGO or 4 DAYS AGO) and choose Copy link address (Google Chrome and Opera) or Copy Link Location (Mozilla Firefox) or Copy link (Microsoft Edge).

instagram photo time stamp

6. Go to https://www.dinsta.com.

7. Right-click in the Enter Instagram URL bar and choose Paste.

paste url of instagram photo on dinsta

8. Click on the Go button.

9. Click on the Download button below the photo.

download instagram photos using dinsta

10. Depending on your browser settings, you might need to select a location on your computer where you want to save the photo and then click on the Save button.

Your browser will now save the picture to your computer.

How to download Instagram photos using Weinstag (online service)

You can use any browser you want, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera, etc.

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to https://www.instagram.com.

3. Log into your account (if you're not already logged in).

4. Go to the photo you want to download.

5. Right-click on the timestamp (the time or the date the photo was posted, e.g., 8 HOURS AGO or 4 DAYS AGO) and choose Copy link address (Google Chrome and Opera) or Copy Link Location (Mozilla Firefox) or Copy link (Microsoft Edge).

instagram photo time stamp

6. Go to https://weinstag.com.

7. Right-click in the Enter URL bar and choose Paste.

paste url of instagram photo

8. Scroll down and click on the Download Now button.

9. Scroll down and click on the Save this image button.

download instagram photos using weinstag

10. Depending on your browser settings, you might need to select a location on your computer where you want to save the photo and then click on the Save button.

Your browser will now save the picture to your computer.

How to download Instagram photos using Downloadgram (online service)

You can use any browser you want, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera, etc.

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to https://www.instagram.com.

3. Log into your account (if you're not already logged in).

4. Go to the photo you want to download.

5. Right-click on the timestamp (the time or the date the photo was posted, e.g., 8 HOURS AGO or 4 DAYS AGO) and choose Copy link address (Google Chrome and Opera) or Copy Link Location (Mozilla Firefox) or Copy link (Microsoft Edge).

instagram photo time stamp

6. Go to https://downloadgram.com.

7. Right-click in the Enter URL bar and choose Paste.

paste url of instagram photo on downloadgram

8. Click on the Download button.

9. Click on the Download image button.

10. Depending on your browser settings, you might need to select a location on your computer where you want to save the photo and then click on the Save button.

Your browser will now save the picture to your computer.

How to download Instagram photos using Mozilla Firefox

With this method, you can download photos from anybody on Instagram – even from someone who you follow, but has a private account.

1. Open Mozilla Firefox.

2. Go to https://www.instagram.com.

3. Log into your account (if you're not already logged in).

4. Go to the page or profile you want to download the picture from.

5. Click on the photo you want to download to open it.

6. Right-click on the picture or somewhere else on that page and choose View Page Info.

firefox view page info function

7. Click on Media.

firefox page info media tab

8. In the Address panel, you scroll down to the last photo and click on it, so that the photo appears in Media Preview at the bottom.

instagram photo in firefox page info media tab

9. Click on the Save As button at the top right of the picture.

save instagram photo to computer using firefox

10. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the Instagram photo.

11. Click on the Save button.

Mozilla Firefox will now save the picture to your computer.

How to download Instagram photos using Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Go to https://www.instagram.com.

3. Log into your account (if you're not already logged in).

4. Go to the page or profile you want to download the picture from.

5. Click on the photo you want to download to open it.

6. Right-click on the picture and choose Inspect.

inspect instagram photo in google chrome

A sidebar will appear.

7. Click on Sources at the top of the sidebar.

google chrome sources

8. Double-click on scontent-sit4-1.cdninstagram.com in the top left section of the sidebar.

expand the instagram cdn folder

9. Double-click on the folder icons and then click on the file icons until you see a preview of the picture you want to download in the top right section of the sidebar.

search for instagram photo in google chrome

10. Right-click on the picture and choose Save.

save instagram photo to computer using google chrome

11. Select a location on your computer where you want to save the photo.

12. Click on the Save button.

Google Chrome will now save the picture to your computer.

How to download Instagram photos on Android using FastSave

You can find the FastSave for Instagram application here on Google Play.

Notes:

1. Open the FastSave for Instagram application.

2. Tap on the toggle button (switch) to start the FastSave service.

3. Tap on the Open Instagram button.

turn fastsave on and open instagram

The application will now redirect you to Instagram.

4. Go to the picture you want to download.

5. Tap on the 3 dots at the top right of the picture.

instagram photo options

6. Tap on Copy Share URL.

copy share url of instagram photo

The application will now save the picture to your Android phone.

How to download Instagram photos on Android using Inst Download

You can find the Inst Download application here on Google Play.

Notes:

1. Open the Instagram application.

2. Go to the picture you want to download.

3. Tap on the 3 dots located at the top right of the picture.

instagram photo options

4. Tap on Copy Share URL.

copy share url of instagram photo

5. Open the Inst Download application.

6. Tap on the Paste button.

paste url of instagram photo into inst download app

7. Tap on Save Image at the bottom of the picture.

save instagram image to android phone using inst download app

A Set Image Name dialog will appear.

8. At Folder Path, you can see the location on your phone where the photo will be saved.

9. At Image Name, you can change the name for the photo if you want.

10. Tap on the Download button.

The application will now save the picture to your Android phone.

How to download Instagram photos on Android using Downloader For Instagram

You can find the Downloader For Instagram application here on Google Play.

Notes:

Setup

The following steps you only need to do once:

1. Open the Downloader For Instagram application.

2. When you open the application for the first time you will get an intro screen with instructions and when this screen pops up, you can tap on the X icon located at the top right of the intro screen to close it.

3. Tap on the toggle button (switch) next to auto download to turn this feature on.

enable auto download in downloader for instagram app

Download

1. Open the Instagram application.

2. Go to the picture you want to download.

3. Tap on the 3 dots located at the top right of the picture.

instagram photo options

4. Tap on Copy Share URL.

copy share url of instagram photo

The application will now save the picture to your Android phone.

How to download and save Instagram profile pictures on an Android phone

With the Profile Picture Download for Instagram application, you can easily download and save profile pictures from Instagram users.

This tutorial will work for all Android phones, such as Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, Google Pixel, Lenovo, Motorola, Huawei, OnePlus, Nexus, HTC, LG, and all other Android phones.

You can find the Profile Picture Download for Instagram application here on Google Play.

1. Open the Profile Picture Download for Instagram application.

2. Enter the Instagram username of the person from whom you want to download the profile picture.

Note: You must enter the username exactly with numbers and underscores (e.g., easytechguides_nl).

3. Tap on the (search/magnifying glass) button/key of your phone's keypad (keyboard).

4. Tap on Download this picture below the profile picture.

download a instagram profile picture on android

5. When the application shows an ad, you tap on the X button at the top left to close the ad.

The application will now save the profile picture to your Android phone. You can find the profile photo in the InstaPP folder on your phone.