How to Download & Save Instagram Pictures (9 Easy Ways)

How to Download & Save Instagram Pictures

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

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

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Can You Download Pictures From Instagram?

Instagram is a great app for sharing pictures.

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

But:

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

So you might be wondering:

Can I even download pictures from Instagram?

Well, yes, but...

In order to protect copyright on photos Instagram doesn't allow people to download and save pictures directly from the app.

It's also to prevent people from stealing other people's work.

Note:

You can download your own and also other people's pictures.

Related: How to Unlink Facebook, Twitter & 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 picture and choose "Copy link address" (Google Chrome & Opera) or "Copy Link Location" (Mozilla Firefox) or "Copy link" (Microsoft Edge).

copy url of instagram photo

If you don't have the "Copy link address" option, then right-click on the timestamp (time when photo was posted. e.g. 2 DAYS AGO) located at the bottom of the photo and choose "Copy link address" (Google Chrome & Opera) or "Copy Link Location" (Mozilla Firefox) or "Copy link" (Microsoft Edge).

instagram photo timestamp

If you don't see the timestamp, then click on the photo to open it.

6. Go to http://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. When the photo appears, you click on "Download".

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 "Save".

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 picture and choose "Copy link address" (Google Chrome & Opera) or "Copy Link Location" (Mozilla Firefox) or "Copy link" (Microsoft Edge).

copy url of instagram photo

If you don't have the "Copy link address" option, then right-click on the timestamp (time when photo was posted. e.g. 2 DAYS AGO) located at the bottom of the photo and choose "Copy link address" (Google Chrome & Opera) or "Copy Link Location" (Mozilla Firefox) or "Copy link" (Microsoft Edge).

instagram photo timestamp

If you don't see the timestamp, then click on the photo to open it.

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

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

paste url of instagram photo

8. Click on the "Download Now" button.

9. When the "Save this image" button appears, you click on it.

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 "Save".

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 picture and choose "Copy link address" (Google Chrome & Opera) or "Copy Link Location" (Mozilla Firefox) or "Copy link" (Microsoft Edge).

copy url of instagram photo

If you don't have the "Copy link address" option, then right-click on the timestamp (time when photo was posted. e.g. 2 DAYS AGO) located at the bottom of the photo and choose "Copy link address" (Google Chrome & Opera) or "Copy Link Location" (Mozilla Firefox) or "Copy link" (Microsoft Edge).

instagram photo timestamp

If you don't see the timestamp, then click on the photo to open it.

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. When the "Download image" button appears at the bottom, you click on it.

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 "Save".

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. When the picture appears, right-click on the picture or somewhere else on that page and then click on "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 at "Media Preview" located at the bottom.

instagram photo in firefox page info media tab

9. Click on the "Save As" button located 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.

The picture will be saved 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. When the picture appears, right-click on the picture and then click on "Inspect".

inspect instagram photo in google chrome

7. Click on "Sources" located at the top of the side panel.

google chrome sources

8. Double-click on "scontent-sit4-1.cdninstagram.com" located in the top left panel.

expand the instagram cdn folder

9. Double-click on the first folder (e.g. t51.2885-15).

10. Double-click on the "e35" folder.

11. Click on the file icons until a preview of the picture you want to download appears in the top right panel.

search for instagram photo in google chrome

12. Right-click on the picture and then click on "Save".

save instagram photo to computer using google chrome

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

14. Click on the "Save" button.

The picture will be saved to your computer.

How to Download Instagram Photos on Android using FastSave

You can find "FastSave" (from "Photo and video applications") here (Google Play).

Notes:

1. Open the "FastSave" app.

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

Now you will be brought to Instagram.

4. Go to the picture you want to download.

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

instagram photo options

6. Tap on "Copy Share URL".

copy share url of instagram photo

The picture will automatically be saved to your Android phone.

How to Download Instagram Photos on Android using Inst Download

You can find "Inst Download" (from "ZN Studio") here (Google Play).

Notes:

1. Open the Instagram app.

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" app.

6. Tap on the "Paste" button.

paste url of instagram photo into inst download app

7. When the picture appears, you tap on "Save Image" located at the bottom of the picture.

save instagram image to android phone using inst download app

A small "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 picture will be saved to your Android phone.

How to Download Instagram Photos on Android using Downloader For Instagram

You can find "Downloader For Instagram" (from "NiceApps Studio") here (Google Play).

Notes:

Setup

The following steps you only need to do once:

1. Open the "Downloader For Instagram" app.

2. When you open the app the first time you will get a intro screen with instructions, when this screen pop ups, 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) located next to "auto download" to turn this feature on.

enable auto download in downloader for instagram app

Download

1. Open the Instagram app.

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 picture will automatically be saved to your Android phone.

How to Download & Save Instagram Profile Pictures on an Android phone

With the "Profile Picture Download for Instagram" app 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 "Profile Picture Download for Instagram" (from Axl Studios) here (Google Play).

1. Open the "Profile Picture Download for Instagram" app.

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

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

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

4. When the profile picture appears, you tap on "Download this picture" located underneath the profile picture.

download a instagram profile picture on android

If the correct profile picture doesn't appear, then you probably didn't entered the username correctly.

5. When an ad appears, you tap on the X button located at the top left.

The profile picture will be saved to your Android smartphone. You can find this photo in the "InstaPP" folder on your phone.

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