How to Save Videos from Instagram

Instagram has evolved over the past few years. From a simple photo editing app, new features were added like adding videos to your story and you can now save videos from Instagram. This is something that the users are looking forward to as it will be helpful in saving those memories to their devices. 

Instagram was acquired by Facebook in 2012 as a free, online photo-sharing application and social media platform. This app allows the users to edit and upload photos or short videos and share it online. Users have the option to make their profile private so that only their followers can view their posts. 

Since Instagram is a photo sharing app, it has certain features like adding filters to the photos. You can also sync your photos to Facebook and other social media networks like Tumblr, Twitter or Flickr, which means it will be uploaded simultaneously and shared to those platforms. That’s just a great way to share updates to your social media followers. 

It was around 2016 when Instagram allowed their users to upload photo or video stories and called it insta-stories. This feature would allow you to share all moments of your day or share multiple pictures and videos and they appear together in a slideshow format. 


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You can directly record short videos through the Instagram app and share it instantly. But not everyone is aware that you can save videos from Instagram through your stories. Let’s see how to do this and save those precious moments that you’ve captured. 

Save the Instagram Videos through Insta-stories

Time Needed : 02 minutes

Here are the steps on how to save videos from Instagram:

  1. Launch the Instagram App.

    save videos on instagram

  2. Open your Video or Story that you want to save.

    story to save from instagram

  3. Look for the Menu Button and tap on it.

    It is the three dots located at the lower right-hand corner of the screen.

    instagram save videos

  4. Click on Save or Save video once the menu pops up.

    save videos on instagram

Tools
  • Instagram App
Materials
  • iPhone

After saving the videos, just go to your local storage or open your Gallery to check it. And that covers everything that you need to know on how to save videos from Instagram. 

I hope that this article helped you save those Instagram videos to your phone. If so, don’t forget to share this with your friends and colleagues. We also have our Youtube channel if you want to explore and gain knowledge through our other tutorial videos.