How to Save Instagram Photos on iPhone/iPad

How to save Instagram photos on iPhone or iPad? This guide will tell you Instagram method to save photos from Instagram to iPhone camera roll.

By iMobie | Posted on: Oct. 25, 2018, Last Updated: Oct. 12, 2019

We can easily share wonderful photos through the Instagram app with friends. We can also search for photos we are interested in. However, we cannot save photos we like from the app, which is disappointed. To save Instagram photos on iPhone, you can download some apps in the App Store that can help you with it. But those apps usually contain lots of ads, which is quite annoying.

Actually, there is a method that can let you save Instagram photos to iPhone camera roll without using third-party apps. Read the next part to see the detailed steps. Also, we will show you how to save Instagram videos to camera roll.

How to Save Instagram Photos on iPhone/iPad

Step 1 Open Instagram app > Find the photos you want to save to the camera roll on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2 Tap on the top right corner > Choose Copy Share URL > Open Safari and Paste and Go to the URL you have copied > Long press the photos you want to save > Tap Copy.

How to Save Instagram Photos on iPhone/iPad – Step 2

How to Save Instagram Photos on iPhone/iPad – Step 2

Step 3 Open Notes app and create a new note > Long press to Paste the pictures > Tap Share button > Tap Save Image > Now go to camera roll to check the photos.

How to Save Instagram Photos on iPhone/iPad – Step 3

How to Save Instagram Photos on iPhone/iPad – Step 3

How to Save Instagram Videos to Camera Roll

Besides photos, we can also find interesting videos on Instagram. But there’s no direct way for users to save Instagram videos. Then how to save Instagram videos to your camera roll so that you can view them anytime you want? AnyTrans for iOS, one of the best video downloaders can help to do the task without effort.

With AnyTrans Video Download function, you can download Instagram videos to computer/iPhone/iPad easily and freely. Besides Instagram, you can also download videos from 9000+ websites like YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion and more. If you are interested in, just follow the steps below to download the videos you prefer from Instagram to your camera roll easily.

Step 1 Free Download AnyTrans for iOS on your computer and launch it > Connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable > Click on “Media Downloader” at the left-side menu.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Click on Media Downloader in AnyTrans for iOS - Step 1

Click on Media Downloader in AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

Step 2 Copy the URL to the download section > Click on Search button to continue.

Copy URL and Search in AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

Copy URL and Search in AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3 Click on the Download tab to download the Instagram videos. You can select the destination at the top right corner to save videos to your computer.

Step 4 Click the “Download List” button at the top-right corner > Click on “To Device” button to save the Instagram videos to your camera roll. After it completes, you can check the videos in the Videos app on your iPhone or iPad.

You can also use it to download videos from Internet by copying and pasting the URL of the videos you want to download.

AnyTrans is also an all-in-one iOS data manager that can meet almost all your needs in transferring iPhone/iPad content, such as photos, messages, notes, video, etc. As for photos, it covers multi-direction transferring and supports all kinds of photos, including Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, Live Photos, etc. Besides, it also supports the newest official image format HEIC photos. Here are some useful guides you can go to have a check:

The Bottom Line

Hope this guide can help you save Instagram photos on iPhone iPad successfully. If you like this guide, just share it to help more people. And if you want to save Instagram videos, try AnyTrans to finish the task easily!

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.