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How to Save Instagram Photo to iPhone Camera Roll

How to save Instagram photos to iPhone/iPad camera roll? This article will give you solutions to save Instagram photos to iPhone camera roll as well as how to download Instagram videos to iPhone.

Updated Jul 10,2018 | by Niko

As we enter the Internet age, more and more users are immersed in using social apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+ to get connected with our friends and family. It is easy and convenient to share photos and videos through these social apps with friends and family. We will also find many interesting and wonderful photos/videos shared by our friends and family and you may want to save them to your iPhone camera roll. To our disappointment, saving photos to iPhone is not as easy as sharing photos via these social apps. But we can manage this. In this article, we will focus on the Instagram app and show you how to save Instagram photos to iPhone Camera Roll and how to download Instagram videos. 

How to save Instagram photos to iPhone Camera Roll

There are many apps that have been created to help you save Instagram photos to your iPhone camera roll. But today we will introduce you a new way that can let you save Instagram photos to iPhone camera roll without using any third-party apps. Here are the steps:

Step 1. Open Instagram and find the photo you want to save to iPhone camera roll.

Step 2. Tap the three dots on the top right corner.

Step 3. Choose 'Copy Link'.

Step 4. Open Safari and Paste the URL you've copied > tap Go.

Step 5. Long press the photo you want to save and tap 'Copy'.

Step 6. Open Notes app and create a new note.

Step 7. Long press the note to paste the photo here. Then click the 'Share' icon.

Step 8. Tap 'Save image' and you can find the photo in your iPhone camera roll now.


image.pngCertainly, it is not an easy way, but it really works. Try it yourself a few times and you will be familiar with the process and it will only take you a few seconds to go through all the steps. Practice makes perfect!

Bonus Tip:

Download Instagram Photos to Computer

1. Visit IOTransfer Online Instagram Photo Downloader page

2. Paste the post URL that you copy from Instagram into the address bar, and click "Download Photo" button


3. The Instagram photos will be recognized automatically, and select the photo and confirm to download.


Use IOTransfer to download Instagram video

IOTransfer can download online videos from 100+ video sites, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo, Vine, etc. With just 1-click, the online videos will be downloaded to your PC/iPhone/iPad/iPod and then you can enjoy free video source on your iDevice wherever you go!

Previously, we have written articles about how to use IOTransfer to download Facebook videos, how to use IOTransfer to download YouTube videos, how to use IOTransfer to download Twitter videos, etc. Today, we will give you guidance on how to use IOTransfer to download Instagram video.

Here are the detailed steps of how to save Instagram videos to iPhone:

Step 1. Download IOTranfer for free and install it on your computer. Then run it.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable. Tap on 'Trust' if your iPhone asks for permission.

Step 3. Go to Instagram and find the video you want to download > Copy the Instagram video URL.


Step 4. Go to VIDEOS tab > paste the URL and tick the checkbox for 'Automatically transfer the downloaded videos into your iOS device.'


Step 5. Click 'Download' button to start the downloading process.


If you forget to select the "Automatically transfer the downloaded video into your iOS device" option before hitting the 'Download' button, don't worry, you can still make it after downloading Instagram videos. Once the video is downloaded, simply click the "iPhone" icon to save the Instagram video to your connected iPhone/iPad/iPod.


Quite simple, right? What's more, IOTransfer allows you to save the downloaded video files in the best video quality available. You should already learned how to save Instagram photo and video to your iPhone now. If you also want to download photos and videos from other websites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Twitch, etc. to your PC or iPhone/iPad, IOTransfer can also help you. Try IOTransfer to download Instagram videos for free now!

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