Instagram is the ultimate photo and video sharing app for youngsters these days. It has a wealth of photos and videos but users lament that they cannot save them on their iOS devices. In this article we will discuss how you can save or download photos and videos from Instagram on your iPhone or iPad with and without Jailbreak.
Instagram has an age demographics of 18 – 29 years old with some of the trendiest photos and videos uploaded every day. But if you want to save those photos or videos, Instagram doesn’t have any such feature. Moreover, it has many more restrictions and essential features missing such as the ability to follow someone without getting any feed from them.
Let’s look at a couple of methods to save photos and videos from Instagram on your iPhone. These apps and tweaks also give you additional control on your Instagram app.
How to Save Photos / Videos from Instagram on iPhone
There isn’t any app that gives you built-in downloader type feature for Instagram app. But you can use a third-party app from App Store to get the ability to download Instagram photos and videos on your iOS device.
- Go to App Store and install InstaTV
- Use Instagram login and password to login.
- This will essentially show you all your followers and photos in InstaTV.
- Now select the photo or video you want to download.
- Tap on Save to save it in stock Photos app
This way you can save Instagram photos and videos on your iPhone or iPad. But, InstaTV also has other interesting features packed with it. You can view your photos as a slideshow and repost them.
InstaTV is an easy hassle-free way to save photos and videos on Instagram to your iOS device without Jailbreak. Since this is a non-jailbreak method, you don’t get a lot of extra features but still it does its work neatly for an iPhone or iPad without jailbreak.
Instagram++: Save Instagram Photos / Videos With Jailbreak
If you have an iOS device with jailbreak, you can choose any Cydia tweak for Instagram that is packed with features you like. We have chosen Instagram++ because it is both reliable and lets you save photos and videos from Instagram on your Instagram app. This app is created by creators of Facebook++ and many other well-known Cydia tweaks for social media apps. Instagram++ is easily available to download and install from BigBoss repo. It lets you save photos and videos from Instagram on your iPhone or iPad. The other notable features are:
- Zoom into the photos
- Show full timestamps
- Open links within the app
- Repost a post
- Fake followers
- Fake following counts
- Turn off read receipt for DM
…and much more
There are a large number of features in Instagram++ but you can remove the ones you don’t like. Another noteworthy feature is that it alerts you when you tap the like button. This prevents accidental likes. Whenever you tap on the Like button, a popup asks you if you want to like the photo or video.
There you go! Two methods to save Instagram photos and videos on your iOS device. Choose the one that works for you. The InstaTV method for non-jailbroken devices has less features as compared to Instagram++ that lets you save photos and videos from Instagram on your iPhone/iPad with jailbreak. It has a bulk of features because it’s one of the best Cydia tweaks for saving Instagram photos and videos on Jailbroken devices. .