How to download Instagram Photos on PC

Download Instagram Photos

Instagram is no doubt one of the best platform to upload your pictures and share it with your friends and followers. But what if you lost the offline copy of the images or want to create a backup?

Well, in that case, you can download Instagram photos and save it for offline uses. Let’s see how.

Download Instagram Photos

Here’s how you can download Instagram photos through your browser.

Instagram Download Data

  1. Go to and login to your account.
  2. Navigate to your profile by clicking the profile icon in the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Click the gear icon right next to the “Edit Profile” button.
  4. Press the “Privacy and Security” option from the menu.
  5. Scroll down to the “Download Data” section and click “Request Download.”
  6. Enter your email and password to confirm the download.
  7. You’ll receive a download link in your email under 48Hrs.

Now, Instagram will send your data as a downloadable package. You can download all your uploaded media and account information by clicking the link in your email.

The email comes under 48 Hrs after the process and expires after 4 days. After expiration, you will have to repeat the same process to download your data.

The Source Code Method

The method sounds like a hard one but it’s actually pretty easy. Here’s what you need to do.

  1. Go to and login to your account.
  2. Open the image you want to download.
  3. Right-click on the image and press  “View Page Source.”
  4.  The code of the image will open now.
  5. Scroll and find the meta property information of the image.
  6. Copy the code and paste it in a new tab.
  7. Just the image will open in the new tab.
  8. Right-click on image and press “Save Image As.”
  9. The image will start downloading.

That’s about it. You can view the image when the downloading finishes. All images can be downloaded one by one by following this method.

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Third-party Apps Technique

There are third-party apps like Downloadgram which allow you to download Instagram photos quickly. Here’s what you need to do.

  1. Go to and login to your account.
  2. Find the image you want to download.
  3. Click the ellipses in the corner of the image.
  4. Select “Go to Post” from the menu.
  5. Copy the URL of the post from the URL bar.
  6. Paste the URL in the download bar of Downloadgram
  7. Hit the download button to start downloading.

See! as easy as that. You can download as many pictures as you want using Downloadgram.

If you are on a mobile device then click the ellipses on the image and select “Copy Link.” Paste that link in Downloadgram and start downloading.

The only downside of this tool is that it allows you one image at a time.

There are other services on the internet that you can use to download multiple photos. Google is your best friend in this regard.

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Bottom Line

Instagram photos can be downloaded through various methods. No matter which device you are on, it’s easy for all. This guide will take you through the whole process of downloading Instagram photos in your mobile or desktop. You can choose the method which suits you the most and follow the steps given.