Instagram Reels: How to Download Instagram Reel Videos and Save To Your Phone

Instagram Reels: How to Download Instagram Reel Videos and Save To Your Phone

It’s a new day and no, the TikTok ban has not been lifted. Instead, Facebook-owned Instagram launched a new feature called Reels, which is basically a clone for making short TikTok-style videos. TikTok made downloading and sharing videos really easy, but Instagram Reels didn’t. In this article, we will tell you how you can download Instagram Reels on Android or iPhone.

Instagram reels: how to save

This is how you can save Instagram Reels within the application, follow these steps.

  1. Open Instagram > touch look for > open the reel video you want to download.
  2. Alternatively, you can also visit a user profile > hit the new Reels tab, which you’ll notice is now next to the IGTV> tab Please select the reel video you want to download and open that.
  3. Once the video loads press the three dots icon > touch Save.
  4. To access saved reel video, came back to the Instagram home screen> tap your profile icon > touch the hamburger icon > touch Settings > go to Bill > go to Saved.
  5. You’ll find your recently saved videos inside the All Posts folder.

Instagram Reels: How to Download on Android

The second method is for people who use an Android phone and you want to store these short videos locally on your device. Here’s how to do it.

  1. Go to Google Play and download Video Downloader for Instagram – Repost Instagram.
  2. Once the application is installed, open that and set it up.
  3. Once the application is configured, came back to Instagram and Please select the reel video you want to download and open that.
  4. Now hit the three dots icon and touch Copy link.
  5. Open the recently downloaded Video Downloader for Instagram application and the URL you just copied will be automatically posted there.
  6. Now go to the gallery of your phone and you will find the video of Reels. You can then edit it or even share it with others via third-party apps.

Instagram Reels: How to Download on iPhone

Below is an application that allows you to store Instagram Reels if you are using an iPhone. Follow these steps.

  1. Go to the App Store and download InSaver for Instagram.
  2. Once the application is installed, open that and set it up.
  3. Once the application is configured, came back to Instagram and Please select the reel video you want to download and open that.
  4. Now hit the three dots icon and touch Copy link.
  5. Open the recently downloaded InSaver for Instagram application and the link you copied will be pasted automatically.
  6. Tap Look at it! > touch Choices > touch Share > touch Save video to save the short video in the Photos app.

Instagram Reels: How to Download Using Screen Recording

Finally, the last method that we suggest allows you to store Instagram Reels through screen recording. You can use this method if you don’t want to download a third-party app on your device. Follow these steps.

  1. On iPhone, make sure screen recording is added to Control Center. To go Settings > Control center > Customize controls. Now add Screen recording.
  2. On Instagram, open the reel video you want to download.
  3. Now swipe up from the bottom of the screen to reveal the Control Center. Tap Start Recording To start recording the video, go to Instagram and play the video. Once done, stop screen recording by tapping the red bar at the top> Stop. The video will be automatically saved in the Photos app.
  4. If you are using an Android phone, you can use the built-in screen recorder (if your phone has it) or a third-party app to record the screen.
  5. If your phone doesn’t have a screen recorder, go to Google Play and install Mobizen screen recorder. Once installed, open the app and set it up.
  6. After that, just go back to Instagram > play the video you want to download> hit the floating screen recorder icon and touch the camera button to start screen recording.
  7. Once done, touch the stop button to stop recording. The video recorded on the screen will be automatically saved in your phone’s gallery.

These are some of the best methods that allow you to store Instagram Reels on your Android phone or iPhone. If you know of any other method you would like to suggest to us, you can write it down in the comments.

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