All of us love sharing happy moments with our nearest and dearest聽like聽sharing photos and videos on Instagram. But, is there a way to save Instagram videos to your camera roll?

Well, the answer is yes. There are some ways to do it. 聽Here鈥檚 all you need to know about saving any Instagram video.

Option 1. Save Instagram Videos to Camera Roll via Settings

If you鈥檙e recording a video straight from Instagram, there are a few ways to save those videos.


  1. Go into Instagram settings (the three dots in the upper right of your profile).
  2. Scroll down towards the bottom, you鈥檒l see a toggle for 鈥渟ave videos after posting鈥.
  3. When switched on, it will automatically save Instagram videos to your camera roll.


Instagram Stories:聽

Tap the 鈥淪ave鈥 icon in the bottom left after you鈥檝e recorded and edited your story; this saves the Story to your camera roll. Or, once it鈥檚 posted to your Stories, open the Story, tap the three-dot icon, and then tap 鈥淪ave Video鈥.


Option 2. How to Save Instagram Videos to iPhone

When you watch videos on Instagram, there鈥檚 heaps of funny and interesting videos to be found. At some point, you may want to share them to others or need to save them for future use.

But unfortunately, Instagram doesn鈥檛 allow its users to download and save Instagram videos to their camera roll.

Despite this hitch, there are actually a few ways to save Instagram videos to iPhone. One way involves using a聽third-party app that owns聽downloading capability, as well as an online聽Instagram video downloader.

To finally start sharing all those awesome videos, follow these steps:

Step 1. Open Instagram on your iPhone聽and open the Instagram video that you want to download. In the top right corner, you鈥檒l find three dots. Tap on the icon, and then choose聽鈥淐opy Link鈥澛爁rom the menu that pops up.

Step 2. Download and install an app called聽Browser and File Manager for Documents on your iPhone. Open it聽after it鈥檚 installed on your iPhone. At the top of the browser, there鈥檒l be an address bar. Tap on it and enter the following link:聽

Step 3. Tap on聽Instagram聽from the list of supported sites.聽Paste the video鈥檚 link into the search box, then click the 鈥渄ownload鈥 button.聽The page will reload to display the download link. Scroll down, then tap and hold on the 鈥淒ownload video button鈥 and choose聽鈥淒ownload鈥澛爁rom the menu that pops up.聽The app will start downloading the video.

Step 4. After the download has finished, switch to the聽Files聽tab where you鈥檒l find all the files that you鈥檝e downloaded. Tap on the dots icon next to the video that you just downloaded. From the menu, choose聽鈥淥pen In鈥.

Step 5. The iOS Share Sheet comes up so tap on聽鈥淪ave Video鈥澛爐o save the Instagram video to the camera roll聽on your iPhone.聽You can now view the video from the Camera Roll album in the Photos app, and share it wherever and with whomever you like!


Tip. Recover Saved Instagram Videos in Camera Roll

What is losing these once saved Instagram videos聽in your camera roll?

Using professional software to recover files on iPhone is probably the best route to take. 聽iMyFone D-Back is a data recovery tool that supports to recover聽lost or deleted data.

  • It has been recommended by聽CNET,聽techradar,聽PCWorld聽and other professional websites.
  • D-Back applies advanced technology to search for the deleted videos in the SQLite database in the most thorough way, which makes it the best data recovery tool with the highest recovery rate in the market.
  • Four different recovery modes make finding and recovering data very easy: Smart Recovery, Recovery without backup, or from iTunes or iCloud backup.
  • Supports 18 + file types of iOS content like聽text messages, contacts, call log, WhatsApp data, notes聽and etc are supported.
  • It supports all iOS versions including the latest iOS 12/11 and all iOS devices.
  • Many users send their feedback to us in order to show their appreciation.


If you聽need聽recover data from an iOS device, set up iMyFone D-Back聽and聽follow the steps聽below:

Step 1.Launch D-Back on computer聽and start from the "Recover from iOS Device" tab.聽Then click on "Start".聽Connect your device to your computer, once it鈥檚 detected, click "Next鈥.

connect your device

Step 2.Select the types of files that you need to continue. After that, click "Scan". The program will start searching for the deleted data from your device.

select data types

Step 3.After the scan is over, all recoverable data will be clearly organized on your screen. 聽Click each tab to check all the files, or only preview the deleted items by choosing "Show only the deleted files".聽Select the files you want to recover, and then click on "Recover".

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So, now you may acquire聽how to save Instagram videos to your camera roll. What does this mean for you? Hours of pleasure enjoying all that Instagram has to offer. Use the above information to decide which method best suits you and remember that if you lose any聽data, it can be recovered.

Feel free to leave comments below about the different methods and about the topic.