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Instagram doesn’t allow you to download images directly, but you can use third-party software programs for the same. You can download them through your  Android device or PC. If you use an Android device, you can download images even without installing the software. Though, it is better to install an Android or Windows app on your device if you want to download a lot of Instagram images.

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Here’s the process to download Instagram images on Android

Through DownloadGram

  1.  Open Instagram on your Android and choose the image that you wish to download.
  2.  You will see the icon with three vertical dots right on top of the selected image. Tap on it.
  3.  Then, choose the “Copy Link” option from the available options.
  4.  Go to the official website of  DownloadGram by clicking on your phone’s browser.
  5.  Paste the copied image link in the dedicated paste section given on the home page. You will have to press on the box for a while and then tap on paste. The copied link be pasted successfully in that way.
  6.  Hit the Download button and then Download image to download the selected image successfully.

Through FastSave for Instagram

  1.  Open Google Play Store on your Android phone and download “FastSave for Instagram” app from there.
  2.  One you download and install the app on your device, open the app, enable the “FastSave Service” feature, and choose the “Open Instagram” option.
  3.  Tap on three vertical dots available right above the image that you are trying to download.
  4.  Then, tap the “Copy Link” option for downloading the chosen image in your Android device.
  5.  Open your phone’s gallery or the FastSave for Instagram app to check the downloaded images.

Here’s the process to download Instagram images on PC

Through DownloadGram

  1.  Access Instagram through the computer and select the ideal Instagram image for downloading.
  2.  Then, click on the icon with three horizontal dots. You will see a couple of options on the screen.
  3.  Choose the “Go to post” option and copy the page’s URL for downloading.
  4.  Visit the website: on your PC.
  5.  Paste the link that you copied earlier in the dedicated box given over there.
  6.  Click on the Download option and then the Download image option when it appears on the screen.
  7.  The selected image will be downloaded in your PC successfully.

Through Save-o-gram

If you want to download more than one Instagram images at one go on your PC, then the Save-o-gram software is the best solution for you. Follow these steps:

  1.  Get the Save-o-gram software from its website and launch it on your PC later on.
  2.  You will see a dedicated text box on the top where you need to enter the Instagram username or link for downloading images.
  3.  Then, choose the photos that you wish to download.
  4.  Select the “Download as ZIP file.” option or “Download selected photos” option accordingly, to get the desired images. You can even print the photos by selecting all at once.

Though, the Save-o-gram app can be used for free for seven days only. You will have to pay the asked amount to use it after that. All in all, it is excellent software for the ones who need to download Instagram images regularly.

Billy Mark is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at


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Instagram is a great medium to connect with people you know and love. It lets you share your pictures and videos as well as access others too. There are various great features in this social media platform that you can enjoy in your day to day life. One of the best features from Instagram is stories update. You can tell the regular stories through pictures and videos using Instagram stories.

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Though, the stories in Instagram are only available for 24 hours and disappears after that. If you wish to make them visible for long, you can use the Instagram story highlights. It is another excellent feature for showcasing your best Instagram stories. Let’s discuss the Instagram story highlight in the comprehensive manner below.

Instagram Story Highlights

As Instagram stories disappear after 24 hours, there is an option to highlight the stories users want to show forever on their profile. You can select a bunch of stories and create a dedicated folder to show them to others. The highlight feature gives you an option to choose a custom image for highlighting chosen stories and give it a particular name. After you create the highlight, they show on your profile just under the profile photo and bio text. Show your favorite memories correctly with the Instagram story highlights.

Creating Instagram Highlight

You can create an Instagram Story highlight through two ways. One is through selecting the active Instagram story and another by choosing from archived stories. Here’s how you can create a highlight through both ways:

Using the active story

If you wish to use active story in your Instagram highlights, follow these steps

1. Go to the active story of your Instagram profile.

2. Now, find the Highlight option present on the bottom and tap on it.

3. Then, tap on the plus icon for creating a new highlight.

4. Give the highlight an ideal name to justify the story.

5. Tap on the Add button present in blue to successfully create the highlight.

Once you implement these steps, your followers can see the highlight on your profile photo and in your profile later on.

Using archived stories

For adding Instagram stories from your archived stories, go through these steps:

1. Tap on your Instagram profile and then on the Story Highlights option available below bio.

2. Now, touch the plus icon to move ahead with the process.

3. You will see all your stories from the past. Select the desired ones that you want to show in the Highlight and tap on the Next option.

4. If you wish to choose another cover for your highlight, tap of Edit cover. Select any other story as an icon or upload one.

5. You need to give a perfect name to your Highlight now.

6. If you are using Android, tap on Done. The iPhone users need to tap Add to add highlight successfully.

Adding more stories in current Highlight

It is even possible to include more pictures and videos in your Highlight. Here’s the process:

1. Press and hold your Highlight for a while.

2. Select the first option, Edit Highlight, from there.

3. Tap on Add and choose the stories that you wish to include and then tap on Done.

Your Highlight will be edited successfully, and selected stories will be added.

Importance of Instagram Highlights

For brands, Instagram has become an excellent tool for connecting with people all around the world and boosting their products. It is essential for them to keep their pages updated with beautiful and engaging stories and posts. They can tell a lot about themselves by posting relevant stories and creating highlights from time to time. Even those who don’t follow you, might check your highlights and give you a follow after seeing them. So, the Instagram highlight is very useful for letting your new followers know about your previous activities.

Billy Mark is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at

One of the fastest growing social networks services, Instagram, has launched its IGTV app enabling the Instagram users to watch and view the videos. With over 1 billion users, the new app from Instagram seems like a rival to YouTube. Some say IGTV is an extended version of Instagram which can have the videos longer than a minute.

Many have asked to get the IGTV app. Well IGTV is a standalone app available for iOS and Android device. According to the operating system of your phones, download the app from the respective app store. For some users, it is difficult to get the app from app store, so they can also get the app from Instagram as well. There is no additional step to the process as the new app button is located just at the top of the app.

Here’s how to use IGTV app
  1. The worldwide renowned mobile social network, Instagram, has built the IGTV app, especially for mobile handsets. It apparently means that the videos can be seen vertical as well as on full-screen on the phones. The app is designed in a way that it works well with the device which you might already use to take photos and videos.
  2. The IGTV app might not look simple to use, but the Instagram and IGTV work together there is no need to sign up for this app. Just click the little button in the Instagram app, and IGTV app will run automatically. When the app is open, click continue and begin to use the app. You will notice a For You tab and the app will suggest you the videos too. In addition to that, the Following tab will display the videos from the account you follow.
  3. To view or watch the trending app, you will need to tap the Popular tab and find the trending videos. To watch any video, just select and tap on the video. The video will begin playing in the background without sound. To enable the sound of the video, just set the video on full screen and enjoy it with sound effects.

This is how you can watch or view a video on IGTV app, but you can also upload your videos on IGTV.

Uploading a video on IGTV App
  1. Open your IGTV app and tap on the profile button.
  2. You can tap on the plus (+) button or select the Upload Video option.
  3. Now, choose a video to upload on IGTV from the gallery.
  4. Enter the details and description.
  5. The video will successfully upload on the IGTV.

The IGTV now doesn’t give permissions to record videos from Instagram, but as a user, you can like and comment on the videos. The IGTV is the best platform for all the Instagram users to create their own Vlog, or video content and upload it on IGTV with huge Instagram following.

Billy Mark is a technical expert who writes about productivity suites such as Microsoft Office. He writes blog posts, reviews, instruction manuals, news releases, and technical descriptions at      

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billymark007 Nov 5 '18, 02:37AM · Tags: software, application, igtv, instagram, internet