How to Download Instagram Photos to Your Computer (+ Upload Photos)

How to Download Instagram Photos to Your Computer (+ Upload Photos)

Wants to download Instagram photos to your computer?

Instagram is a popular social networking site by Facebook to post photos and videos from smartphones. It also allows you to follow friends, celebrities, and brands to interact and get regular updates.

The platform is mainly designed for mobile users so you can’t upload or download content from there to PCs by default. But what will do if you are impressed with a cute and stylish Instagram snap of your favorite actor?

Screenshots? Taking screenshots is a common way to steal premium or protected images on the internet. Today, we’ll share a different method to download Instagram photos to your computer. 

Downloading Instagram Photos to Computer

Instagram downloader

Open the Google Chrome browser first.

Install and activate Downloader for Instagram extension. It is an all in one tool to download Instagram photos and videos, upload Instagram photos, and send Instagram direct messages from a computer. Mass download is another interesting option to download all photos and videos from the current page in a zip file. 

Once the extension is activated, open Instagram on Chrome and sign in to your account. Now you will see some additional options on the top bar.

Instagram downloader pc

The mobile icon lets you shift to Instagram mobile version quickly and send direct messages to other Insta users. The last, Download all option is useful to download viewed photos and videos from the current page in one-click.

Mouse over a photo on your home feed to view the download button. 

Download Instagram Photos

Click the download button to save photos and videos to your computer.

Uploading Instagram Photos from Computer

Tap your profile picture from the top to visit the profile. 

Upload Instagram photos from computer

Click the camera icon that appears next to the settings icon. Here you can upload a JPEG file either to your profile or stories. Choose the destination and upload the file. Drag the file to the viewport to adjust its appearance and hit on Next. Enter the image description and tag people if needed.

Again, click on Next to finish your upload.

That’s it. 

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Manoj
Manoj is a writer, blogger from Kerala, India. He writes content on current affairs, technology, cinema, health, social media, and WordPress. His posts and stories appeared across magazines and websites since 1998.