How to Download a Copy of Your Instagram Data

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nstagram is without a doubt one of the most popular social networking platforms with over 1 billion monthly active users. If you ever wanted to grab all your photos, movies, stories, and see all the data that you’ve shared with Instagram over the years, you can do it right from your iPhone or iPad, and it’s a lot easier than you think.

How to Download All Instagram Data, Pictures, Video, Stories, etc via iPhone

If you use a password manager to access Instagram, make sure you keep your password handy as you’ll be asked to enter it before you can download or access the data. Just follow the steps below to get started.

  1. Open “Instagram” on your iPhone or iPad.

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  2. Head over to your profile by tapping on the icon at the bottom-right corner. Next, tap on the triple-line icon at the top-right corner of your screen.

    How to Download a Copy of Your Instagram Data
  3. Now, choose “Settings” from the pop-up menu.

    How to Download a Copy of Your Instagram Data
  4. In the settings menu, tap on “Security” as shown below.

    How to Download a Copy of Your Instagram Data
  5. Next, choose “Download Data” located under the “Data and History” section.

    How to Download a Copy of Your Instagram Data
  6. Type in your email address for receiving a link to download your data and tap on “Request Download” to continue.

    How to Download a Copy of Your Instagram Data
  7. You’ll be prompted to type in your Instagram password. Once you’re done, tap on “Next”.

    How to Download a Copy of Your Instagram Data
  8. Now, you’ll be informed that it will take up to 48 hours to collect your data. Tap on “Done” to leave this screen.

    How to Download a Copy of Your Instagram Data

When the download is ready, Instagram will email you with a link to download your data. You will need to enter your Instagram password again to begin downloading the data.

The data you download from Instagram will be a ZIP file. Therefore, you’ll need to unzip this compressed file using the Files app before you’re able to actually view all the data.

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