“How to download Instagram videos on iPhone? I would like to watch Instagram videos on iPhone offline. Some Instagram videos are quite interesting and I would like to add these videos to my local video library. How could I do this? Should I use some kind of Instagram video downloader apps or need I to download Instagram videos on computer and then transfer to iPhone? Please help me.”

As one of the most popular online video publishing and sharing apps for mobile devices, Instagram has attracted great many people around the world. You could freely upload videos to Instagram for sharing, and as well, download Instagram videos on iPhone and other smart devices for offline watching. Do you want to download Instagram videos on iPhone? This guide would show you how to download Instagram videos on iPhone and computer respectively.

Part 1: How to Download Instagram Video on iPhone Directly

You could directly download videos from Instagram on iPhone with the help of some Instagram video downloader apps, such as Browser and File Manager for Documents, a professional online video downloader app for iOS devices like iPhone and iPad.

The below steps would show you how to download videos from Instagram on iPhone. What you need to do first is to download and install this Browser and File Manager for Documents on your iPhone from the App Store.

1. Open Instagram app on your iPhone and then find the target video you would like to download.

2. Get the video URL. If you don’t know how to get the URL, right above the video in the right corner, tap the ellipsis icon and then choose “Copy Link” option from the popup menu.

3. Open the Browser and File Manager for Documents app on your iPhone.

4. Enter the qdownloader.net website on the browser bar. This website allows you to download videos from Instagram on iPhone.

5. Choose “Instagram” on the website.

6. Paste the URL of the Instagram video you want to download into the white search bar.

7. Click the black download icon next to the white search bar.

8. The page will reload to display the download link. Scroll to the bottom of the page and you’ll find the download button. Tap and hold on it and choose Download from the menu that pops up.

9. The app will begin downloading the video.

10. After the downloading, switch to the Files tab. All the files that you’ve downloaded are listed here. Tap on the dots icon next to the video that you just downloaded. From the menu that opens, choose Open In.

11. The iOS Share Sheet is displayed. Tap on Save Video to save it to the Photos app on your iPhone.

You then could see that the Instagram videos you want to download to iPhone have been saved in iPhone successfully. There are multiple other apps that perform like this one. You could choose anyone as you like.

Part 2: How to Download Instagram Video with Leawo Video Downloader

You could also download Instagram videos to iPhone on computer with desktop Instagram video downloader software tools. Leawo Video Downloader is the best choice you could get in the market. As a professional online video downloader program that could download video from 1000+ sites, Leawo Video Download could download video from YouTube, Facebook, Veoh, VEVO, etc. It provides target Instagram video in different resolutions, quality and formats for you to download.

Download and install this video downloader program on your computer and then launch it. The below steps would show you how to download Instagram videos on computer.

Step 1: Set output directory

Launch Leawo Video Downloader (a module built in Leawo Prof. Media). Firstly, you need to custom the output directory to save downloaded Instagram videos. Click the wheel icon on the top-right corner and then navigate to the “Downloader” tab to set output directory in the “Save videos to” box.

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Step 2: Get target Instagram video

Open the “Download” module. Copy the URL of the Instagram video form your browser and then paste it to the search bar on “Download” module. Press “Enter” key to start searching it.

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Step 3: Choose proper video to download

Once you’ve reached the target video page, on the right sidebar, you could see multiple download options, which are in different resolutions, quality and formats. Choose the one you want to download. Make sure you’ve chosen an option that is compatible with your iPhone (mainly the format, like MP4 video).

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Step 4: Download Instagram video

Then, after selecting the target video to download, click the download icon to start downloading Instagram video on computer.

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This video downloader program would start to download the chosen video immediately. You could then view the downloading videos under the “Downloading” tab. Downloaded videos could be viewed under the “Downloaded” tab. After downloading, you could play back downloaded videos.

Part 3: How to Transfer Instagram Video to iPhone with iTransfer

After downloading Instagram videos to computer, now you only need to transfer downloaded Instagram videos to iPhone with professional iPhone data transfer program. Leawo iTransfer would be your helper.

Leawo iTransfer is by far one of the most popular iOS data transfer software programs in the world. It could transfer up to 14 types of data and files between iOS devices, iTunes and computer in simple clicks, without deleting existing files, which is what iTunes does during sync.

Follow the below content to learn how to transfer converted downloaded Instagram videos to iPhone.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to computer

Connect your iPhone to computer via the USB cable. Launch Leawo iTransfer. It would automatically detect your iPhone information. On the left sidebar, open “iPhone > LIBRARY > Movies” option. You could then see all movies on your iPhone.

Set output directory

Step 2: Add Instagram videos to iPhone

Click the “File” menu and choose “Add > Add File/Add File Folder” option. This iPhone data transfer would guide you to browse and load downloaded Instagram videos from your computer.

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Step 3: Transfer Instagram videos to iPhone

After choosing Instagram videos you just downloaded, click the “OK” button. Leawo iTransfer would immediately start to transfer Instagram videos to your iPhone from computer.

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When the transfer is finished, disconnect iPhone with computer and then open the “Video” app on your iPhone. You could then see all the downloaded Instagram videos you’ve downloaded in the video collection.