Instagram is one of the most popular social networks in the world. Facebook-owned service allows users to share pictures and videos either privately or publicly. There are tons of photos that hit Instagram every day and it is hardly possible to catch up with all of them. However, Instagram doesn’t allow you to download photos for offline view, but you still can save your favorite photos for sharing and backup purposes.
In reality, the process is pretty simple and low-tech, but it works. We are going to use a Snap and Crop trick on your iPhone to save an Instagram photo.
In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to save Instagram photos on your iPhone. Before we begin, note that there are tons of third-party apps out there that may help you download Instagram photos to your iPhone, but most of them don’t work well in iOS, so don’t waste your time and effort.
Steps to save Instagram photos on your iPhone
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Instagram app on your iPhone and head to the Instagram photo you wish to save to your iPhone
Step two: Once you are done, all you need to do now is to press the Power button and Home button at the same time to take screenshot on your device
Step three: Your screenshot will be automatically saved into your Photos app, so all you need do now is to open the Photos app on iOS and locate the screenshot
Step four: Once you have found it, you need to crop the image down. To do this, you can tap the hamburger icon at the bottom of the screen and tap on the crop button. After that, you simply need to tap and drag the corners of the image to edit the photo to your liking
Step five: Once you are done, tap Done and enjoy your Instagram photo.
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