How to Take Backup of Photos on Instagram

Backing Up Photos on Instagram

Whenever we have a numerous amount of files and documents on our computer, we usually want to back them up in case something goes wrong. Having a secondary file is a good way to keep everything safe. The same goes for Instagram photos. You can backup these photos so that you have an extra copy just in case. It’s better to be safe than sorry.

1) Go to your preferred search engine and type in something like ‘backup Instagram photos.’ A long list of search results will appear, but the first link is usually the best.


2) You may find yourself on This website helps people save their photos to their hard drive. There are various websites like this, so you may want to try out a few to see which one works best for you. Start by clicking on the orange button on the left that says ‘sign in with Instagram.’

sign in

3) Next, you must authorize the application to access the photos on the account. Click on the green ‘authorize’ button in the bottom right corner.


4) In the box that’s titled ‘choose your export options’ you will have three choices. To select the choice, click on the grey bubble to the left of it. You can export all your photos, a certain number of your most recent ones, or ones within a certain timeframe.

You can also click the ‘see more options’, which is highlighted in blue near the bottom. Once you’ve made your choice, click on ‘start export.’

start export

5) After that, you have to wait for the photos to be downloaded from your account. The amount of time it takes may vary depending on how many photos you’re retrieving.

please wait

6) Once the exporting process is done, you can download the photos to your computer by clicking ‘donate & download’ or ‘donate only.’


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