Download Instagram Photos and Videos with One Click

Looking for a way to download photos and videos from the Instagram website? These are how to download Instagram photos, videos, stories, and IGTVs with one click (only for the Instagram website):

1. Instantgram bookmarklet (v-4.0.4)

A bookmarklet is a bookmark stored in a web browser that contains JavaScript commands that add new features to the browser.

Instantgram is a bookmarklet for downloading single photos from Instagram without any further extensions. Just drag the Instantgram button to the bookmarks bar of your browser, open any Instagram post and click on the bookmarklet.

1. Drag this button to the bookmarks bar of your browser.
 – Works on Chrome and Firefox.

2. Open any post on

3. Click on [Instantgram] on your bookmarks bar. Works when only one photo/video is on the visible part of the page.

Image: Instantgram

4. Save photo/video (Ctrl+S or right-click → Save as . . . ).
 – You can download Instagram photos, videos, stories, and IGTVs.

How to enable the bookmarks bar?

Chrome: Ctrl+Shift+B or → Bookmarks → Show bookmarks bar

Firefox: → Library → Bookmarks → Bookmarking Tools → View Bookmarks Toolbar

How to use [Instantgram] on Chrome mobile?

– Tap and hold the above button → Copy link address (in this case is a JavaScript function).

– Go to the menu ( ) → Bookmarks → Add new bookmark → Type a name → paste copied link in URL field → Save (Done).

– If you don’t see “Add new bookmark”, go to a random website, from menu ( ) tap on star icon () to save the link as a bookmark. Now, go to bookmarks (menu ( ) → Bookmarks) edit this bookmark (name and URL) with the link that you just copied from the button.

– On the Instagram website, go to the post that you want to download its photo/video (You can copy the post URL from the Instagram app).

– Type the name of the bookmark in the address bar and tap on the bookmark.

– Tap and hold on photo/video → Download image/video.

How to install [Instantgram] on Safari mobile?

Open a random page in your Safari mobile browser. From the Share menu choose “Add Bookmark”. Tap and hold the bookmarklet button, and copy the link. In the “Favourites” bookmark list, edit the name and URL of the saved bookmark.
Note: The Instagram website may force you to use the Instagram app.

Instantgram developer page: theus

2. Downloader for Instagram extension

UPDATE: Removed from Chrome Web Store.

Downloader for Instagram is the world’s easiest Google Chrome Extension to help you download photos and videos from Instagram easily and quickly.

1. Add this Chrome extension to your Google Chrome browser.
 – You can use Yandex Browser to install Chrome extensions on your smartphone.

2. Open any post on

3. Hover on the photo/video to see the download button. Click on the DOWNLOAD button.
 – You can download Instagram photos, videos, stories, and IGTVs.

Guinea pig image from Instagram
Image (captured): @instagram

Other features:

– Download all photos/videos at once (mass download)
– Upload photos as a post or a story (video upload is coming soon)
– Mobile (Tablet) view
– View Lives (+ top Lives + search Lives)
– Send DM (Direct Message) [How to send Instagram DM from Computer]
– Tag people on photos
– Add location

3. Some other tools:

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5 thoughts on “Download Instagram Photos and Videos with One Click

  • January 13, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    Great article,

  • November 27, 2020 at 8:50 pm

    Yes, great article.
    One problem that I find is that if there is more than one photo in a set,
    indicated by a little white square, then it won’tbookmark.
    It has to be a single photo.
    Is there any remedy for this please?

    • November 28, 2020 at 12:01 pm

      Thank you for your comment. Now, you can check it again.

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