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How to download your Instagram account data

Either you want to delete your Instagram account or change it, you would need to download all of your data including messages, photos, stories & other account data. (You can download single Instagram video or picture by using this tool:

but if you haven’t done it before it can be a difficult job to do. that’s why I’m gonna show you step by step process.

It’s the same as downloading your data from Facebook profile. So if you’ve ever downloaded the data from facebook it could be really easy for you to download Instagram account data.

Here’s How it works. You’ll have to create a request to Instagram to download all of your Instagram data and you’ll get an email from Instagram Team after a while in which all of your data would be available in an archive file.

Let’s get started.

1. open this link into your web browser:

PS: For the alternative method, Login to your Instagram profile on the web, then click on your profile picture in the upper right corner. After that, click on the cog icon next to your username. and then choose Privacy & Security from the menu list. Finally, click on the button “Request Download” under the headline of “Data Download”.

2. it would ask you to provide the email address where you want to receive the download link of your data.

3. Now, you’ll have to enter your Instagram password to Request the Password

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Ater Requesting to backup the data it would take some time to complete the process. Instagram shows you the message to confirm that you Instagram is busy creating the backup of the things you’ve shared on the Instagram over the time. It can take up to 48 hours to prepare and collect your account data (depends on your data).

How to download Instagram account data

4) Now you’ll have to wait. Instagram will message you regarding the download link. Click on the Download Data in the email. Below is the screenshot from the email.

5) You shall land on the confirmation page. Click Download Data to proceed.

This download link will be available only for four next days.

After successfully downloading the file, open your downloads folder. You’ll see a zip file there. Open the zip file to unpack the archive.

After unpacking the archive, open the folder. in the folder, you’ll see many sub-folders which are containing all your media. below is the screenshot of all the sub-folders.

This is how you can download all of your Instagram account data. We’ve written some more piece of content on your blog related to Downloading Instagram videos on pc. CHECK IT OUT.


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How to Download Instagram videos on PC

As we all know, Instagram users are increasing on daily basis and its issues are increasing as well. One of the biggest issues Instagram users are facing right now is to Download Instagram videos on PC or MAC because Instagram doesn’t provide any option to save Instagram videos into your mobile or desktop devices.

That’s when people start searching for the solution to download Instagram videos so may they can download their favorite videos into their collection. Because there are times when you like some videos so much and want them to be in your collection.

There are uncountable methods available online to download Instagram videos but in this content, we are going to cover the source code method.

Download Instagram videos on PC

Now, this method is a little bit technical but it’s the only safe way if you don’t trust any third party software or app because while downloading videos from third-party services or software they can save your downloaded video into their server for different purposes. (just so you know Downloader4Insta doesn’t save any of your downloaded videos or pictures on the server)

So, if you don’t want anyone to know about your downloaded videos this is the right way to do so.

Here’s how it works: You can inspect the source code of the video page and get the download link from there.

  • Right-click on the video that you want to download and select Inspect Element. Depending on your browser the name could be different, like View page source in Firefox.

inspect elements of Instagram video

  • Now press Ctrl + F keys to open Find option and once its open type “.mp4” in it.
  • The search will open up a section of code. Here, copy the link next to src=(the link ends with .mp4).

Video link in the Instagram Inspect element

  • Paste this link in the new tab and the video will start playing. You can then right-click and select Save video as to download the video.

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That’s it. Congratulations, You’ve downloaded your first Instagram video from your pc or mac.

Now to be honest this method can be really painful because you’d have to go through quite some steps to Download Instagram videos on PC or MAC.

So, if you feel like this method isn’t for you then you can always change your downloading method because as I’ve already mentioned at the starting, there are uncountable methods for downloading Instagram videos.