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How to Download Instagram Stories on iPhone (Yours and Others)

If you are thinking about Instagram Stories downloading, here is how to download Instagram stories on iPhone from your own or others’ Instagram accounts.

Updated Nov 30,2018 | by Niko

Instagram Stories is actually an in-built feature of Instagram app. With it, you are allowed to post photos or videos in a slideshow format. However, unlike the regular Instagram posts, the photos or videos you share to Instagram Stories would disappear from your account after 24 hours.

Maybe this is one of the main reasons why people want to download Instagram Stories from their own or others’ Instagram accounts, save those interesting, funny, useful or insightful Instagram Stories to watch and share.

In this article, we are going to show you how to download Instagram Stories on iPhone. No matter you want to download Instagram Stories from your own Instagram account, or from someone else’s Instagram account, you can find a way to make it in the following.

Before getting started, you may want to check these:

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[Detailed Guide] How to Download Instagram Photos on iPhone

How to Download Instagram Stories on iPhone from Your Own Account

Generally, it’s much easier to download your own Instagram Stories than downloading from others.

Step 1: Open your own Instagram story

Step 2: Tap “… More” in the bottom right of the photo or video of Instagram Stories you would like to save


Step 3: Choose “Save…”, and tap “Save Photo/Video” to save your Instagram Stories photo or video to your iPhone. You can find it in your iPhone Camera Roll.


Note: Your Instagram Stories will only vanish from the public after 24 hours, you can always find them, because Instagram Stories you create will be saved in your Instagram Stories Archive automatically. So, you can download Instagram Stories from your own account with the above steps anytime you want.

How to Download Instagram Stories on iPhone from Other Instagram Accounts

By default, you are not allowed to save or download others’ Instagram Stories within Instagram App or on You can make use of the following apps and site tools to download Instagram Stories.

Here, we introduce your Story Reposter for Instagram app, and show you how to use this app to download Instagram Stories on iPhone.

Find the app on the App Store, and install it on your iPhone. Let’s go.

Step 1: Open Story Reposter for Instagram app

Step 2: Type the name or the Instagram user, and click “SEARCH” button.

For example, we type in “YouTube” and click search button. It shows a numbers of results.


Step 3: Choose the profile from the search results, and you’ll see the list of all the Instagram Stories the profile has posted in the last 24 hours, including both photos and videos.

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Step 4: Choose the Instagram Stories you’d like to download

Step 5: Tap on the Share button, and select “Save Image” or “Save Video” to download the Instagram Stories to your iPhone.



That’s it. Although the Story Reposter for Instagram app will show you some ads, anyway, it’s free to use, and lets you download Instagram Stories photos and videos on iPhone without watermark.

Download Instagram Photos or Videos from Posts

In addition to downloading Instagram Stories, if you are still interested in saving Instagram photos or videos from the regular posts, here is a complete solution. Free download and try IOTransfer Instagram downloader.

In addition to the online Instagram downloader: Online Instagram Photo Downloader and Free Instagram Video Downloader Online, IOTransfer program offers you the built-in tools to download photos and videos from Instagram and other video-sharing websites safely and easily.

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