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3 Ways to Download IGTV Videos to iPhone or PC Effortlessly

Instagram lauches IGTV for access long form videos. Learn how to download videos from IGTV to iPhone/iPad or PC using either of these three methods.

Updated Jun 28,2018 | by Cody

IGTV is a new app launched by Instagram that allows you to watch and upload long-form, vertical videos. However, IGTV does not have offline saving mode. If you want to watch IGTV videos offline, you can download videos from IGTV to your iPhone or PC.

More about IGTV

There are two ways to access IGTV. You can download the separate mobile app IGTV to watch or upload videos to IGTV. You can also access IGTV by using the button (TV icon) at the top of your Instagram.

Unlike videos on Instagram, IGTV allows you to upload long-form videos up to an hour long. Unlike other videos apps, IGTV will automatically play video content from people you already follow on Instagram once you open it. it works just like turning on a TV, which is possibly why it is called IGTV.

>>You may be also interested in how to upload videos to Instagram's IGTV.

How to Download IGTV Videos on Your iPhone without PC - More Steps

As you probably know that it is generally not possible to download video from Safari on iPhone. In order to work this around, you need to use a free app Documents 6, which can be downloaded from AppStore.

After installing Documents by Readdle, follow the steps below to download IGTV videos to iPhone directly.

Step 1. Copy the link of the IGTV video that you want to download. You can click the Share button and select Copy link form Instagram or IGTV.


Step 2. Open the Documents app and tap the browser button down the right corner.


Step 3. Open an online Instagram video downloader tool page and then paste the URL you just copied.

Step 4. Tap Download to PC button to start analyzing this URL. Then you will see a download link, tap it to continue.


Step 5. In a pop-up window, tap Save to save this video on your iPhone. If needed, you can also change the filename of video.


If you want to want to download the IGTV video to Camera Roll, then you need to change the location to Documents > All Photos. If you already finished downloading the video, you can also change the video location using Documents. To do that, locate the file under Documents tab, tap on the three dots, and select Move to move the video.

Download IGTV Video Using Siri Shortcuts - New Method

If you are using iOS 12, you can use the new app Shortcuts to download videos from Instagram or IGTV to Camera Roll. If you are using iOSs 11 or previous version, just get the Workflow app, which works the same. 

Below is the video tutorial about how to download video from IGTV on iPhone. This shortcut is also available for downloading Instagram stories, HD profile picture, and all photos from one Instagram user. 

Here is the shortcut to download video from IGTV or Instagram. You can just copy the URL of the IGTV video and run this shortcut to download video. If needed, you can also use this Shortcut to repost the download video.


Direclty Download Videos from IGTV to iPhone and PC - Easier & Faster

If you want a more convenient method to download videos from websites, then IOTransfer is a good option, because it allows you to download videos from 100 + websites including IGTV to your PC and iPhone/iPad.

Besides videos, it also allows you to download photos from Instagram and it provides an option to automatically save the downloaded videos and images to your iPhone at the same time.

If you need to download multiple videos to your PC or iPhone, this software can be really efficient. You can follow the steps below to get started.

Step 1. Download and install IOTransafer on your PC that is running Windows 10/8/7.

Step 2. As the previous method, copy the URL of the IGTV video that you want to download.

Step 3. Open IOTransfer and go to the VIDEOS section. Paste the copied URL and click Download to start download videos from IGTV on your PC.



If you need to download IGTV videos to your iPhone/iPad/iPod, simply check the option 'Automatically transfer the downloaded videos into your iOS device' before clicking the Download button.

If you want to download IGTV videos in other formats, IOTransfer can also help you convert videos to multiple file formats including mp4, avi, wmv, and. mkv, mp3, ogg, aac, etc.

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