Have you tried out Instagram Reels yet? You will be very familiar with what Reels are – Facebook’s response to TikTok. It gained popularity recently when TikTok was banned in India and several other countries including the United States are having a portion of people raising the demand to ban TikTok. 

This clears clouds over Reels’ future as it might very well turn out to be a tough competitor to TikTok. Reels are fun and being only 15 seconds long, you have an excessive scope of getting intuitive content at a regular pace. 

So, you saw a reel, you like it and you wish you could download it for later. But how do you do that? Saving the video gives you an option to get the video in your personal stock but what if you need it offline? 

This is what we will be addressing here. This post will show you the exact ways of downloading Instagram Reels on your device. 

Stay with us. 

5 Ways of Downloading Instagram Reels on Any Platform

1. Save Instagram Reels Videos on Android 

As we now there is no direct way to download the reels videos but all thanks to the other third-party apps that allow downloading of Instagram Reels straight to your gallery. 

These apps are specially designed to download pictures and videos from Instagram for the repost. The popular app for downloading Instagram reels on Android are Photo & Video Downloader for Instagram – Instake and Video Downloader for Instagram. The

To download Instagram Reels through these third-party apps, just – 

Video Downloader for Instagram Video Downloader for Instagram
  1. Copy the link of the Reel.
  2. Go to the app.
  3. Paste the link.
  4. Click Download. 

It’s that simple. 

2. Download Using Third-Party AppsiPhone

Just like Android, there are also third-party apps for iOS too that allow the downloading of Instagram videos, images, and reels in your device. These third-party apps are easy to use, free, and available on the App Store. 

InSaver for Instagram is the best Instagram video downloader for iOS. To download the reel you want, go to the reel and copy its link. Now head back to InSaver and paste the link on the space given on the top and then tap on the “Watch it” button.   

From the options that pop-up next, tap on the “Share” button. InSaver for Instagram

From the next pop-up, click on “Save Video”. This will save the reel and you will be able to see the reel in your gallery. 

3. Download Using Downloader Website

Using a downloader website makes your job fast, easy, and hassle-free. If you don’t want to download another app on your phone to download Instagram Reels, you can choose from the several websites that support the downloading of Instagram media. 

There are several websites you can use like https://instadownloader.co/ and https://downloadinstagramvideos.net/en/. All you have to do is go to the reel, copy the link and get back to the website. 

On the home page, you will see a space where you can paste the link of the reel. Once pasted, click on the “download” button. The reel will be downloaded in your device. 

4. Using “Screen Recording”

Screen Recording is another simple way of saving Instagram reels you can use. This required no hassle, just a few steps. 

First, go to the screen recorder app, today most mobile phones have an in-built screen recorder. 

Start recording and then head back to the Instagram Reel. Play it as the screen recorder records the reel. 

Once you capture the reel, stop the screen recorder app and you will find the reel in your gallery. 

To Wrap Up! 

These were the easiest and the quickest ways of downloading Instagram reels on your device. These apps, websites, and the minor hacks will surely help you in a hassle-free download of reels. You can go ahead and search for many other apps and websites like the ones we have shared above. All of these apps are handy but some might have a lengthy process and others have a lot of ads to tackle. If you think they won’t trouble you, go ahead with the idea.

Founder, editor, and contributor at Technosoups. Shubham has been a gadget freak since longer than he cares to admit and loves everything to do with technology. He loves to address tech issues​es and write tech how-to's in a way that it can be followed by everyone.