How to Download Instagram Reels Videos

Instagram Reels
Instagram Reels


Instagram Reels is a TikTok style short video section on Facebook-owned photo and video sharing app Instagram. Instagram lets users create and share short vertical videos with music and special effects. Open the Reels section on the Instagram app and keep scrolling to access interesting Reels video. What if you also want to download the video and share it with someone on a different app or to browse the video offline. There are a few tools that let you download Instagram Reels videos. In this article, I will tell you how to download Instagram Reels videos.

Note: Even if creators share their Reels publicly, they own the copyright. So, download and use their videos on any commercial project without asking for permission. We do not recommend or encourage any illegal activity. This article is just for educational purposes.

Download Instagram Reels Videos

First, you need to get the Reels video link.

Get Reels video link on Android

Open any Reels video, tap on the three vertical dots icon at the bottom-right corner. Then Tap on Copy Link.

Download Reels on Android

Get Reels video link on iOS

If you are using Instagram on iOS, Open any Reels video, tap on the three horizontal dots icon at the bottom of the video. Then Tap on Copy Link.

Download Reels on iOS

Download Reels Video

Now open the Instagram Downloader tool on your browser by clicking on this link. On this page, you will see a text box. Paste the Reels video link that you copied on the Instagram app and click on the Download button next to the text box.

Download Reels Video

After a few seconds of processing, you will see the video and video download link. Click on the Download link to download the video.

Reels video downloader apps

If you want an app, there are a few apps that let you download Instagram videos on Android and iPhone. Here are the links to Reels video downloader apps for Android and iOS.

InSaver for Instagram (iOS) | Video Downloader for Instagram (Android)

You can also use a screen recording tool to record the video and then trim the undesired part from the video. But this method needs some extra work from your side. The best way is to use the online tool on your browser. You can bookmark the link and use it whenever you need it.

Wrap Up

Now you know how to download Reels video. As I already said, download videos only for personal use. If you want to use these videos commercially, ask for permission. Do not upload these videos on Instagram again from your profile.