How to Download Instagram Reels Videos

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Instagram Reels is a cool feature that lets you create 3-15 second video clips to share with your followers and friends. Like TikTok, Instagram Reels can include filters, captions, interactive backgrounds, and more. If you want to know how to download Reel videos, we will tell you some of the easiest ways in this article.

While there's no option to directly download Reel videos from Instagram, you can save them to your device – we'll show you how. Additionally, our FAQ includes some tips for creating Instagram Reels videos.



How to Download Instagram Reels Videos on iPhone

To save Instagram Reel videos to Instagram via your iPhone:

  1. Launch Instagram.
  2. Press "Search".
  3. Find and open the video you want to download.
  4. Once the video has loaded, click on the three-dot menu icon.
  5. Press "Save".

To access recorded Reel video:

  1. Go to the Instagram home screen.
  2. Tap the “Profile” icon.
  3. Tap the hamburger icon.
  4. Tap “Settings”.
  5. Go to “Account” then “Registered”.

Your recently saved videos will be in the “All Messages” folder.

How to Download Instagram Reels Videos on Android

To save Instagram Reel videos to Instagram via your Android device:

  1. Open Instagram.
  2. Click on “Search”.
  3. Find and then open the video you want to download.
  4. Once the video has loaded, click on the three-dot menu icon.
  5. Press "Save".

To access recorded video:



  1. Go to the Instagram home screen.
  2. Select the “Profile” icon.
  3. Tap the hamburger icon.
  4. Tap “Settings”.
  5. Go to “Account” then “Registered”.

Your recently recorded videos will be in the all messages folder.


How to Download Instagram Reels Videos to PC

To save Instagram Reel videos to Instagram via your PC:

  1. Go to Instagram.com and log in.
  2. Click on “Search”.
  3. Locate and then open the reel you want to download.
  4. Once the video has loaded, select "Save" from the menu.

To access recorded Reel video:

  1. Go to the Instagram home screen.
  2. Select your "Profile" icon.
  3. In the menu, select "Settings".
  4. Select “Account” then “Registered”.

Saving Reels from your Instagram Reels

With Instagram Reel videos, you can create and upload 15 second video clips. Editing tools help you make them fun and engaging with options to include background music, captions, filters, and more.

If you want to save your Reel videos for offline viewing, Instagram lets you save a copy to your device. There are also many third-party apps that allow you to upload your reels directly.

What special effects do you like to use for your Reel videos? Did you create music videos that became a hit with your friends? Tell us what you like the most about Instagram Reels in the comments section below.

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