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How to download data from Instagram: the new tool

Here we explain how to download data from Instagram and download photos, posts and messages. Instagram's "Data Download" feature is finally available, but only from the web. With the new function you can export photos, videos, archived stories, profiles, information, comments and messages.

The function Data download from Instagram finally available (as announced), here we explain how to download data from Instagram to download photos and messages.With the new function you can export photos, videos, archived stories, profiles, information, comments and messages, but it may take a few hours or days before the download is available.

How to download data from Instagram

Currently the tool to make the download of data from Instagram accessible to all Web only, but the update to allow you to download your data via the iOS and Android app still in progress.

To download data from Instagram you must

1) Click on this link that takes you to the tool 2) Enter your Instagram password 3) Click the forward button 4) Click the Request download button 5) Wait for the Instagram email with the link to download the data

how to download data from Instagram

How to download data from Instagram: go to the tool and click next

how to download data from instagram

How to download data from Instagram: enter your password

how to download data from instagram

How to download data from Instagram: click and wait 48 hours

It takes about 48 hours to download photos and data from Instagram

We started creating a file with the content you shared on Instagram and we will send you a link by e-mail to the address email@dominio.it. The collection and sending of these data may take up to 48 hours. This is the message that appears on the page after following the instructions on how to download data from Instagram

You will then receive a e-mail from Instagram with the link to download data

What the Instagram data download contains

Instagram data download contains profile information, all the pictures, i post, videos, archived stories (those published after December 2017), post and story captions, uploaded contacts, the usernames of followers and the people you follow, direct messages, photos and videos of non-ephemeral direct messages, comments, likes, searches and settings.

Because it is now possible to download data from Instagram

The launch of the tool was necessary for Instagram to comply with the data portability rule set by the European Union's GDPR privacy law which will enter into force on May 25th. But also a useful tool in general. Instagram has become the dominant service for sharing photos with over 800 million users and does not need to block user photos on its platform to keep them tied to each other.