How to Download Instagram Reels on Android Phone

Instagram Reels is really a good alternative for TikTok. There are billions of short videos that you can enjoy without getting bored. However, Instagram officially doesn’t have a download option for Reels. But you can use third-party apps to download Instagram Reels on your Android phone for offline watching.

There are several third-party apps available on Play Store using which you can save Instagram Reels videos to your Android phone. Most of these apps are available for free. So, you can test and select the one which suites you the best.

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Download and Save Instagram Reels on your Android Phone

In this tutorial, we have used Story Saver for Instagram (Free). It has small size, good rating and decent download count. However, it has in-app ads. So, you might get interrupted by ads.

Well, this app worked really well in our testing. So, let’s check the process in details.

Step 1: Install Story Saver for Instagram from Play Store

First of all, open Play Store on your Android phone and install Story Saver for Instagram. After installing, tap on Open to launch it.

Install Story Saver For Instagram App On Your Android Phone
Install Story Saver for Instagram on your Android phone

Step 2: Launch Story Saver for Instagram and Accept License Agreement

After installing, launch Store Saver for Instagram app. It will ask you to accept license terms and privacy policy. So, tap on Continue to proceed.

After that, the app will show you steps on how to download Instagram Reels on Android phone. Here, scroll down and tap on GOT IT button.

Launch Ig Downloader Tap Continue And Then Got It
Launch Ig Downloader Tap Continue And Then Got It

Now, go to Instagram app and find your favorite reel video that you want to download. After that, tap on 3-dots menu and select Copy Link to copy the link of that Instagram Reel video.

Open Instagram And Copy The Link Of Reels Video
Open Instagram and copy the link of Reels video

Step 4: Download Instagram Reels Video using Story Saver app

After copying the link, go back to Story Saver for Instagram app. The app will automatically detect the copied link and start downloading the Instagram Reels video. If it doesn’t download the video automatically, tap on Download button.

You can also tap on down-arrow button [↓] at the top-right corner to view the list of saved Instagram Reels.

Insaver Will Automatically Download The Copied Instagram Reel Link View Downloads
Download Instagram Reels and view downloads

ALTERNATIVE: Record Instagram Reels using Built-in Screen Recorder

Most of the Android phones come with built-in Screen Recorder app. So, you can use the built-in Screen Recorder app to save your favorite Instagram Reels video to your phone.

Just start screen recording and then watch your favorite Instagram Reels video. It will get recorded using screen recorder. After your Reels video is recorded, stop the recording and save the video to your phone.


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Download Instagram Reels on Android Device for Offline Watching

So, now you can watch your favorite Instagram Reels videos offline without using your precious data. Story Saver for Instagram app is available for free but you can also purchase premium subscription to get rid of ads.

Hope you liked this tutorial. Let us know about your favorite Instagram Reels. You can also write down your queries and suggestions in the comment section down below.

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