How to Download Instagram Reels on Android Phone

Instagram Reels is a good alternative to 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 that suits you 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). This app is small in size, has a good rating, and a decent download count. However, it has in-app ads. So, you might get interrupted by ads.

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

Step 1: Install Story Saver for Instagram from the Play Store

First, open the 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 the License Agreement

After installing, launch the “Store Saver for Instagram” app. It will ask you to accept the 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 your Android phone. Here, scroll down and tap on the GOT IT button.

Launch Ig Downloader Tap Continue And Then Got It
Launch IG Downloader, Tap Continue, and then Got It

Now, go to the Instagram app and find your favorite reel video that you want to download. After that, tap on the 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 to the Reels video

Step 4: Download Instagram Reels Video using the Story Saver app

After copying the link, go back to the “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 the Download button.

You can also tap on the 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 a Built-in Screen Recorder

Most Android phones come with a 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 be recorded using the 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 a premium subscription to get rid of ads.

We 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 below.

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