How To Download Your Instagram Data On Mobile And PC 

How To Download Your Instagram Data

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms worldwide, with millions of users sharing photos, videos, and stories every day. However, if you have ever wondered how your data is shared and want to know how to download your Instagram data, this article is for you. Whether you want to back up your content or keep track of your activity, Instagram allows you to download your data both on mobile and PC. 

In this article, we will guide you through the process of downloading your Instagram data step-by-step and accessing and reviewing your data, so you can have a copy of all your content and information.

How long does it take for Instagram to download data?

It will take about a period of 30 days, which is one month for Instagram to send your data, once you have requested to download a copy of your data. This usually takes lesser time than Facebook data.

You might want to request a copy of your Instagram data if you want to delete your Instagram account.

How to download your Instagram data on Android and iOS

  1. Locate and open the Instagram app on your phone. 
  1. Click on your profile picture icon on the right bottom of your Instagram app to go to the menu dashboard. 

Now, once you are on your profile dashboard. Click on the menu nav icon.

download your Instagram data
  1. Select the “Your Activity” option, and scroll down, under the information you shared with Instagram, click on “Download your information” 
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How To Download Your Instagram Data

Instagram will email you a link which will contain a copy of your data, including your photos, comments, all your profile information, changes you have made on your Instagram account and more. 

Click on request download to continue. Then, enter your Instagram password to complete the process. 

How To Download Your Instagram Data

Download your Instagram data on your PC (Web)

Login to Instagram web and click on the profile picture icon. On your profile dashboard click on the settings icon. 

Navigate and click on your activity option. Now you can click on the download your information. Enter your password to complete the process. 

But if you have requested a copy of your Instagram data on the mobile app, either with your Android or iPhone before, you can’t request another download on the web. 

In conclusion, accessing and downloading your Instagram data on mobile and PC is a straightforward process that allows you to have a copy of all your content and information. With millions of users worldwide, it’s essential to know how your data is shared and have control over it. Remember that it will take about 30 days for Instagram to send you the data, but it’s worth the wait to have control over your information.

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