How to enlarge Instagram profile photo

A person you know has joined Instagram and, since started following you on the well-known photographic social network, you could notice that in her profile picture she is portrayed in a particularly noteworthy shot. Given the artistic beauty of the photo in question, you would like to see it at a larger size, to appreciate it more. Unfortunately, however, technology is not your forte and you don’t know how to do it.

How do you say? That’s how things are and, therefore, you wonder how to enlarge Instagram profile photo ? In that case, don’t worry, you just happened upon the right tutorial and at the right time. In the course of the next chapters of this guide, in fact, I will show you in detail how to do it, acting from smartphone and tablet, but also from computer.

If, therefore, you are looking forward to learning more about how to proceed, sit down comfortably and just take a few minutes of free time, to carefully read the procedures I am about to provide you: you will see that, following my instructions, you will succeed easily and quickly in the intent you have proposed. At this point, I just have to wish you a good reading and a lot of fun!


Preliminary information

Instagram app

Before explaining how to enlarge Instagram profile photo , I need to provide you with some useful preliminary information in this regard.

You must first of all know that, in the past, there was the possibility of being able to perform this operation directly through the use of the Instagram app for Android and iPhone, using a native functionality of the social network photographic network.

At the time of writing, however, this functionality is no longer available and, therefore, to succeed in this intent it is necessary to use third-party apps, such as I’ll talk about those in the next chapter of my guide.

Also, in case you want to be able to enlarge your profile photo Instagram from PC you should know that the previous functionality included in the Instagram application for Windows 10 and on the official website of the social network is no longer available and, therefore, also in this case it is necessary to contact external resources.

For all the details, read on: everything is explained below.

App to enlarge profile photo

I start this guide by explaining how to use some free apps for Android and iPhones that allow you to enlarge the photo of an Instagram profile easily and quickly, viewing it in larger size and in high resolution. Please carefully follow the procedures I am about to give you below, to use them correctly.

Profile Picture Download (Android)

Profile Picture Download (Android)

The app I recommend you use on Android to enlarge the profile photos of Instagram it is called Profile Picture Download and you can download it for free via the Play Store, by pressing the Install button , or from alternative stores, if your Android device is not equipped with Google services.

At the end of the installation, start the app by pressing on its icon which will be automatically added to the home screen and / or drawer. Now, on the main screen, type the username used on Instagram of the person whose profile photo you want to enlarge, then presses the magnifying glass icon on the keyboard, to search for the user in question and, consequently, view their profile picture.

If you want to download the profile picture, tap on Download this picture button located at the bottom and consent to the request for access to the Gallery of your device.

Photo Viewer For Instagram (iOS)

Photo Viewer For Instagram

For enlarge the photo of a user’s Instagram profile by acting from iPhone , I suggest you use the Photo Viewer For Instagram app which allows for free and, with a few simple taps, to view the profile photo at a larger size Instagram of a user.

To start, first download the app in question via the App Store, by tapping the Get button and authorizing the download via Face ID, Touch ID or via your Apple ID password. At the end of the download and automatic installation, start the app by clicking on its icon located on the home screen and / or in the app library.

At this point, on the main screen, type, in the text field that is shown, the name of the user whose profile you are interested in seeing the larger size photo.

Then tap on the corresponding search result that is shown to you, in order to see and automatically enlarge the profile photo. You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?

Enlarge Instagram profile photo online

As an alternative to using the apps I mentioned in the previous chapters, you can enlarge your Instagram profile photos also using special online services . Here are some of the best.


Insta DP

To see the profile photo of an Instagram user in high resolution from a PC, you can use the online service provided by the website Instadp , which is also useful to see the Stories and Reels of Instagram published by the user in question anonymously and, therefore, without the need to register for well-known photographic social network.

To use it, connect to its official website, then, in the text field at the top, type the name of the user you are interested in and click on the corresponding search result that is shown to you.

Now, click on the item Full size , to view the Instagram profile photo at a larger size. If you then want to download it, press the Download button to open it in a new browser tab. Then right-click on it and, finally, in the context menu, click on the Save image as button.



Another immediate online service The use you can use to enlarge Instagram profile photos is that made available by the ThumbTube website, which also provides various other tools relating to the possibility of downloading photos and / or videos from Instagram and beyond that of the profile.

To use it, first connect to its official website, then move the mouse pointer to the Instagram Downloader menu item and then press on Instagram Profile Picture Downloader .

Once this is done, type, in the text field that is shown to you, the username of the person you are interested in and click the Submit button. Once the profile picture is displayed, press the View HD button to enlarge it and view it at a larger size.

Finally, if you want to save it, right click on it and in the menu that is shown to you, click on the item Save image as . Easy, right?

Salvatore Aranzulla

Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities in Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of, one of the
thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and
Mondadori Informatica.

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