A few days ago, your friend sent you a photo on Instagram . Now you would need to see it again but, not being very familiar with the famous photographic social network yet, you can’t recover it in any way.
How you say? That’s the way things are and, for this reason, you wonder how to review the photos received on Instagram ? If so, don’t worry – I’m here to help! In the next chapters of this tutorial, in fact, I will explain step by step how to do this through simple and quick procedures that can be implemented by all the platforms on which the social network is available.
If, therefore, you can’t wait to deepen the subject, sit down comfortably and just take a few minutes of free time, to read and implement what I am about to illustrate to you. At this point, all I have to do is wish you a good read and good luck for everything!
How to see the photos received on Instagram
If you wonder how to review the photos received on Instagram , know that you can easily do it by accessing the section relating to private messages of the well-known photographic social network. You can do this both from the Instagram app for Android (downloadable from the Play Store or from alternative stores) and iPhone (downloadable from the App Store) and from PC , via the official Instagram site or its application for Windows 10.
Android / iOS
I start this guide by telling you about how to recover photos received on Instagram using the app of the well-known photographic social network for Android and iPhone .
To start, then, start Instagram by pressing on its icon located on the home screen and / or in the app menu and log in to your account (if necessary). Now, on the main screen, click on the airplane icon located in the upper right corner, to access the section dedicated to private messages.
Identify, then, the conversation you had with the user of your interest and press it: on the next screen you can see all private messages sent and received and also all the contents attached to them . After identifying the photo of your interest, tap on it to view it at a larger size. Easy, isn’t it?
You can also proceed from PC , via the official Instagram site or using its application for Windows 10.
In both cases, start by logging into your account, then press on the airplane icon located in the ‘top right corner of the main screen, to go to the section dedicated to private messages of the well-known photographic social network.
On the next screen, locate the conversation of your interest and click on it, to view the history of all messages sent and received. Then scroll through these to locate the photos received and, finally, click on the one you are interested in, to view it.
Alternatively, only by acting from Web , you can view it at a larger size: to do this, do right click on it and, in the menu that is shown to you, select the item Open image in a new tab : in this way, the enlarged photo will be displayed in a new browser tab.
How to save photos received on Instagram
In addition to viewing the photos received on Instagram you can also proceed easily and quickly to save them in the Gallery of your smartphone, or on your computer disk.
Android / iOS
You want to save photos received on Instagram , after viewing them on Android or iPhone (as explained in the previous chapter), keep your finger pressed on the image of your interest and tap the Save button in the menu that is shown to you.
The image will consequently be saved in the Gallery of your device, ie the Photos or Gallery app on Android and the Photos on iOS .
If you followed the instructions I gave you in the previous chapter, regarding the possibility of viewing the photos received on Instagram from PC , I’d be happy to know that saving the item you viewed is just as simple.
All you have to do, in fact, is to click with right mouse button in correspondence with it and select the item Save image as from the menu that opens. Then choose the path where you want to save the photo and finally click on the Save button. You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?
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 Aranzulla.it, 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