Some time ago, a friend of yours sent you a rather interesting video on Instagram and , now, you wish you could see it again. Unfortunately, however, technology is not your forte at all and, given that you still know little about the functioning of the well-known photographic social network, you are not sure how to do it.
How do you say? That’s exactly how things are and, for this reason, are you wondering how to review the videos received on Instagram ? If so, don’t worry, I’m here to help you. In the next chapters of my guide, in fact, I will explain in detail the procedures that are needed for the correct completion of this operation. These are quick and easy steps, so you have nothing to worry about.
So if, now, you can’t wait to get started, I suggest you sit down comfortably and just take some free time, so that you can read and implement the instructions I am about to give you; you will see that, by following them, you will easily and quickly succeed in the intent you have proposed. Let it bet? At this point, I just have to wish you a good read!
How to see videos received on Instagram
From the moment you are wondering how to review the videos received on Instagram , I would be happy to know that you can easily succeed in this attempt, by accessing the section relating to private messages of the well-known photographic social network owned by Facebook.
In this regard, in the next chapters of this guide, I will explain how to do it through the Instagram app for Android (downloadable from the Play Store or from alternative stores) and for iPhone (downloadable from the App Store). In addition, I will also tell you how to proceed from PC , via the official Instagram site or its application for Windows 10. Read on to find out more.
Smartphones and tablets
I start this tutorial by explaining in detail how to recover videos received on Instagram , through the use of the photo social network app for smartphones and tablets.
To start, start the Instagram app , by pressing on its icon located on the home screen and / or in the drawer of your device, and log in to your account, if required.
Once this is done, press on the airplane icon located in the upper right corner of the main screen of the app, in order to go to the section dedicated to private messages.
At this point, locate and tap on the conversation previously started with the user who sent you the vi deo: on the next screen you will be able to see the history of messages sent and received and, consequently, the elements that have been sent to you.
After identifying the video of your interest, press on it to start playing it. Easy, right?
To review the videos received on Instagram you can also proceed from PC , connecting to the official website of Instagram or using its application for Windows 10.
In both cases, to get started, log in to your account, if still you didn’t, then click the airplane icon located in the upper right corner of the main screen of the social network, in order to go to the section dedicated to private messages sent and received on Instagram.
Now, in the next screen that is shown to you, locate the conversation of your interest, ie the one previously started with the user who sent you the video and tap on it, to view all the history of messages sent and received.
At this point, scroll to the messages of the conversation, to locate the video of your interest and finally, click on it to start playing it
How to save videos received on Instagram
Would you like to be able to save the videos received on Instagram ? In this case I must inform you that this operation can only be carried out through the Instagram app for smartphones and tablets, which allows you to easily save the contents received in the default gallery of your device.
To carry out this operation, all you have to do is locate the video of your interest, following the instructions I gave you in the previous chapter.
Once this is done, keep your finger pressed in correspondence with the video to be saved and, finally, press the Save button in the menu that is shown to you. Consequently, the video will be saved in the gallery of your device, i.e. the Photos or Gallery app on Android and the Photos app on iOS / iPadOS . For more details and other solutions to download videos from Instagram, I refer you to my tutorial on the subject.
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. Known for discovering vulnerabilities on 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