Instagram is the most popular photo-sharing platform and is used by more than a billion users worldwide. People post photos, add profile pictures and stories, to share their moments with their friends (called followers). Instagram does not allow you to view the original or full version of the profile picture nor does it allow you to download it. Sometimes you may want to download your own profile picture for backup, or somebody else’s, for obvious reasons.
Here’s a method for you with which you can still view the full version of the Instagram profile picture of someone, or can even download it. Thanks to the third-party websites and mobile applications. Here we will learn the step by step guide on how to download Instagram profile picture of oneself or someone else’s. You can even download the profile picture of private accounts.
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Download Instagram Profile Picture Using Android App
If you want to download the profile pictures from Instagram very frequently then a mobile app may be a better option. It saves time and is always handy.
Open Google Playstore, search for “Instagram Profile Downloader”, and install the app with the maximum number of installs that comes at top. To save your time, just click here to install it.
Once you have installed the app, launch the app and enter the username or full name in the search box. Select the target account from the suggestions. Now you will see the full profile picture for that account available for a download.
Without Installing any App or Software
This method for downloading Instagram profile pictures does not require any software to be installed on your device. Thus this method can be used on any device, including PC.
TIP: To save your time, skip the Step 1 and jump to Step 2 directly.
If you are using a smartphone, launch the Instagram application on your phone. Tap the “search” button and search for the account you wish. Note down the username or you may just memorize.
TIP: If you’re using a PC then open instagram.com and search for the account, the same way as above. Just select and copy the username.
Launch your web browser and enter instadp.com in your address bar, or just click here. In the search box of the site, enter the username of the person or the one you noted down in Step 1 and tap the search button. PC users can just paste the username and hit enter. From the listed suggestions, select the account you are looking for.
After selecting the desired account, tap the Full Size button. The full size of the profile picture will now be displayed below. You can download the picture by clicking the Download link.
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