How do I save high-resolution versions of my filtered photos to my phone?

If you've chosen to save your Instagram photos to your phone, the high-resolution versions of your photos are automatically saved to your phone after you share the photo on Instagram.

Photos are saved to your phone in the highest resolution size possible. The maximum resolution is 2048x2048 on iOS and varies on Android.


Image resolution capabilities are different for each phone.

Apple iOS

Photo resolution for photos taken within the Instagram app (not from your phone's library):

  • 2048x2048 on the iPhone 4s and later
  • 1936x1936 on the iPhone 4
  • 1536x1536 on the iPhone 3GS

Keep in mind that photos from your phone's library (not taken within the Instagram app) may save at a lower resolution.

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