How do I get a link (URL) to a photo or video?

You can get a link to photos and videos that have been shared publicly. If an account is set to private, you won't be able to copy a link to any of their posts.

To get a link to a post in the iOS app:

  1. Tap above the post
  2. Tap Copy Link to save the link.

You can also get the link by viewing the post on the web. To get a URL from the web:

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Go to instagram.com/username. For example, if the username is "johnsmith," type in instagram.com/johnsmith as the URL.
  3. Click the post you want to save and copy the link at the top of your browser.

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