Transfer photos and videos from Instagram to Koofr

Use Instagram’s official transfer tool to effortlessly export a copy of all your Instagram photos, videos and stories to Koofr. Your data will be safely stored in your Koofr account as individual files and you will have full control over it. No permanent connection between Instagram and Koofr account is made with this process, your privacy is respected.

How it works?

1Open your Instagram account and open Settings. Select Accounts Center > Your information and permissions > Transfer a copy of your information.
2Choose a profile, if necessary, and whether to transfer a copy of all or just some of the posts and stories you’ve created on Instagram.
3Select Destination or Schedule frequency if you want to back up your photos and videos regularly.
4Choose Koofr as your transfer destination to export a copy of your Instagram data. Click on Connect.
5Log into your Koofr account. Grant Instagram temporary write-only access to your Koofr account.
6Click on Start/Confirm transfer. Then, re-enter your Instagram password, if necessary.
7A folder named Data Transfer will appear in your Koofr account with all your exported data.
8Sit back and relax. You will receive an Instagram notification and an email when your transfer is finished.

Frequently asked questions

Which policies will apply to my transferred data?

Koofr's TOS and privacy policy will apply to your data. Always.

Will Instagram be able to access my data saved in Koofr?

No, Instagram will not be able to access your Koofr data. Its permissions apply to transferring your data only.

Will Koofr be able to access my Instagram data?

No, Koofr will not be able to access your Instagram data.

When I give Instagram permission to access my Koofr account what exactly does that mean?

It means that Instagram will be able to upload new files and create new folders in your Koofr account for your posts and stories transfer. As soon as the transfer is finished Instagram's permissions will expire.
If you scheduled regular updates, Instagram will continue save your posts and stories with selected frequency. The permission will still be valid.

When does Instagram's permission to access my Koofr account expire?

As soon as the transfer is finished, the permissions will expire. If you scheduled regular update, Instagram’s permission will still be valid.

Where in my Koofr account can I find posts and stories transferred from Instagram?

You can find your data in the Data Transfer folder in your Koofr account, which contains files from both Facebook and Instagram.

What happens if I run out of space in my Koofr account during the transfer of my files?

As a special bonus from us, we will allow you to store up to 15 GB more Instagram posts and videos than your Koofr account quota. If you go more than 15 GB over the quota of your Koofr account, the transfer from Instagram will fail. You’ll see an error notification appear in your Instagram account.

What can I do when I run out of space in my Koofr account?

You can upgrade your Koofr account to acquire more space. Sign in to Koofr and Upgrade your account. Choose your desired plan and follow the necessary steps.

Can I choose which posts and stories I want to transfer as copies, or will the tool automatically transfer a copy of all my posts and stories?

You can choose whether to transfer a copy of all or just some of the posts and stories you’ve created on Instagram.

Can I transfer a copy of the posts and stories I'm tagged in?

No, you cannot transfer posts and stories created by others where you’re tagged.

Can I transfer both of my posts and my stories at the same time?

Yes, you can start the transfer of both at the same time, posts and stories or choose to transfer only one.

What happens if I transfer my posts or stories more than once?

If you transfer all your posts and stories more than once, the tool will duplicate all your posts and stories into your Data Transfer folder. You can find duplicate files with Koofr duplicate file finder. If you've already transferred your posts and stories to Koofr previously, when re-transferring, select the appropriate download period for posts and stories that haven't been transferred to Koofr yet.

For example, during the initial transfer, you transferred all posts and stories from 01.01.2014 to 01.01.2024. When you want to transfer your posts and stories again, choose to transfer only those not yet transferred to Koofr, based on the selected time period. In our case, from 02.01.2024 up to the date of re-transferring.

Where can I find the description of my Instagram photos and videos in Koofr?

Open the Data Transfer folder in your Koofr account. Select a photo/video and click on the More button in the Editing Menu in the web app or tap on the Info button in your mobile app.

How can I transfer posts and videos with my mobile Instagram app?

Open the mobile Instagram app and find Settings. Open Accounts Center. Then follow the steps in the how-to guide above.