How to Pin Images From Instagram

How to Pin images from Instagram - your life just got a whole lot simpler my friend!

UPDATE: The new IG update changed part of this process. I will mark the changes in RED below

Maybe I am the only one who didn’t know this was possible! But I have to share because it has been life changing! I used to take screenshots of Instagram images that I loved, but they always got lost in my mix of phone photos. It was such a pain!

So, here is a short tutorial for how to Pin images from Instagram!

**This feature will not work if the image is from a private account! ** 

For an iPhone (scroll down for Android):

Click on the upper three dots of the image you would like to Pin.
How to Pin images from Instagram

This image will appear. Click on “Copy Share URL”. Your phone should have a green notification at the top that says “Link copied to clipboard” after you click this button. The new update changed this to say “Delete, Edit, or Share” Click on “Share”. Then click “Copy Link”.
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You will then open up your Pinterest app. Pull up your account page. You will see a “+” sign, click on it.

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After clicking the “+”, this screen will appear. Click on “clipboard”.

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A similar screen to this one should appear. Click on the “Pin it” button in the top right corner.

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Your phone will then ask you to select an image, and then it will ask you which board you would like to Pin it to!

Viola! You are done! It seems like a lot of steps, but I decided to time myself and it took me 25 seconds. So go practice pinning a few of your favorite IG pictures! I would love you forever if you decided to pin some of mine!!Also be sure to check out my Pinterest page I am constantly pinning goodies I’ve found from IG. Come follow along!

For an Android device:

I used my husband’s phone to figure out how to make this work with an Android and it was basically the same as the iPhone.

Click on the three dots in the upper right of your screen.

How to Pin images from Instagram

This image will appear. Click on “Copy Share URL”. The new update changed this to say “Delete, Edit, or Share” Click on “Share”. Then click “Copy Link”.

How to Pin images from Instagram

You will then open up your Pinterest app. Pull up your account page. You will see a “+” sign, click on it.

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This screen will pull up. Click on “Web”.

How to Pin images from Instagram

Then click on paste. The Instagram page URL should paste into the “Enter web address” field. Then click search.

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A similar screen to this one should appear. Click on the “Pin it” button in the top right corner.

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Your phone will then ask you to select an image, and then it will ask you which board you would like to Pin it to!

Viola! You are done! It seems like a lot of steps, but I decided to time myself and it took me 25 seconds. So go practice pinning a few of your favorite IG pictures! I would love you forever if you decided to pin some of mine!! Also be sure to check out my Pinterest page I am constantly pinning goodies I’ve found from IG. Come follow along!

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