If you don’t like anyone to take the screenshot of your stories, there is good news! And if you love snapping the stories of your friends to view them offline there is bad news! Instagram is reportedly going to notify users whenever anyone tries to screenshot their stories.
This new feature is aimed at increasing the privacy and will be certainly appreciated by many. Don’t be disappointed at all as there four simple ways to screenshot Instagram stories without sending notification on iPhone and Android. Willing to take a glance at these methods? Here you go!
How to Screenshot Instagram Stories without Sending a Notification on iPhone and Android
Use Airplane Mode
The simplest way to take the screenshot of any Instagram story without getting caught is to use Airplane Mode.
Step #1. Open the Instagram app on your mobile device. And tap on the profile under the stories.
Step #2. Now, head over to the story which you want to capture.
Step #3. On your iOS device: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring up Control Center and tap on Airplane Mode button to turn it on.
On your iPhone X, swipe down from the top right corner to access CC. Then tap on Airplane Mode button to turn it on.
On your Android device: Just swipe down from the top of the screen to bring up Quick Settings menu and then turn on Airplane mode.
Step #4. Next, capture the screenshot.
On your iOS device: Press the Home button and ON/OFF button at once (On your iPhone X, you need to press side button and volume up button at once.)
On your Android device: Press power and volume down button.
Use the Web App
Another simple way of capturing Instagram stories without sending notification is to use the web app.
Step #1. Open any web browser on your mobile device and head over to instagram.com.
Step #2. Now, sign in to your account.
Step #3. Next, navigate to the story you wish to snap. Then, capture the screenshot.
Use Third-Party Apps
There are several third-party apps that allow you to save Instagram stories. You can comfortably browse through all the stories posted by your friends and save them to your photo library.
We have made a complete guide on how to save Instagram photos and videos to Camera Roll on iPhone. Head over to this post if you are using the iOS device.
To save stories on your Android device, use the FastSave app. It boasts more than 10 million users and lets you save Instagram photos and videos with ease. Moreover, it’s available for free.
Use Another Mobile Device to Snap the Shot
There is one more way to snap the stories! You can use another mobile device to capture the photo of the stories and save them to your photo library to catch up with them at your own pace.
Over to You:
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