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Excellent Ways to Screen Record Instagram Story

featured photo record ig storyIn today’s society, there are several social media sites to visit such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and more. But what do you think is the better among them? For me, I think Instagram is one of the best. It is because there are more than 500 million number of Instagram stories being shared on Instagram. There are also thousands of intriguing and compelling content you want to share with your friends. Moreover, you can watch several Instagram stories with different amazing filters. In fact, there are instances that you want to save those amazing Instagram stories for offline viewing. Unfortunately, Instagram doesn't have a download button to get those stories. Good thing is that you can use a screen recorder to screen record Instagram story. Just keep reading this article to get the best screen recorders to use.

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How to Screen Record Instagram Story on Windows/Mac

Price: $29.95 per year
Trial Limit: Three minutes per video

Instagram is mostly used on mobile devices. But, it is also available on PC version. You can visit it by using your web browser. Besides, it has better quality rather than mobile devices. If you want to record some Instagram stories, you can use Acethinker Screen Grabber Premium. This tool supports different capture modes wherein you can adjust the screen's size that you want to use. It also offers a task scheduler feature to schedule your recordings depending on your preferred time. Apart from that, you can save your Instagram story screen record with several video file formats such as MP4, AVI, MKV, and more, along with HD quality. To help you out to record the screen for Instagram story, refer to the detailed steps written below.

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Step 1 Save and launch the tool

To use this screen recorder for Instagram, you have to install it first on your computer. Just hit one of the "Download" buttons we provided above. Then an installation wizard will appear; follow it to perfectly save the tool on your PC. Launch the software afterward.

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Step 2 Configure the settings

Next, set up the software settings by clicking the "Triple-line" from the upper right part of the interface, then select "Preferences" to see all the settings option of the tool. From here, you can change the recording settings according to your choice.

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Step 3 Select an Instagram story to record

Once all set, open the website version of Instagram on your browser by clicking the link provided and login into your user account to access Instagram. After that, select the Instagram stories that you wish to record.

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Step 4 Start recording Instagram story

Then, open the Screen Grabber Premium's interface, choose the "Video Recorder" option, and select your desired screen size from the custom menu. Also, make sure that "Microphone" and "System Sound" are turned on. After that, hit the "Rec" button to start the recording.

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Step 5 Stop and play the recorded Instagram story

Click the "Stop" button from the floating toolbar to stop the recording. Then, a window will appear, showing the recorded Instagram story. Hit the "Save" button located at the bottom right of the interface to save it on your computer. Play it by clicking from the filename and select "Open". You can also follow these tips to record Instagram live.

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How to Record Screen for Instagram Story on iOS

Price: Free
Trial Limit: None

Have you ever tried to record an Instagram story using the default screen recorder of an iOS? If not, we will show you the process. But first, let me tell you some features of the built-in iOS screen recorder. It has a simple and intuitive interface wherein you can easily screen record an Instagram story in just a few taps. You can also record your voice if you want to by turning on its "Microphone" option. Aside from that, it will automatically save the recorded Instagram story on your camera album with HD quality. Plus, it consists of different file formats, including MP4. With that, we will show you the listed methods to record the Instagram story using this built-in iOS screen recorder.

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  • Go to the control center under your iOS devices' settings, then select the "Screen Recording" option. After that, tap the "Plus" icon to move it to the control panel.
  • Open your Instagram and play an Instagram story that you want to record. Then, swipe into your iOS control panel and press the "Screen Recording" button to start recording an Instagram story.
  • Once done, you can stop the recording by clicking the "Red" button. The recorded file will automatically be saved on your camera roll. From there, you have an option to edit the recorded Instagram story by adding effects to it.

How to Record Someone's Instagram Story on Android

Price: Free
Trial Limit: None

If you are an Android user and want to record someone's Instagram story, you can try to use the Story Saver. Since most Android devices don't have a built-in screen recorder, you have to use a third-party app to record your screen. Story Saver enables you to easily save stories from different social media apps such as Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, and more. It has a straightforward screen recorder which you can simply record your screen in just a simple step. Also, it supports several video quality formats like MP4, AVI, and more. Like with the built-in iOS screen recorder, this app automatically saves the recorded file directly to your camera album. For you to utilize this app, follow the simple steps provided below.

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  • Download the app by searching it from the Google Play Store. Install it on your Android device and launch it afterward.
  • From the main interface of the app, tap the "Open Saver" button, then select an Instagram story that you wish to record.
  • After that, tap the "Arrow-down" icon that you can see at the bottom of the interface to save the recorded Instagram story on your camera album.

Comparison Chart

Function Screen Grabber Pro iOS buil-in Screen Recorder Story Saver
Supported Platforms Windows and Mac iPhone and iPad Android
Play HQ Videos? 1080p, 4K 420p, 680p 420p
Annotations Features Arrows, Lines, Shapes, and Text Lines, Text Lines and Text
Social Media Sharing Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Facebook, Vimeo, Instagram, Dailymotion Twitter, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram

FAQs about Instagram Story Recording

1. Does Instagram notify when you screen record a story?

Definitely No, because Instagram doesn't notify you if someone records or screenshots your Instagram story. Unless they will directly send you a message.

2. How to preview Instagram stories on your PC?

Instagram also has its PC version. To access it, you have to visit its official site using your browser then sign in to your account. Then, take a look under your display picture and name located at the right side of the interface. From here, you can view all the Instagram stories of your friends or followers. You can browse them by scrolling using your mouse. Not only that, but you can also use different tools to capture and download videos from Instagram on PC.

3. Is there a way to find your old Instagram stories once they've been deleted?

The answer is Yes. All you have to do is tap the "Circular" icon that you can see at the top right part of your profile. From here, you view all your old Instagram stories, including photos and videos.

4. How to avoid screenshot detection on Instagram?

For this case, the best way on how to screen record on Instagram without them knowing is to set your mobile device to airplane mode and take a screenshot while your device is offline. With that, you can take screenshots or record someone's Instagram stories without knowing them.

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Last updated on October 15, 2022

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