8 Steps to download your Instagram Direct Messages - Android

A step by step guide of how to download your chat history from Instagram.
This will include all your direct messages(DM’s) and attachment/media sent such as: links, photos, videos and voice messages.

Step - 1

Open ‘Instagram App’

Open your Instagram app.

Step - 2

Go to ‘Settings’

Tap on the top right hand corner menu, on the button with the 3 horizontal lines. And then on ‘Settings’

Step - 3

Tap on ‘Security’

Step - 4

Tap on ‘Download data’

Scroll down to the 'Data and history' section. There, tap on 'Download your Information'.

Step - 5

Request Download

First, confirm your email address as this is where you’ll receive your data. Then, tap on ‘Request Download’.

Step - 6

Wait ⏱️

Instagram takes some time to process your request, up to 48hs. Once it’s ready, you’ll get an email from Instagram.

Step - 7

Download Part 1, Only!

The link in the email will take you to this page. Download Part 1 to your device. The others parts will contain other data and not your Instagram DM’s. Those are only kept in Part 1.

Step - 8

Open with TextVibes

Wait for the .zip file to fully download and tap on it to open. Then, tap to open the file with TextVibes. All done - discover more about TextVibes below!

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TextVibes lets you rediscover your old messages.
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