How To Download Instagram Profile Picture

Instagram is a widely used social media platform where users share photos and videos. Sometimes you may want to download a user’s profile picture for various reasons. Unfortunately, Instagram doesn’t offer a direct method to download someone’s profile picture. However, there are several workarounds that can help you to do it easily. In this blog post, we will guide you on how to download an Instagram profile picture.

Method 1: Using a Web Browser

This method involves using the developer tools of your browser to access the source code of Instagram’s website and find the public URL of the profile picture.

  1. Open the profile whose picture you want to download.
  2. Right-click on the profile picture and select “Inspect” or “Inspect Element”.
  3. You’ll see a panel with a lot of code. Here, you need to find a line that starts with
    <img class=”…” src=”https://…”>.
  4. Copy the URL in the src attribute, paste it into a new tab and press Enter. The profile picture will open in the browser.
  5. Now you can right-click on the picture and select “Save image as…” to download it.

Method 2: Using a Third-party Instagram Profile Picture Downloader

There are several websites that allow you to download Instagram profile pictures in full quality. Here’s how you can use them:

  1. Go to the profile whose picture you want to download.
  2. Copy the profile URL from the address bar of your browser.
  3. Go to an Instagram profile picture downloader website, such as or
  4. Paste the copied URL into the input field and click “Download”.
  5. The website will retrieve and display the profile picture. You can click on “Download” to save it on your device.

Please remember that you should respect the rights of the Instagram users. Do not use their photos without their consent, especially not for commercial purposes.

And there you have it, two easy methods to download an Instagram profile picture. We hope you found this guide helpful!