This week Instagram updated their app on both iOS and Android, allowing users to download broadcasts to their phones once they have concluded, which comes after they originally launched the ability to stream live video last year and allows you to re-watch any live videos from Instagram at your leisure.
This follows on from Periscope and Facebook Live, both of which previously had the same feature.
As of today, you can do the same from Instagram, downloading a video to use on a different platform or to watch back later.
To get started you first need to start a live stream, which you can do by tapping the camera at the top left of the app and then on the ‘Live’ button at the bottom of the screen.
From here it’s pretty self-explanatory, hit ‘Start Live Video’ and kick off your live stream on Instagram.
Once your live broadcasted has concluded, you can save the video for later by hitting the Save button in the upper right corner, then hit ‘Done’ once it has finished downloading and a copy of your live stream will be in your phone’s camera roll.
It may take a while to download, depending on the length of your live stream and your connection, so bare that in mind.
It also won’t save the comments, lives, or any other interactions from the live stream.
You can find out more about it at the source link below.
Source: Instagram Blog