Archive your Instagram streams

Learn how you can save your live streams on Instagram.

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Written by Becca
Updated over a week ago

View, share, and download your streams from the Instagram mobile app.

How to enable live archiving on Instagram

  1. Open the Instagram mobile app and visit your profile.

  2. Tap the menu button () in the top right corner.

  3. Tap Settings and privacy.

  4. Tap Archiving and downloading.

  5. Toggle on Save live to archive.


  • Live archiving can only be enabled on the Instagram app.

  • Live broadcasts are archived on Instagram for 30 days.


How do I access my live archive on Instagram?

While on your profile, tap the menu button () in the top right corner, then tap Archive. Tap the dropdown at the top of the screen and switch from "Stories Archive" to "Live Archive." You will see your past live videos and can share them on Instagram or download them to your device.

💡 Did you know you can download your live streams directly on Restream?

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