Instagram is not just a mobile application that allows you click pictures differently. It is more than that. You can tag photos you click, follow people, like photos, share others Instagram photos etc.
You can share them on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. But how do you back them up? As such there is no direct way to store and backup your Instagram photos.
There are external tools and application that you can use to backup your entire Instagram photo collection on to a different site or a cloud location. These tools also help you download Instagram photos on your computer desktop.
Following we have listed some places where you can backup your Instagram Photos:
Dropbox is one such cloud service which is responsible for popularizing 'cloud storage' & 'File syncing' terms. It works brilliantly on all platforms i.e. Windows, Mac, Android, BlackBerry, iOS and Linux. Dropbox offers you a free 2GB of storage space. Whereas, every referral can help you earn an additional 500MB per person, which goes up to 16GB.They do have other paid plans which you can buy as per your need.
Google Drive's USP lies in 'real-time online file collaboration' that it brings through web apps. Google Drive's free version offers you 5GB of storage space which is apt for backing up your Instagram photos. If you need a bigger storage space, you can choose from Google Drive's paid plans which starts from as low as $2.49 per month for 25GB and goes up till $799.99 per month for 16TB of storage space.
Skydrive is a cloud service from Microsoft. It has been hosting people's data since five years, It works on all platforms i.e. Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. Except Linux & Blackberry. It can work on Linux system via 'Storage Made Easy client' and via several 3rd party clients for Blackberry. Skydrive is also one of the trusted and reliable cloud service where you can backup Instagram photos.
If you are looking for an easy and simple file-syncing service to backup your Instagram photos, then Box is the solution for you. Their free version offers you 5GB of storage space. People looking for a bigger storage space can choose from their paid plans. Their paid versions starts from $9.99 per month for 25GB and goes as high as $19.99 / mo for 50GB. It works on all platforms i.e. Windows, Mac, Android, BlackBerry and iOS. Except for Linux.