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How to Save Online Video & Picture on iPhone or iPad

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Introduction

See a picture or funny video online, that you want to save on your computer for later? This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to save those precious moments.

macOS Downloading Images.

1 Download Internet Video and Pictures

Not all items can be downloaded. This changes based upon the website you are visiting and the policies the site has put into place.
Making copies of some media, be it for personal or business use, may have additional legal stipulations, copyright considerations, and fair use rights. This guide cannot walk you through the ever changing legalities that can be raised when it comes to downloading images or video.
  1. Open your mobile web browser. Look for one of these icons
    Main Mobile Browsers.
  2. Browse to the image or video you want to save.
  3. Touch and hold the image for a few seconds.
    Mobile browser with image highlighted.
  4. From the menu, select Save Image or Save Video.
    Image menu with Save Image highlighted.
  5. The image or video will be available in Photos.
    Photos

? Were you able to save the picture or video?

  1. Yes
  2. No, I'd like to create a bookmark to it instead

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See a picture or funny video online, that you want to save on your computer for later? This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to save those precious moments.

macOS Downloading Images.

Not all items can be downloaded. This changes based upon the website you are visiting and the policies the site has put into place.
Making copies of some media, be it for personal or business use, may have additional legal stipulations, copyright considerations, and fair use rights. This guide cannot walk you through the ever changing legalities that can be raised when it comes to downloading images or video.
  1. Open your mobile web browser. Look for one of these icons
    Main Mobile Browsers.
  2. Browse to the image or video you want to save.
  3. Touch and hold the image for a few seconds.
    Mobile browser with image highlighted.
  4. From the menu, select Save Image or Save Video.
    Image menu with Save Image highlighted.
  5. The image or video will be available in Photos.
    Photos

Creating a bookmark does not save the content to your device, but rather makes a fast, easy-to-use link to the content so you can look at it later.

We have a guide that can walk you through creating and accessing bookmarks.

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