Recently, Android smartphone users have complained a lot about greatly lose the quality of videos which users download for their Instagram accounts by sharing their stories. IOS device owners do not face the question. Most of the complaints came from former iPhone users who have recently switched to Android. They want to blame the new OS. Our researchers discovered that the "green robot" was an unlikely cause of the problem, but an innocent victim.
The journey of pixilated Instagram stories
In fact, the problem is hidden in the social network. He came up with updated software from the 50th version. He downloads the video with the H.264 MPEG 4 codec, part 10. It's his fault if the videos are blurry with the loss of shots. The pixels can be seen even to the naked eye. Unfortunately, there is no way to fix it. The technical support is silent. And sometimes, there are voices that advise change an Android for an iPhone. It can work quickly, but it's a pretty expensive way. In addition, following this path means that Android loses the battle against iOS. This means that many users will have to change their favorite phones.
How to download high quality videos on Instagram Stories?
We are sure that we can get out of a difficult situation with a little perseverance and wit. Our researchers discovered three methods how to download high quality videos on Instagram Stories. Their efficiency and complexity vary and they all produce excellent video quality.
Method 1. Install an earlier version of Instagram
This path is essential. Since the number started from the 50th version. Just install, for example, the 47th version (
) and a quality video will be restored. The only drawback will be the loss of all innovations realized with new software, for example, voice messengers. For someone it is substantial.
Warning: Using this method, do not forget to block the automatic update of Google Play Market applications. Otherwise, Instagram will be updated to the latest version. And the question will come back.
Method 2. To record videos via Open Camera
The second method is to use another video camera to record with the correct codec. Just install Open the camera application and choose the MPEG4 HEVC codec in its settings.
Method 3. Using the GBInsta Application (Universal Method)
Install the GBInsta version 1.50 and check the video quality. You can use any camera in your Android. Then upload your videos via this mode. Note that we can record video via this mode directly and that the quality will be good. The functionality of this version must be installed and working with the official software. This is why it is not necessary to delete the current version of Instagram.
That's all. Choose your path and enjoy the quality of your videos on Instagram Stories!