You can upload photos or any other image to your phone from the Twitter platform. By reading what follows, you will learn how to download the images, one by one or several at a time, associated with the tweets.
Method 1 of 4: Download photos to a smartphone running iOS
Step 1. Allow Tweeter to access your Photos folder
Open the Settings app, section in which you must select Privacy, then Photos. Once in the Photos section, activate the Twitter option by sliding the associated wheel to the right. If the dial is already on the right (and it is green), this manipulation is unnecessary.
Enabling this option allows Twitter to save images to your Photos folder. In this case, you will not be able to download the photos associated with the tweets that interest you
Step 2. Open Twitter
Log in to the application by entering your username and password.
Using a third-party application to access Twitter will not prevent you from downloading images from the platform, however, be sure to find out how to do this. However, again, you will need to allow the app in question to access your Photos folder
Step 3. Locate the images you want to save on your smartphone
Once you find an image and want to save it, tap on it to open it wide.
Step 4. Save the image
Keep your finger on the image until the dialog box appears. You will find an option titled Save Image. Touch this option to save the image to your Photos folder.
Step 5. Admire the picture
Open the Photos application: there you will find the image you have just saved.
Method 2 of 4: Download Photos to Android Smartphone
Step 1. Open Twitter
Log in to the platform by entering your username and password.
- If you haven't installed Twitter on your smartphone yet, you can download the app from the Google Play Store.
- Using a third-party application to access Twitter will not prevent you from downloading images from the platform, however, be sure to find out how to do this.
Step 2. Locate the image you want to save
Once done, tap the image to view it in full size on your screen.
Step 3. Save the image
Tap the Menu button, located at the top right of your screen. Then touch the Save button, to save the image in the memory of your smartphone. If this is a first, the system will automatically generate a Twitter folder.
Step 4. Open the image
Depending on your settings, you can access saved images from the platform through the Twitter folder or directly in your Gallery application.
Method 3 of 4: Download photos to computer
Step 1. Log into Twitter
Open a page in your browser, then type the address twitter.com. Enter your username and password.
Step 2. Locate the image you want to save on your computer
Step 3. Click on the image that interests you
Be careful, if this action does not not allow to save the image at this stage, it allows you to enlarge it while remaining connected to the Twitter page.
Step 4. Click the image again to enlarge it further
It is this much larger version that you will be able to save on your computer.
If the tweet you're interested in was posted with multiple images, head further down in this article to learn how to download them all at once
Step 5. Save the photo
Right click on the image and select the Save Image option. You will be prompted to choose the destination folder for the saved item.
- If you are going through Chrome, Firefox or Safari, right click on the image in question, then select the Save Image As option.
- In Internet Explorer, right click on the image, then select the Save As option.
- The image will be saved in the folder titled Downloads.
Method 4 of 4: Download an image gallery to your computer
These operations are easy to perform on Chrome or Safari browsers. Performing them on Firefox can be a bit more complicated.
Step 1. Find a tweet posted with multiple photos at the same time
Open the image you want to save by clicking on it.
Step 2. Check the image's HTML code source to find its original URL
To do this, right-click on the image, then click on the option
Examine the item. The purpose of this manipulation is to open the browser's HTML inspection tool.
Step 3. When the panel opens, click the inspect button
- If you're in Chrome, the inspection tool looks like a magnifying glass, located at the top left of the panel.
- In Safari, the icon represents a target located at the panel header, going to the right.
Step 4. Without closing the inspection panel, click on the image you want to save
This will allow you to highlight the place where the image in question is located among the HMTL codes.
Step 5. Locate the folder where the image is located
The image gallery is saved in a succession of separate tags. The image is more precisely in,,. Right click on the arrow to the left of the tag to see the detail of the "img src" tag.
Step 6. Find the link that leads to the image
You should find a link that begins with "https://pbs.twimg.com/media/".
Step 7. If you are in Chrome, right click on the link in question, then click on the Open in New Tab button
Go to the tab in question and save the image.
Step 8. If you are in Safari, click on the image to open it in the Inspector, then right click on it
Once done, click on the button
Download the image. The system will save to the default folder.