How To Save Pictures On iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus

With a great storage memory and a great camera app, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus users are often tempted to fill it with pictures. But you might surprise yourself staring at a picture that wasn’t taken with your camera and that you’d really like to make it yours. Is there any way you can save it on the iPhone? Does it matter where you’ve found it when you are trying to do so?


To help you stop worrying about these insignificant details, let us underline the obvious. You can save pictures from almost anywhere, from messaging apps included! We said apps, which means that you’re not limited to the default Messages app. So, whether you’re using WhatsApp or KIK or LINE and so on, the options are the same.

Those options will make the topic of our article for today. If there’s one thing we want to you remember, before we proceed to sharing the instructions with you, it’s the flexibility of this action. Yes, you can take pictures from many different apps and yes, the steps may be more or less different, depending on what app you are using. It won’t be difficult to know what to look for, once you have understood the principles. So, it won’t be long and you will have that picture or MMS saved on the iPhone, waiting to be sent further away, on your Instagram, Facebook, email account or whatever.


Now, have you bumped into an image you’d like to save on the iPhone 8 / iPhone 8 Plus?

  1. Stop right there, on that message;
  2. Tap and hold the image;
  3. When the Save Image option shows on the screen, select it and that was all.


Have a picture in one of your text messages and want to save it on the iPhone 8?

  1. Navigate to that message thread and open up the photo;
  2. Once you’ve made the file to extend on the entire screen, hit the box icon with a tiny line going up;
  3. Tap Save Image;
  4. Wait for the photo to be saved within the Photo Gallery – go in there and check it, to convince yourself.


Whether you have saved that picture from the web or from who knows what message, once it’s on the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, you can work with it however you want!

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