How to Save an Image From Your Android Web Browser

If you’re surfing the web on your Android phone or tablet, and you come across and image you want to save – this is how you do.

  1. First load the image you want to download. Make sure it’s not a “thumbnail” of the picture, the the picture itself.

    Then just tap anywhere on the picture, and hold your finger down.

  2. Android browser screen with image displayed

  3. An ‘options’ window will appear. From that list, select Save image
  4. Android browser Save Options screen

  5. Now launch your photo Gallery App
  6. Android Gallery icon

  7. Inside, you’ll find a new Album called Download. Inside that Album you’ll find the image you just saved from your browser. That’s it!
  8. Android Photo Galleries Album view

{ 4 comments… add one }
  • BHANWAR LAL GURJAR September 25, 2016, 5:35 am


  • Kuro September 27, 2018, 4:26 pm

    There was no download…..what the heck?/?

  • Bear November 29, 2018, 5:15 pm

    Doesnt work. Picture downloads but does not save in download folder in gallery. Csn see it in Download app, but it is deleted as soon as browser is closed.

  • Arjun April 15, 2019, 9:37 am

    How to download photos

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