9 Free Apps to Watch Instagram Stories Anonymously

Let’s be real, we’ve all wanted to view somebody’s Insta Story without them knowing at least once in our life. Luckily, there’s a simple way to do that without any effort.

Here’s our list of the best free apps to watch Instagram Stories anonymously you could try. These apps will make sure you leave no trace while scrolling through your IG feed and Stories. Some of these apps also let you save Stories and download Reels, IGTV, and all that. Have a look!


Let’s start with an app that lets you view other people’s IG stories undetected. The concept is beyond simple: you just need to enter the name of the profile and the app will browse the latest posts that were published. Are there any tricks? Well, it won’t work with private profiles, so the powers are limited.

The app doesn’t ask for a signup, and you won’t need to log in to your own acc, so no worries. You’ll get to save the content and repost them as well without getting noticed. The saving works for both photos and videos, and there won’t be any watermarks.

You may even set up notifications to alert you if the acc posts new Stories. As for the UI, there won’t be any issues, cause it literally looks like Instagram (or at least very close to that). There’s a pro subscription app that unlocks new features as well.


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This app lets you browse IG stories without getting noticed. It doesn’t ask you to log in with your IG profile, so there’s no way your name would be visible. The app offers full access to Stories and Highlights, and you’ll get to download all the content needed.

There are no limits for the number of downloads, and it works for both vids and pics. The content gets displayed in HQ, and the saving won’t affect it in any way. The content gets saved to your gallery, but there’s no way to repost it to your Stories right away.

As for the mechanics, you’ll just need to type in an account name and unless it’s private, the app will show you the Stories. Plus, the app has an Insta-like design, so you’ll quickly figure out how to use it.


Story Viewer for Insta

Next, we have an app to browse IG Stories secretly. The app lets you browse through Stories in full size and high quality without any watermarks. More to that, you’ll get to zoom in on the pics, and the app has a pretty powerful zoom that doesn’t completely ruin the quality.

Just like the previous ones, this app doesn’t leave any chances for you to get noticed by other users. It doesn’t ask for your IG acc details and doesn’t require any registration at all. All you need to do is to enter the profile name, and you’re ready to go.

Along with Storieы, the app also browses the entire feed and lets you save all the content needed. The quality doesn’t get ruined by the download, and there are no limits for the amount of download. The app also saves the search history, so you could easily revisit any profile in secs.



This app allows you to check out Insta Stories without having to worry about the account being aware of it. It is a very straightforward concept, and it only has one function, but it does its job effectively and keeps your data secure. It is quite convenient and easy to use, making it ideal for those who want to keep their browsing activities anonymous.

Plus, you don’t need to log into your IG acc and connect it in any way. In fact, you won’t even need to register, as the app is ready to be used right away. However, you won’t be able to view the Stories of private accs.

But there’s a chance to access personal accs content as well: in case you’ll log in to your acc and make sure the acc you’re trying to reach confirmed your subscription. Sounds like too much work, yeah, but it’s possible.



The name of this app fully reflects its concept: it lets you watch Stories privately and do multiple other things. At first, you’ll need to log into your own acc to be able to access all features of the app. But don’t worry, your info won’t be shown at any point.

Plus, the app lets you download all the Stories in HQ without watermarks. It works for both pics and vids, so no worries. As for the other tools, you’ll be able to see who viewed your profile and point out any secret followers. The app will show all the users that viewed your acc, whether they’re following you or not.

More to that, you’ll get to see the people that you follow but who don’t follow you back. It will show the complete list that will be updated in real-time. You’ll also get to see if there are accs that you don’t follow back.


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Storify for Instagram

This app is a simple way to view Insta Stories without leaving a trace. It lets you watch and save any stories if they’re posted by public accs. All you’ll need to do is to log the name of the acc you’re trying to reach. The app doesn’t require a sign-in, so your data won’t be visible to anyone.

Beyond that, the app lets you save the stories at your faves and review them at any time. The app also saves the history of your search, and you’ll get to view the newest content at any time needed.

Plus, the app lets you save stories in high quality without watermarks. However, the number of savings is limited, and there are different prices for that. There won’t be any ads in between Stories, and you won’t need to pay for viewing the content.



As you may guess by the name, this app is here to help you save content from Insta. In fact, it works for all kinds of content: Stories, Reels, IGTV, posts, Highlights, and more. No need to make screenshots and screen recordings: this app will take care of it for you.

The app doesn’t ask you to sign in or log your personal acc details, so you won’t leave any traces here. You’ll just need to enter the username and save all the content needed. You can also use it to view Stories privately.

There are no limits for the number of downloads, and no watermarks as well. The download doesn’t affect the quality, so no worries. All the features are fully free, but you’ll have to deal with ads.


Secretly Story Viewer & Saver

This app lets you easily browse IG Stories without anyone knowing. It is impossible for you to get noticed by other users with this app. You don’t have to register or provide your IG account details. All you need to do is type in the target username, and the app will do the rest.

You’ll also get to add Stories to your favorites and make full-on lists if needed. The same goes for profiles, so you won’t need to look for the same one over and over again. Herewith, the app does not let you view the Stories of confidential accounts.

All the content you save can be viewed offline at any time, which is handy. The amount of savings is limitless, and it doesn’t affect the quality of the content. You won’t find any hidden fees or charges on this app at all, as it is completely free.


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Story Viewer 

To wrap up, there’s an app that lets you secretly view other people’s IG stories and save them to your gallery. You won’t need to log in to your IG account: just enter the username and browse the content right away.

You’ll also get to save Stories with a few taps, whether it’s a pic or a vid. In fact, the app covers way more features related to other social media platforms like Twitter or TikTok. For instance, you’ll get to download videos without watermarks and save pics from FB, WhatsApp, and more.

Plus, you’ll be able to save vids and pics from your IG feed, which is handy. There are no limits to the number of downloads, and the content gets saved in the original quality.

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Anne Novikova
Enjoy finding leading apps of all kinds and share them with the world. An iOS user with an interest to all gadgets that make life easier and more fun.