How to Automatically Archive Your Instagram Photos with Evernote

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When you pair Evernote with automation tools like Zapier or IFTTT (if this, then that), the robust platform for clipping notes, archiving receipts and saving just about anything becomes even more powerful. Through simple automation, there are dozens of ways to extend the functionality of popular platforms like Evernote.

Today, we’re going to look at a simple way to archive your Instagram photos by sending them to Evernote right after they’re uploaded. The entire process takes only minutes to set up and works in the background to archive each image when you upload to Instagram.

1. Click the arrow next to your IFTTT username to display a drop-down menu.

arrow2. Click Create.


3. Click this and search for Instagram in the search field.

if this then that

4. Click the Instagram icon.

instagram icon5. Press the blue Connect button to enter your username and password for Instagram.

evernote login

Once entered, this connects your Instagram account to IFTTT.

6. Click Done.

instagram done7. Press Continue to the next step.

instagram continue8. Choose Any new photo by you.

new photo9. Press Create Trigger.

instagram triggerThe trigger event sets the automation sequence in motion.

10. Click "that" and search for Evernote in the search field.

Click that11. Click the Evernote icon and press Connect.

evernote connect12. Enter your username and password to connect Evernote to IFTTT.

evernote login13. Authorize or Re-authorize the connect by clicking the green button.


14. Press the Done button to continue.

evernote done

15. Click Continue to the next step.

evernote continue

16. Choose Create a note from the list of actions.


17. Add the name of the Evernote notebook you want to archive your images to. Leave the Notebook field blank if you want to send your photos to the default notebook.

evernote notebook

18. Add additional tags or remove the existing ones as needed.


19. Click Create action.

create action

20. Click Create Recipe.

create recipe