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How to post on Instagram from PC?

Since Instagram become popular, many users are wondering to find a way to use this social media app platform from their pc or laptop. Many users may not have access to their mobile phones, or even smart phone.

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Since Instagram become popular, many users are wondering to find a way to use this social media app platform from their PC or laptop. Many users may not have access to their mobile phones, or even smart phone.

However, Instagram itself does not provide any official platform to post on Instagram from PC. Thus, users should use other ways, such as social media management tools, or browser’ s extensions, or Instagram app on their personal computer (PC).

post on Instagram from PC

There are 4 general way to post pictures or videos on Instagram from pc:

  1. Installing Instagram app
  2. Add Instagram desktop extension to chrome
  3. Changing the developer tool or user agent on a browser
  4. Installing Bluestacks app

How to post on Instagram from computer?

Here is a brief explanation about how to upload on Instagram from pc. These would work for both Mac and Windows users.

  • Installing Instagram app

You can install Instagram app for windows operating system. For this go to Microsoft store, search for Instagram, and install. Once you installed, as Instagram app on phone, enter the login info, and tap on the + icon to upload a photo or video from PC to post on Instagram. 

  • Add Instagram for Desktop extension to chrome

One of the easiest and more comfortable way to use Instagram on computer is to add the desktop Instagram to a browser like chrome. Now, the only available extension is on chrome, you can download and add. As Instagram app, open, enter the login info, and click on the + icon on Instagram feed. Upload a photo or video and post it to the Instagram account.

  • Changing the developer tool on Chrome or user agent on Safari

This method could be a more complicated or difficult, compare to other way. But in case you have no way to use Instagram on pc or laptop, you can use this way. For this, you must open safari or chrome. Go to setting>user agent on safari or setting>developer tools on chrome.

In the second step, you should click on the mobile icon on top and change the screen to mobile one, and then select a screen template from the menu. Choose iPhone6 for example.

Refresh the page and you would see the app as it looks on mobile phone. Follow the posting instruction on other methods and post an image or video to the Instagram account.

  • Installing Bluestacks app

Other simple and fast way to upload photo and videos on Instagram from computer is using Bluestacks It is an app in which you can install other apps. In the other words, it plays role of collector. You can download Bluestacks easily from app store or Microsoft store. Whiting the Bluestacks search for Instagram, and enter the login info. Once you opened the account, it looks like the real Instagram on mobile.

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