The true fact is:
There is no Instagram official app is available for PC from where you can one click install. Then How you can enjoy Instagram on PC?
Well, To every problem there is a most simple solution for it. And here today I brought you a simple & easy “Step by Step Guide” to How to use Instagram on your windows PC.
Instagram is a new way of sharing your day with your friends and followers. Just click a photo, or capture a moment video and share with your friends and family easily, also you have the option to share it on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and other social media platforms. But there is a problem with small screen mobile, if one is using small screen mobiles for a long while, it will harm your eyes, so the best choice is to install it on your Computer or laptop. but as earlier I mentioned there is no official Instagram app that works on windows Pcs. Here I made a step by step guide for how one can use Instagram on Pc.
Here we go……
Method 1:(The Half Entrance Method)
If you want to use basic uses of Instagram on windows you can follow these steps, but remember with this method only one can access basic uses like rolling timeline, following someone, and other basic uses. What you can’t do is uploading photos or videos or sending messages to your friends. As you can not access everything I name it “The Half Entrance Method”
Things you can access
- Can explore your followers, and followings.
- You can check your notifications
- Also, you can follow someone on Instagram
- Can access your personal details
- Can like and comment on posts
Things you can’t access
- You can not upload photos or video with your friends. Which is the most important thing I believe, but don’t worry in the next method I will show you the way how you can access fully.
Here we go for step by step method
Step 1: Open official website of Instagram i.e https://www.instagram.com/, once you open the site you will see a page like this
Step 2: Once the site is open, you see a section of entering your Instagram username and password. Put it there and log in, or alternatively, you can sign in with your facebook account. Or if you don’t have an Instagram account sing up and make one account.
Step 3: Once you are done with the login you will see your timeline page. Now you can access your account, you can follow someone, search new friends, can update your account information. and you can do all fundamental things.
Method 2: (The Full Entrance Method)
Now, with this method, you can instant share your photos, videos, and will have freedom of full access to an Instagram app.As in this method, one can have full access that why I name it “The Full Entrance Method”
Things you can access with this method
- Unlimited free uploads of photos and videos.
- You can send photos and videos directly to your friends and followers.
- You can like, comment, follow someone.
- Also, you can directly share your photos to facebook, twitter.
- Here, with PC version, one can add effects to your photos for better quality uploads.
let’s go for step by step guide
Step 1: Firstly you need to download & install bluestack (external android emulator) for running android application on windows 7/8/8.1.Download Bluestack
But if you are using windows 10, then you don’t need to download bluestack, you can directly download & install Instagram from windows store. Click here to download Instagram from windows store.(You don’t need to follow rest of the steps if you are using windows 10).
Step 2: Once you have installed bluestack, it’s time to search and install “Instagram app”.
Open bluestack> go to search> search for “Instagram”> download and install Instagram app
Step 3: After successful installation of Instagram on bluestack, go to my app and where you will find the recently installed Instagram app, click and open Instagram. That’s all you are done! now you put your username and password to access Instagram fully on PC.
Backend Story Explanation
Do you know why I instructed you to download Bluestack?, Windows operating system doesn’t support an android application to run. So, what we have done, we installed an external android emulator to run Instagram app smoothly on windows 7/8/8.1 operating system. And the first method is for those who are looking for tricks “how to use Instagram on PC without bluestacks“, with the first method one can easily use Instagram without any android emulator installed on PC, but with limited access.
Benefits of Using Instagram on PC
If you have enthusiasm for photography and love to share them with your friends then you seemingly already familiar with Instagram. An app for connecting your photos and videos with your friends instantly. You can capture photos, with a variety of photo effects inbuild, Instagram is popular because of awesome photo effects that enhance the beauty of your photos and its simple sharing features with facebook, twitter, google plus and with other social media platform.
As it is very addictive and popular there is always a huge desire of installing Instagram on PC.
Benefits of using Instagram on PC
- Easy to Use
- Widescreen access
- Better user experience
- Benefits of the Andriod app on Pc
Q & A
- Can I Use this method to install Instagram on my notebook?
Yes! you can try this method to install Instagram for all windows devices whether is a laptop, desktop, or your notebook. But make sure you have enough space on your device to install bluestack. However, if you are happy with limited access then nothing to worry about space and all, just follow method 1 and you can access Instagram on any devices.
- Bluestack doesn’t work on my PC, what to do?
- Can I Install other social apps same way?
Yes! one can easily download and install other apps once you have bluestack install on your PC.
Hope this article will help you to use Instagram on PC.
Do you know any other method ?, I would love to hear from you on the comment