Magzoa is here to teach you the 3 working ways of posting on Instagram from a computer/laptop. You know Instagram is one of the widely used social media platforms it is mainly used to share photos and videos, and it keeps you connected. Recently the web version of Instagram has been launched which allows you to use Instagram on your computer/laptop easily. By thus you can post to Instagram from a computer/laptop.
The main drawback of the web version of Instagram is that you can only post photos and videos on Instagram if you have a touch screen laptop. But don’t worry if you are a desktop still you can post videos and photos on Instagram. In this guide, we will teach you how you can post photos and videos on Instagram easily from your desktop computer.
Here we have provided you with three different ways through which you can post photos and videos on your Instagram using your computer. So without further delay let see how these ways work:
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Post On Instagram From Your Computer
As already claimed, you can now use Instagram on your computer just like you use it on your mobile phone. All you need is a web browser to use Instagram and you can even use Instagram on any web browser. In this guide, we will provide you with the ways to:
- Post on Instagram from your computer using Google Chrome Browser
- Post on Instagram from your Computer using Firefox Browser
- Post on Instagram from your Computer using Gramblr (a Third-party tool)
1. Post on Instagram Using Google Chrome Browser
The Google Chrome browser is the most commonly used web browser and it allows you to post photos ad videos on Instagram using the Responsive Mode Settings. You can also use this method on any third party software, this is how it works:
Step 1: First of all login to your Instagram profile using your Google Chrome Browser.
Step 2: Open the developer tools on chrome, you can open the developer tools by clicking on “3 vertical dots” go to “More Tools” and then “Developer Tools” or you can simply use the shortcut key “Ctrl+ Shift+I” to open the developer tools.
Step 3: Now in the Developer toolbar click on the “Device” icon or use the shortcut key “Ctrl+ Shift+M” from here you can select any device from the available options.
Once you have done with the procedure, now refresh the web page you will get all the options similar to a mobile app.
Step 4: To upload a picture, look on the bottom bar and click on the + icon and upload any picture/video from your computer and click on “Next”
Step 5: Now you have successfully posted on Instagram from your Computer.
2. Post on Instagram Using Firefox Browser
Similar to the Google Chrome web browser you can also post on Instagram using the Firefox browser by simply updating the Responsive mode settings. This is how it works:
Step 1: First of all, open the Firefox browser and log in to your Instagram using your login credentials. Now look on the top right corner and click on “3 Horizontal bar” and then click on “Responsive design mode” you can also use the shortcut “Ctrl+Shift+M” key.
Step 2: Now simply select the device and adjust the size of the viewport and you will get the options similar to Instagram Mobile App.
3. Post on Instagram using Gramblr – Third party tool
Gramblr is another application that allows you to upload photos and videos on Instagram from your computer, and it works fine with the Windows OS as well as the Mac OS. This is how it works:
Step 1: First of download the Gramblr and on your computer or laptop.
Step 2: After installation creates an account on Gramblr using your Email id and make sure you enter the Instagram account so that you can access the Instagram account directly in this application.
Step 3: Now you can use Instagram in this tool and you can easily upload photos and videos even you can apply the filters and crop the image before posting.
Step 4: In the end just enter the caption and details click on “send” even you can schedule your post for “Some other time”.
Now use Instagram on your Windows OS or Mac book and you can even post photos and videos on your Instagram from your desktop. Instagram has recently come up with a web version that allows you to use Instagram on your desktop as well as laptops. But unfortunately, you are unable to post photos and videos on your Instagram from the web version. But with the help of this guide now you can easily post photos and videos on your Instagram.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
These are the most frequently asked questions by the users while posting on Instagram using the computer. If you are facing any issues this is where you need to look. If you don’t find the answer to your problem in the FAQ section feel free to ask your question in the comment section and our team will reply as soon as possible.
Q1: How To Post On Instagram From Mac?
It is very easy to post on Instagram. You can use the web browser with the above-mentioned settings to post on Instagram, follow the guide to know more.
Q2: How To Post To Instagram From My Mac Desktop?
Well, you can post on Instagram from the Mac using the web browsers as well as the software mentioned above.
Q3: How To Post To Instagram From Desktop?
To post on Instagram from the desktop you need to do minor settings into your browser follow the above guide to know how it works.
Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms that have recently come up with a web version that allows you to directly use Instagram on your computer. But unfortunately, the web version does not allow you to post on Instagram but still. You can post photos and videos on Instagram using the above guide. If you are using a web browser, you need to do minor settings into your browser and you can also download the above-dedicated app to post on Instagram.