How to post on Instagram with the app?

Are you new to Instagram and would like to know how to publish your photos or videos on the application? We explain everything to you in this article.

Today Instagram is one of the most popular apps in the world: it has over 1.39 billion active users and over 22 million users in France alone. This social network for sharing images and videos is very successful with different age groups. Recall that it was launched in 2010 by the American Kevin Systrom, as well as by the Brazilian Michel Mike Kreiger.

Although using the application is not very complicated, getting to know Instagram takes some time and is not an easy task. So, if you are making your debut on the application and want to know how to post your images and videos on Instagram, we offer you this little tutorial to explain everything to you. Then, attach the belt. Ready Steady ? To go!

How to post an image or video on Instagram // Source: Maddi Bazzocco / Unsplash

Share an Instagram image or video on your profile

Whether you are a simple lambda user, a public figure or even a professional photographer, sharing your images or videos allows you to stay in touch with your subscribers.

How to do ? You must first log into the mobile application – it is useful to specify this, because it is not possible to share your photos or even your videos from the site. So here are the steps to follow:

  • Launch the Instagram app.
  • Enter your credentials and log in to the application.
  • Once on the home page, you will see a button “+”at the top right of the screen.
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  • Click the button “+”, then select an image or video from your gallery. If you’d rather grab this straight from your phone, tap on the little camera roll icon on the bottom right.
  • Then press “Next”. You can then add a filter to the selected image or video.
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  • Finally, you can write a little caption before posting. Note that this is not mandatory, and if you want to skip this step, you can click directly on ” Split out “.

Take a picture and share it history on Instagram

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Instagram offers the same system for posting stories like Snapchat, Messenger, or YouTube, so you have the option to share an image, video, or even re-share a history for a limited time of 24 hours. To do this, you will need to follow the following steps:

  • Log in to Instagram.
  • Click the button “+”at the top right of the screen.
  • Scroll the bottom right screen to “History”.
  • Take your picture and press “Next”.

Share a history directly from the camera roll

  • Scroll the bottom right screen to “History”.
  • Scroll down again to find your image gallery.
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Share the best photos of your cats! // source: Rayan Assad for Numerama
  • Select the photo or video you want to share.
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How to post on Instagram // Source: Nino Barbey for Numerama

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