Instagram is one of the most popular social media network in the world. Instagram is majorly for sharing photos and videos and it has tons of filters that helps us to decorate our selfies and photos as well as we can add those filters to videos. Facebook own Instagram limited the uploading photos and videos only through phone apps (Android and iPhone). There is no legal option for uploading photos and videos on Mac or PC or Laptop but there is a trick that helps us to share photos and videos even from computers.
Let me explain it in this article, so read it through out the end. You will surely learn the process of uploading photos and videos on Instagram in computer itself. Without wasting your valuable let me quickly enter into the topic.
How to upload photos on Instagram from Computer (PC /Mac)
Here we are going to share you the method that will help you about how to manage Instagram from Desktop. Follow the step by step procedure below
Step 1: Login to Instagram
Login to Instagram.com on your computer with your Instagram ID and Password. If you don’t have an Instagram account then register it.
Step 2: Enable Inspect Element
After successfully logged in to your Instagram account on your computer. Then use the command to enable “Inspect Element” on your Google Chrome Browser.
For Mac – CMD+ALT+I
For Windows – CTRL+SHIFT+I
Then, you will see a window on your computer screen where there is number of coding over there.
Step 3: Toggle Device Toolbar
After enable the Inspect Element on your browser. Then you can see the “Toggle Device Toolbar” option at the top of the Inspect Element that Icon is looks like a phone. Then, you have to Click on that Toggle Device Toolbar icon. After clicking it, your left hand side window will changed into mobile version.
Step 4: Refresh the Page
After enable the Toggle Device Toolbar, your Page is changed into mobile version but there you can’t the photos and videos upload option. So, you need to refresh that page by clicking on the ‘Refresh‘ button or Right click your mouse and click on the ‘Refresh‘ option on your page. Instead of this plugin you can also use Instagram scheduling tool.
Then, you will see the upload Button at the bottom of the page.
Then, Click on the Camera button to upload Photos or Videos on your Instagram through your computer.
Step 4: Close the Inspect Element
Click on the Close Button which is presented at the right hand side corner of the Inspect Element to close. After that, start using your Instagram on your Computer like you are using on the mobile devices.
Then, your computer Instagram page will changed into Mobile version of Instagram. but you need to do it every time when you logged in.
Now, you can start sharing your photos and videos on Instagram through your computer but the filters option will not be available on computer.
Final words (Better Use Instagram Scheduler)
This is how we can upload photos and videos on Instagram on computer. But the sad thing is we can not add filters to the photos and videos on computer. Anyhow, this is the best idea to upload photos on Instagram on computer. Its time to build Instagram scheduling app for both Android & iOS device.