How to Use Instagram

Instagram is a social networking site where you can be connected to your friends and dear ones to see what they share. Pretty cool, right? If you want to enter the Instagram world but don’t know how to use Instagram this article is for you.

Stay with us and know the way of using Instagram.

Install Instagram

First of all, you need to install the Instagram application from your device to go to the next steps. To install Instagram what you have to do is,

  • Go to the Google play store.
  • Type Instagram on the search bar.
  • Select the exact application from the search result.
  • Tap on the download option.
  • Download the application and install it when done.

This is the installation process. After completing the following steps the application will come to the device’s home screen. You can go to the next steps from here.

The Using Process of Instagram

So, the Instagram application is installed and is ready to start. To start the process, at first you need to open an Instagram account. To open an Instagram account follow the instructions below.

How to Open Instagram Account

Just go through the steps below and you will know the way of creating your own account on Instagram.

  • Step 1: Tap on the Instagram app and open. Select the sign-up option to open a new account.
  • Step 2: Now, put your email address or phone number on the first blank bar. Put a valid one because it’s related to privacy issue. If you use a fake address you won’t be able to recover your account in case you forget the password or if it’s hacked.
  • Step 3: Put an username. This is mainly the name of your account. You can’t use any space here. Use underscore ‘_’ instead of space.
  • Step 4: Put a password and remember it. You will have to add a profile picture. Add one temporarily and change later if you want.
  • Step 5: Your Instagram account has been created. Now, follow your friends and known or even unknown people and see what they do. Accept the follow requests to make friends.

Using Method

Entering your account you will notice 5 logos at the bottom of your device’s screen.  You will have to do everything here using these five options. Here they are.

  • Home: The option looks like a mini house and with this option, you can see the stories shared by people you are following.
  • Search Button: The second option looks like a magnifying glass that will let you search and find people you want to follow and stories you want to see.
  • Add Story: Tapping this option in the middle-bottom you can post photos, videos or any story you want. You can post an instant captured photo or go to the gallery option to select one from there.
  • Following: The heart-shaped option will help you find new people to follow and show the people you are following already.
  • Profile: If you tap on this last option it will take you to your profile. Here you can edit your bio, change profile picture, see your followers and posts you have shared.

Except these 5 options, now you can text your friends and flowers and also video call them. Go to the messaging option to use these features.

Edit & Setting

Tap on the ‘more’ option on the top of your screen right side and here you can,

  • change the old password and email address
  • see the saved items
  • See your search history
  • Switch on to private account so no one can see it except your friends
  • see the blocked accounts
  • control the audience of your shared posts
  • get help and report in case of any problem


So, with the instructions up you must have known how to use Instagram by now. You can connect your Instagram account to your facebook account to share your Instagram posts on facebook at the same time. This system has been added to the upgraded version to make the process convenient and strongly secured.

Hope the article was helpful. Thanks for being with us.

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