Instagram is one of the most popular mobile apps these days. It allows users to share photos with friends and other Instagram users.
The great thing about the app is that it is so easy to use. All you need to do is to open the app, then snap a photo using your device. Make use of some filters and do some editing with it, and when you’re all set, share it on your account and your friends can see that photo you have taken.
You can even add captions to it, and share it with other social network websites as well, like Facebook and Twitter. If you don’t have this app on your mobile yet, then here are the steps on how to download Instagram.
Installing the Mobile App
First of all, open your app store. If you are using an Android mobile phone, you will be taken to the Google Play Android Apps market. Here, simply search for Instagram and when you find it, tap on the option to install the app. There are also details about Instagram that you will see there, as well as reviews.
If you are using an iPhone or any mobile device that makes use of iOS as an operating system, then go to the iTunes App Store and search for Instagram app there. When you find it, just choose the option to install the app and it will begin downloading on your mobile.
Open the App
After the app is downloaded, there will be an Instagram icon or thumbnail that will appear on your mobile device. If it is your first time using the app, you will be asked to register. When you register, you need to generate a username and password that will serve as your login credentials which you need to key-in each time you use Instagram.
Using Instagram is so easy. So when you are logged in to your account, you will be given an option to take photos or to upload a photo that has already been saved to your photo album in your mobile device. If you want to take a photo, the app will activate the camera of your device so you can start snapping photos.
After you have taken photos, you will be given an option to edit or filter the image and you can even crop it. When you are ready to share the image, simply click the option to share it and those friends who follow you on Instagram will be able to see the photo you have shared.
If you want to share it with other social networks, such as Facebook or Twitter, then click on the icon of these social networks, provided that you activate the option to allow Instagram to have access to your accounts there.
If you are the only one using your mobile phone, you really don’t need to log out of your Instagram account. This way, the next time you plan to use the mobile app, all you need is to launch it and it automatically takes you to your account.