How to Post on Instagram from PC

how to post on instagram from pc

Are you struggling with using Instagram from PC?

Well, in this article, we are focusing on how to post on Instagram from PC. It is not simple to post on your Instagram account using a desktop. The feature to upload data from a computer device is not currently fully available for Instagram. Nevertheless, we still have some tricks and ways up our sleeves to share with you that work one hundred per cent! Now you can upload a high-quality image directly from your computer to your Instagram Account with just a few simple steps.

Step by Step Guide to Post on Instagram from the Website

Method 1: How to Post on Instagram on PC

This is the simplest method, but it is not available for all. It is still rolling out for Mac and Windows. So, you are lucky if you have this update already on your PC.

Step 1: Open on your internet browser.

Step 2: Enter the login credentials as asked on the page.

Step 3: Once you are logged in to your Instagram account, hit the icon between the message and explore buttons.

Step 4: Now you can drag down the videos or images from your computer memory that you want to post.

Step 5: Next, edit or add filters as you like.

Step 6: After that, you can tag location, add a caption, and tag people plus businesses in that post.

Step 7: Click on Share.

Method 2: How to Post on Instagram Using PC

It can be a little tricky to post on Instagram through the computer system. However, this method is easy to get on with. Follow this procedure as described below:

Step 1: Open your Instagram ID on Google chrome.

Step 2: Go to the three vertical dots on the right-hand side top corner to see a Settings drop-down menu.

Step 3: Go to More tools and then choose Developer tools.

Step 4: Click on the Toggle device toolbar sign. This will open a mobile view for you on the desktop.

Step 5: Under Dimensions: Responsive, a new drop-down will come. From this list, you can choose a mobile view of your choice. 

Step 6: Refresh the page once you have chosen the type of mobile view. 

Step 7: Shut the developer tools on the right side. 

Step 8: Click on the + icon in the middle of the screen at the bottom to make a new post on your Instagram ID. The icon might also come on any other location on the screen depending on the device you have chosen.

Step 9: Choose the post you want to put on your Instagram timeline and continue with further settings just like you do on your smartphone application. 

Step 10: Once you have edited, added the caption, geotag, tagged people, etc., click on Share to post the image or video on Instagram. 

Method 3: How to Post on Instagram by INSSIST Extension

This method introduces an extension for posting on Instagram called INSSIST. Using this Chrome extension, you can access almost all the features that the Instagram application has on the website through PC. 

Step 1: On Chrome Web Store, look for INSSIST | Web Client for Instagram. Or you can also directly visit for the same purpose. Both will lead you to the chrome web store for extensions.

Step 2: Click on Add to Chrome.

Step 3: On the new dialogue box hanging from the top of the screen, opt for Add extension.

Step 4: You will see a message saying INSSIST | Web Client for Instagram has been added to Chrome.

Step 5: Now go to the Extensions icon on the top right and click on INSSIST extension. On the new screen, click on OK, LET’S GO! It will take you to a new page with your Instagram account page.

Step 6: You will see a + sign in the middle of the screen at the bottom. Click on that and you will discover a menu for posting all the types of posts that Instagram supports. Choose one and continue from here as you do on your Instagram application on the phone.


These are the 3 methods using which you can easily post on Instagram from your PC. On the other hand if you know any other new method of posting a post in Instagram from PC, I would recommend you comment on the comment box below.

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