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How to Download Instagram for pc Windows xp,7,8,8.1,10

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platform that allows smart phone users to take photos, edit and share with friends . That’s great. But what if you don’t have an active internet connection on your mobile or if you want to access instagram on pc to upload photos to instagram directly from pc? Today i am going to teach you exactly how you can download and install instagram on your pc.

This guide works pretty much same with all the windows OS running windows xp,7,8,8.1 and 10.

instagram for pc

#Method 1- Download and Install Instagram on PC:

To use Instagram on PC, first you need to install Bluestacks android emulator. To do that Go to

step #2: Install Bluestacks and open it. Now Sign in with Gmail username and Password.

For detailed explanation Read How to Install Bluestacks on Windows PC

step #3: Now open play store and search for Instagram. You will see the Instagram Icon click on that icon and proceed to install.

step #4: depending up on your internet connection it will take a while.

step #5: Now you can you can use Instagram on your PC just like in your smart phone.

you might also like reading How to download instagram photos and videos.

Note : The file size is around 250 MB. So if you don’t want to waste the data continue to read further..

How to Upload photos to Instagram on pc:

Step #1 : click the camera button at the bottom of the instagram app screen.

upload to instagram on pc via bluestacks
upload to instagram on pc via bluestacks

Step #2 : it will come up with Gallery, Camera and Video. Choose Gallery and then choose others

Step #3 : click on ‘pick from Windows’ to upload photos to instagram from PC. Select the photo , apply the filters and share them with your friends.

#2 InstaPic for Instagram :

InstaPic is the Instagram client for Windows. Now with InstaPic you can use fully functional instagram on Windows xp,7,8.1 and windows 10. InstaPic provides you the most natural and elegant way to take, edit, share and view the pictures.


instapic instagram client for windows
instapic instagram client for windows

Let’s look at some of the awesome features of InstaPic :

  1. Send photo in Direct Message
  2. Control story and comment settings
  3. Send messages in stories

How to download InstaPic on Windows :

To download, first you need to go to Window store and at the top right search for InstaPic and hit enter.

You will see the InstaPic app, just browse through ‘Get’ option and click on it. It will be downloaded and installed on your windows PC.

#3 Instagram for chrome 

Instagram for chrome uses the Instagram API directly from your browser. This well-known instagram interface makes it easy to browse, like and comment on all the photos and videos in your timeline. You can click on any name or hashtag to browse through your friends photos.

although it doesn’t support the full functionality of instagram app. But it is very useful for accessing basic features like notifications.



Instagram for Windows Phone :

There is an official instagram app available for windows phone. Just go to windows store and search for Instagram or just click here to get instagram for windows phone. and install Instagram on your windows phone. Just simple as that.

I hope this guide is helpful for you to access instagram on pc and upload photos. Thanks for reading …

until next time..this is Archer

signing off…



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