It is clear that Instagram is doing well and perfectly adapting its tools for mobile devices. Although the social network also has a desktop version, we know that its functionality is limited, until now … The platform, owned by Facebook, has unlocked the function that allows us to publish photos and videos on Instagram from our computer. Next, we explain the steps to follow for a new experience through the web, with the possibility of enjoying content in better quality.

Matt Navarra, social media consultant, gave a demonstration through his Twitter profile:

NEW! Instagram allows you to create + publish posts through the desktop!

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How to post photos and videos on Instagram from your computer?

  1. Log in on Instagram from your computer.
  2. In the upper right do click on the plus symbol (+) located between the “Messages” and “Browse” buttons.
  3. Then a screen will appear with the legend “New publication”, press the button “Select photo or video from the computer” and that’s it.

As in the mobile version of Instagram, here you can edit the photos with filters and use tools to crop the image (square (1: 1), portrait (4: 5), or landscape (16: 9)), modify the brightness, saturation, etc. Besides, you can also write the description of the video or image, as well as add the location. And yes, you also have the ability to upload multiple photos in a single post.

How to upload photos and videos on Instagram from computer
Source: Matt Navarra (Twitter)
Source: Matt Navarra (Twitter)
How to upload photos and videos on Instagram from computer
Source: Matt Navarra (Twitter)
Source: Matt Navarra (Twitter)

It is important to note that, at the time of writing this note, not all users have access to the new function, as the plus symbol (+) has not yet appeared. However, it will only be a matter of time for Instagram to release the official statement and it is available for all profiles. In the meantime, please be patient or try logging into Instagram again or update the app.

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