Author Greg2112
2017
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Hi Folks,

If you would like to upload photos to Instagram from a desktop/laptop computer, here's a neat trick.

First, you will have to turn on Develop Mode in your web browser. Each web browser has this in a different location. In the video I use Safari but this should work in your browser as well.

For Safari: Go to Safari > Preferences > Advanced. Check the box at the very bottom that says, "Show Develop menu in menu bar."

Now open a private browsing window. Head to Develop > User Agent > Safari -- iOS 10 -- iPhone. Go to Instagram.com, sign in and click the camera button at the bottom of the screen to upload a photo from your desktop.

In Chrome, go to Instagram.com and sign in. Now right-click the page > Inspect > click the Tablet icon (top-left). The page should switch to mobile view, where you'll find a camera button at the bottom of the screen, which lets you upload a photo from your desktop.

If you have any questions, comments or would like to add to this post ( How to turn on develop mode in other browsers) let me know in the comments below.


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RandellD Premium
Hello Greg,
Thanks for the tip to be able to upload photos to Instagram on an Android computer!
Following you now.
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You’re welcome
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Chrissies Premium
Thank you so much, I have been trying to work out how to do this :)
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You’re welcome
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LouisaB Premium
Thanks for sharing this. I am very happy to learn this update from your post.
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Greg2112 Premium
Your welcome, and thanks for the comment.
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drjec Premium
Wow! This is a great training. I have wondered about how to do this for a long time. You've explained it quickly and clearly.
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Greg2112 Premium
Thanks for the comment drjec.
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Marlinda1 Premium
Thanks for the info. I had no idea it was so simple to upload pics to IG from my computer. I use a program called Gramblr which is for PC. tfs. Have a good weekend :)
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Greg2112 Premium
Your welcome, and thanks for the comment.
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