One of the major attractions of Instagram is that it is accessible from just about any platform like Android, iOS, and the web. However, you can’t upload your photos and videos from your PC. While it’s not that big problem for normal users who just love to snap photos from their smartphone and share them on the social network, it’s a major issue for professional photographers who love to upload the photos edited on their PC or for business users whose content doesn’t come directly from their smartphone. Just to offer a little help to such people, we’ve come up with this help tutorial where we’ll guide you on how to upload photos and videos to Instagram from PC. Let’s begin.
Step-by-step guide to upload photos and videos to Instagram from PC
In order to upload photos and videos to Instagram from PC, you’ll need to fulfill the following requirements first:
- A PC running Windows OS
- Bluestacks emulator
- Active Internet connection
Post to Instagram from PC in simple steps
Installing the Instagram app on your PC via Bluestacks
Step 1. First of all, download and install BlueStacks for PC. The emulator acts as a platform to install Android apps on your computer
Step 2. Once you’ve successfully installed Bluestacks, just launch it and double-click on the Play Store icon. Doing so will open the PlayStore app on the emulator
Step 3. Now, search for the Instagram app in the PlayStore
Step 4. In the next step, just tap on the Install button and accept the things Instagram is allowed to access. The Installation process will start
Step 5. Once the app is installed on your computer, run it and log into your existing Instagram account
Sending photos to Bluestacks for easy sharing
Installing the Instagram app on your PC via BlueStacks is extremely easy. Well, the tricky part is to import photos to BlueStacks so that you can share them via the Instagram app. Here is how to do so:
Step 1. Click on the folder icon on the sidebar of the Bluestacks window to open the host computer’s file browser
Step 2. Now, select the file you want to import
Step 3. In the next step, you’ll be prompted to select the application through which you want to open the file. Just select Instagram and click the Always button
Step 4. This will load the picture on the Instagram app and you’ll be prompted to edit the photo using some effects and filters. Once you’re done with editing, click on the Share button to upload photos on Instagram from your PC
Our complete guide on how to upload photos and videos to Instagram from PC ends here. After this, you’ll be able to easily upload photos and videos from your PC via the Instagram app. Enjoy!
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