Instagram on the Web

Discover Instagram on the Web

You can access your account on the web by going to instagram.com and logging in with your Instagram username and password. You can also view your profile by going to instagram.com/[username].

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Photos and videos posted by you and people you're following appear in your Feed. To get to your Feed, click in the top-left corner. Double click a post to like it! You can also go directly to a profile by visiting instagram.com/[username].

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Click your username in the top-right corner and select Edit Profile to edit your public bio (your name, username, biography and website). You'll need to go to the Instagram app on your mobile phone to edit your profile picture.

Some profile information isn't visible to anyone but you. This includes your email address, phone number and sex.

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You can use Instagram on all major web browsers. To make sure you have best experience possible, we recommend using the most up-to-date version of one of the following browsers:

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Privacy & Settings

If your posts are set to public, anyone will be able to see your profile by visiting instagram.com/[your username] on the web.

If your posts are set to private, your photos will be visible to people logged into Instagram who you've approved to follow you.

Learn more about adjusting your privacy settings. The privacy settings you set on mobile are the same as your privacy settings on the web.

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If your posts are public, anyone can interact with them. If you want to block specific people from liking or commenting on your posts, you can block them.

If your posts are private, only the people you've approved as followers will be able to like or comment on your photos and videos.

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Your profile will be indexed on the web, but search engines aren't allowed to index your photos.

If you have questions about your profile in search listings, you'll have to contact the specific search engine’s support team:

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Report Abuse

If you're using Instagram on the web (ex: on a computer or web browser) and you see something that isn't following our Community Guidelines, you can either report the account of the person who posted it or report the post.

  • To report someone's account, go to their profile and click next to their username. Select Report User. Then click the type of account you want to report and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • To report a post, click below the post. Then click Report inappropriate and follow the on-screen instructions.

Keep in mind that you can also report abuse while using the Instagram app.

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To report potential copyright violations, please follow these instructions.

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