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 Instagram Feed. To get to your Feed on a computer browser, go to Instagram.com and log in with your credentials or click Instagram.

On a mobile web browser, tap in the bottom left corner.

You can double click a post to like it and go directly to a profile by visiting instagram.com/[username].

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Tap or click in the top-right corner and then tap or click Edit Profile to edit your public bio (your name, username, biography and website). Once you're done, scroll down and tap or click Submit.

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

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When using Instagram on a web browser, click Search at the top of the page and enter the name, hashtag or place you’re looking for. On mobile web, tap at the bottom of the screen. You’ll see a dropdown with the accounts, hashtags and places that best match your search.

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You can still add a profile picture or change your current one when viewing Instagram on the web. To add, delete, or change your profile picture:

  1. Tap or click
  2. Tap or click your profile photo or the blank circle next to your username
  3. Choose to upload a new photo or remove your current one
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To view your Activity notifications on Instagram on the web, tap or clickat the top of the screen.

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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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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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