How do I find and watch IGTV videos on Instagram?

Make sure you install the latest version of the Instagram app. Note that at this time, you won’t be able to see a list of videos you liked or search for hashtags on IGTV.

From the Instagram app

  1. Tap at the bottom left of Feed.
  2. Tap IGTV in the top left to watch videos or scroll through Feed to find videos labeled IGTV.
  3. Tap at the top to search for a specific IGTV creators.

From the IGTV app

You can scroll through Feed to see content from creators you follow: To search for a specific creator on IGTV:

  1. Tap at the bottom.
  2. Tap at the top to search for specific IGTV creators.


  1. Go to a specific profile by typing their name in the search bar at the top.
  2. Click IGTV below their profile information or story highlights.
  3. Click the play button to start the video.

Note that you won't see IGTV on someone's profile if they haven't uploaded any videos to IGTV. Keep in mind when you follow a channel on IGTV, you'll also follow the creator’s account on Instagram. You may also see live video replays on IGTV.

Tips for watching videos on IGTV

  • The next video will play automatically on the Instagram and IGTV apps. On, videos will replay on a loop.
  • Swipe right or left to skip between videos on the app.
  • Tap to pause a video, or tap and drag the scrubber at the bottom of the video to skip ahead.
  • To see a landscape video in full screen on the app, rotate your phone to its side or tap in the bottom right.
  • You can like, comment or send a video in a direct message.
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