How do I create a channel on IGTV?

Your channel is where people can watch videos you've uploaded to IGTV. Before you can post videos to IGTV, you first need to create a channel.

To create a channel:

From the Instagram app or IGTV app:

  1. Tap in the top right of Feed, or open the IGTV app.
  2. Tap > Create Channel and follow the on-screen instructions.

On the web at

  1. Open your web browser and go to
  2. Go to your profile and click IGTV.
  3. Click Get Started and follow the on-screen instructions.

Keep in mind that your channel follows the privacy settings of your Instagram account.

Once you've created a channel, you can upload a video.

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