Post a photo on Instagram
To upload a photo or take a new one:
Instagram app for Android
  1. At the top, tap then scroll to Post at the bottom:
    • To upload a photo from your phone's library, select the photo you'd like to share.
    • To take a new photo, tap search with your camera above Camera. You can tap to switch between front and rear-facing cameras and to adjust flash.
  2. Tap , then add a caption or your location.
  3. When you're done, tap Done.
Once you've taken or uploaded a photo, you can add effects or filters, a caption and your location before posting.
Instagram app for iPhone
  1. At the top, tap then tap Post:
    • To upload a photo from your phone's library, select the photo you'd like to share.
    • To take a new photo, tap . You can tap to switch between front and rear-facing cameras and to adjust flash.
  2. Tap Next, then add a caption or your location.
  3. When you're done, tap Share.
Once you've taken or uploaded a photo, you can add effects or filters, a caption and your location before posting.
Instagram.com from a mobile browser
  1. Tap and tap Post.
    • To upload a photo from your phone's library, select the photo you'd like to share.
    • To take a new photo, tap . You can tap to switch between front and rear-facing cameras.
  2. Tap Done, then Next to tag people or add a location.
  3. Tap Share.
Once you've taken or uploaded a photo, you can add effects or filters, a caption and your location before posting.
Instagram.com from a computer
  1. Click at the top.
  2. Click Select from Computer and choose a photo or drag and drop a photo file. The supported file formats are jpg, png and heic/heif.
  3. Select the size of your photo, then click Next in the top right.
  4. Click Filters or Adjustments at the top to edit your photo.
  5. Click Next in the top right. From here you can:
    • Write a caption.
    • Add your location.
    • Click Accessibility to write alternative text.
    • Click Advanced Settings and click next to Turn off commenting to turn off comments on your post.
  6. When you’re done, click Share in the top right.
Instagram Lite app for Android
  1. Tap at the bottom.
    • To upload a photo from your phone's library, select the photo you'd like to share.
    • To take a new photo, tap . You can tap to switch between front and rear-facing cameras.
  2. Tap Next to tag people or add a location.
  3. Tap Share.
Once you've taken or uploaded a photo, you can add effects or filters, a caption and your location before posting.
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