How do I post a photo on Instagram?

To upload a photo from your phone's library:

  1. Tap at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap Library (iOS) or Gallery (Android) at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select the photo you'd like to share.

To take a new photo:

  1. Tap at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap Photo at the bottom of the screen then tap .
  3. You can tap to switch between front and rear-facing cameras and to adjust flash.

Once you've taken or uploaded a photo, you can add effects or filters, a caption and your location before posting. You can also post a video.

Note: You can't take or upload photos from a desktop computer.

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