How To Create an Instagram Account

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Instagram is a mobile photo-sharing and video-sharing application that allows users to upload and share content with their followers on the application and on linked applications such as Facebook or Twitter.

Since its launch in 2010, Instagram has quickly become the favorite social media platform of celebrities, bloggers, and companies alike, allowing users to create original and creative content and reach out to their viewers. In this article, we will take you through the simple steps of creating an Instagram profile for the first time.

How To Create an Account on Instagram

You can create an Instagram account from your smartphone or tablet via Instagram mobile app. Alternatively, you may choose to use BlueStacks to run the Android version of Instagram on your PC or Mac.

Install Instagram

The Instagram app is available for download for phones running
iOS, Android, or Windows.

Click any of the links to download the version applicable to your phone.

How To Launch Instagram

Tap on the Instagram application and register using your Facebook account or email address.

Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your account. You can even find your friends using your Facebook, Twitter, or through your friended accounts:

Multiple Account Support

In early 2016, Instagram officially added the possibility for multiple account support. This new feature will allow users who manage multiple accounts to switch seamlessly from one account to another.

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