How To Post Full Size Photos on Instagram

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Instagram now allows users to publish full-size landscape and portrait photos without the need for any cropping. Here's everything you need to know about how to take advantage of this new feature.

Post Full Size Photos on Instagram without Cropping

The photos captured with the Instagram are limited to default square format, so for the purpose of this tip, you will have to use another camera app to capture your photos. Once done, open the Instagram app and browse your photo gallery for the desired photo (Camera icon > Gallery).

Tap on small button displayed at the bottom left corner of the photo to switch from the default square photo format to a full size photo and vice versa:
Edit the photo to your liking (apply the desired filters and effects…) and post it.

N.B. This tip applies to iOS and Android.
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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
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