Instagram, from Facebook, is one of the most used social media applications around the globe. While Instagram was initially an smartphone exclusive service, slowly it has transitioned into being able to be used on other devices such as PCs and Laptops. They did recently roll out an update thereafter which users were able to access their Direct Messaging service directly from their web browsers on their devices.
While posting on Instagram from mobile devices have been an easy task, it is yet not possible officially that one could post their content via their Mac or Windows devices. One would need to transfer the files from their PC to their smartphone and then post it. But luckily, we do have some methods which you may also call tricks using which one can post content directly from the PC or Windows devices to Instagram without any hassle. Here’s how you can access Instagram using PC.
Post on Instagram using PC
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Using an Additional Browser Vivaldi:
While most of you might know about the Opera Browser, there are only a few people who know about Vivaldi. Vivaldi is a browser developed by the folks over from Opera but with some extra handy needful features that a user requires. While some noteworthy mentions of its features are an inbuilt Ad-blocker, ability to block trackers, ability to take notes on the go and more, we do can use this browser to post our content directly to Instagram from our PC’s. So without any further delay, let’s get started
Step 1: Download Vivaldi Browser
The first step one needs to take in order to further proceed with the other remaining steps to accomplish this mission would be, downloading and installing Vivaldi Browser on their devices. So head over to https://vivaldi.com/ and select the download button based on your operating system.
Step 2: Get the Panel Running
Once you are all set with getting the browser up and running, now you need to open a panel in it, which can be accessed by clicking on the small rectangular window icon at the bottom-left part of the screen.
With this done you will have a panel on the left part of your screen with multiple numbers of options to choose from aligned vertically on the left part of the window. All you need to do now is, select the ‘+’ (add) icon available at the last and move to the next step.
Step 3: Visit the URL
With that ‘+’ button being clicked in the previous step, a new textbox like window pop-ups allowing the user to enter the URL of the page which he wants to visit. Now just enter https://instagram.com in the text box and click Go. Now, you will notice Instagram being opened in the small panel at the left half of your screen.
Just login with your Instagram account using your username and password and then you are free to click, caption and share your content on Instagram using your PC. Now the way this works is, Vivaldi opens a new panel kind of a window, with Instagram.com recognizing it as a mobile device trying to access it, and thus most of the features now being accessible through the web