The most popular photo sharing service ‘Instagram’ is like an addiction for many. It is available for both the Android and iOS users. If you are one of those rare people who don’t know about how to use Instagram on Android, will get their problem solved after going through this article. So, let’s see that how to use Instagram on Android.
Downloading App and Setting Up Account
Of course, the very first thing that you need to do is to download the Instagram app on your Android device. Download it from here.
Once the app is downloaded, you need to setup your account. The option for doing so can be seen at the start of app. Tap on it. A signup form will appear. Just fill it out and tap on ‘Sign Up’.
Adding Friends to Instagram
Once the signup process is done, you are into the Instagram user base. Well, there is no fun without the friends. Therefore, the very first screen after the signup page, is about adding the friends. You can search your FB friends that are on Instagram, with single tap on the ‘Facebook Friends’ option. Of course, you will be required to sign in to your FB account in order to find the friends on Instagram, and then add them up. You can find the friends from your contact list.
Don’t want to add friends? Oh! you can skip the step and can follow the users that Instagram suggests you.
After going through the add friends’ screen, you will be taken to Home Screen. The main tabs on this screen are ‘Home’ that shows your friends’ stream, ‘Explore’ that shows popular images, ‘Camera’ that allows you to take new picture or upload any already-clicked photo. ‘Bubble with a Heart’ is the tab that is like your News or better say, the Notification section.
Working with Pictures
To start with, you need to have the picture of course. You can click a new picture by tapping on ‘Camera’ tab, or you can also upload any picture from ‘Gallery’. Once you upload your picture, you are taken to a new screen where you can apply new filters. Doing so is a hell lot of fun, believe me!
Upload your Image To Instagram
Done with adding filters to your picture? The last step is to upload it. You can add Geotag and caption to your image before uploading it to your Instagram account. From here, you can select the social sites (from the given list) on which you want to share your image. Of course, you need to sign in to all social networks that you choose, in order to share the image.
Using Instagram on Android is damn simple. Just follow the above mentioned steps and start using Instagram on your Android straight away! Feel free to ask us any questions in this aspect.