How to download Instagram app for mobile and any type of PC

Instagram is a photo and video sharing social media platform founded in USA by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in 2010 that helps people connect with their friends and family everywhere and any time. In this article, I will share with you a link to download Instagram app on mobile and any type of PC step by step.

Do you want to download Instagram on your mobile device or on your PC? Regardless of any type of PC you are using, Instagram can be downloaded on it if you follow the guides and procedures in this post. Now, let’s continue!

Instagram app for mobile and PC

Downloading Instagram application on your PC is relatively easy. The procedure is just that once you download the file, then give your Windows device permission to run it.

Microsoft store has a tons of Instagram application for any type of Window. You can also go to the Instagram’s website or the Microsoft store app directly on your Windows PC and download it using roughy 80 MB. After the completion of the successful download and installation you’d be automatically prompted to sign up or log in.

If you can’t open Instagram app on your PC, you can also go to your web browser and use Instagram online. To do that, simply visit, click ”log in”, enter your email address or username and password and click ”Login” tab and get logged in to your account. In this way, you can now interact with the web version in the same way as with the mobile app.

Everything you can browse in the mobile app of Instagram, you can also browse on the website of Instagram at

Being a free social media platform for sharing photos and videos, you don’t have to wait until Instagram is open on your device. Hence, you can use other alternative method like visiting their website as discussed earlier to connect with brands, celebrities, thought leaders, friends, family, and more.

Read these also:

1. Top 12 fastest growing social media platforms in 2022.

2. Top 30 social media platforms in the world and their founders.

3. List of all social media platforms in the world and their founding year.

4. Top thirty advantages and disadvantages of social media platforms.

5. Social bundle code for Airtel network (step by step guides).

6. Data plans of all networks in Nigeria and how to buy.

7. Harvard University famous alumni and their career.

8. Best science courses to study in Nigeria and their benefits.

9. Eight regions in the world and their countries.

10. USSD code for Airtel family and friends (complete guide).

Instagram application download for mobile

Instagram is a mobile friendly social media platform which can be downloaded on any type of mobile phone such as Android, Apple, etc.

To download Instagram application on your android mobile device, please click here to visit Google Play store. In the same way, click here to download it from Apple app store on your IOS device.

How to download Instagram app for PC

The Instagram application for PC is downloadable on Microsoft. For more information and link for downloading it from Microsoft, please click here.

Instagram application for any type of window PC can also be download from one of the recommended website called Softonic. Please click here and visit their site to download it.

How to login your Instagram account

To create a new Instagram account, open your Instagram application or visit, tap ”Sign up”, enter your email address, create a username and password of your choice and click ”Submit” tab. If you like, you can also sign up with your Facebook account.

If you decide to register with Facebook, please note that you’ll be prompted to log into your Facebook account if you’re currently logged out on that device.

Although having a Facebook account is not a prerequisite for opening an Instagram account. Without Facebook account, you can create a new Instagram profile using your email address or phone number.

While creating an Instagram account, you can use any username of your choice. If you creating an account for yourself, ensure to use a username which people popularly know you with.

How to sign up for Instagram account

To create or sign up Instagram account for yourself or business, visit their website at, enter our username and password, enter your phone number and email address for receiving your verification code through it and finally click ”sign up” tab.

Alternatively, please follow the step by step guides below:

  1. Download the Instagram app from the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play Store (Android).
  2. Once the app has been installed, tap its logo to open it.
  3. Tap Sign up with email address or phone number (Android) or Create new account (iPhone)
  4. Then enter your email address or phone number (which will require a confirmation code) and tap Next. You can also tap Log in with Facebook to sign up with your Facebook account.
  5. If you register with your email address or phone number, create a username and password, fill in your profile info and then tap Next. If you register with Facebook, you’ll be prompted to log in to your Facebook account if you’re currently logged out.

If you haven’t downloaded Instagram app on your device, follow the steps below:

  • Visit from your computer or mobile browser.
  • If you sign up using email, make sure that you enter your email address correctly and choose an email address that only you can access.
  • If you log out and forget your password, you’ll need to be able to access your emails to get back into your Instagram account.
  • Note that after you have created your Instagram account, old users may get a notification that you have created a new account.


If you know that this article has helped you know how to download Instagram app on both mobile phone and PC or computer and how to sign up or create Instagram account, please share it with your friends and remember to subscribe to our newsletter for more important updates.

Read these also:

Abdulrazaq Yahaya

Hi. Welcome to Fastknowers. On this blog, I share articles on how to develop your personal and career life. If you did like this article, please share it with others.

Leave a Reply