How to post a picture on Instagram from the laptop? Instagram is the first social app that is designed for use on your mobile.
You can only upload photos on your Instagram using your mobile phone. This means you can only upload the photos that are taken from the phone.
But everyone does not like posting pictures on the Instagram account from mobile.
The reason behind this is that they may want to edit their photos using editing software like Lightroom.
The second reason could be that they have captured the picture using a DSLR camera instead of a phone.
Or the third reason could be that they don’t like typing lengthy captions using the keyboard of their phone and want to use a real physical keyboard.
If they have edited their photos on your phone and want to post them on Instagram then they can email that photo from their laptop. And it doesn’t matter if you have a gaming laptop or an educational laptop, just download it, save it, and then upload it on your Instagram account.
But the problem here could be that this may be a quite tiring and long process.
Well, there are several ways in which Instagram users can easily post their pictures on Instagram using their laptops.
One way is using the Google Chrome browser which we have explained below.
Guide for Posting a Picture on Instagram from Laptop
To post a picture on your Instagram from your laptop using Google Chrome you should follow the following steps.
By using Google Chrome
First of all, open the Google Chrome browser on your computer. With this method, you will be able to post a picture on Instagram but you will not be able to use the editing tools.
Now click the Menu of the Chrome present at the top-right corner. After clicking a drop-down menu will show up on your laptop screen.
If you are unable to see the menu icon you should click View-Developer–Developer Tools and then skip to the fifth step
After a drop menu appears to click on More Tools. This option is present at the bottom of the drop-down menu.
Now click Developer Tools present at the bottom of the pop-out menu. A window comprising of different codes will appear on the screen.
This window is known as the Developer Tools window.
At the top-left corner of the Developer Tools window click the Mobile icon. This icon looks like a phone overlapping a rectangle.
After clicking the mobile icon will turn blue and now the open page will be displayed in the mobile view.
Now open Instagram. If you are already logged in to your Instagram account then your feed will be displayed.
If you are not logged in to your account then click Log In and enter your login details.
Click +present at the bottom-center of your Instagram feed. After clicking that icon File Explorer windows will appear on your laptop screen
From the file, explorer selects the folder where the picture you want to post is saved.
After selecting the picture click Open present at the bottom-right corner of the windows and the photo will be uploaded.
Editing options are limited when you are posting the picture from Google Chrome.
But you can rotate your picture by clicking the Rotate icon or you can add pre-made filters by clicking the Filter at the bottom-left corner.
If your computer has security settings enabled then you won’t see the filters tab.
Therefore you can disable the privacy and ad blocking extensions and see if the filter tab appears.
After you have done editing click Next which is present at the top-right side of the New Post page
If you want to enter any caption before posting a picture then click “Write a caption” text and write the caption you want.
If you want to tag a location or an Instagram user then click the Tag option.
Lastly, click Share present at the top-right side of the page. Your desired picture will be now posted to your Instagram ID.
To go back to the normal view click Xat the top-right corner of the developer tools panel.