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How to post Instagram photos from your PC

Although Instagram has become a very popular social network over the past few years, there is still no official app that allows you to upload your photos directly from your PC. The web version of the Social Network, in fact, only allows you to see photos and stories of your contacts, but not to insert new images. Fortunately, there are alternative methods of doing this. Read on to discover four different ways to post Instagram photos from your PC.

How to post Instagram photos from your PC

Instagram photos from your PC

If you have an archive of beautiful photos on your PC, surely you wanted to share some more interesting images on Instagram. As you know, this is not possible, or rather, the official app does not allow it. In this guide I will show you 4 alternative methods to post Instagram photos from the PC.


The first method I recommend is to use a multimedia program. This is a handy app that allows you to have all the Social Networks just a click away. One of the best Socialgest in circulation, able to also manage Instagram. available both the paid and free version (the latter – of course – with some limitations, not allowing you to upload more than 1 photo a day). If you are looking for "cheaper" solutions and are not interested in managing more Social Networks, then below you will find two other solutions.

User Agent Switcher

Another solution that allows you to upload photos to Instagram from your PC to use the User Agent Switcher extension. It is a web browser extension (available for both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox) that allows you to view internet pages in mobile mode, as if we were using a smartphone or a tablet. In this way, by connecting to the official site Instagram with this extension enabled, you will notice that the design of the site will be identical to the one you see on Smartphone / Tablet, being able to upload new photos in this way.


A classic solution is to install an emulator for Android apps on the PC. We have already talked about this application created for smartphones on the computer, called BlueStacks. This software to install on the PC allows you to emulate any app created for Android, directly on PC, but also for Mac.

You simply have to go to the pageof Bluestacksand download the software on your computer. Follow the various steps for its installation. From the integrated store, search and download the Instagram app, but useful for using other applications as well. Open the app and quietly upload the photos to the social network through the Android app installed on the PC. This free service.

Connect to the mobile version of the Instagram site

If you don't want to install web extensions on your browser, you can always connect to the mobile version of the official Instagram site. You can do this using Google Chrome, by connecting to the official Instagram site and typing the combinationControl + Shift + m.

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