How do I create and sign up for an Instagram Account

Instagram sign up and login from computer

Instagram is a social media app, owned by Facebook, which allows the users to share photos and videos on their profile, add various filters, add captions to the posts, explore other trending posts on Instagram and a lot more.

Individuals can create a personal account wherein they can connect and follow their friends, favorite celebrities and such other known people. On the other hand, individuals and companies or brands which their own businesses can also create a business account in order to promote their brand to the potential customers on Instagram, mainly by the use of appropriate hashtags and a few other algorithms.

HOW TO CREATE AN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT

There are two mediums to create an Instagram account. Let us now take a look at both of them.

(1) Create an Instagram account from a computer/laptop:

  • Go to https://www.instagram.com/ 
  • Click on Sign Up and enter your mobile number or email, full name, username and password and then click on Sign Up again.

Instagram sign up and login from computer

  • As you can see above, when you go to https://www.instagram.com/ the above Instagram login page will open.

Instagram sign up and login from computer

  • Here, you can either log in with Facebook or you can log in with your email or mobile number.

Instagram sign up and login from computer

  • To log in with email, fill in all the details required in the boxes above. Make sure you set a strong and a unique password for your account. Once you are done with this, click on Sign Up. You will be successfully logged into your account.

(2) Create an Instagram account from the app:

  • You first need to download the Instagram app from the App Store (for iPhone users) or Google Play Store (for Android users).
  • Once the app is installed, open it.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • You can either log in with Facebook or Sign up with Phone or email. Let us see how to sign up with phone or email.
  • Once you have clicked on Sign up with Phone or Email, the following page will open. 

Instagram sign up and log in

  • Enter your phone number along with the country code and click on Next.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • Enter your email and click on Next.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • Add your name and click on Next.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • Create a password that is strong and unique.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • You may change your username if required. Or else, simply click on Next.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • In this stage, you can connect to Facebook and find those friends who are on Instagram. If you wish to do this later, you may Skip it for now.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • You can search for your phone contacts who are available on Instagram or you may Skip it.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • Add a profile photo to your account to give authenticity to it.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • If you wish to save your your login details for the next time you log on to Instagram, you can Save it. If not, you have an option to Skip it.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • You can find your contacts and friends on Instagram. You will also be offered a few suggestions. You can Follow the ones you would like. Once you are done with that, click on Next.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • After all these steps, you will be successfully logged in to your Instagram account. This is how your feed will look like.

Instagram sign up and log in

  • This is your Instagram account profile. You have to complete a final step, that is to confirm your email address for better security so that you can reset your password if required. Click on Send confirmation to do so.  You may change your email address at this stage if necessary.

So there  you go! Simply follow these easy steps to get your Instagram account and sign up and login successfully.

How to sign up for Facebook and log in successfully

Facebook Sign-in - Social Web Tips

Facebook is a platform which allows you connect with your friends, family, colleagues and share pictures, videos and send messages to them. Through this platform, you can get in touch with your lost friends as well and stay in touch. To create an account, you do not need to pay anything. It is all free. Let us see how to register or sign up on Facebook for the first time users.

How to register or sign up for Facebook

1] Open the web browser and go to https://www.facebook.com/ The following web page will open.

Facebook Sign-in - Social Web Tips

2] To create an account, fill in the details such as your first name, last name, birth-date, mobile number, email address, gender and your password. Your password should consist of a combination of letters, numbers, special keys and should consist of at least 6 numbers. This will make your password stronger and assure the safety of your Facebook account.

sign up for Facebook
Once you have filled in all the required details, click on Sign Up to continue.

3] The following page will open. Click on Connect to Hotmail.

Facebook Sign-in - Social Web Tips

4] Sign in into your email address and enter the appropriate password to verify your account. You may tick on the small box below in case you wish to be signed in.

Facebook Sign-in - Social Web Tips

5] Once the account is verified, the following page will open. This is the final step in setting up your Facebook account. You can click on Settings to update or make the desired changes in your account or you can click on Continue.

Facebook Sign-in - Social Web Tips

6] After clicking on Continue, you will finally be logged into your Facebook account. You can then add your profile picture, edit your additional information like education, phone number, add friends by sending them friend requests and a lot more.

Facebook Sign-in - Social Web Tips

This is how you can create a Facebook account, log in and connect with your friends.

How to log into Facebook when you already have an account

In case, if you already have an existing account on Facebook, this is how you can go about it.

Facebook Sign-in - Social Web Tips

Simply enter the username and password in the boxes provided in the top right corner of Facebook. After entering these two details, click on Log In and you will be directed to your Facebook profile.

How to create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

In this post, we will learn how to create a Microsoft Account or a Hotmail or Outlook Email Account. Having an email account is very important these days. Moreover, to create any social media account like Facebook, Instagram or Snap-chat, etc.  you require an Email account first. You could open a Hotmail, or a Gmail, or a Yahoo Account.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

1] The first step is to open your web browser and go to https://login.live.com/ The Microsoft Hotmail/Outlook login page will open. To open a new email account, click on Create one.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

2] The following page will open. Type in the email ID you would like to create. You need to check if the email address is available. If it is available, click on Next.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

3] Create a strong password for your account to ensure its safety. The password you set should consist of a combination of letters, numbers, special symbols and so on. This will make your password strong and safe.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

4] Then you have to complete a few more details such as adding your first name, last name, your birthdate, and your country/ region you live in.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

As we can see, you have to fill in more details such as the country/region you live in and your birth-date.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

You also have to enter the captcha, that is, enter the characters you see in the box. This is to ensure that the user is a human and not spam.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

In case, you are not able to understand the characters given in the box and wish to opt for new ones, you can click on ‘New,’ or you can also click on ‘Audio’ to listen to those characters for ease of understanding them.

5] You are now just a few steps away! In this step, you have to set the language and the time zone, choose a theme of your liking and add your signature which can be used at the end of your messages.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

Choose the appropriate language from the options given and the time zone.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

Explore the various themes from the options given  and choose the one you would like to have.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

You can explore the various templates for your signature or create a totally customized one of your own.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

6] The final step in creating your Hotmail/Outlook email account is to click on the Let’s go option.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

You will finally be logged in to your account. This is how the page will look like.

Create Microsoft Account or Outlook/Hotmail Email account

 

You can now send and receive emails, edit settings or make the desired changes to your profile. This is how you can quickly create and set up your Outlook/Hotmail email account in 6 easy steps!