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.
- As you can see above, when you go to https://www.instagram.com/ the above Instagram login page will open.
- Here, you can either log in with Facebook or you can log in with your email or mobile number.
- 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.
- 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.
- Enter your phone number along with the country code and click on Next.
- Enter your email and click on Next.
- Add your name and click on Next.
- Create a password that is strong and unique.
- You may change your username if required. Or else, simply click on Next.
- 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.
- You can search for your phone contacts who are available on Instagram or you may Skip it.
- Add a profile photo to your account to give authenticity to it.
- 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.
- 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.
- After all these steps, you will be successfully logged in to your Instagram account. This is how your feed will look like.
- 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.