Beginner’s Guide To Instagram

Instagram is most popular online Photo Sharing, Video Sharing and a Social Network Platform for Smartphone Mobile users. The Users of Instagram can capture snaps, videos and can use latest filters to them. Further the users can share the pictures on various famous social media sites including Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Flickr etc. Videos can last for as long as 15 seconds, while the distinct feature of Instagram is that user can capture photos in a squared shape area just like Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid.

Instagram has proved itself as addiction for it’s users, by 2012, it’s active users crossed 100 million milestone and now it has more than 200 million active users. Now it is available on almost all famous platforms including Android, iOS and Windows Mobile Phone Platform.

Instagram for Newbie:

This post is about how to use Instagram with basic features on Android Platform.

As I mentioned earlier, Instagram is just like an addict for most of the people, and there are very few people who haven’t yet use this Social Media Platform. If you are one of them then you need to read and follow this post carefully to get better hands on this app.

–          Very first thing you need to do is to download the app and install on your Android Smartphone Mobile from that link. Instagram for Android.

–          After successful installation, setup your account. The signup process is shown at the start of app. Tap on it and fills out the blank fields as required.

Add Friends:

Done with Signup! You may feel alone in the huge human pool, to get rid of boring period, you need to add friends to your Instagram account. You can add the people you know or can make new friends from any part of world using instagram. You can search for your Facebook friends those are using Instagram, so tap on Facebook Friends option of Instagram for Android App, make sure that you are login to your Facebook Account. The Contact List points out your friends.

Follow Instagram Users:

You can also follow the users which Instagram suggest for you.

Home Screen:

Completing the Adding Friends option will lead you to Home Screen of Instagram App. Here you can find tabs including Home, Explore (to explore the images), Camera (to add new photos by capturing new one are already captured) and Bubble with a Heart tab functions just like Notification center.

Getting started with Pictures:

You can upload pictures from Gallery or by capturing new one. Apply filters as you like and enjoy the fun way of sharing pictures.

Tagging & Captions:

Done with filters? Now you need to upload the pictures on Instagram to show the world what you have. You have option to add Geotags and Captions to your image and then upload the same on virtual world. You can also add social sites from the given list to share the image on desired site but make sure to login to that site as well.

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