How to Post to Instagram From PC or Mac

Instagram is one of those mobile-first platforms that just don’t seem to care about the desktop. The app has a bare-bones Web view that only recently started letting people sign up for the service. Until then, people without smartphones had no way to sign up for Instagram.

Post to Instagram From PC or Mac
Post to Instagram From PC or Mac

This is a deliberate attempt by Instagram to encourage people to use the app on their phones and communicate with other users. However, for many photographers, influencers, and businesses whose content was shot or video with a camera, the process of manually transporting everything from desktop to phone to post can be time-consuming. We talking about some tips to post to Instagram through PC or Mac.

How to Post to Instagram From PC or Mac

How to Post to Instagram From PC

  • Open Instagram in Google chrome.
  • Open the Settings menu by clicking the three dots in the top right corner of the browser.
  • Tap on More Tools >> Developer Tools.
  • Developer Tools gives you access to a menu that opens up in a panel on the right side of your window.
  • On the top left corner of the new panel, you’ll see an icon with two squares that represent a tablet and a mobile device.
  • Click the Toggle Device Toolbar mobile button.
Toggle Device Toolbar
Toggle Device Toolbar
  • In the Device Toolbar, you’ll see another drop-down menu with a list of mobile devices.
  • Choose which mobile device you’d like from the drop-down menu.
mobile device
mobile device
  • Refresh the page.
  • Upload an Instagram post the same way you would via mobile.
  • Click the + button.
  • Add filters.
  • Add captions, locations, and tags.
  • Tap Share.

How to Post to Instagram From Mac

  • Open Instagram in Safari browser.
  • Tap on Safari and then select Preferences.
  • Tap Advanced and check the box that reads Show develop menu in menu bar.
  • Click Develop in your menu bar and then scroll to User Agent.
  • Choose which mobile device you’d like on the drop-down menu.
  • Refresh the page
  • Upload an Instagram post the same way you would via mobile.
  • Click the + button.
  • Add filters.
  • Add captions, locations, and tags.
  • Tap Share.

How to Post to Instagram From PC Using Gramblr

  • Download and install Gramblr on your PC and Mac.
  • Open the app and create a Gramblr account. You will need to provide your Instagram username and password to sign up.
  • The app will open a new tab or window in your browser and prompt you to select an image.
  • Now, either click the big box and choose a file to upload or drag and drop an image or video.
  • Click and drag on the image to crop it.
  • Hit the green Save button.
  • You can now apply filters or other effects and once done, hit the green Continue button.
  • Now write a caption and add your hashtags.
  • Below the image, you can type Instagram usernames to tag people as well.
  • Click Send.
  • Now the picture or video will be posted to your account. For videos, you can even select a cover image while uploading.

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