How to use a PC to upload to Instagram
So Instagram is huge right now and most of the time, most people upload their selfies and other photos using a mobile device like an iPhone.
However, what if you want to upload to Instagram directly from your desktop computer? Well, it seems from just going to their website that this is not possible and that you have a use a mobile device or a touch screen computer.
Well, there is a little trick you can use with Google Chrome to make the browser think that it is, for the purposes of this guide, an iPhone which then allows you to upload to Instagram.
Load up Google Chrome and go to the main home of Instagram at http://www.instagram.com and ensure that you are signed in. This will take you to a page that will look something like this:
Now right click on the page somewhere and select Inspect:
This will bring up the Google Chrome console on the right hand side of your browser. You now want to click the mobile device icon on the left of that console here:
In the main body of the website now, you will see a toolbar which is the mobile options. It defaults to Responsive, go ahead and change that to iPhone 6:
Scroll down and you should now see the camera icon which you can click with your mouse cursor and upload a photo directly from your computer!
If you can’t see the camera icon straight away, make sure you are at the https://www.instagram.com home and not your own profile and then refresh the page (hit F5 key).
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