Introduction: Sharing Photos Through Instagram

This will guide you through a first-time use of Instagram to share photos to Instagram and other social media sites.

Step 1: Open the App

Press on the icon to open the app. 

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Step 2: Open the Camera Pane

At the bottom of your screen will be your pane select buttons. Press the center blue highlighted button to get to your camera. 

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Step 3: Select Your Photo

From the camera screen, you can take a new photo to share.

Alternatively, you can select a photo you've already taken. First, look at your galleries by pressing the button next to the shutter button. Then, open a gallery and choose one of the photos. Before it opens the editing screen, It will ask you to crop a section of the picture for sharing.

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Step 4: (Optional) Change the Photo Options

In the edit pane, you can change the picture's filter, rotation, frame, contrast, and blur settings. To move on to the next step, press the green button in the top right corner. Depending on your phone, this may say "Next" or just display a check mark.

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Step 5: (Optional) Add a Caption

Next to the photo thumbnail, press the text to open the keyboard and type a caption.

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Step 6: (Optional) Add Sharing Destinations

In the "SHARE" pane, you can press any of the buttons to add sharing destinations.

Upon pressing the green button in the top right, Instagram will also share the photo to the destinations that you highlighted.

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Step 7: Conclusion

After it's finished sharing your photo, Instagram will bring you back to your homepage. Good job, you've just uploaded a picture!

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