How to Create an Instagram Account

How to Create an Instagram Account

To create an Instagram account you need to go the mobile application and open it. Remember that you can only share photos or videos from the mobile app, which can be used on phones, tablets iOS and Android as well as Windows Phone 8 and later.

1. Enter to the mobile app and click on Sign Up

Sign Up

2. You can log in using your phone, email or Facebook account, choose the one you prefer

Facebook account

2.1. If you want to sign up with your phone number, tap on sign up with phone or email, located in the middle

sign up with your phone number

  • Select the phone tab and type your phone numberSelect the phone tab
  • When you are done writing your phone number tap on the “Next” button.writing your phone
  • A text message will be send to that phone number that you linked to the account you are creating, that contains a code
    code
  • Type that code down in the code field to verify your phone number
    Type that code
  • Once you are done typing the code go to the “Next” button and tap on it
    button
  • Write the name you want to appear on your Instagram profile and your account password, add a profile photo by tapping on the “+ Photo” button and then tap next to continue.
    tap next to continue
  • Write your username and tap on next to continue to the next step, the username is what people will write to mention you on their comments; you can always change it later.

    next

  • You can choose for Instagram to search through your Facebook friends for the ones that has an Instagram account and then you choose who to follow or you can skip that option if you don’t want to.
    skip that option
  • If you choose to connect to Facebook, Instagram will ask you for confirmation to access your contacts, tap on the “OK” option
    tap on the “OK”
  • Instagram will show the friends that are using Instagram for you to choose who you want to follow. If you want to follow someone, just tap on the “Follow” button, located next to the person username and when you are done follow people just click on the “Done” option located at the upper right corner.
    right corner
  • Your account is now created and you can start using Instagram now

2.2. If you want to sign up with your phone number, tap on sign up with phone or email

sign up with your phone number

  • Select the Email tab and type your email address, when you are done tap on the “Next” button.
    button.
    – A message with a confirmation link will be send to thee mail address that you linked to the account you are creating, click on the “Confirm your email address link” to continueConfirm your email address link
  • Write the name you want to appear on your Instagram profile and your account password, add a profile photo by tapping on the “+ Photo” button and then tap next to continue.
    next to continue
  • Write your username and tap on next to continue to the next step, the username is what people will write to mention you on their comments; you can always change it later.
    next
  • You can choose for Instagram to search through your Facebook friends for the ones that has an Instagram account and then you choose who to follow or you can skip that option if you don’t want to.
    skip
  • If you choose to connect to Facebook, Instagram will ask you for confirmation to access your contacts, tap on the “OK” option
    tap on the “OK”
  • Instagram will show the friends that are using Instagram for you to choose who you want to follow. If you want to follow someone, just tap on the “Follow” button, located next to the person username and when you are done follow people just click on the “Done” option located at the upper right corner.
    done
    Your account is now created and you can start using Instagram now!