Good news for smartphone users: Learning how to post on Instagram without the app is easier than you ever thought. The photo sharing platform is now allowing users to post pics through its mobile site. Previously, Instagram.com was only good for scrolling through your main Feed and liking posts, with Stories, videos, and photo posting and editing limited to the app. On May 7, however, Matt Navarra of The Next Web alerted 'grammers on Twitter that Instagram had expanded its mobile services, giving users the ability to "upload photos and publish new posts via the web." Unfortunately, these perks do not extend to desktop users, and may not be available to all Instagram users — but that doesn't mean they'll never roll out to the desktop site and all other users.
The photo posting and editing options look to be a little limited — a little experimentation resulted only in bare bones posts — but it's still an exciting move towards expanding Insta's user base. I mean, the more ways to post, the better, right? As an Instagram spokesperson told Mashable, "Instagram.com (accessed from mobile) is a web experience optimized for mobile phones. It’s designed to help people have a fuller experience on Instagram no matter what device or network they are on."
To try out the new online experience, follow these simple steps and learn how to quickly post photos on Instagram using the web.