Support KB Category: Instagram Basics

Photos of You

You can see photos of you by going to your profile and tapping in your iPhone or Android app.

Who can see photos I’m tagged in on my profile?

When other people tag you in photos, these photos may show up on your profile. Tap to see them. Who sees these photos on …

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Instagram for Apple Watch

How do I use Instagram for Apple Watch?

Instagram for Apple Watch is an extension of the Instagram iPhone app experience that lets you receive notifications, see photos and like and comment on posts directly from your watch.

You must be logged into Instagram on your iPhone for Instagram for Apple Watch to …

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Instagram for Android Beta Program

What is the Instagram Android Beta Program?

The Android beta program gives people who use Instagram for Android early access to upcoming versions of the app. Join the program to give early feedback and help improve the Instagram for Android app for everyone.

If you’re interested in joining, please keep in mind that …

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Send Photos From Your App to Instagram

iPhone Hooks allow any other iPhone app to interact with the Instagram app. From your app, you can:

  • Pass photos from your app right into the Instagram filter screen
  • Open the Instagram app to a certain photo, user, location or tag
  • Open the …

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Get Started With the Instagram API

You can use the Instagram API to create compelling campaigns using the ever-growing volume of photos shared on Instagram every second. The API allows you to pull photos from Instagram and display them on your own website or app. You can get started using the API in our developer portal.

For examples of …

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FAQs for Brands and Businesses

Custom Filter Requests

Right now we’re not able to create custom filters for campaigns or brands.

Check out the Instagram for Business site to learn more about sharing your brand’s unique point of view with Instagram. You can also try our tips for getting started on Instagram as a business.

You can …

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Host a Photo Campaign

Learn how to use hashtags to organize photos around a particular theme or campaign.

Using hashtags to organize submissions

Hashtags make it easy for you to collect photos from your followers around a certain theme. To use hashtags, simply add a hashtag (ex: #car) to your photo’s caption. Users will then be able …

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Instagram PR Guidelines

As you prepare to announce your Instagram campaign, please refer to the following guidelines to aid in creating press materials that reference Instagram. Once drafted, send your press release or blog post to and someone from the Instagram Communications team will respond to you with edits or final approval within five business days …

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Share Brand Photos to Facebook

How do I link my Instagram account to a Facebook Page that I manage?

To link your Instagram account to your brand’s Facebook Page, you must be an admin of that Page on Facebook. To link Instagram to your Facebook Page:


  • Go to your Profile and tap .
  • Tap Linked Accounts > …

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  • Find Customers on Instagram

    Find out who’s using Instagram to take photos at your business by taking a photo at your business and adding a location before sharing it. Once your photo has been uploaded, tap the location name that appears in blue text above your photo to see all the photos that have been tagged with that …

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