How to Share Panoramic Photos on Instagram on iPhone and iPad

It's indeed unfortunate that Instagram doesn't yet support panoramic images. However, you can circumvent the barrier and share panoramic photos on Instagram using your iPhone and iPad. To overcome the obstacle, we have used "Panols" a third-party iOS app that does a fine job in letting you post Pano shot on the social networking app.

Instagram is lashed with numerous exciting features to make sharing photos and videos a great experience. But the one feature that’s been missing for several years is the support for panoramic images— with horizontally elongated fields of view! But you shouldn’t let disappointment throw cold water on your spirit as there are quite a few third-party apps to shoot out the hurdle and share Panoramic images on Instagram using iPhone and iPad.

Panols for iOS lets you effortlessly post Panorama-style photos on Instagram. You can make the most of carousel feature to share multiple images in one shot and set the social networking app on the frenzy! Do note that you are allowed to upload only up to ten images this way.

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How to Share Panoramic Pictures on Instagram on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. First off, download the app Panols on your iOS device. The app requires iOS 9.2 or later and is priced at $1.99.

After you have successfully downloaded the app, launch it. You need to allow the app to access your Photos app.

Open Panols app on iPhone and allow photo access

Step #2. Now, you should see the thumbnails of all the panoramic images available in your Photos library. Then, select the panoramic photo you want to use.

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Select panoramic photo you want to use in iOS Panols App

Note: All the panoramic images you have captured on your device are saved in an album called “Panoramas.” Hence, you can directly head over to this special album and pick the photo you wan wish to use.

Step #3. It will divide your panoramic image into three squares. You can pinch to zoom in and out or swipe around to align the panorama to the grid perfectly.

Divide your panoramic image into three squares in iOS Panols App

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Once you are done, tap on Export Panol at the bottom. You should see a confirmation message that your panoramic shot has been processed and exported to the album “Panols” in your photo library. Next, tap on Done and then leave the app.

Tap on Export Panol and then tap on Done in iOS Panols App

Step #4. Next up, open Instagram on your iOS device and select Plus button at the bottom.

Open Instagram App on iPhone and then tap on Plus icon

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Now, tap on Multiple icon and choose the three square images you just made with Panols from the original panoramic photo, then tap Next to continue.

Tap on Multiple icon and choose panoramic images and then tap on Next in iOS Instagram App

Make sure the leftmost side of the photo is selected first. Also, ensure that the middle and rightmost side of the image is also selected.

You can select the filter for all of your squares at one go. To do so, tap on one of the filter thumbnails located alongside the bottom of the screen.

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There is also an option to apply a different filter to each square image. Just tap on the icon in the lower-left corner. Then, tap on Next to continue.

Apply a different filter to Panoramic image in iOS Instagram App

Step #5. Don’t forget to type in your caption or enter other metadata as desired. In the end, tap on Share to upload your photo.

Type Caption and Tap on Share to Upload Panoramic Image on Instagram on iPhone and iPad

Once the image has been uploaded, your friends and followers will be able to see the first image in their feed. They need to swipe to access other pano shots in the series.

Over to you

That’s how you can overcome the obstacle and share the horizontally elongated fields of view shots. Have any feedback? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.

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Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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