How to Share Photos and Videos Directly to Instagram on iPhone/iPad

Want to share one of your cool photos directly to Instagram on your iPhone or iPad? Check out the simple steps!

Instagram has been one of my favorite social networking apps. With plenty of fantastic tools to let you edit your photos and share them with your friends and loved ones, it has become quite successful in attracting fun-loving people, hasn’t it?

Just like millions of Instagram users from all around the world, one feature that I had been waiting to see in this hot social networking app for long is the native iOS share extension. Fortunately, the app has been updated to allow you to share any photos or videos directly to it. As for instance, you can share photos from any apps that have the support of share extension.

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How to Share Photos and Videos Directly to Instagram on iPhone or iPad

What about sharing one of your cool photos to Instagram right now? Let’s find out!

How to Add Instagram to Share Sheet on iPhone or iPad

First off, you will need to add Instagram to your share sheet to share your photo the service.

Step #1. Launch any Photo app of your choice.

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Step #2. Next up, you have to tap on the share icon from the bottom left corner.

Tap on Share Sheet in iPhone Photos App

Step #3. Now, swipe far right to the row of apps and tap on “More” button.

Tap on More in Share Sheet in iPhone Photos App

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Step #4. Finally, you will have to scroll down to Instagram and toggle the switch to on position.

Toggle On Instagram in Share Sheet Options on iPhone

That’s it!

How to Share Photos and Videos Directly to Instagram on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Launch Photos app on your iOS device.

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Step #2. Next up, you have to navigate to the pic you want to share.

Step #3. Tap on the Share icon at the bottom left corner.

Step #4. Tap on Instagram.

Tap on Instagram in iPhone Share Sheet

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Step #5. Write a caption and then tap on Share from the top right corner.

Share iPhone Photos to Instagram

That’s done!

From now on, follow the same steps to share as many photos as you want directly to the social networking app.

How much do you use Instagram? Is there any new feature you want to see in this app? Do let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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