Here is How to Post Instagram Pictures via Desktop Prayank 09 May 2017 Instagram has recently updated its mobile app version which allows users to post images and surf posts on the photo-sharing service without needing to install the Instagram app on their devices. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has over 700 million users who now have the ability to post photos on the social network without the app.Before this update, users logged in to the web app of Instagram could only browse, like, comment, search and see the notifications, but couldn’t post an image.Now, with the update rolled out, users also get the ‘camera’ icon as it appears on the Instagram app, which enables them to post an image from their device’s gallery.Users, however, still won’t be able to post videos, make use of filters, share or see stories and access direct messages from the web version of the app. Now, this might come as a good news but not for the people who were looking forward to being able to post images directly from their PC.These users primarily include those used to clicking on DSLRs and wish to share the same picture without the hassle of having to send them over to their smartphones first and uploading.This Trick Will Allow You to Post via PCPC user can use this simple trick to get access to photo-sharing option directly via their PC or Laptop using the Instagram web app.Open the Instagram web app and log in to the service in an incognito tab on Chrome and private browsing window on Safari.On Chrome: Press (CTRL+SHIFT+I), which will pop open the developer’s window on the right-hand side of the screen. On the top of the developer screen, find an icon which looks like a ‘tablet’s screen’ — besides ‘Elements’ and click on it.This will essentially just change the view of the website from that of a desktop to a smartphone and tricks the website into thinking that it’s being accessed via a smartphone. The camera icon used to upload pictures will be available on the bottom of the screen, which can now be used to upload images directly from your PC.On Safari: Users will need to go to ‘Preferences’ then to ‘Advanced’ and check the box that says ‘Show Develop menu in menu bar’.Also Read: Someone Troubling You on Instagram? Here is How to Block Them.Open a new private browsing window and set the ‘User Agent’ for Safari as ‘iOS 10 — iPhone’ from the ‘Develop menu’.You will now be able to see the ‘Camera’ icon using which you can upload photos directly from your laptop. Last updated on 8 Feb, 2018 The above article may contain affiliate links which help support Guiding Tech. However, it does not affect our editorial integrity. The content remains unbiased and authentic. Read Next Top 21 Instagram Tips and Tricks For Power Users Up your #Instagram game with these cool tips and tricks. Check them out! How to Take Instagram Story Screenshots Without Being Detected Is the new screenshot feature for #Instagram stories bothering you? Worry not! We will tell you some tips and tricks to take a screenshot without alerting others. Here's How to Post More Than 30-Second WhatsApp Status Videos Want to share #WhatsApp Status longer than 30 seconds? There are 2 easy ways of doing it. Facebook Story vs Messenger Story: What's the Difference? How do #Facebook and Messenger #stories differ from one another? Read the #comparison post to know everything. Top 6 Ways to Fix WhatsApp Not Backing Up to iCloud Are you facing problems backing up #WhatsApp data to #iCloud? Here's how you can fix WhatsApp not backing up to iCloud. How to Delete or Restore Files in Google Drive Check out this guide on how to delete or #restore files from #Google Drive on both mobile and PC. Top 9 Ways to Fix Audio Not Working on Discord Can't hear anything on #Discord? Check out these #troubleshooting tips for #audio not working on #Discord. Top 7 Ways to Fix Screen Share Not Working on Discord #Screen share not working on #Discord? Here are few #troubleshooting tips you can try.