HSE - Setting up an Instagram account
- Go to the app store on your mobile device and download the Instagram app.
- Open the app > click sign up with email or phone number > enter your details and choose next. You can also
- Enter your full name and choose a unique password > Create a username and click next.
- Instagram then gives you the option to find your friends through Facebook or the contacts on your phone. Then it allows you to add a profile picture. Then a Discover People page will appear and once you are finished creating your account click Done.
Click the person icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the Instagram App. This is your profile where each photo and video you upload will be stored. Click on edit profile where you can change your profile picture, full name, username, add a website link, add a bio, update your email address, phone number and gender.
Upload a Photo/Video to Instagram
Choose the middle icon on the bottom menu of the app. From here you can choose photos or videos to upload from either your photo library on your
Instagram stories are a place where you can share moments of your day through your profile without posting them on your page. You can upload multiple images and videos at any time, which will then disappear after 24 hours. To upload a photo or video, click the photo
How to engage with people on Instagram
Choose the search icon to search people you may know. By following people on the app, anything they upload will be available to view by you. If their account is private, they will have to accept your follow. On your Instagram newsfeed, any photos and videos people that you follow upload will appear here. To click the photo double click or choose the heart icon under the photo. To comment on the photo choose the speech bubble icon under the photo. To send a photo that is on your newsfeed to someone else you follow
If people have engaged with your uploads, you will be able to view the notifications by clicking the heart icon on the bottom menu of the app. Here will also show when people follow you on Instagram and you can easily follow them back by choosing the