How to create an Instagram account in 2021?

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Instagram is a free, online photo-sharing application and social network platform. It allows users to edit and upload photos and short videos through a mobile. Instagram is not only a tool for individuals, but also for businesses. So let us see how to create an Instagram account.

If you want to create an Instagram business account then click here.

Steps to create an Instagram account:

To create an Instagram account, the first step is to download the app. To download the app from the Google Play Store click here and from the Apple app store, click here. The process of creating an account is the same for Android as well as iOS.

After you have downloaded the app, the steps are as follows:

  • Click on the Instagram app. Once you open the app, you’ll be seeing multiple options. The first one is Log In and in case if you’re new to Instagram, you need to click on Sign Up/ Create New Account.
create an Instagram account in 4 simple steps
create an Instagram account in 4 simple steps
  • In Sign Up, you’ll be seeing multiple options again. The first one is to continue with your Facebook account. If you’re comfortable with creating an account with Facebook information, you can do that. It will ask you the email and password of your Facebook account. But if you’re not comfortable with that, then you can also click on the option that says “Sign Up With Phone or Email.”
  • If you want to sign up with a phone number or email then tap on that option. In the case of email, put your email address, and in case of the phone number, simply put your phone number. Once you’ve entered the details, click on “Next”. Simply tap on “Create New Account” in case it’s asked.
  • Now add your name and tap “Next”. Add your password, tap on “Next”. In the process, they will also send you a One Time Password (OTP), you need to put your code as asked. And voila! your account has been created.

Features of Instagram:

With a more youthful audience and the largest percentage of users falling in the age range of 18-34 (64%), these features are built to catch the eye of the young people who primarily use it. Let’s discuss a few of them.

Video Posts: Instagram videos that convey your message or introduce you are a great way to build trust with your followers as well as customers. Make sure to make the first few seconds of your video captivating, so you can catch people’s interest before they click away.

Stories Highlight: Instagram Stories are a great feature, but they disappear after 24 hours. So Instagram created the Stories Highlights feature. This allows you to save your best stories, and keep them on your account as long as you want. 

AR Filters: AR (short for “augmented reality”) is already being used in many places. On Instagram, these AR filters are known as Face filters. They are whimsical, cute overlays you can add to your photos and videos via Instagram Stories.

Stickers & Quizzes: One of the most popular used Stories tools is stickers. From emoji sliders to polls and GIFs, these added extras can help you interact with your followers in innovative new ways, and increase engagement.

If you want to know more about t’s features the click on this article – How to get started with Instagram?

Pros and Cons of the Gram:

Let us quickly go through a few pros and cons of having Instagram..

A social media platform that is very visual.Overwhelming advertisements.
Strict privacy and effective features.Fewer feature on Web and
very addictive.
IGTV and Reels are a good time pass
especially since TikTok have been banned.
Create the need for a fake life.

I hope this article was helpful. If it was then do let us know in the comments down below. Also, if you are interested in similar articles then here are a few recommendations for you. 

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