POST TO INSTAGRAM FROM YOUR BROWSER

Hey internet fam! Amy here.

In preparation for guest presenting for the IT Masters X CSU Applied Social Media Marketing course, I have discovered a way to trick your browser into thinking it’s mobile! This is a great hack that allows you to publish basic posts to Instagram from your browser. Check it out!

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STEP ONE

Open Google Chrome and log into Instagram from the browser window (visit Instagram.com)

STEP TWO

Select View > Developer Tools

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STEP THREE

Toggle on the Device Toolbar by hitting the icon that looks like a iPhone/Tablet. Minimise the pop-up code screen (or if the code is down the bottom of the browser, open it in a new window and minimise.

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STEP FOUR

Select your phone model from the toolbar. Adjust size if required. There is also an option to add device frame. If you turn this on and it doesn’t show up immediately, hit command + r to refresh the page.

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Now if you lose your phone, you can post to Instagram from your laptop! Works well for live demonstrations as well.

Amy