Download Instagram, the most popular social media app to share photos, videos, reels, and stories with filters for free on Android with your friends, family, and your followers who actually cares about you.
Features of Instagram App for Android
Here are some of the great features of this application that you’ll get with it:
- Free – Instagram is free for everybody on Android.
- Amazing filters – it has some amazing filters that you can put on your photos to make them that much more interesting.
- Post multiple photos – you can now add multiple photos and videos in a single post.
- Gets updated frequently – it gets new updates pretty frequently.
- Fewer ads – the best feature of Instagram is that it has fewer ads as compared to other social media applications.
Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps available on Android. It is a photo and video-sharing social networking app. It has some really interesting filters that you can use on your photos as well as videos to make them more pleasing.
Since its release, it has gotten a vast number of updates, and they have added a lot of new features to it. They have added a lot of things which include stories, live streams, filters, face filters, and the most recent IGTV.
On the home page, you’ll see the posts from everybody you follow. You can also double-tap a picture or video if you want to give it a like. You can also edit these pictures using filters or more advanced settings like exposure, saturation, crop, etc.
The filters are pretty awesome, especially the face filters, and some new filters also get added after some time.
You can also show people what you’re up to by putting stories on Instagram. A single story can be 15 seconds long, which is very short but Instagram allows you to post as many stories as you want and they will all disappear after 24 hours of upload.
Instagram also added a nice feature in which you can add multiple photos or videos (10 to be exact) in a single post. Your friends and followers can swipe through your pictures or videos while looking at your post.
Switch between Public and Private Accounts
You can choose if you want your account to be private or open. If you set it to be a private account, then only your friends and followers can see your posts. If any person wants to see your post or wants to follow, then he’ll send you a follow request to you, and you can choose if you want to allow him or not.
But if you have an open account, then anyone can see your posts, and anyone can start following you. Then, you can also use hashtags (#) on your posts, if anyone searches that hashtag on the search bar then your posts will appear under that hashtag.
You can also follow certain hashtags if you like them and then you’ll be able to see what people are sharing while following that hashtag.
There is also a new feature added called Instagram Direct which is a nice implementation. It is a personal chat to talk to your friends on Instagram. It is also known as Direct Message or DM.
You can also go live on Instagram. When you are live, your followers will get a notification that you’re live streaming. They can watch your live stream and also comment and like it. After you’ve ended your live stream, you can also post it on your story so that anybody who didn’t get to watch it live can watch it afterward, but it’ll remain there for 24 hours only.
Capture Photos with Instagram
If you go into the camera tab, there you can see some different options. You can choose from a normal photo or video, a text picture, live, boomerang, superzoom, focus, rewind, and hands-free.
Depending on the option you choose, you’ll get different possibilities. Like if you use the text option, then it’ll give some different backgrounds on which you can write something. Live is for going live on Instagram. Boomerang is for making small rewinding gifs.
Superzoom gives you various sound effects and options to specify a certain subject that you want. The Focus is like a filter that blurs everything except for your face and hands-free is used for recording a video without the need of holding a button.
To use the Boomerang option, you’ll need to download an app called Boomerang from Play Store that’ll allow you to make a boomerang video.
Make IGTV Videos
IGTV is another big thing that is new to Instagram. It allows the user to make videos like on YouTube but in a vertical orientation. You can create your channel and post videos on it. Then people can watch your videos, like and also comment on them. If you like someone's videos, you can also follow them so whenever they upload a video, you’ll get a notification