Instagram is a mobile app that you can download on iOS, Android phones, tablets as well as Windows Phone 8 and later. You must create your account using the Instagram mobile app, not a computer. After you have downloaded the app and created an account, you can then view Instagram from a computer.

However, unlike other services, an Instagram account can only be created and can be accessed by people who use the Instagram app on their iOS and Android devices. In case if you if you don’t have access to a smartphone, You can still stay in touch with your friends and even upload your own images by using a simple computer software called  BlueStacks App Player.

Create Instagram Account on PC

Create Instagram Account on PC

Download and Install BlueStacks App Player:  In order to use Instagram on your PC or laptop, you need to download and install BlueStacks App Player. This computer software emulates the Android operating system and allows you to run any android’s apps on your system. The BlueStacks App Player is free tp download from its developer’s site.

While installing you can leave BlueStacks at the default settings and choose not to subscribe to Spotlight. You can check or uncheck other features during installation.

Installing Instagram on BlueStacks: Once you have BlueStacks up and running, now it time to install Instagram app. There are two ways you can install Instagram app on BlueStacks. First, by downloading the APK file for Instagram and installing it manually. Second, by logging in with a Google account and downloading it from the Google Play Store.

First Method: If you want to install the app through the Play Store, You need to search for “Instagram” in the BlueStacks search bar. Once you see the app in the search result, click and download it. You will be asked to sign in with your Google account. Once the Play Store page opens, click install to load the app to BlueStacks. Downloading and installing the app through BlueStacks may take a bit longer than using your smartphone.

Second Method: To install the Instagram app manually, find the latest APK file online and download it to your computer. Next, Double-click on the downloaded APK to install the app. Since BlueStacks is already installed on your system it takes control of your APK files, allowing you to install them directly. If the app is not getting installed on it own, right click on the file and open with BlueStacks APK Installer.

Instagram Registration: Once Instagram is successfully installed, open it in BlueStacks. This will load the app, and you will be shown the same Instagram home screen as you would see on any smartphone. Next, locate the register button and click it. This will open the account creation screen where you will have to enter your desired username and password. You also have an option to add a picture to your profile from Facebook or your BlueStacks library. Once you are done filling out the form click the Register button.

Once you have created your Instagram account, you can start using Instagram and have same interface and features like that on smartphone. You can upload photos, follow friends, and comment on other users’ pictures and more.