Instagram on desktop
Instagram is now available for desktop. Post to Instagram, send direct messages, view your feed and watch Instagram stories right in Opera Browser. See more
Benefits of Instagram
in Opera Browser
Easily keep up with Instagram messages, stories, photos and more - right in your browser.
Instagram is built into Opera Browser, so you don't have to download Instagram or keep switching between tabs.
Post, like, comment, and message easily with Instagram in your desktop browser - all while you browse the web.
Get a better view
Watch Instastories, access your personal feed, and explore all of Instagram on the big screen of your regular web browser.
Pin Instagram in Opera to divide your browser window between Instagram and your tabs for easy multitasking.
Browse your feed
Post to Instagram
Get started easily
Use Instagram on your desktop while you browse
Explore and tweet conveniently with a better view on desktop.
Save and collect web content easily, share it visually.
Use Instagram in Opera’s sidebar while you browse.
Work and browse more efficiently with many open tabs.
Organize tab groups in separate customizable workspaces.
Browse with less distractions and load websites faster.
Enhance online videos and images in one click.
Chat with friends right in your browser without switching apps.
A customizable and convenient newsfeed on your start page.
Easily capture, edit and share your snapshots from webpages.
Instantly send files, links and notes between your devices.
Pop out online videos so they float on top of webpages as you browse.
Easily manage, customize and keep your favorite places online.
Browse comfortably with enhanced privacy and security, for free.
Browse, watch and upload TikTok videos on desktop in Opera Browser.
Synchronize the Opera browsers on any of your devices.
Attach files in one click without digging through folders.
An easy way to noticeably extend your laptop’s battery life.
Automatically convert time-zones, currencies and units of measurement.
A world of music and podcasts at your fingertips.
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Drop photos and post to Instagram from desktop
You don't need a mobile device to post to Instagram. Just open Instagram from your sidebar in Opera Browser. Click the + icon on top to post photos to Instagram from your desktop computer. Upload photos to Instagram on desktop by selecting, or simply dragging and dropping a photo.
Make your Instagram account private
Click the Instagram profile button in the top-right, then the settings icon next to your username. Select Privacy and Security, then check the box that says Private account.
Avoid accidentally liking photos in Instagram
Sign into the Instagram web feature in Opera Browser. Then you can only like photos by clicking with your mouse, rather than tapping.
Filter keywords in Instagram
Click your profile button in the top-right, then the settings icon. Select Privacy and Security, followed by Edit Comment Settings. Add keywords to automatically hide comments that contain them.
See all the Instagram photos you are tagged in
Using Instagram in Opera Browser, click on your Instagram profile in the top-right and click Saved. Select the photo icon on the right (looks like a person inside a speech bubble) and you will be presented with all the Instagram photos you are tagged in.
Enable Instagram’s two-factor authentication
Click the Instagram profile button in the top-right, then the settings icon next to your name. Select Privacy and Security, and click on Edit Two-Factor Authentication Settings. Choose text message authentication or use an authentication app.
Change Instagram notification settings
Open Instagram from the sidebar in Opera Browser, click the Instagram profile button in the top-right, then the settings icon next to your name. Select Notifications and choose how you want to be notified.
Download all of your Instagram data
Click the Instagram profile button in the top-right, then the settings icon next to your username. Select Privacy and Security, then click Request Download. You will be emailed a file link with your photos, comments, profile data and other information.
Send direct messages in Instagram
Open Instagram from the sidebar in Opera Browser. Click the Instagram messenger icon up top. It looks like a paper airplane.
Clear your Instagram search history
If you are using the Instagram desktop feature in Opera’s sidebar, go to Instagram profile in the top-right, then the settings icon next to your name. Select Privacy and Security, and then click View Account Data. Under Search History, select View All and click Clear Search History.
Check your Instagram login activity
Select your profile button in the top-right, then the settings icon next to your name. Select Login Activity to see your activity and confirm whether or not it was you.
See who is following you on Instagram
Go to your profile button in the top-right, then the settings icon next to your name. Select Privacy and Security, and then click View Account Data. Under Accounts following you, click View All.