Instagram

Instagram is available on your desktop. Direct-message, view your feed, and watch Instagram stories right in the Opera browser. See more

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Benefits of Instagram
in Opera’s sidebar

With Instagram built into Opera’s sidebar, you can easily keep up with stories, photos, and Instagram messages - and keep it all at hand.

Always at hand

Instagram is always available in your sidebar, so you don't have to keep switching between tabs.

Easy browsing

View, like, comment, and message with Instagram on your desktop - all while you browse the web.

Get a better view

Watch Instastories, access your personal feed, and explore all of Instagram on a big screen.

Pin Instagram

Divide your window between the Instagram app and your browser for easy multitasking.

Stay connected

Direct messaging

Opera lets you message friends and followers on Instagram in the sidebar panel.

Direct messaging
Watch stories

Browse your feed

Watch Instastories and browse your feed from your sidebar. Explore and search Instagram conveniently.

Browse your feed
Interact

View all of Instagram

Instagram in your sidebar makes it easier to browse, follow, message, view, like, watch, and comment.

View all of Instagram
Just log in

Get started easily

Simply click the Instagram icon in your sidebar and sign into your account to use Instagram directly in your Opera browser.

Get started easily

Use Instagram on your desktop while you browse

See all features

Twitter in the sidebar

Twitter in the sidebar

Explore and tweet conveniently with a better view on desktop.

Pinboards

Pinboards

Save and collect web content easily, share it visually.

Instagram in the sidebar

Instagram in the sidebar

Use Instagram in Opera’s sidebar while you browse.

Search in tabs

Search in tabs

Work and browse more efficiently with many open tabs.

Workspaces

Workspaces

Organize tab groups in separate customizable workspaces.

Ad blocker

Ad blocker

Browse with less distractions and load websites faster.

Integrated messengers

Integrated messengers

Chat with friends right in your browser without switching apps.

Personal news

Personal news

A customizable and convenient newsfeed on your start page.

Snapshot tool

Snapshot tool

Easily capture, edit and share your snapshots from webpages.

Opera Flow

Opera Flow

Instantly send files, links and notes between your devices.

Video pop-out

Video pop-out

Pop out online videos so they float on top of webpages as you browse.

Import bookmarks

Import bookmarks

Easily manage, customize and keep your favorite places online.

Free VPN

Free VPN

Browse comfortably with enhanced privacy and security, for free.

Sync data

Sync data

Synchronize the Opera browsers on any of your devices.

Easy Files

Easy Files

Attach files in one click without digging through folders.

Battery saver

Battery saver

An easy way to noticeably extend your laptop’s battery life.

Unit converter

Unit converter

Automatically convert time-zones, currencies and units of measurement.

Player in sidebar

Player in sidebar

A world of music and podcasts at your fingertips.

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Make your Instagram account private

Click your 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

by using the Opera browser with the Instagram web feature built into the sidebar. 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 by going to your profile and selecting the photo icon on the right (looks like a person inside a speech bubble).

Enable Instagram’s two-factor authentication

Click your 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

With Instagram in Opera’s sidebar, click your profile button in the top-right, then the settings icon next to your name. Select Notifications and choose how you want to be notified.

Find your Facebook friends on Instagram

by clicking Connect to Facebook on your homepage. Instagram will show you all your friends who have an Instagram account.

Download all of your Instagram data

Click your 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

by clicking on the Instagram messenger icon in the top-right. 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 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 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.

Search on Instagram for posts near you

Click the search field in the top-center. Type in your current city and make sure to click the one with the map icon, rather than any hashtag.

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.


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