Instagram is available on your desktop. Direct-message, view your feed, and watch Instagram stories right in the Opera browser. See more
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.
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.
Divide your window between the Instagram app and your browser for easy multitasking.
Opera lets you message friends and followers on Instagram in the sidebar panel.
Browse your feed
Watch Instastories and browse your feed from your sidebar. Explore and search Instagram conveniently.
View all of Instagram
Instagram in your sidebar makes it easier to browse, follow, message, view, like, watch, and comment.
Get started easily
Simply click the Instagram icon in your sidebar and sign into your account to use Instagram directly in your Opera browser.
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.
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.
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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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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