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

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Benefits of Instagram in Opera Browser

Easily keep up with Instagram messages, stories, photos and more - right in your browser.

Instagram browser

Instagram is built into Opera Browser, so you don't have to download Instagram or keep switching between tabs.

Easy posting

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

Pin Instagram in Opera to divide your browser window between Instagram and your tabs for easy multitasking.

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Use Instagram on your desktop while you browse
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Use Instagram on your desktop while you browse

Twitter in the sidebar

Explore and tweet conveniently with a better view on desktop.

Pinboards

Save and collect web content easily, share it visually.

Instagram in the sidebar

Use Instagram in Opera’s sidebar while you browse.

Search in tabs

Work and browse more efficiently with many open tabs.

Workspaces

Organize tab groups in separate customizable workspaces.

Ad blocker

Browse with less distractions and load websites faster.

Lucid Mode

Enhance online videos and images in one click.

Facebook Messenger in the sidebar

Use Messenger on desktop in Opera Browser.

Personal news

A customizable and convenient newsfeed on your start page.

Snapshot tool

Easily capture, edit and share your snapshots from webpages.

Opera Flow

Instantly send files, links and notes between your devices.

Video pop-out

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

Import bookmarks

Easily manage, customize and keep your favorite places online.

TikTok in the sidebar

Browse, watch and upload TikTok videos on desktop in Opera Browser.

Sync data

Synchronize the Opera browsers on any of your devices.

Easy Files

Attach files in one click without digging through folders.

Opera Cashback

Automatically get money back when shopping in Opera Browser.

Battery saver

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

Unit converter

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

Player in sidebar

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 the left 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 on the left, then the settings icon (gear) in the top-right. Select Settings and privacy, then toggle on 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 the profile button on the left, then the settings (gear) icon in the top-right. Select Settings and privacy. On the left, select How others can interact with you. Below Comments, click Manage comment settings. In the Comment filtering section, you can add keywords. Comments containing those words or phrases will be automatically hidden.

See all the Instagram photos you are tagged in

Using Instagram in Opera Browser, click on your Instagram profile on the left and click Tagged. You will be presented with all the Instagram photos you are tagged in.

Enable Instagram’s two-factor authentication

Instagram’s two-factor authentication is now managed through the Meta Accounts Center. To get there through the Instagram app, click the profile button on the left, then the settings (gear) icon in the top-right. Select Settings and privacy. In the top-left, click See more in Accounts Center, which will open a separate page. There, click Password and security, followed by Two-factor authentication, and follow the instructions.

Change Instagram notification settings

Open Instagram from the sidebar in Opera Browser, click the Instagram profile button on the left, then the settings icon (gear) in the top-right. Select Notifications and choose how you want to be notified.

Download all of your Instagram data

You can download all of your Instagram data through the Meta Accounts Center.To get there through the Instagram app, click the profile button on the left, then the settings (gear) icon in the top-right. Select Settings and privacy. In the top-left, click See more in Accounts Center, which will open a separate page. There, click Your information and permissions, followed by Download your information.

Send direct messages in Instagram

Open Instagram from the sidebar in Opera Browser. Click the Instagram Messages icon on the left. It looks like a paper airplane.

Clear your Instagram search history

You can clear your Instagram search history through the Meta Accounts Center. To get there through the Instagram app, click the profile button on the left, then the settings (gear) icon in the top-right. Select Settings and privacy. In the top-left, click See more in Accounts Center, which will open a separate page. There, click Your information and permissions, followed by Search history, then Clear all searches.

Check your Instagram login activity

You can check your Instagram login activity through the Meta Accounts Center. To get there through the Instagram app in Opera Browser, click the profile button on the left, then the settings (gear) icon in the top-right. Select Settings and privacy. In the top-left, click See more in Accounts Center, which will open a separate page. Click Password and security, followed by Where you’re logged in. There you can see your activity and confirm whether or not it was you, as well as set up alerts.

See who is following you on Instagram

Click your profile button on the left, then click on followers in the top-center.

You deserve a better browser

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