How to Add a Caption and Location Before Sharing Photo on Instagram?

Instagram is social networking service which was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It allows you to capture a photo and share it with friends or people around the world. You can also share Instagram photos to Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter & Foursquare. It allows you to add a caption and location before sharing the photo. Instagram has a 'Add to Photo Map' feature, where you can add name of the location. You can choose an existing location or create a new one. Anyone who visits your 'Photo Map' will be able to see your photo locations. You can remove photos from your map at any time.

Following are the steps to Add a Caption and Location Before Sharing Photo on Instagram:


  1. Go to http://instagram.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.
  2. Download "Instagram App" on your phone from the Play store & launch it.
  3. Open "Instagram app" on your phone.
  4. Tap 'Camera' icon located at the bottom on the screen & click the photo. Or tap the box in the bottom-left corner to go to your phone's photo album or gallery.
  5. Crop your photo & tap "Right arrow" button located at top right corner on the screen.
  6. Apply digital filters, effects & tap "Right arrow" button.
  7. A "Share to" window opens up.
  8. Add a caption or description for your photo. You can also mention another person (tag people) on Instagram or add hashtags.
  9. Move the slider from left to right to turn ON "Add to Photo Map".
  10. Tap "Name this location" to name the location where the photo was taken.
  11. A "Select a location" window opens up. Find or create a location for your photo.
  12. Tap "Check mark" button located at top right corner on the screen to share your photo on Instagram.
  13. This is how you add a caption and location before sharing photo on Instagram.

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