How to Upload Videos from Android to Instagram?

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Instagram is an online mobile photo & video sharing and social networking service which allows you to backup photos & videos and apply filters to them. You can share photos & videos to social networking sites i.e Facebook, Flickr, Twitter & Tumblr. Instagram allows you to record and share videos up to 15 seconds. You can choose which 15 seconds of the video you want to share by placing your finger on the video strip at the bottom and sliding left to choose where the clip starts playing. If you are looking for a step by step process to upload videos to Instagram from your Android phone, read on.

There are 2 ways to Upload Videos from Android to Instagram:


A) Upload Videos from Android phone to Instagram via share button on your phone:


  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 Android phone from the Play store & launch it.
  3. Open the Gallery on your Android phone.
  4. Select the videos which you want to upload.
  5. Select "Instagram" option.
  6. Drag clip to choose start time & tap "Right arrow" button.
  7. Apply digital filters & tap "Right arrow" button.
  8. Choose a cover frame & tap "Right arrow" button.
  9. A "Share to" window opens up.
  10. Add a description & tap "Check mark" button located at top right corner on the screen.
  11. All your videos will now be uploaded to Instagram.

B) Upload Videos from Android phone to Instagram via Instagram app.


  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 Android phone from the Play store & launch it.
  3. Open "Instagram app" on your Android phone.
  4. Tap 'Camera' icon located at the bottom on the screen.
  5. Tap 'Video' icon to switch from camera to video.
  6. Tap the box in the bottom-right corner to go to your phone's video album or gallery.
  7. Drag clip to choose start time & tap "Right arrow" button.
  8. Apply digital filters & tap "Right arrow" button.
  9. Choose a cover frame & tap "Right arrow" button.
  10. A "Share to" window opens up.
  11. Add a description & tap "Check mark" button located at top right corner on the screen.
  12. All your videos will now be uploaded to Instagram.

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