update Instagram

Having the latest version of Instagram is a must if you want to take full advantage of the opportunities it offers, which is better for your real Instagram followers.

Being first in something makes a difference and allows you to go ahead of your competition. Thanks to the new advances, you make all those old accounts that do not update their contents stop being updated.

Today, you will learn everything you can update on Instagram: the application, the stories, and the news.

I created this menu to go directly to the content you want before reading all the ways to update Instagram:

update the Instagram application

How to update the Instagram application

We must consider several concepts before seeing how to update Instagram on our mobile. The first thing we have to see if there is an update. To do this, do the following:

Here's how to update Instagram on an Android device:

  • Open the Google Play Store
  • Search for "Instagram"
  • Select the Instagram app
  • Select the Update option
  • Select Update or Update all 

Here's how to update Instagram on an iOS device:

  • Open the App Store
  • Search for "Instagram"
  • Select Instagram
  • Select Update 
Users can also turn on automatic app updates for iOS or Android to avoid manual updating. 

Update on iPhone

Let's see how to update Instagram on iPhone (suitable even for iPhone 12):

  • iPhone (including iPhone 12): enter AppStore and go to the " Updates " tab. Search Instagram within the listing. Next to the name should appear an " Update " button. If it says "Open," it means that you already have the latest version of Instagram available and updated.
  • A tip: activate the Update of electronic applications in the background to always have the latest version.

Update on Android

Let's see how to update Instagram on Android:

Android: All Android models work the same (Samsung included). Access the " Play Store " app. Through the menu, navigate to " My applications and games. " Next, look for Instagram on the list. If the " Update " button appears, you need to update Instagram. If the " Open " button appears merely, you have the latest version.

If you want to update Instagram without the Play Store, you need to activate the root mode on your system to edit the apps freely. Do you want me to prepare a manual on updating Instagram without the Play Store? Leave me a comment if you need it.

Update in Windows Phone

To update Instagram on Windows Phone, do the following:

  • Enter the Windows Store inside your mobile
  • Search Instagram in the search engine
  • Next to the app will appear a button that says "Update.
  • You may be asked to restart your mobile. If asked, accept to update Instagram on Windows Phone.
  • If you have another mobile that I have not named before, you will just have to go to your device's "Apps Store" and look for the Instagram application to update.

How to update Instagram on PC

The active ones you want to know how to update Instagram from a PC will depend on how you use the app.

If you use Instagram from your website, you do not need to update the app. However, if you downloaded Instagram for PC with BlueStacks directly access the Play Store within the emulator and follow the steps I explained above to update Instagram from Android, this is how Instagram is updated on the computer.