How to download and Install Instagram App for Windows 10 or 8 PC

The Instagram is the most popular app for sharing the images with friends. Now it is owned by Facebook and improved in most ways than before. For a very long time, the Instagram app is only available for mobile devices such as the Android and iPhone (iOS) but now you can use the Instagram app PC / Laptop running on Windows 10, officially. Yes, the Instagram app can be downloaded from the Windows store to run natively without any Android Emulator. So here in this article, we let you know how to download Instagram for Windows 10 or 8 desktop PC.


Download and Install the Instagram app on Windows 10 or 8 PC

Step 1: Go to the search box of the Windows 10 or 8 and type Microsoft store.

Step 2: After typing, you will find the Microsft store option, click on it.

Microsoft store on Windows 10 or 8

Step 3: Once the Microsoft Windows 10 or 8 app store opens, you will see a search bar on the top.

Step 4: Type Instagram on Microsoft Windows store search bar.

Instagram app on Microsoft Windows 10 app store

Step 5: Click on the Instagram Apps.

Step 6:  Now click on the Get button.

Step 7: A pop-up will appear with two options No thanks and Sign in. Click on the No thanks.

Step 8: After successful installation of the Instagram app on your Windows PC, click on the Launch button.

Step 9: You can search it by typing Instagram in the search box of the Windows 10 or 8 too

Step 10: Once the Instagram app will launch click on the sign-in link given at the bottom.

Instagram app on your Windows PC

Step 11: Now sign in with your phone number or email ID to use the Instagram app for Windows desktop.


I hope this article would help you in somehow, even using the Instagram app on Windows 10 you can directly send messages from desktop PC to smartphone or other device running Instagram users.  However, the Windows 7 users still need to use the Android emulators to run the Instagram application. Do let me know if you find any problem while setting up this. The comment section all yours!!