With the increasing popularity of social media, just about everyone is taking advantage of the online phenomenon. Even small businesses are using social media account to increase their online standing and promote more sales of their products and goods. Instagram is one of the most popular social media networking sites available and now that Facebook owns Instagram, the popularity only continues to grow.
While some people might find the whole process daunting, it can really be pretty simple. However, before you get started there are few things that you need to be aware of.
First, you need to know that there are several different devices in which you can access Instagram. You can access it by using a personal computer, tablet, or cellphone. You also need to know that if you don’t already have an active Facebook account you will need to create a new account:
But, how do you create an Instagram account? This in depth guide will walk you through creating a new account and get you well on your way to communicating with the huge online community.
As mentioned above, there are several different ways that you can access Instagram. This section will teach you have to create a new Instagram account, when using a smartphone. Before you can create your new Instagram account and start taking advantage of all the features that Instagram has to offer, you are going to need to download and install the Instagram app. Simply, just visit the app store:
For iOS (Apple Device)
Download the app, install it, and open it. Once the application is installed and opened, you will click on the create Instagram account link.
You will now be taken to a different screen, where you will be required to enter certain information. Some of this information might include username, password, first and last name, e-mail address, and phone number.
The phone number is optional and you need to exercise caution, when deciding to enter your phone number. Just remember the depending on your profile settings tons of strangers might have access to your phone number.
Once you have made it through this process, you will now have to confirm your account. You can do this by logging into the e-mail address that you registered with your account. When you are logged into your e-mail account, you should see a new e-mail from the Instagram servers. Click on this e-mail and inside it there should be a confirmation link, which will concluded the process. Clicking on this link will create your account and enter all your information on the Instagram servers.
If you have not managed to create an Instagram account yet, watch this video: How to create instagram account.