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Instagram Tips And Tricks Everyone Should Know About

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Instagram has become a most favorite social network for many people – not only for teens and millennial’s In fact,
Apart from this, people do not use Instagram accidentally, because 38% of them use it several times each day.
Get the necessary tips for starting a successful Instagram account for your business.

But for those who have never used the forum before, or those who want to take their usage to the next level, Instagram has some less known tricks, settings, hacks, search options and commentary features about which you Should know. That’s why we are ready to find them and list them in one place.

Whether you’re an enlistment, your company’s culture, a marketer in the eCommerce industry, or a person who is probably looking for the best way to use the Instagram, here are tips and features for you.

1. Get Notifications When Your Favorite People Post

Never want to miss an Instagram post from your favorite Actor or Celebrity again? You can choose to get a notification every time a specific user posts a new photo. All you have to do is turn on notifications for each user individually.

Step 1.

To turn on these notifications, visit a user’s profile, Then click the three dots in the upper right-hand corner of the post, and choose “TURN ON POST NOTIFICATION” from the menu that appears.

Turn on notifications.png

 

How to turn off post notifications ? Just follow the same steps. It’s important to note that you must enable notifications from the Instagram app in your phone’s settings

  • To allow notifications on iPhone/iPad:

Step 1. Go to “SETTINGS,”

Sep 2. then “NOTIFICATIONS.”

Choose “INATAGRAM” and then turn on the setting to “ALLOW NOTIFICATINS.”

  • To allow notifications on Android:

Step 1. Go to “SETTINGS,”

Setp 2. then choose “APPS,” then “INSTAGRAM.” Select the option to show notifications.

2. Search Instagram Users Without An Account

The more you want to see Instagram that in the end you create an account for yourself or your business, you can see the beautiful brands, people and dogs who are waiting for no account to sign it up or No.

There are two ways to find people on Instagram without logging in:

By Username at the End of the Instagram URL

The first way to search users without an account is by using an Instagram username you already know, and adding it to the end of “www.instagram.com/.”

For example,

if you were to start with our Instagram username – which is simply “AllAutoLiker” — you can enter the following into your browser’s address bar: www.instagram.com/allautoliker. This will bring you to our Instagram profile as well as the elusive search bar at the top of the page:

 

AllautoLiker's Instagram profile with red arrows pointing to search bar for looking up users without an account

Once you’ve reached this page, you can use the search bar to the left of the “SIGN UP” button to browse users who are already active on the platform.

Googling Them in an Instagram Site Search

This means that Google should ask only to see the search term on your preferred website (in this case, Instagram).

To site search a user, open a Google search and type the following: “site:instagram.com [name of user].”

Our culture focused AllAutoLiker profile, Instagram posts that include the #allautoliker hashtag, and our AllAutoLiker Page.

 

Google site search for allautoliker, allowing you to search Instagram users without an account

3. See All the Posts You’ve Liked

Ever wanted to see the posts you’ve Liked, all in one place? All you have to do is go to your own profile and click the Step 1. Go To “OPTIONS” button

Step 2. then, click “PSOT YOU’VE LIKED.”

 

Posts you've liked.png

 

4. Add and Manage Multiple Accounts From the Same Device

  1. From your profile, tap the gear icon (or the three dots on an Android device) and select “OPTIONS.”
  2. Scroll to the very bottom and tap “ADD ACCOUNT.”
  3. Add your other account by Username and Password, and you’re all set!

Hold down your profile picture in the navigation bar to view all connected accounts. You can also switch to a different account through the Options page mentioned earlier.

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5. Schedule Posts in Advance

Instagram Being a mobile app, you are probably on a regular basis to take photos and post on your Instagram Story. But, you can also Pre-Post them for a certain day and time from your computer in the future.

This feature is available with AllAutoLiker along with a social media scheduling tool if you have an Instagram business account. If you have this business profile, then switch it through the Instagram mobile app and follow the prompts to connect it to Facebook.

instagram-switch-to-business-profile.png

 

6. Use ‘Type Mode’ to Enhance Your Instagram Stories

Instagram stories are a feature of Instagram that allows you to post transient photos that look different from your profile and only appear for up to 24 hours. This is a great job for helping mind users find your profile on Instagram’s homepage.

But since its introduction, the stories have become quite creative, and it takes more than a beautiful filter to stand in front of your audience. Enter an option “TYPE MODE” similar to Snapchat, which gives you the capability to cap captioned stories that require additional references to resonate with anyone. Here’s how to use it:

Open Instagram stories by swiping directly from your Instagram feed. It will launch your smartphone camera. Then, take a photo or video and press “A” icon at the top right of your screen, as shown below:

Instagram Story with red arrow pointing toward 'A' text icon

This “A” icon will open Type Mode,

where you have five fonts to choose from: Modern, Neon, Typewriter, Strong, and Classic. Here’s what a sample Story looks like a Modern font:

Instagram Story using Type Mode with yellow Modern font that reads "happy birthday bhai!"

 

7. See the Posts Your Friends Recently Liked or Commented On

When you want to find new people to follow on Instagram, there is nothing like asking your friends. There is a quick way to do this – looking at the recent likes and commentary activity of the people you follow.

Step 1. Click the heart icon at the bottom of the Home Screen

Step 2. Choose the tab near the top that says “Following,” and you can see the activity of users you follow.

See the Posts Your Friends Recently Liked

 

 

8. Clear Your Instagram Search History

Step 1. Go to your own profile and click the “OPTIONS” button

(a gear icon on iPhone/iPad and three dots on Android).

Step 2. Scroll down and click “CLEAR SEARCH HISTORY.”

When prompted, click “YES, I’AM SURE.”

Option to clear your Instagram search history

 

9. Reorder Filters, And Hide the Ones You Don’t Use

If you use Instagram a lot, then it’s likely that you have some favorite go-to filters, and others you never touch. To make editing photos easier, you can rearrange filters in your edit window, and hide those people you never use.

To reorder or hide filters, add a new post and begin editing it.

Step 1. When you get to the filters page,

Step 2. Scroll to the very far right of your filters options and click “MANAGE.”

 

Screen where you can manage Instagram filters

To rearrange the filter, place your gray finger on three gray lines on the right-hand side of that filter, and drag it to rearrange.

To hide them, deselect the checkmark on the right.

 

Screen where you can manage Instagram filters2

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10. Use Instagram as a Photo Editor (Without Having to Post Anything)

Perhaps you love Instagram’s filters and editing capabilities, but are not ready to post photos right now in your account – now, or anytime. In order to use Instagram as a photo editor without posting anything, you only have to publish a picture while your phone is on airplane mode.

NOTE* First, be sure you have “SAVE ORIGINAL PHOTO” turned on in your Instagram settings.

Save original photos1

 

Save original photos2

11. Hide Photos You’ve Been Tagged In

When someone tags you in a photo or video on Instagram,

it’s automatically added to your profile under “PHOTOS OF YOU,” unless you opt to add tagged photos manually

Step 1. Go to “Home Page”

Hide Photos You've Been Tagged In

Step 2. then

 

Hide Photos You've Been Tagged In

 

Step 3. Then Slecte “POST OPTIONS”

Hide Photos You've Been Tagged In

 

Step 4. Then “REMOVE TAG”

Hide Photos You've Been Tagged In

Then, to hide the posts that you have tagged with other users, click on three points in the upper right part of your screen and select “Hide Photos”. Select the posts you want to remove from your profile, and when you’re done, tap “Hide photo” at the bottom of your screen. When prompted, tap “Hide from profile”.

This will not delete the post from Instagram itself, but it will remove them from your profile, so you and others can not access them.

12. Adjust Your Settings to Approve Tagged Photos Before They Show Up in Your Profile

As we mentioned in the previous step, when someone tags a photo or video of you on Instagram, it’s usually added to your profile automatically. But, you can change your Instagram settings to enable manually selecting which photos you’re tagged in that show up on your profile.

To add tags manually, follow the same steps above to get to the photos in which you’ve been tagged, and

Step 1. click the three dots in the top right of your screen.

 

Adjust Your Settings to Approve Tagged Photos Before They Show Up in Your Profile

 

Step 2. Tap “Photos and Videos Of You” Options, then

Adjust Your Settings to Approve Tagged Photos Before They Show Up in Your Profile

 

Step 3. select “Add Manually.” (or Select Add automatically “OFF” )

 

13. Browse Posts From Certain Locations

One fun thing you can do on Instagram is browse photos and videos from a specific location, or taken near your current location. I like to do that when I’m planning a trip somewhere, or want to check out a new restaurant and scroll through the pictures taken there.

Here’s how to do both of these things.

To Browse Posts From at a Specific Location:

To search for a specific place: Tap the magnifying glass icon at the bottom of your home screen, which will bring you to the normal search page. When you click in the search bar at the top, four tabs will appear.

Step 1. Choose “Places,”

Step 2. Type in the name of a place.

When you press “Search,” it’ll show you all the top and recent posts that were geotagged with that location.

Places search on instagram

 

 

Browse Posts Near Your Current Location:

Follow the same instructions above to get to “PLACES.” then Tap the search bar, and select “NEAR CURRENT LOCATION.”

 

Near current location instagram

 

14. Drive Traffic to an External Website

One of the biggest disappointments of people with Instagram is that the clickable URL is not allowed anywhere except for the single “website” box in your bio. If you put a URL in a photo caption, it will appear as plain text, which means that users must copy the URL incorrectly, open a web browser, and paste or type there.

People have a stupid way to go to your Instagram profile, where a clickable URL is allowed, people have to use their photo captions to encourage a link to view your profile. Then, frequently update that URL to point to your latest blog content, youtube video, product or offer.

See example below from FaceBook Auto Liker website AllAutoLiker. The caption of this photo provides a text call to action to go to the user’s profile so that you can click the link related to the post.

 

link in bio instagram

 

15. Pin Your Instagram Post to Pinterest

To publish Instagram post to other social accounts, Instagram does not have natural integration with many social networks (excluding Facebook, its parent company).

But in relation to Pinterest, image-loving platforms live together. Here’s a previous way to pin your latest Instagram Story on Pinterest

On the Instagram mobile app,

Step 1. Tap a post to view it in full,

Step 2. Then tap the three dots to the top-right of the image.

Step 3. Select “Copy Share URL” to attach the picture’s link to your clipboard.

Option to Copy Share URL from Instagram to Pinterest

 

Step 4. Open the Pinterest mobile app or download it on Play Store

Step 5. select the “+” icon to the top right to add a new pin,

then you will see a menu of options where you can add your “COPIED LINK” to a new Pin or board on your profile.

17. Hide Ads You Don’t Find Relevant

Instagram tries to show you ads that are interesting and relevant to you. You can see ads based on the people you follow and Instagram, or things you go to on third-party websites and apps.

If you see sponsored posts, you do not feel relevant, however, you can learn Instagram and gradually teach your algorithms which you like and do not like to see.

Step 1. Tap on the three dots to the right of a post labeled “SPONSORED”

 

Hide Ads You Don't Find Relevant

 

Step 2. Then choose “HIDE THIS”

Hide Ads You Don't Find Relevant

 

Step 3. After choose “HIDE THIS.” then Choose “it’s Not Relevant”

Hide Ads You Don't Find Relevant

From there, it will ask you to share why you no longer want to see the ad.

You can also opt out of viewing ads based on sites and apps from Instagram and Facebook from the settings of your device. Note that even though you opt out of seeing these types of ads, you will still see ads based on your Instagram and Facebook activity.

18. Send Photos Privately to Your Friends

Posting photos with all your followers or people is not the only way to share content on Instagram. You can also share them with individual or multiple users, such as Facebook messages or group text messages.

You can either send a new picture to friends, or send a photo that you or someone else has already posted.

To send a new photo privately,

Send Photos Privately to Your Friends

 

 

You can access your direct messages at any time by clicking on the mailbox icon at the top right of your homepage.

To send an existing photo privately, start by opening the post you want to share – it can be of your own or somebody else, as long as there is a public account later.

After this, click on the paper-airplane-like icon below the post, then select if you want to receive it when the “SEND TO” box appears.

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