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Automatically post to Instagram from Twitter / Facebook / Tumblr post?

Unfortunately, the Instagram API does not allow for posting to Instagram. It can only be used to get information from Instagram. That's why IFTTT and Zapier aren't going to be able to help you here. ...
ale's user avatar
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4 votes
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How to upload a high quality video to Instagram?

You can upload within the below limits: Size: Maximum width: 1080 pixels (any height) Frame Rate: 29.96 frames per second Codec: H.264 codec / MP4 Bit-rate: 3,500 kbps video bitrate Audio: AAC audio ...
Karan Shah's user avatar
3 votes

How to post something to Instagram without the app?

You can login to Instagram website using any browser from your computer or mobile and post whatever you want post. You don't need to download app.
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Lost access to Instagram account

If you do not have access of associated email or your account is not linked with Facebook. You can not recover your account. See Instagram help: If you can't access the email you registered with ...
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3 votes

How can I auto save Instagram images to Google Drive?

Instagram changed their API and IFTTT can no longer support 'this' actions such as 'when I like a photo' or 'when I am tagged in a photo'. It sucks right? No one likes when features are taken away....
tony's user avatar
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How can I regain my Instagram account after the phone number got invalid?

Yes, request it from within an app, not from web. The Instagram doesn't have an user-friendly support page on the web, but they have on mobile the app (in my case it is iOS). Send a request by the ...
Blaszard's user avatar
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How to get a list on an instagram accounts followers?

Yes. So long as you are interested in the followers of Instagram accounts you know, this is possible. While a request to that URL will only return 100 followers, an automated repetition of that ...
David Neuhaus's user avatar
3 votes

How to find a permalink/share-link to an Instagram post?

Answering my own question, because Instagram hid it underneath the "dot-dot-dot" menu, making it non-obvious to users of normal web apps that put the share (a link) button up front and ...
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2 votes
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How to selectively make photos private in Instagram?

No, as of now it is not possible. As of now you can only have control over the followers who view your photos, but not the individual photos. Setting your profile to private will prevent unwanted ...
serenesat's user avatar
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How do I login into Instagram with a password if I no longer own email?

If you are logged in via the app still you may be able to change the password through that. Go to Profile > Edit Profile > Change Password. Alternatively, if your phone number is linked to your ...
John C's user avatar
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How to change Instagram account to email sign-in from Facebook sign-in?

Go to your Instagram profile and click on Edit Profile. Enter the Email address you wish to use for login (and make sure you have access of this email), set a Username (you can use your username ...
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Why is Instagram's Swarm check-in so awful?

I heard you, I used to rely on Instagram for the same workflow - publish to Facebook, Twitter, Swarm and Tumblr. Sometime soon after Facebook's acquisition of Instagram, they ditched FourSquare's ...
Sathyajith Bhat's user avatar
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Should you keep your Instagram API access token secret?

Yes, API tokens should be kept private. Think of them as a replacement for your username and password. It's another way of authenticating who you are and what type of access you should have. As for ...
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How to replace a video in an existing post on Instagram?

You can only alter the caption of the video but not the actual video itself. I see you have posted one more question related to the information regarding Instagram video, check out my answer here
Karan Shah's user avatar
2 votes

How can I find mid-level influencers on Instagram?

Instagram is notoriously bad at being able to provide a high-quality wide range of analytical tools to their users - that is just a known fact. My take-away from this question was that you just (...
Austin Tyler Frye's user avatar
2 votes

Instagram anonymous?

Officially answer is No. There’s no way to know if someone has searched for them or visited their profile on Instagram. Just as Facebook doesn't report who has viewed your profile, Instagram doesn't ...
serenesat's user avatar
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2 votes

Instagram is public but no one can see my tagged photos except me

It shows "no posts yet" because I guess you have not post anything yet from your account. So when someone visit your profile they didn't see anything and it show "no posts yet". Currently, there is ...
serenesat's user avatar
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2 votes

What is my Instagram password if I created it with my Facebook page?

By default it will be your Facebook password. To get separate password you have to create new one for Instagram. First login to your Instagram account as you login regular with Facebook. Go to your ...
serenesat's user avatar
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2 votes
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Stop Instagram Group Message Requests Spam

You can prevent random accounts from adding you to Instagram Message Groups. This should stop most of the Group Message Requests spam. Instagram > Settings > Privacy > Messages > Who Can ...
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2 votes
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Can I block a private Instagram account from leaving comments under my comments?

This is impossible. Based on the Instagram Help Center, people that you block can still see your likes and comments on posts that were shared by public accounts or accounts they follow. What you can ...
Max's user avatar
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How do I make my Instagram account appear in someone's "Suggested for you" accounts list?

Facebook (IG) gives an overview of the algorithm they use to determine which accounts will be 'suggested to you' on their website. How Instagram Suggested Accounts works In order to make the AI ...
Valorum's user avatar
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If I block some people on Instagram would they be able to...?

1) None 2) None When you block someone, that person can't view your photos/videos or search for your Instagram profile. People aren't notified when you block them. However people that you block can ...
SleepingGod's user avatar
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1 vote

Does Instagram provide ready-to-use Follow buttons (with colors, sizes, texts, counters, so forth)?

Recently there isn't Follow button available, so people wish to follow site owner's IG account must manually find him on IG and they follow (or request)
Bagas Sanjaya's user avatar
1 vote

Prevent Instagram from suggesting me to my Facebook friends (accounts not linked)

Below is an excerpt from Instagram's privacy policy as it stood at the time this question was posted. The full policy can be found at https://www.instagram.com/legal/privacy/ Beginning of Instagram ...
word4q's user avatar
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My Instagram profile is public but my photos are posted as private

Double check that your profile is actually private. If it actually is set to private (i.e only followers can see your posts), then when you try to look at your account while not logged in, or an a non-...
LloydTao's user avatar
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1 vote
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Is there any way to make an automatic post with image to a Facebook group you aren't admin of?

Based on how this was written this seems to be asking about an app that bypasses the user_managed_groups permission. Since you already possibly know this will not work, the overall answer to this ...
phwd's user avatar
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Instagram is hacked

From Instagram Help Center: If you're not able to log into your Instagram account If you can't access your account, you may be able to get additional help through the Instagram app: Open the ...
serenesat's user avatar
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1 vote

Accidentally denied Facebook access to my Instagram page

After logging in your account, go to https://www.instagram.com/accounts/manage_access. You can change your account permissions from that page.
Mehper C. Palavuzlar's user avatar
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Can you make some photos private on Instagram?

No, as of now this feature is not available. You can only set your account as private not individual pictures. See my answer on other question for more details.
serenesat's user avatar
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