Viewing Instagram uploads stored on your Windows or Mac computer is not easy, but you can run BlueStacks to view the Instagram mobile app on your computer. This wikiHow article describes how to use BlueStacks to view Instagram posts stored on your PC or Mac.
Go to https://www.bluestacks.com/ via your web browser. Very popular browsers include Firefox and Chrome.
The software to download is an Android emulator, so you can use Android apps on your PC just like you would on an Android device.
Click the green Download BlueStacks button . The browser will automatically detect your computer’s operating system (such as Mac or Windows) and download the appropriate file. Displayedso that you can choose where to save the download
Click Save . The installation file will be saved in the location specified in the previous step (downloadfolder
Click on the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to install BlueStacks. When prompted , click Yes to accept your changes. Please read, read and accept all terms and conditions before proceeding with the installation process.
Click Install Now . A progress bar will appear where the files required for the program will be downloaded.
When the application component is downloaded, the program installation progress bar is displayed.
Open BlueStacks. The icon can be found in the Start menu or the Applications folder.
The first time you start BlueStacks, it takes a long time to open the program.
The app will ask you to log in to your Google account or create a new one.
You can view a list of installed and available applications through BlueStacks.
Click the search bar. Located in the upper right corner of the window. The list of the most searched games will appear in the drop-down list.
Type “Instagram ” ↵ Enteror press the key ⏎ Return. A new tab named “AppCenter ” appears in the search results of the application window .
Click “Instagram ” (developed by Instagram). The Google Play Store window opens, displaying the Instagram app details page.
If you are not logged in to your Google account or have not created one, you will be prompted to log in again or create a new one. You need a Google account to download the Android app.
Click the green Install button.
View archived uploads using Instagram
Click the green button ” Open “. The Instagram app works on BlueStacks. You can collapse the application window to see the size of the phone.
Click Login or Create a new account . You can log in with the email address and password registered in your Facebook or Instagram account.
Click on your profile picture or silhouette icon. This button is in the lower right corner of the screen. The profile page opens.
click . _ This button is in the upper right corner of the screen.
Click Check In . This option is usuallynext to the first return code in the list. A list of allarchived
Click the Story Archive drop-down menu.A drop-down menu opens .
Click Archive Posts . A list of all archived uploads is displayed.
Click Download to display it.
When downloaded, all the original comments will be loaded.
To unarchive the upload, click the 3-dot menu icon in the upper right corner of the upload and select Show in Profile . The upload will reappear in its original location on the profile timeline.