How to Get and Use Instagram on iPad So You Can Upload Your Photos

Lisa Ou

Sept 02, 2019 09:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

Instagram has established a reputation for being a peaceful social network. People are even willing to ignore the fact that Facebook owns and runs Instagram. Nowadays, almost all Instagrammers access the platform on their smartphone; however, Instagram still did not make an iPad app. So, you may wonder if you can get Instagram on your iPad. This post will tell you a complete guide on how to use Instagram on iPad.

How to Get and Use Instagram on iPad So You Can Upload Your Photos

1. How to Download Instagram on iPad

Instagram has yet to release an app optimized for the iPad’s large screen. However, there are chances to download Instagram on iPad.

How to Download Instagram on iPad from Safari

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Open your Safari app on iPad home screen, and visit out icon.

On the sign-in page, tap the Download on the App Store button. When prompted, tap Open to redirect to your App Store.

Next, tap the Download icon, and enter your password associated with your Apple ID. Then the Instagram app will go to your home screen.

Note: This way only gets iPhone version of Instagram to your iPad since there is no Instagram for iPad.

How to Download Instagram on iPad from App Store

download instagram app store

Open your App Store and search for Instagram.

By default, you will get nothing. Tap the Filters option at the top left corner and select iPhone Only to display the Instagram app.

Then download Instagram to your iPad.

2. How to Use Instagram on iPad Web Page

use instagram on web

The iPhone app of Instagram is not designed for iPad. If you are not pleased with it, there is still one more option, accessing Instagram on web browser.
Start your Safari or other mobile browser and visit InstagramLink out icon website. Sign in your username and password.

Unfortunately, Instagram was developed for mobile platforms. Even though you can access your profile and photos on Instagram, the taking and uploading photos and videos feature is not available.

3. How to Delete Instagram Account

Sometimes, you may want to delete you Instagram account, but this is not available in the Instagram app on iPad. Alternatively, you have to do it with your web browser.

delete instagram account

Log into in your web browser and head to the account deletion pageLink out icon.

Select your reason for removing your account from the Why are you deleting your account menu.

If prompted, enter your password to confirm it. Click Permanently delete my account to remove your Instagram account permanently.

Note: Once you delete your Instagram account on iPad, you cannot sign up with the same username if you want to create another account later.

4. How to Recover Deleted Instagram Account

FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery is the easiest way to recover deleted Instagram on your iPad.

  1. Recover Instagram from iPad, iTunes/iCloud backup.
  2. Work on Instagram profile, photos and videos posts.
  3. Preview your Instagram before data recovery.
  4. Available to iPad Pro/Air/mini and other models.

How to Recover Deleted Instagram Account

Get the Instagram recovery tool

Get iPhone Data Recovery installed on your computer and then launch it. Connect your iPad to the program with a Lightning cable.

Preview lost Instagram data

Select Recover from iOS Device tab from the left side and click the Start Scan button to look for lost Instagram data on your iPad. When it is done, you can preview all lost data. launch ios data recovery

Recover Instagram account from iPad

Check the Instagram data you want to recover and click the Recover button. A few minutes, your files will go to your hard drive.

scan ios data

5. How to Clear Data on iPad Permanently

When you prepare to give your iPad to another person, you’d better clear your data including the Instagram app on iPad. From this point, we recommend FoneEraser for iOS.

  1. Clear Instagram account as well as posts from iPad.
  2. Permanently erase data on iPad with one click.
  3. Support a wide range of data and file types.
  4. Compatible with all iPad models.

How to Clear Data on iPad without Recovery

Install iPad Eraser

Download and install the iPad erasing application and start it.
Plug your iPad into your computer with a USB cable and the application will detect it immediately.

Connect iOS Device

Erase Instagram on iPad

Then you will get three erasing levels, Low, Medium, and High. View the description of each level and then choose the proper one. Finally, click the Start button to remove Instagram from iPad permanently.

click to start foneeraser


Now, you should understand how to get, download and use Instagram on iPad. Though there is no dedicated Instagram app for iPad, you can still access your profile and posts on your tablet. We wish that our guide is helpful to you.

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