To download Instagram on an Android or iOS device, go to Instagram.com, and click the Download on the App Store or Get It on Google Play button. The Download button is located in the lower-right portion of the Web page. Sign in with your login credentials, or create a new account. You must have an iOS- or Android-powered device with a high-speed Internet connection to access the Apple App Store or the Google Play marketplace.
To create a new Instagram account, choose a unique username and enter your current email address. Once you successfully complete the registration process, add a profile photo and a link to your website. Instagram allows users to post unlimited photos and videos, as well as explore trending hashtags.
There is also an option to link your Instagram account to your Facebook profile. Linking your Instagram account to Facebook is not required, but Instagram suggests doing so for the purpose of easily sharing photos with Facebook. Linking your account also allows Instaram to find your friends with the Find Friends tool.
Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger founded Instagram in October of 2010. According to the company, users add over 80 million photographs to Instagram per day, of January 2016.