Make a video to post on Instagram using IGTV. Why? Compared to the time limit of videos you can post on Instagram, IGTV enables you to post longer videos of more than one minute. As an Instagram user, you definitely know that IGTV which is also known as Instagram tv is a unique feature on Instagram. However, it gives you the privileged post and makes videos of more than one minute. But before you can use IGTV, you must have an Instagram or Facebook account.
Furthermore, IGTV video can be accessed in three different ways. They include the IGTV app, website, and also on your Instagram app. But the difference between them is that the app and the website can be used to make and also stream Instagram tv videos made by accounts you are following. While IGTV on your Instagram account can only be used to make videos. However, Instagram tv just like normal tv has channels but the channels on IGTV Instagram are the creators of the videos. Therefore, to stream people’s videos on Instagram Tv, you should follow them on IG.
Instagram TV known as IGTV Instagram has now developed into having a mobile app and a website that users can visit or use to stream different videos from other Instagram users. The platform is however free for access. The only thing that would be required of you is your Instagram/ Facebook login credentials. However, for desktop device users, the website is open and free for access with just your Instagram login. While for users who prefer to use the IGTV app, it is however free and available for download for your mobile device from Google Play or App Store. Here are steps below on how to install the Instagram Tv app;
- Open your Google play or App store
- Locate the IGTV app using the app store’s search engine
- Click on the app
- Tap on the install or Get button.
After downloading the app, you can now open it then log in to your Instagram account. Only then can you have access to the features the platform enables you to. Read further to know some of the unique features the platform has to offer to you as its users.
IGTV video is said to be one of Instagram’s features. But it has its own unique features it offers to its users. One of its features which it is popular for is the fact that you can use it to post and stream longer videos on Instagram compared to the time limit Instagram gives you to make and post a video. Aside from that, there are still other unique features of Instagram tv some of which includes;
- You get to discover contents from influencers and celebrities on Instagram
- Record and upload videos on IGTV instantly with unique tools that are perfect for blogs.
- See more form the creators you love and follow
- Browse videos on Instagram according to what you are interested in
- Like, comment and share what you love with other users
Above all, you do not need to go to your Instagram account to stream videos as you can stream all the videos on Instagram tv. However, if you are new to Instagram and you want to show yourself to the world and then don’t know how to. Read below on how to use and make IGTV videos and have fun sharing your videos and watching your favorite people videos for free.
How to use IGTV
Using IGTV takes only a simple process. if you are new to Instagram, you do not have any problem. All you just need to do is follow other users’ pages to be able to watch their videos. After that, you can now open the IGTV platform to start accessing it to watch videos. Here are the steps below on how to use the platform.
How to use the IGTV app
- Install the mobile app on your device
- Open the app
- Click on the login with Instagram button
- Click on the login with Facebook button
- Login your Facebook account or create a new account
- On the homepage, click on the IGTV icon at the top page to start a video
- Tap on the hands-free button to start recording
- Click on it to stop recording
- Post after recording
How to use the Instagram tv website
- Visit the IGTV website @ https://about.instagram.com/features/igtv
- Click on the log in link
- Provide your Instagram login credentials
- You would be directed into your Instagram account
- Click on the Television icon on Instagram
- Tap on the handsfree button to start recording
- After your recording is complete you can then post.
You can also use IGTV on your Instagram account. But it is only to select a video for posting which you must have made and saved on your device before. To do this, click on your profile, then tap on the menu icon and select IGTV video to select a video to post.