How to update Instagram on an Android phone or tablet?

Not all users like to update installed applications on their mobile devices, often believing that this is a waste of time. So, this is completely wrong. On the contrary, updating is almost always one plus. For example, developers close various “holes” from malicious files, new functionality appears, battery power consumption is optimized, etc. In case we are talking about Instagram, these are also new filters or updated photo editing tools. In a word, the update is for the good, so today we will talk about how to update the Instagram application.

How to find out if Instagram needs updating?

It’s simple. Open the Play Market and write in the search instagram or instagram. In any case, in the first place will be the official application.

Open the application and if you see the “Update” button, it means that you have not installed the latest version of Instagram and you need to update it.

How to update Instagram using Play Market

Now you know that the application requires updating. To update, click on the “Update” button.

If necessary, if new features have been added to the application, additional permissions may be required, which you will need to provide by clicking on the “Accept” button.

After that, the application update will begin.

Upon completion of the update, Instagram will update automatically, the “Open” button will appear at the place where the “Update” button was. This indicates that the application has been updated..

You can go the other way. Call the Play Market menu (swipe from the left of the screen to the right). From the menu, select “My Applications and Games”.

Find the Instagram app. If there is an “Update” button next to it, click on it and update the application as described above. If it says “Installed”, as in our case, there are no updates.

How to update Instagram without Play Market?

We strongly recommend updating apps only from the Google Play Market. Installing applications from third-party sources can harm your device and only you will be to blame.

We recommend downloading the APK file from the Play Market to your computer, and then installing it on your smartphone. It tells how to download the APK file from the Play Market, and here how to install it on the device.

How to find out the installed version of Instagram?

It’s simple. Open the settings, find the section with applications.

Next, find the installed Instagram application and tap on it.

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