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How can we install Instagram (the official application) on iPad mini, iPad Pro iPad Air

By default, the application InstagramDeveloped by Facebook for mobile devices, smartphones and iPhonenot can be installed on iPad. The reason is as simple as possible. Instagram is designed as an application to upload to photos and videos short made with your mobile phone. Besides, we can not upload pictures on Instagram from the laptop.

If you are the owner of iPhone si iPad, you will notice that a simple search on iPhone, of the word "Instagram"In App Store, the official Instagram application appears first and can be installed without problems. We do a similar search on iPad and more apps for Instagram will appear in the App Store, but not the official one.
However, there is a very simple solution by which we can install Instagram on iPad.

How can we install Instagram (the official application) on iPad mini, iPad Pro iPad Air

1. open App Store pe iPad, and in the "search" bar we type "Instagram".

As I said above, the official list will not appear in the results list.

2. In the options bar of the App Store, click on "iPad Only", Then in the menu that opens select:"iPhone Only".

In this way we will ask to list the results with compatible applications for iPhone.

3. After selecting “iPhone Only ”, the first application listed in the results will be the official Instagram one. Click for installation.

Once the installation of Instagram on iPad, you log in and you can use the application at full capacity, as if on iPhone.

There is, however, a problem. Being an application for iPhone, it is not optimized for much larger display sizes iPad.
You can use the application in two resolutions. 1x - the real one, in which the application will be visible only on a small part in the center of the screen and 2x - double size. All you have to do is press 1x or 2x from the bottom right corner.

In the same way you will be able to install on iPad mini, iPad Pro or iPad Air more applications dedicated to devices iPhone.

How can we install Instagram (the official application) on iPad mini, iPad Pro iPad Air

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  • Hi I read your tips and tried to install Instagram on mine IPad air, but there's nothing to do, can't find the app, do you have a plan b to help me? On the mini I succeeded…
    Grazie in anticipation of availability
    Alessandra

    • If you have the latest iOS version installed on iPad Air, everything should be the same as the iPad Mini. I don’t know there is a difference in the App Store between Air and Mini.

  • Excelente explicación !!! Qué agradable encontrar sitios como is, encontrar lo que uno busca con una explicación simple, sou gráfica y que funciona! Mil gracias!

  • The problem of installing Instagram on iPad is that the application does not roll on the web…. Hair less in mine iPad 9.7 no. I found a very simple solution!
    Just access the Instagram account in the Safari Browser and then click on the top right side, the first symbol on the left. There you have the option “Screen”… and Soon, problem solved! In case anyone has had this difficulty like me, here is the solution… 🙂

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