10 hidden features of Instagram you didn't know about

Instagram has been in the photo filtering world for a long time now, with many new filters added every now and then. Sharing every new post on Facebook gets you more likes for sure. But did you know that there is more than meets the eye when it comes to Instagram?

We tell you 10 hidden features within the famous photo editing app that can get you more followers.

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Hashtags are the new lingo in Instagram. But emoji too is catching up really quickly. Adding hashtags and emojis to others comments is also possible.


If you have a large team who contribute photos all time but are not in the position to share the login details with them, it can be done by creating a shared Dropbox folder or Google Drive photos. All the members can upload to the same folder, and one person can upload the pics.


Say you want to edit a photo with a filter but don't want to share it on the social feeds of the app. You can do so by adding the filter and proceeding to the share screen, but before you post it, just go into airplane mode. Now your post is saved on your phone, and you can keep it as your private collection.

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If you've already added geotags to the pictures shared, it is possible to remove all the tags from the images. All you need to do is head over to the Photo Map and select each image. Once in the post, you can remove the geotag manually.


If you hate someone always tagging you in their pics or have selected pics you don't want yourself to be tagged in, then it is possible to remove it from your profile. You can either delete the tag or remove the photo from your profile.

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You can add your web page to every post you share by replacing your location tag with the URL of your web page. Try it out!


Instagram does not directly allow you to save your photos to Google Drive or any other online storage service. You can do so using IFTTT, which revolves around the mantra that any post made on one service will also be saved on another. You can add multiple services in this way.


If you're one who handles two different Instagram accounts from the same device, then the app Instwogram will be the one for you. It allows being logged into two different accounts from the same device and always checks which account you want to post to.

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If you have multiple accounts and spend hours on your PC, then you can access all your different accounts using any of the Android emulators available.


So the biography in Instagram too has a limit to which you can edit it. But you can give it a beautiful layout too. But with Word you can style your biography in any way you want and just paste it through the web version of Instagram.

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