Instagram extension for Chrome lets you browse, like, and comment on Instagram photos right from your Chrome browser. With the help of this extension you won’t have to look at your phone again and again for Instagram updates. You can use your Chrome browser to do everything that you do in Instagram. You can use this extension to like photos, comment on photos, browse your feed, browse your friends feed, etc.
The below screenshot shows how Instagram looks on your Chrome browser.
Installing the Instagram extension is a pretty standard thing. Just go to the page of this extension using the link given at the end of this article and click on add to Chrome button. This will add the extension to your Chrome browser. After it has been added you will see a Instagram icon appear in your browsers address bar. When you click on it, you will be asked to login to your Instagram account.
Once you enter your username and password, a authentication window will come up, asking you to authorize this extension to use your Instagram details. This window can be seen in the screenshot below.
After that you will be able to see your Instagram feed in this window, as shown in the first screenshot. You can also zoom in on a photo by the given zoom option at the bottom right corner of a photo. The three dots icon will open a photo in a full page of your browser.
The regular features which you can use with this Instagram extension are:
- Add comments
- Like a photo
- Browse your feed
- Browse your friends feed
- Pop out the window
- Go through your profile
- See friends requests
- Log out
- See the photos liked by you
For getting notifications and news feed notification of friends, you would be required to grant additional permissions to Chrome. After which your notifications and friends news feed notifications will be visible to you.
The Instagram extension does add a permanent ad at the bottom of the window, which is not very distracting and is hardly noticeable. Also, you would notice a picture ad in your feed after every 2 or 3 pictures, which might be a bit annoying.
There is no option to upload a picture to your Instagram account, you can browse, comment and like though. Uploading a picture option would have been a additional benefit to this extension.
You can also check out some Instagram downloader extensions for Chrome.
Overall, this is a good Instagram extension to check out your Instagram feed right from your Chrome browser. You don’t have to check your phone again and again for your Instagram updates anymore. You can do everything like comments, browsing, searching, liking, etc. right from your browser window. So do give it a try.
Check out Instagram for Chrome extension here.