How To Update Instagram On Android and iOS?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes

You can capture Instagram-worthy moments in the perfect way for the Instagram family by updating your Instagram app on Android and iOS in a few easy steps. Moreover, updating Instagram helps you enjoy new features and the smooth running of your app, and ensures that no moment is left uncaptured.

Quick preview of the steps to update your Instagram application


Update Instagram on iOS

Step 1:

Open the app store on your iOS device. 

tap app store on your iOS device

Step 2:

Tap the “Search icon” in the bottom menu

tap search bar on your iOS device

Step 3:

Search for Instagram in the search bar, and tap on a suggested result

tap search bar on your iOS device

Step 4:

Tap “Update” to the right of the Instagram app

tap update

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Update Instagram on Android

Step 1:

Open the Google Play store on your Android device

tap play store

Step 2:

Use the search bar to find the Instagram app, and tap it when it appears in the suggested results.

tap search bar

Step 3:

Tap update to the right of the Instagram listing.

tap Instagram update


Why can’t I update my Instagram?

Before you try to update Instagram, make sure there is an update. Go to the app store or play store> find Instagram app> tap update to download the newest version. 

Is Instagram for iPhone and Android different?

The app is the same on both devices, with the slightest difference in interface. 

How can I delete my Instagram account?

Go to through the browser > go on the deletion page> enter the password, tell why you are deleting> enter delete to confirm. 

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Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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