How to Download Instagram Without App Store on iPhone, iPad

Here are the 7 steps to Download the Instagram app on iPhone without App Store or Use the Instagram app on Old iOS version iPhone.

What to Know

  • Use Progressive Web App (PWA) for Instagram to Use on iPhone-like apps. You Don’t need to download Instagram on your iPhone.
  • Learn How to Use PWA Instagram app on your iPhone in under 2 Minutes

For your information, Instagram lets you add up to five Instagram accounts simultaneously. However, very few people have gotten that far. As far as I know, people used to operate two to three Instagram accounts. It can be Business, Private, or for a Baby or Pet. No matter why you’ve created an Instagram account, this post will show you a unique trick to access the Instagram account separately from the Instagram app, but in the Safari Browser. Isn’t it obvious that you can keep the secret account elsewhere if you don’t want to reveal it to your friends or family?

Using Instagram in Safari is no different. Instead, it could be your private space, where nobody can go. Users can download Instagram on an old iOS (Unsupported Version). Another reason to use Instagram without downloading the app from App Store is often iPhone will ask you to enter the Apple ID Passcode, to verify the download and installation, which can be easily avoided when used with Safari.

How to Use Instagram on iPhone, iPad without Downloading App from App Store

Install Instagram Progressive Web App on iPhone

Can I Use Instagram in Safari App? Use the Instagram Progressive App Version.

Yes, you can use Instagram in Safari App, with no limitations. However, if you normally search for Instagram on PC, then there is no way to upload stories and photos unless you make some onsite tweaks. But when you try our hack, it is no less than an Instagram App. Everything is available for you, it just takes a one-time process to create a Shortcut to the home screen.

How to Use Instagram on iOS without Downloading App From App Store

1→ Launch the Safari App on your iOS device. Open Instagram on Safari App.

open the safari instagram.com on iphone
open the safari instagram.com on iphone

2→ tap on the Share icon at the bottom of the page.

Save Instagram Webapp
Save Instagram Webapp

3→ Scroll to Share Sheet card, and Select ‘Add to Home Screen.’ Give the name of the Instagram Web app. and Tap on Add to see it on your iPhone Home screen.

Add Instagram Web app to Home screen
Add Instagram Web app to Home screen

4→ Move to your iPhone home screen, Tap on Instagram App added using Safari. And Tap on ‘Login‘ to Log in to the Instagram Account, and enter credentials.

Login your Saved Instagram Bookmark from Home screen
Login your Saved Instagram Bookmark from Home screen

5→ Enter your Instagram username and Password and log in. Next, Select Save info to log in automatically.

Login Instagram Account and Save the Login Details
Login Instagram Account and Save the Login Details

6→ Allow to Turn on Instagram App Notifications and Start Using the Instagram app without downloading it from the app store.

Turn on Instagram Notifications for Instagram Lite or Webapp
Turn on Instagram Notifications for Instagram Lite or Webapp

Now, You can use the Re-arrange Bookmarked Safari Web page, Called Instagram Progressive web app on iPhone.

FAQs

Can I download Instagram on an old iOS 13 & Earlier

Here’s the solution that helps old iPhone users, running on iOS 13 & Earlier versions. Apple’s official Web App Support converts any webpage into app UI.

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood is a journalist based in Ohio who specializes in covering Apple and technology trends. With a varied experience in reporting on public safety, government, and education, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, providing readers with a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. If you need to contact me, you can reach me at karlywood.ohio@gmail.com or through (Facebook)

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