How to upload images that aren’t square to Instagram

//How to upload images that aren’t square to Instagram

How to upload images that aren’t square to Instagram

This is a great question that was asked by one of our members from our community, Digital Stars.

The problem with Instagram and the like is that the images are in square format, and I am used to taking photos in landscape / portrait (on my DSLR camera), which means they are automatically cropped. Is there any way of reducing the image within the square format to show it as intended through my lens (i.e landscape / portrait format)?

You absolutely can, and the button is on that first screen when you add your photo. If you go ahead and tap on that button in the lower left-hand corner of your photo, after you’ve chosen it from your gallery, you’ll be able to toggle between the square and original sizes/rations. If you want to see it in action, here’s a video showing you how to do it –

By | 2018-08-29T11:56:13+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Categories: Instagram|Tags: , |0 Comments

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