How to Create a Location on Instagram on Desktop Android and iPhone

Instagram is a rather nifty social media app for those looking to promote themselves, their works or simply use the app as a hobby for taking selfies.
Instagram can have plenty of utilities for a person if they know how to use it in the correct way, such as the Story or the Reels feature of Instagram or even adding your own location to a post of yours as a way to show your followers about where you are currently doing an event, or going out somewhere unique.

This article will deal with the topic of how to create a location on Instagram.

While knowing how to create a location on Instagram may seem complicated, it can be simple once you come to know how to do it.

To know how to create a location on Instagram using Android, follow the steps below:

1. Start up your Instagram mobile app on Android and  Tap on the + button located on the top right of the app

2. Select an image to post on your Instagram account

3. Do the filter editing and anything you want to add, once you are done, Tap on the Right Arrow button

4. Tap on Add Location, you will get the option to turn on your location services, 

5. Simply tap on Turn on Location Services. You will be given the option to go your Instagram app settings, go there and look for App Permissions

6. Tap on the location you want to add once the app shows it to you.

7. Once you selected the correct location, Tap on the right button to publish the post on Instagram.

With this, you can simply post the content you want with your location or any sort of location added to it.

How to Create a Location on Instagram on iPhone

While knowing how to create a location on Instagram may seem complicated, it can be simple once you come to know how to do it.

To know how to create a location on Instagram using iPhone, follow the steps below:

1. Start up your Instagram mobile app on iPhone and  Tap on the + button located on the top right of the app

2. Select an image to post on your Instagram account

3. Do the filter editing and anything you want to add, once you are done, Tap on the Right Arrow button

4. Tap on Add Location, you will get the option to turn on your location services, 

5. Simply tap on Turn on Location Services. You will be given the option to go your Instagram app settings, go there and look for App Permissions

6. Tap on the location you want to add once the app shows it to you.

7. Once you selected the correct location, Tap on the right button to publish the post on Instagram.

With this, you can simply post the content you want with your location or any sort of location added to it.

How to Create a Location on Instagram on Desktop

To know how to create a location on Instagram on computer, do the following steps below.

1. Log into your Instagram account on your computer

2. Look for the + icon on the top right of your screen (might or might not be available for some people on the computer for now)

3. Either click on Select from computer to browse for a photo or drag one onto the add image bar to proceed

4. Select the photo which you what to post with the location 

5. Click on the Open Button to upload on the Instagram

6. Proceed as usual with cropping the image and adding filters to it, once you are done, proceed by Click on Next

7. Add Filter if you want to the photo and Click Next

8. Click on the Add location text field and type out whatever location you want to add to your Instagram post, Instagram itself will search for the location you type.

9. Once you are done with it, click on Share to post the photo on Instagram with location.

This will make sure that your Instagram post is successfully added to your Instagram profile along with the location added to it.

Why to Add Location to Instagram Post

While location might not be important for many, it can be for some people. Especially for those who are looking to actively promote themselves and the area they are living in, doing a sort of performance in or having a Birthday event.

Whatsoever the reason, knowing how to create a location on Instagram can be important when one is looking to specifically add a location to their Instagram post.

And with this, you now know what adding a location to your Instagram does and how it can affect your post, will you add it for the sake of extra tidbit of information about your post to potentially get more followers?

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