Instagram TV (IGTV) is an Instagram video platform that lets you post high quality, vertical, long-form videos. it lets users create channels where they can upload videos that can be viewed for long and it can last more than 24 hours unlike the normal stories or videos users upload that is short and lasts for 24 hours. Thus this is really an amazing platform to be because you get to post long videos, all you need is to download the app.
Users can watch long videos on Instagram via IGTV. These videos are in vertical forms, that is to say, you will get the video full screen without turning your mobile phone. In other to use this platform you need to get the Instagram app
How to get IGTV on Instagram
You can access it through your computer or mobile app.
Download IGTV app
To download the application you have to visit the play or app store. Move to the search engine and type in “IGTV” then begin to search for it.
The app comes up on the new page, click on it and find the “install or get” button to download it. After installing the IGTV app, launch the app Sign you are good to go.
How to access InstagramTV on Web
Get your computer, launch your browser and search for www.instagram.com
On the homepage, scroll to your profile, you will see the IGTV tab, click on it to access the platform. If you want to post a video select the upload button.
Instagram TV upload
It very simple to post on the platform. If you don’t have the app you can get it from the Google Play or app store. Then sign-up, but if you are already signed into your normal Instagram, there’s no need to sign up it will take you straight to the main page.
Create channel: to create a channel, right in the IGTV app, scroll to settings represented with a gear icon at the top of the screen. From the menu, click on “create channel” button
How to upload videos to IGTV
Follow the medium below, to successfully post videos on the platform.
Go to your account, on the homepage you will see your avatar, navigate and click on it.
Move to the right corner of the page, you will see the plus “+” symbol, click on it to add a new video
It will take you to your camera roll where you choose the video you want to upload.
Key in your title and description. Ensure you add keywords that are catchy, that will draw more traffic to your post
Link it to an external page and create a thumbnail for your video.
Finally, click on the “post” button