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How to edit an Instagram post

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How to edit an Instagram post: The other day you posted a photo on Instagram and, only after sharing it, did you realize that you forgot to enter a description that represents the uploaded image. In this regard, since you are a true perfectionist, you are looking for a solution to solve this little hitch.

How do you say? That’s the way things are but, being a beginner with this social network, you don’t know how to edit a post on instagram? If so, you’ll be happy to know I’m just about to tell you how to proceed. In the course of the following lines, in fact, I will show you the steps to take to change the description of a post on Instagram from smartphones and tablets, but also from a computer. Also, I’ll tell you how to edit a post photo before sharing it and how to edit a sponsored post on Instagram.

Having said that, if you are now eager to get started and can’t wait to find out what the tips I have prepared for you are, sit nice and comfortable in front of your computer and pick up your smartphone or tablet. Carefully follow the instructions I am about to give you, in order to succeed in the intent you have proposed. All that remains for me is to wish you a good reading and, above all, a good editing of your posts!

Change the description of an Instagram post

For change the description of a post on Instagram you can first of all act as a smartphone and tablet, via the app Instagram for Android And iOS Alternatively, you can also act as a computer, using the photo social network app for Windows 10. In the following lines I’ll explain how to proceed.

From smartphones and tablets

If you intend to change the description of a post on Instagram from smartphones and tablets, first start the app of the photographic social network, by pressing on its icon (the symbol of a camera on a purple background) located on the home screen and / or in the drawer of your device.

Then carry out log into your account and go to your profile screen by pressing little man icon located in the menu below. Once this is done, locate the post you published and tap it to view it. Then click on the icon (…) that you can see located in the upper right corner of the image and, in the menu that is shown to you, presses on the item Edit.

At this point, all you have to do is change the description, using the appropriate text field that is shown to you. Then tap on the text field to add a personalized description or, if necessary, to modify the existing one. At the end of the operation, to confirm the changes made, press the button located at the top right (it is called end on iOS).

From PC

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If, on the other hand, you want to change the description of a post on Instagram acting as a computer, you must use the photo social network app for Windows 10as through the official website of the social network it is not possible to carry out this operation.

Then start the Instagram on your computer and log into your account. Then go to your profile screen by pressing onlittle man icon located in the menu below. Once this is done, locate the content to edit, click on it and then click on the icon (…) that you find in the upper right corner.

Now, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the item Edit and click on the text field of the description, to modify the one previously entered or to add one on the spot. Finally, to finish the operation and confirm the changes made, click on the button end located in the upper right corner.

Edit the photo of an Instagram post

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If your intent is to edit a post photo you posted on Instagram, you must perform this operation before publishing the content on the photographic social network. Once a photo or video has been published, it is no longer possible to edit or retouch it with filters and effects.

That said, to edit a photo you are practically spoiled for choice. If, for example, you want to act as a smartphone and tablet, you can take advantage of the most famous editing apps such as Google Photos (Android/iOS) or Snapseed (Android/iOS). Alternatively, you can edit a photo from your computer, using major photo editing software such as Photoshopor you can use an online tool, such as Pixlr.

In this regard, for more information on the subject, I suggest you read my guide dedicated to photo retouching apps, the one on editing programs for Windows and macOS and, finally, the one concerning online photo editing tools.

But if you don’t want to use third-party tools, to edit the photo of a post on Instagram you can directly use the editor integrated within the app of the photographic social network. If so, start Instagram on Android or iOS and log into your account, if you haven’t already.

At this point, press the button (+) located in the bottom menu and select the multimedia element you want to publish in the posts, taking it from the gallery of your device. Alternatively, take a photo or record a video on the spot, using the built-in camera that is shown to you on the screen.

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After selecting the multimedia element, click on the button Forwardthen tap the button Edit. At this point, use the editing tools that are shown to you on the next screen. For example, you can adjust the brightness And contrastbut also the color and the saturationby pressing the appropriate buttons that you can see on the screen.

When you are done editing, you just have to publish the post on Instagram: to do this, first tap on Forward and then on Share. If you have any doubts or problems, feel free to refer to my guide on how to publish a post on Instagram.

Edit a sponsored post on Instagram

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For edit a sponsored post on Instagraminstead, you have to act through the tool Ads Managementwhich is accessible only from a computer and is used to create and modify the advertisements created on Instagram (or Facebook).

To proceed, then, connect to Ads Management website and log in with your Facebook account. Once this is done, click on the tab first Advertisements and then on the button Editwhich you find in correspondence with the advertisement you created earlier.

At this point, click on the name of the listing created and refer to the different boxes that are shown to you on the screen, in order to have the possibility to modify all the elements that make up the advertising campaign.

For example, via the card Identity, you can select the Instagram account in which to post the ad. The section Create Listinginstead, it is used to change the format of the sponsored post on Instagram. You can also use it to change all elements related to the campaign, such as the text, the URL of the website to which he refers, the titlethe Description and the call to action.

At the end of the editing operation, save the final result by pressing the button Publish located at the bottom right. In case of doubts or problems, refer to my guide in which I explain how to sponsor on Instagram.