How to schedule Instagram posts with Combin Scheduler: After following my tips on how to get more likes on Instagram, your profile has acquired a fair number of followers and you are increasingly engaging in the publication of new content, trying to be constant and to follow a precise schedule. The problem, however, is that you don’t always have the time to grab your smartphone and publish new posts or stories. Am I right? Then in my opinion you should approach Instagram in a more professional way, starting to plan the publication of your content. How? For example using Combin Scheduler.
Combin Scheduler is a computer program, compatible with Windows, macOS and Ubuntu, which allows you to automate the publication of photos and stories on Instagram in a very simple way, offering the user the possibility to schedule the publication of their contents even for weeks or even the following months. As if that weren’t enough, the software includes features to crop and rotate images for posting on Instagram, add captions and geographic locations, tag other users, and much more.
If you want to know more, keep reading: below you will find everything you need to know about how to schedule instagram posts with Combin Scheduler. Together, we will in fact find out how to download and install the software, how to use it to schedule the publication of posts and stories and how to make the most of all its features. Having said that, I just have to wish you good reading and have fun!
Combin Scheduler features and plans
Before getting to the heart of this tutorial and explaining yourself how to schedule instagram posts with Combin SchedulerI want to tell you about the features and plans with which the software can be used.
As already mentioned at the beginning of the post, Combin Scheduler is a solution that allows you to schedule the publication of content on Instagram or to publish it instantly, from your computer, in a few clicks. It is available for Windows, macOS, and Ubuntu and offers tons of useful features.
Among these, I would like to point out the possibilities of posting multiple photos in series in the stories, change the size of the images to share, insert location tags, hashtags and mentions of other users and display apreview of your profile layout before actually publishing the new content.
Combin Scheduler can be used for free with support for the management of 15 Instagram accounts, including Stories, posts and repost, batch image upload, link in bio, location tagging and user tags.
For more information, I invite you to visit the Combin Scheduler official sitewhere you can find a comparison table with the prices and features of all the available plans.
How to use Combin Scheduler
At this point, I would say that it is time to see in detail how to schedule instagram posts with Combin Scheduler. So let’s find out how to download, install and use the software to make the most of all its potential.
Download and install Combin Scheduler
The first step you need to take, of course, is to download the program to your computer. Connect, therefore, to the Combin Scheduler website and click on the button Try for free. Then type yours email address in the box that appears in the center of the screen and press the button again Try for freeto start downloading the Combin Scheduler installation package.
Once the download is complete, if you use a Windows PCstart the .msi file obtained and, in the window that opens, click the button Next. Then check the box I accept the terms in the License Agreement and complete the setup by first clicking on Next twice in a row and then on Install, Yup And Finish.
If, on the other hand, you use a Macopen the package .dmg you obtained and drag the program icon to the folder Applications of macOS. That’s all!
Schedule Instagram posts with Combin Scheduler
Now you can take action. Start, therefore, Combin Scheduler and, in the main window of the software, log in to your Instagram account, by entering username And password in the relevant fields and clicking on the button Log in.
Once logged in, to schedule a new post on your Instagram profile, select the item The posts from the left sidebar and click on the button + Add a new post which is located at the bottom. This will open the Combin Scheduler box for scheduling posts on Instagram.
At this point, click on box on the right and select the photo to post or, alternatively, drag the image you want to post on Instagram directly onto it. Once this is done, you can use the icons present on the preview of your photo to apply some changes to it: the two diagonal arrows allow you to crop the image adapting it to the format of Instagram posts (then giving the user the opportunity to drag the photo with the mouse, to decide which part to keep and which to leave out of the box); there circular arrow allows you to rotate the shot; there up arrow allows you to replace the image; the trash can delete it, while the icon Tag users (bottom right) allows you to tag other users on Instagram.
Once the shot is perfected, write a caption to be associated with the latter (in the appropriate field at the top left); add, if desired, a link to biography it’s a geographic location in the fields below and tax day And Now of the publication of the photo, using the fields with the icons calendar andclock. You can also set dates that are weeks or months away from the current one.
Once this is done, you just have to press the button Create, to schedule the publication of the post on Instagram. The content will be published on the chosen date and time, as long as the computer is turned on and connected to the Internet: in this regard, I would like to point out that you can prevent the computer from shutting down when Combin Scheduler is running by acting in the program settings.
Schedule Instagram Stories with Combin Scheduler
And for plan the stories? Just follow a procedure very similar to the one just seen together for posts. Then select the item Stories from the Combin Scheduler sidebar, click on the button + Add new story (below) and drag the photos you want to add to your story onto the Combin Scheduler window. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can click on panes on the left and “manually” select the shots to include in your story.
After that, rearrange the images however you like (using the mouse) e resize / rotate them, selecting them and using the buttons on their thumbnails in the right panel (as already explained for posts). At this point add, if desired, a link to biography and define day or hours programming content on Instagram, using the fields with the icons calendar andclock.
Finally, click on the button Create and Combin Scheduler will post the story on the day and at the time you indicated (provided that the program is running, even in the background, and that the PC is turned on and connected to the Internet).
Manage scheduled content
If you want an overview of the scheduled content in Combin Scheduler, all you have to do is browse the calendar in the main program window (by selecting the options The posts And Stories from the left sidebar, so you can choose whether to show only posts or only stories).
To have, instead, a preview of the layout of your profile with new content (before it is actually published), click on the icon smartphone located at the bottom right.
In case of second thoughts, you can modify or delete a scheduled content: to modify it, all you have to do is select it in the Combin Scheduler calendar, make the desired changes (e.g. change of date / time or photos to post) and click on the button Save; to delete it, instead, you have to select it via right clickselect the item Cancel from the menu that opens and confirm. Easier than that?
Adjust the Combin Scheduler settings
By going to the menu Tools> Preferences of Combin Scheduler, you can access all the program settings, which are divided into convenient tabs.
In the card Generalfor example, you can find the toggles to toggle auto-run on / off Combin Scheduler in the background when the main program window is closed, theCombin Scheduler starts automatically at system startup and the system suspension prevention until the program has finished all scheduled activities. Still in the same screen, you can find the drop-down menu for selecting the language.
Turning to the tab Programminginstead, you will find a drop-down menu that allows you to adjust the behavior of the program in case of delays in scheduled posts: by selecting the option Order of posts, the publishing queue is paused until the delayed content goes online; by selecting the option instead Timethe queued contents are published even if the first of them is late.
The board Proxy lets you set up a proxy while that Notifications allows you to choose in which cases to display notifications (if in case of publications posted and / or in case of Announcements by Combin) and whether to play an accompaniment sound.
If you activate a commercial subscription, you can set up more than one Instagram account in Combin Scheduler and switch between them very easily: all you have to do is click on the drop-down menu with your name. current account (top left) and choose the option you prefer from those that appear.
For more information
If you still have any doubts about how Combin Scheduler works, I strongly encourage you to consult the “Help” section of the official websitewhich contains guides very detailed on Combin Scheduler, FAQ (i.e. answers to the most frequently asked questions by users) and a center for troubleshooting. You simply have to access the section of your interest and select the content that you think will be most useful, in order to then follow the instructions that will be shown on the screen.
If you then need to get in direct contact with the Combin team, you can send an email to the address firstname.lastname@example.org or access one of the company’s social channels: Twitter, Reddit, YouTube or Medium.
Article created in collaboration with Combin.