How to zoom in on Instagram: In recent days you have read my guide on how to use Instagram and finally you too, as well as all your friends, have proceeded to subscribe to the famous photographic social network. So you downloaded the Instagram app on your mobile, you signed up for the service and started taking and sharing photos left and right. However, if you are here now and you are reading this guide, it is evident that although you have quite clear ideas about the functioning of the famous app, there is one thing that is still not very clear to you: how to zoom on instagram? Well, if you’re interested in learning more, read this tutorial and I’m sure you’ll have a clear idea of what to do by the end.
Before providing you with all the explanations of the case, I would like to point out right away that, contrary to appearances and beyond what you might think, zooming in on Instagram is a very simple operation to perform. To do this, you just need to take advantage of a special feature attached to the application itself for a short time now.
The zoom is in fact a function already included in the Instagram app and can be used both on photo (at the time of upload or on images already shared) that on video (in this case only on the contents already posted), both on iPhone than on smartphones Android. You can also zoom in on Instagram putting into practice alternative solutions using some features available “standard” on your phone.
Having clarified this, if you are therefore really interested in finding out what needs to be done in order to zoom in on Instagram, I suggest you take a few minutes of free time, grab your phone immediately and concentrate on reading this tutorial. So tell me, are you ready? Yup? Very well, so let’s ban the chatter and proceed.
As I have already mentioned to you, it is possible to zoom in on Instagram by acting both on the photos to be shared and on the huge and videos already shared by others. In the first case, keep in mind that the zoom can be applied only and exclusively to the images already saved in the phone library and not also to those taken at the moment using the Instagram app while in the second case the zoom can be done both on your own photos and on their own videos and on the content of others.
As for the alternative solutions, you can take advantage of the zoom functions that you can enable by accessing the appropriate section of the settings of your smartphone and that you can then use both on photos and on Instagram videos. In any case, do not worry, you will find everything explained in detail below.
Zoom the photos to share
Are you interested in understanding what you need to do to be able to zoom in on Instagram by taking action on the photos to share? Very well, then the first step you need to take is to start the Instagram app on your smartphone by pressing on its icon attached to the home screen of the same and pressing on the icon of the camera located in the lower center of the displayed screen.
Afterwards, press on Bookshelf and select the image of your interest present among those saved in the camera roll by pressing on the one of your interest.
At this point you can finally proceed by zooming in on Instagram. To do this, all you have to do is use the classic gesture with the fingers moving away (Pinch to Zoom), placing them both on the image. This way you will get an instant zoom on the shot.
To reduce the zoom level, simply pinch your fingers together, even then placing them both on the image.
Once you have obtained the desired zoom level, proceed as usual by going to edit and / or share the photo using the famous app. So press on the button Forward located at the top right and possibly indicate the filter you want to apply to the image by selecting one of the many available.
If in addition to the filter you prefer to apply a frame to your photo, tap on the name of the filter, press the button in the shape of a frame present on the right and then presses on the item end.
If you deem it appropriate, adjust the general appearance of the image by pressing on the item Edit below and selecting the various tools available based on the changes you want to make to the photo. In all cases, once you have made the desired changes, presses on the voice end located at the bottom right to return to the Instagram screen through which to continue editing and sharing the shot.
Then he presses on the voice Forward always placed at the top on the right, presses the menu at the top to choose whether to share your photo as a new post or as a direct message, fill in the fields displayed on the screen and select the options of your interest and then tap the button Share always located in the upper right part of the displayed screen.
Zoom in photos and videos already shared
If, on the other hand, you are interested in understanding what you need to do to be able to zoom on Instagram by going to intervene on the photos and videos already shared, the steps you need to take are even simpler than those seen together in the previous lines, when I explained how to zoom on the photos to share.
In fact, to succeed in your intent all you have to do is start the Instagram app by tapping on its icon attached to the home screen of your mobile phone, scroll through the news feed, visit any other section of the app containing the photos. and videos of your interest or go to the profile of a specific user.
When you find a photo or video that you want to zoom, use the gesture with the fingers moving away (Pinch to Zoom), placing them both on the image or on the movie to obtain an immediate zoom on the content.
To reduce the zoom level, just pinch your fingers together, even in this case placing them both on the image or on the video. Once you have zoomed in, you can then get married on the image by leaving only one finger on the screen and dragging from one part of the photo to the other. In the specific case of videos, by zooming in, the playback of the movie and the audio are not interrupted.
As soon as you release your finger or finger from the screen, the image or video will return to its original size and optimized for the width of the display, allowing you to immediately return to the section of the Instagram app or to the profile you are consulting before making zoom.
Alternative solutions to zoom in on Instagram
Does the Instagram zoom fit you tight and are you looking for an alternative solution to be able to view even the smallest details of the content shared through the famous app? In that case, you can take advantage of the accessibility features already included on all smartphones, both iPhone and Android.
To zoom on Instagram from iPhone, access the home screen of the device, press the icon of Settingstap on the item General attached to the new screen displayed and then presses on Accessibility. Then bring up ON the switch that you find in correspondence with the item Zoom and you will see the zoom box appear on your iPhone display. To make it disappear momentarily, double tap the screen using three fingers.
Then go back to the home screen, open the app Instagramlocate the photo or video you want to zoom and then call up the zoom box by tapping twice consecutively with three fingers.
When the zoom is active you can move on the photo or video to the desired point using the appropriate controller at the bottom of the same.
When you do not already need it, disable the zoom on your iPhone by carrying out the procedure just seen together again but, this time, taking care to bring up OFF the lever that you find corresponding to the option Zoom annexed to the section Accessibility iOS settings.
To zoom on Instagram from Android, access the home screen of your smartphone, press the icon of Settings and then tap on Accessibility. Then select the option Magnification gestures and then carry on ON the relative lever.
Now go back to the device screen where all the applications are grouped, open Instagram by tapping the app icon, locate the photo or video you want to zoom and then triple tap and move to the desired photo or video.
While zooming, you can move the frame by holding two fingers and dragging them. Always with two fingers or by “pinching” on the screen you can change the zoom level as you see fit.
When you do not already need it, disable the zoom on your Android smartphone by carrying out the procedure just seen together again but, this time, taking care to bring up OFF the lever that you find in correspondence with the appropriate option Magnification gestures Android settings.