Need a way to use Instagram on my Macbook instead of just my phone.

I want to use Instagram on my Macbook instead of on my phone. The way the app works is you can only upload photos on a mobile device. Is there a work-around so that I am able to use it on my Macbook?
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Kat DoneganUX/UI DesignerAsked:
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Qian BaoDigital Media Specialist and Web DesignerCommented:
You can tell Safari to load up the mobile version of Instagram

https://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac-software/how-use-instagram-on-mac-2017-3641569/
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It is a different app but this should work. I hope so.

https://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac-software/how-use-instagram-on-mac-2017-3641569/
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Qian BaoDigital Media Specialist and Web DesignerCommented:
Quote from the Macworld article:

First off, open Safari and head to Preferences > Advanced and make sure Show Develop Menu in Menu Bar is toggled on. From there, head to the Instagram website and log in to your account. Then select Develop > User Agent > Safari - iOS 10 - iPhone.
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Kat DoneganUX/UI DesignerAuthor Commented:
I'd rather not use Safari because I'm a Chrome person, but I will try these and see if it's what I'm looking for.
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Qian BaoDigital Media Specialist and Web DesignerCommented:
Keep in mind that the Safari method will not give you any filters, nor will it allows you to upload videos. Look for third-party applications if you are looking to apply filters/upload videos.
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Qian BaoDigital Media Specialist and Web DesignerCommented:
You can do mobile view with Chrome as well, right click the web page in Chrome and click Inspect. Then toggle the icon beside Elements to enable mobile view. The icon is a smartphone and a tablet.
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Kat DoneganUX/UI DesignerAuthor Commented:
The Safari solution worked! I am also able to apply filters, although I didn't try uploading a video yet. I was able to upload a photo as desired. The Chrome work-around didn't work, though. That's alright, the Safari solution is fine!
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update.
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Qian BaoDigital Media Specialist and Web DesignerCommented:
Glad it worked! I didn't know web-based Instagram supports filters. Learned something new today as well.
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