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Instagram user? Here is how to find out time spent on app

Instagram users can track the average amount of time they spent on the app within the last 7 days. Check the process here.
Updated on Jan 24 2022, 09:56 PM IST
Track average time spent on Instagram. Know how. (Pixabay)
Track average time spent on Instagram. Know how. (Pixabay)

Instagram has gained immense popularity among youngsters all over the world. The platform is being used to create reels, go live, sharing stories, posts, messaging and more. Instagram users can see the posts and updates from the people they follow and vice-versa. However, if your Instagram account is public, your posts can be seen by anyone as it is not restricted to your followers only. It can be hugely entertaining. So, there will be instances when you end up scrolling the homepage of the app for hours without knowing how much time you have spent on it. If this becomes a nasty habit, then some action is required and the first and easiest thing to do is to find out time spent on Instagram app by you.

In order to help users keep a track of time they spend on the application, Instagram provides an option to track their activity. You can see the average amount of time you spent on Instagram within the last 7 days. It can be noted that time spent on Instagram starts when you open the app, and ends when you close it or switch to using another app on your device. Here is how Insta users can know how much time they spend on the application:

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How to know how much time you have spent on Instagram:

1. Open Instagram on your smartphone.

2. Tap profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.

3. Tap Menu.

4. Tap Your activity, then tap Time. You will be able to see the average time you spent on Instagram in the last week.

Meanwhile, people who do not use Instagram can create their profile on the same and share their day to day activities with their followers. Also, when you create a new account on Instagram, people who are already using the application may see a notification saying that you have a new account.

How to create an Instagram account

10 Minutes
Step 1: Download the Instagram app from the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play Store (Android).
Step 2: Once the app has been installed, tap Instagram to open it.
Step 3: Tap sign up with email address or phone number (Android) or create new account (iPhone), then enter your email address or phone number (which will require a confirmation code) and tap Next. You can also tap Log in with Facebook to sign up with your Facebook account.
Step 4: If you register with your email address or phone number, create a username and password, fill in your profile info and then tap Next. If you register with Facebook, you will be prompted to log in to your Facebook account if you're currently logged out.
Step 5: If you sign up using email, make sure that you enter your email address correctly and choose an email address that only you can access. If you log out and forget your password, you will need to be able to access your emails to get back into your Instagram account.

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First Published Date: 16 Jan, 12:51 PM IST