Instagram tips and tricks: Find out how much time you spent on Insta app- Steps explained

    Here is how Instagram users can track the average amount of time they spent on the app within the last 7 days.

    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 00:05 IST
    Know how to track average time spent on Instagram app. (REUTERS)
    Know how to track average time spent on Instagram app. (REUTERS)

    Instagram is an application which immediately strikes your mind when you think of posting photos, sharing stories, making videos or reels, among others. The app has gained immense popularity among youngsters all over the world. You can see the posts and updates from the people you follow and vice-versa. If your Instagram account is public, your posts can be seen by anyone. So, you can get entertained by scrolling up the homepage of the app for hours without knowing how much time you have spent on it. But, you cannot let it become a habit! 

    Therefore, in order to avoid spending too much of your time on Instagram, you should find out time spent by you on the app. Instagram provides an option to track your activity for the same. 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.

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

    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. Here is how.

    How to create an Instagram account

    5 Minutes
    • Smartphone
    • Laptop
    • Desktop
    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: 04 Feb, 09:34 IST
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