Top 2 Ways to Create a New Instagram Account

| Updated on February 13, 2024

Instagram is slowly growing to become the most used social media platform after Facebook. If you are not on Instagram, you must be missing upon a lot of stuff that may interest you or is in trend. If you want to create a new Instagram account, it is just a matter of a few minutes and I have discussed the account creation further here; so make sure you follow it step-by-step and open an Instagram account for your personal use or business. 

Creating an Instagram Account Using Mobile Phone

If you want to set up an Instagram account on your mobile, here’s how to do it:

  1. For both Android and iPhone users, go to their respective Play Store and download the Instagram app on your device.
  1. Once the app is installed, launch it and tap the option ‘Create New Account’.
  1. Now, you will get two options to choose from- one is to use your ‘Phone Number’ and the other is to use your ‘Email Address’ to sign up for an Instagram account. Once you have entered the required information, tap ‘Next’.
  1. For Email Address:
  • You will be asked to enter the confirmation code sent to your email address; press ‘Next’.
  • After that, fill out your profile info and tap ‘Next’ when prompted.
  1. For Phone Number:

Here I have demonstrated how to create an Instagram account using your mobile number.

  • You have to enter your full name and tap one out of the two options- ‘Continue and Sync Contacts’ or ‘Continue without Syncing’.
  • Next, add your date of birth and press ‘Next’.
  • Your Instagram profile is ready, you can change your username if you want or tap ‘Next’.
  • Now, you have to create a password for your Instagram account and tap ‘Next’.
  • If you want you can even connect to your Facebook friends on Instagram or else ‘Skip’ it for now.
  • You can even add a profile photo if you want or else ‘Skip’ it.
  • That was all about how to create a new Instagram account using your mobile phone. 


If you don’t want to create a separate Instagram account, you can directly ‘Log In With Facebook’.

Creating an Instagram Account on Desktop

To create an Instagram account on PC, here are the steps:

  1. Go to on a browser and tap ‘Sign Up’.
  1. On the next page, you will be required to enter:

Mobile Number or Email

Full Name



And then tap ‘Sign Up’.

(For demonstration, I have shown here how to create an Instagram account without using phone number i.e. with email address.)

  1. Next, you have to add your birthday and then tap ‘Next’.
  1. Next, you have to enter the verification code that you have received on your email address or phone number.
  1. That was all about how to set up an Instagram account and your new Instagram account is ready to use.

Instagram account is mainly used to increase business reach; you can easily promote your business and increase your followers. Several ways are there using which you can increase real followers on Instagram. When you create an Instagram account for yourself, make sure to use genuine information to avoid getting blocked in the future.
If you can make your brand popular or have a good number of followers, you can also get your Instagram verified which is a very talked-about feature of Instagram. Moreover, if you sense some sort of inappropriate behavior by anyone, you can simply block them on Instagram to avoid any further contact.

Khushboo Chhibber

Senior Web Writer and Video Creator

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