Instagram for Android Now Available for Free Download on Google Play

Update : Instagram app updated to 1.0.1 Check the updated APK Download URL below.

Instagram for android was a much anticipated application for android users. Few days back we had notified about the beta registrations opening up on instagram for android. Today Instagram homepage showed the link to download the app from Google Play.

instagram for android full

instagram for android full

Before you go about downloading instagram on android, Read about the description and features of the app on android.

What is Instagram?

Instgram defines itself as follows,

Instagram – A beautiful way to share your world. It’s fast, free and fun!

Pick from one of several gorgeous filtered effects to breathe a new life into your mobile photos. Transform everyday moments into works of art you’ll want to share with friends and family.

Share your photos in a simple photo stream with friends to see – and follow your friends’ photos with the click of a single button. Every day you open up Instagram, you’ll see new photos from your closest friends, and creative people from around the world.

Instagram for Android – Features:

  1. 100% free custom designed filters and borders.
  2. Lux works its magic by making your photos more vibrant and brings out details in your photos you couldn’t see before.
  3. Instant sharing to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Foursquare (Flickr coming very soon).
  4. Interact with friends through giving & receiving likes and comments.
  5. Works with Android versions 2.2 and above that support OpenGL ES 2.
  6. Full front & back camera support

Instagram for Android Download Options.

[Google Play Link]

QR Code for Instagram on Android.

instagram for android qr code

instagram for android qr code

Download the Instagram Android APK

The app is a bit heavy one, 12MB in size. Many of you may not feel comfortable downloading it Over The Air on your Android. If you want to download the Instagram Android APK on your PC then follow this tutorial : Download Android Apps APK on your PC.

Also here is my Dropbox Link to the Instagram APK [LINK].

Update 1: The dropbox link couldn’t handle the traffic 😉 I Love it 😀

Anyways here is the new link to Instagram APK [LINK]

Update 2: Instagram app updated to 1.0.1. New APK Download link from [LINK]

Update 3: link too down due to Overuse of Bandwidth. Here is the latest 1.0.3 version APK from my server [LINK]

I hope you were as excited about instagram coming on Android as I was..

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Share this app with your friends and get creative with Instagram for android.


  1. says

    You’re a star! The app isn’t compatible with my Thrive, according to the play store, but I just downloaded your APK and it runs fine!

    Thanks, mate!


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  3. lei says

    Hi! I tried to install the last link that you posted, but it says “there was a problem parsing the package”

  4. kobengissah says

    I have a motorola backflip running gingerbread, and I’ve tried every version of instagram and it installs fine, but then every time I try to upload a picture, it just force closes

    • says

      Try to use the latest update from Play Store that might fix your device’s compatibility. Also if you moved the App to SD Card, Try moving it back to Phone Memory and using.

  5. says

    Hello, I was able to download Instagram apk with no problem. Everything works except when I upload a photo it always force closes befor I can get to the filters. I even reset my phone and everything. This is so frustrating, what can I do? PLEASE HELP ME –

  6. Carlos says

    Hola Oye quiero instalar iinstalar instagram en mi motorola Mb300 tiene androrird pero es el 1.5 se puede instalar o como le hago saludos

  7. says

    Hi I have a samsung galaxy I have tried 2 download the Apk several times and it will not let me
    It says there was a problem parsing the package…PLEASE HELP

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