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How to Upload an Instagram IGTV?

To upload a video that’s at least 60 seconds to IGTV:


From the Instagram app for Android or iPhone


  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap  in the top right, then select IGTV Video and choose the video you want to upload. Tap Next in the top right.
  3. Tap and slide the image at the bottom to select a cover image or tap  Add from Camera Roll (iPhone) or Add from Gallery (Android). Tap Next.
  4. Enter a title and an optional description.
  5. Tap Post to IGTV at the bottom.


Before posting your IGTV video, you can also:

  • Tap Add to Series if you want to add your video to an IGTV series. To create a new series, tap New Series, enter a series name, then tap Create. Tap Done in the top right.
  • Tap  next to Post a Preview to show a preview of your video in Feed and on your profile.
    • Previews will automatically be the first 15 seconds of your video.
    • Tap Edit Preview to adjust your preview (you’ll only have this option if your video is 9:16. If your video is 16:9, it will show in full.) Tap Save in the top right.
    • Tap Edit Profile Cover to adjust how your IGTV cover photo shows up on your profile grid. Tap Save in the top right
  • Tap  next to Make Visible on Facebook to share your video to Facebook and Watch. You must connect a Facebook Page to your Instagram. Tap Done in the top right.
  • Tap Advanced Settings, then tap  next to Captions to turn on automatic video captions. Tap Done in the top right.