Instagram, one of the most popular social networking app, is always into bringing exciting filters and features to keep people engaged; sharing their memorable moments with their loved ones innovatively and instantly.
User friendly app with numerous promising features
The Instagram app gained immense popularity among the people in the recent time mainly because of its user-friendly interface and promising attitude from the developers.
Continuously increasing no. of users is giving quite a good rivalry to its brotherhood apps like Snapchat, Facebook etc.
The popularity of Instagram can be observed by the fact that people are even using it to promote their start-ups and businesses.
Instagram allows its users to create multiple accounts, and specify them as their Instagram account for personal use and other public Instagram accounts for marketing purposes.
It has been estimated that more than 50% of Instagram users run their businesses on Instagram and about 60% of the users prefer to get to know about the different features of their desired products on Instagram.
The brand owners share the images of their products with front view, back view or side view. In this way, the online customers get an idea of the whole product and decide accordingly.
Spark your business with handy features of Instagram
Keeping in view, the emerging trend of marketing and featuring the products on Instagram, the app developers are continuously enhancing the features available on Instagram. Their target is to make the app a spark action initiator for its users around the world.
The Business tool is one of the most promising features of Instagram which has been specially designed for business and marketing purposes. It has been observed that more than 1 billion actions were taken on Instagram ads which raised the online sales to a much greater extent compared to that of offline sales.
With the Business tool, the Instagram users can also make connections with their potential customers and get a clear idea about their interests and market trends.
Change the privacy of your uploads on your multiple Instagram accounts
The pictures that you share on Instagram are public by default; however, the users can change the privacy of each image/video uploaded on Instagram. Moreover, the brands’ owners can easily share their products images publically from their business account, and keep their images private on their personal account.
To change the privacy of the uploaded images from public to private is just a few steps process. For this purpose, the user can log in to his Instagram account and select the account settings.
Different options will appear among which one of the options will be to change the privacy of the photos to make them private. The user can turn the privacy on for the images as shown in the figure below. This new setting will not affect other settings of your Instagram account.
Common ways to zoom in Instagram images on your iPhone
People on Instagram and other social sites are keen to zoom in pictures to see the details of the image.
Generally, you can zoom in to an image on your Instagram news feed by changing some settings or you can simply take a screenshot of that image and zoom in to that screen shot in the gallery to check the details of the image
How to change settings on iPhone to zoom in to images
Go to Settings on your iPhone and access the General settings, where you will see an option for Accessibility, when you scroll down. Select it and you will be directed to the Vision section to change the Zoom setting.
On the Zoom screen, you can turn the toggle switch on to zoom in to your images on Instagram as well as on your iPhone.
How to take Screenshot of Instagram news feed images?
If you wish to take a closer look to your news feed images on iPhone without changing any settings as mentioned above, then you can take a screenshot of the image which you want to see closer, by pressing the Home and Sleep buttons simultaneously.
You will be notified that a screenshot has been saved. Then you can view the saved screenshot in your Photos app and zoom in the image for details.
Instagram Zoom in: Latest feature to excite iPhone users
A very new innovative feature from the developers in the latest update of the app is that you can zoom in a picture directly. Now the time is gone when you have to take the screenshot and open that photo and then zoom in to look at the details. That was a past stuff.
The future is here now: Instagram has introduced the zoom in feature. All you have to do is to pinch in the photo and boom the work is done; you are now zoomed into a photo. You can watch each and every single highlight of the photo by just pinching in.
With the new Zoom in feature, the iPhone users can now zoom in without changing settings or taking screenshots.
The new Instagram Zooming feature is for iOS only
It is a bit displeasing for android users that this feature is only available to iOS users but the developers are saying that they are working on the app and soon this feature will also be included in the android.
To access the new zoom in feature of the Instagram app on your iPhone, open the app and pinch into the photo you want to zoom or the video you want to zoom.
Sometimes your Instagram zoom not working on your iPhone:
People have complained that like other issues with Instagram features, sometimes, the zoom in feature also stops functioning or it does not perform the required action.
How to fix Instagram zoom in issues?
Force re-launch Instagram on your iPhone:
Some people complained that although they got the latest version of the app, but still they are unable to access the new zoom in feature on their iPhones. This might happen if they are running the beta version of iOS 10 which might cause the problem.
To resolve this issue, the user should try quitting the app with force and re-launch it. This can resolve the issue of no access to the new zoom in feature.
Downgrade to a previous iOS version or update to latest version:
Some other people, who are still using the older version of the operating system like iOS 9 are complaining that although they have enabled the zoom in feature through the settings but still they are not able to access it through the device settings or through the Instagram app.
This problem occurs when the iOS does not synchronize with the features of the app. The user can either downgrade his device to iOS 8 from iOS 9 to resolve the issue or he can update it to iOS 10.
How to downgrade to a previous iOS version?
Downgrading to previous iOS is absolutely possible but you have to access this thing from a third party store like (Cydia) by jail breaking.
Apple does not recommend its user to jailbreak the iPhone because you may cross the limitations of the company and if any harm will occur to your device the company will not be responsible for it.
But as far as the problem of zooming in is concerned if you are quite conscious about this feature, you can downgrade to iOS 8 to access this feature or wait for the fixing of the issue in iOS 9 or the release of a complete version of iOS 10.
Reset your iPhone to fix your Instagram zoom in issues:
If you have tried all the above mentioned methods to resolve your issues, but you are not successful in it, then you can reset your iPhone to resolve the zoom in issue on your device.
How to reset your iPhone?
There are three ways to reset your iPhone including:
- Factory data reset
- Restore all settings
- Hard reset
Factory data reset:
In this type of reset, all of the data on your device is removed and your device will be as new as taken out from a box. This type of reset is suggested when you have tried the solutions above and also tried the other two types of reset options.
Restore all settings:
In this type of reset, none of your data is removed and the device settings are shifted to the original factory settings. It’s a quite simple way and through this type mostly the problem is eradicated.
In this type of reset neither your data is removed nor your settings are altered. In this type of reset, the device goes through a rebooting process where all the previous running apps are closed down which clears the cache of the device thus providing a new healthy start to the device.
How to do hard reset:
- First of all, go to the home screen
- Then press the home button and power button simultaneously
- Keep pressing them until the screen gets shut down (becomes black) and the apple logo appears
- Leave the buttons the hard reset is done