How to create a channel on IGTV

IGTV, Instagram's new video platform, works seamlessly with the social media application. However, to submit content, you need to create a channel that works linked to your profile. The procedure, fortunately, is simple and can be done by the phone itself or in the web version, by the PC.

Check out, in the following tutorial, how to create your channel on IGTV. On the mobile phone, the procedure was performed on the Instagram for iPhone (iOS) version, but the tips are also good for Android users.

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IGTV, Instagram's new video feature, supports posts up to an hour long

On the cellphone

Step 1. Open Instagram and touch the IGTV icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Already on the video platform, tap on the gear icon;

Access IGTV by Instagram

Step 2. Now tap on the "Create Channel" option and then on "Next";

Creating channel on IGTV

Step 3. Go back again and finally confirm by touching "Create channel";

Creating channel on IGTV

Step 4. To view your channel, simply tap on your profile photo, inside the IGTV interface. From there, it is possible to send videos to the social network;

Viewing your channel

On the computer

Step 1. Go to the Instagram website and log in to your account. Then click on your username to open your profile;

Open your Instagram profile

Step 2. On the "IGTV" tab, press the blue "Start" button;

Creating profile on IGTV

Step 3. Then press "Next";

Creating profile on IGTV

Step 4. Click "Next" again;

Creating profile on IGTV

Step 5. Finally, confirm the action in "Create channel";

Creating profile on IGTV

Step 6. Returning to your profile, use the "IGTV" tab to upload videos to your channel and manage your posts.

Viewing channel on IGTV

Ready. That way, you can post up to 10 minutes of video on Instagram using your channel on IGTV.

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