How to View Instagram Without an Account

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  • user warning: Table './tipsformom_drupal/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<div class=\"mw-parser-output\">\n<p>Do you want to be able to look at Instagram without having an account? While you won’t have access to all Instagram features, there are a few ways you can check out someone’s profile and Instagram Story if their account is public. This wikiHow article will teach you how to view someone’s Instagram without an account.\n</p>\n<h2><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=View-Instagram-Without-an-Account&amp;action=edit&amp;section=1\" title=\"Edit section: Steps\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Steps\">Steps</span></h2>\n<h3><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=View-Instagram-Without-an-Account&amp;action=edit&amp;section=2\" title=\"Edit section: Viewing Profiles using the Instagram Website\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Viewing-Profiles-using-the-Instagram-Website\">Viewing Profiles using the Instagram Website</span></h3>\n<ol>\n<li>Find the username of the Instagram account you want to view. This method allows you to view a specific account, so you should first find the profile’s username.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-1.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 1.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/d/db/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-1.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-1.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Open up your preferred web browser on a computer. You aren’t able to use the mobile app without an account, so you\'ll need to use a computer.<sup id=\"_ref-1\" class=\"reference\" aria-label=\"Link to Reference 1\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"#_note-1\">[1]</a></sup><br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-2.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 2.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/0/0b/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-2.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-2.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>We recommend using private mode, as you will likely run into fewer website blocks.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Type the profile URL into the address bar. The only way to view Instagram is to go directly to a profile, so you should type in a profile-specific URL. Simply type in the username right after <b>instagram.com/</b><br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-3.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 3.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/c/c7/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-3.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-3.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>For example, if you wanted to view Beyoncé’s Instagram, you would type in: instagram.com/beyonce.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Scroll through their Instagram. Now that you’ve arrived at the page, scroll through their posts!<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-4.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 4.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/5/5b/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-4.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-4.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>Keep in mind that you will have limited functionality. For example, you won’t be able to view Stories or click on a post to see the caption, comments, or likes. Follow the next two methods for more viewing options!</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n</ol>\n<h3><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=View-Instagram-Without-an-Account&amp;action=edit&amp;section=3\" title=\"Edit section: Using a Third-Party Website to View Someone’s Instagram Story\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span id=\"Using-a-Third-Party-Website-to-View-Someone’s-Instagram-Story\"></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Using-a-Third-Party-Website-to-View-Someone.E2.80.99s-Instagram-Story\">Using a Third-Party Website to View Someone’s Instagram Story</span></h3>\n<ol>\n<li>Type <a target=\"_blank\" rel=\"nofollow noreferrer noopener\" class=\"external free\" href=\"https://storiesdown.com\">https://storiesdown.com</a> into your preferred web browser. On your mobile device or computer, open up your preferred web browser and type this into the address bar.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-5.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 5.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/0/02/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-5.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-5.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Type an Instagram username into the search bar. At the top of the website, there’s a white search bar. This is where you can type in the username of the profile that you want to view.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-6-Version-2.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 6 Version 2.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/8/8e/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-6-Version-2.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-6-Version-2.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Tap or click on . This is the black button inside of the search bar.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-7-Version-2.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 7 Version 2.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/a/a4/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-7-Version-2.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-7-Version-2.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>View their Instagram Story. After the website loads, simply scroll down to view the user’s Instagram Story.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-8.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 8.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/7/7f/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-8.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-8.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>Keep in mind that this function is only available if the user has a public account. Also, you won’t be able to view anything if the user doesn’t currently have anything on their Story.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Click on (optional). If you want to download the Instagram story to your device, simply click on <b>Download</b> underneath the Story.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-9.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 9.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/0/05/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-9.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-9.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n</ol>\n<h3><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=View-Instagram-Without-an-Account&amp;action=edit&amp;section=4\" title=\"Edit section: Using a Third-Party Website to View an Instagram Account\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Using-a-Third-Party-Website-to-View-an-Instagram-Account\">Using a Third-Party Website to View an Instagram Account</span></h3>\n<ol>\n<li>Type <a target=\"_blank\" rel=\"nofollow noreferrer noopener\" class=\"external free\" href=\"https://imginn.com\">https://imginn.com</a> into your preferred web browser. On your mobile device or computer, open up your preferred web browser and type this into the address bar.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-10.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 10.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/6/69/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-10.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-10.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Type an Instagram username into the search bar. This is a white search bar at the top of the website.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-11.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 11.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/2/27/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-11.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-11.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Tap or click on the magnifying glass icon. This is to the right of the search bar.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-12.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 12.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/d/dd/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-12.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-12.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Tap or click on the correct profile. A list of profiles similar to the one you typed in will appear on the website. Simply click on the correct one.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-13.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 13.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/1/1a/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-13.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-13.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"545\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n<ul>\n<li>Keep in mind that this function is only available if the user has a public account.</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>View their posts. Now just scroll through the user’s page to view all of their posts. If you want to see the caption or comments on a particular post, simply click on it.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-14.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 14.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/b/b2/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-14.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-14.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n<li>Click on (optional). If you want to download a certain post to your device, simply click on the red <b>Download</b> button underneath the post.<br />\n<div class=\"mwimg largeimage floatcenter \" style=\"max-width:728px\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Image:View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-15.jpg\" class=\"image\"><img alt=\"View Instagram Without an Account Step 15.jpg\" src=\"https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/a/ab/View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-15.jpg/aid13082348-v4-728px-View-Instagram-Without-an-Account-Step-15.jpg\" decoding=\"async\" width=\"728\" height=\"546\" class=\"whcdn\" /></a></div>\n</li>\n</ol>\n<h2><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=View-Instagram-Without-an-Account&amp;action=edit&amp;section=5\" title=\"Edit section: Tips\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Tips\">Tips</span></h2>\n<ul>\n<li>While these three methods are easy ways to view someone’s profile, you will still have relatively limited functions without an account. You may want to <a target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noreferrer noopener\" class=\"external text\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/Create-an-Instagram-Account\">create an Instagram account</a> to have more autonomy, such as viewing a private account.</li>\n</ul>\n<h2><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=View-Instagram-Without-an-Account&amp;action=edit&amp;section=6\" title=\"Edit section: References\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"References\">References</span></h2>\n<h2><span class=\"mw-editsection\"><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">[</span><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://www.wikihow.com/index.php?title=View-Instagram-Without-an-Account&amp;action=edit&amp;section=7\" title=\"Edit section: Quick Summary\">Edit</a><span class=\"mw-editsection-bracket\">]</span></span><span class=\"mw-headline\" id=\"Quick-Summary\">Quick Summary</span></h2>\n<div class=\"mw-references-wrap\">\n<ol class=\"references\">\n<li id=\"_note-1\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"#_ref-1\">↑</a> <span class=\"reference-text\"><a target=\"_blank\" rel=\"nofollow noreferrer noopener\" class=\"external free\" href=\"https://help.instagram.com/164895810321211\">https://help.instagram.com/164895810321211</a></span>\n</li>\n</ol>\n</div>\n</div>\n', created = 1660080180, expire = 1660166580, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:6bb1b617baf0167fcc1de12113d1fd37' in /var/www/vhosts/tipsformom.com/httpdocs/includes/cache.inc on line 108.

Do you want to be able to look at Instagram without having an account? While you won’t have access to all Instagram features, there are a few ways you can check out someone’s profile and Instagram Story if their account is public. This wikiHow article will teach you how to view someone’s Instagram without an account.

[Edit]Steps

[Edit]Viewing Profiles using the Instagram Website

  1. Find the username of the Instagram account you want to view. This method allows you to view a specific account, so you should first find the profile’s username.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 1.jpg
  2. Open up your preferred web browser on a computer. You aren’t able to use the mobile app without an account, so you'll need to use a computer.[1]
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 2.jpg
    • We recommend using private mode, as you will likely run into fewer website blocks.
  3. Type the profile URL into the address bar. The only way to view Instagram is to go directly to a profile, so you should type in a profile-specific URL. Simply type in the username right after instagram.com/
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 3.jpg
    • For example, if you wanted to view Beyoncé’s Instagram, you would type in: instagram.com/beyonce.
  4. Scroll through their Instagram. Now that you’ve arrived at the page, scroll through their posts!
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 4.jpg
    • Keep in mind that you will have limited functionality. For example, you won’t be able to view Stories or click on a post to see the caption, comments, or likes. Follow the next two methods for more viewing options!

[Edit]Using a Third-Party Website to View Someone’s Instagram Story

  1. Type https://storiesdown.com into your preferred web browser. On your mobile device or computer, open up your preferred web browser and type this into the address bar.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 5.jpg
  2. Type an Instagram username into the search bar. At the top of the website, there’s a white search bar. This is where you can type in the username of the profile that you want to view.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 6 Version 2.jpg
  3. Tap or click on . This is the black button inside of the search bar.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 7 Version 2.jpg
  4. View their Instagram Story. After the website loads, simply scroll down to view the user’s Instagram Story.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 8.jpg
    • Keep in mind that this function is only available if the user has a public account. Also, you won’t be able to view anything if the user doesn’t currently have anything on their Story.
  5. Click on (optional). If you want to download the Instagram story to your device, simply click on Download underneath the Story.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 9.jpg

[Edit]Using a Third-Party Website to View an Instagram Account

  1. Type https://imginn.com into your preferred web browser. On your mobile device or computer, open up your preferred web browser and type this into the address bar.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 10.jpg
  2. Type an Instagram username into the search bar. This is a white search bar at the top of the website.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 11.jpg
  3. Tap or click on the magnifying glass icon. This is to the right of the search bar.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 12.jpg
  4. Tap or click on the correct profile. A list of profiles similar to the one you typed in will appear on the website. Simply click on the correct one.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 13.jpg
    • Keep in mind that this function is only available if the user has a public account.
  5. View their posts. Now just scroll through the user’s page to view all of their posts. If you want to see the caption or comments on a particular post, simply click on it.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 14.jpg
  6. Click on (optional). If you want to download a certain post to your device, simply click on the red Download button underneath the post.
    View Instagram Without an Account Step 15.jpg

[Edit]Tips

  • While these three methods are easy ways to view someone’s profile, you will still have relatively limited functions without an account. You may want to create an Instagram account to have more autonomy, such as viewing a private account.

[Edit]References

[Edit]Quick Summary


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