Instagram recently launched a new video service called IGTV, bringing long-form video content to the image and video sharing platform. newly launched service Android and iOS app and also available on the web, it allows users to post videos from 15 seconds to 60 minutes long, greatly increasing the potential for the kind of content creators can share on the platform.
So if you’ve installed the IGTV app and are following your favorite creators, why not start your own channel and start making videos for the world to watch? Here’s how you can create your own channel on IGTV.
Create an IGTV Channel
First, I assume you have installed the IGTV app (Android, iOS) already and you are logged in. To create an IGTV channel, simply follow the steps below:
- In the IGTV app, tap the settings cog to go to your profile. Here, tap ‘Create Channel’.
- IGTV will now guide you through some basics of IGTV videos, just tap ‘Next’ then ‘Create Channel’.
This much. Your channel on IGTV has been created. IGTV uses your default Instagram handle to create your channel, and you can tap your profile icon on IGTV to view your channel anytime.
Create an IGTV Channel Without IGTV App
If you do not have the IGTV application installed, you can also create your IGTV channel from Instagram. Here are the steps you should follow.
- On the Instagram homepage, tap the IGTV icon at the top and then the Settings icon.
- Tap on Create Channel.
Follow the on-screen instructions and that’s it. You have successfully created your IGTV channel. Go share now!