Instagram is a popular social media owned by Facebook, Inc. It is mainly used as a photo or video-sharing medium. It has IGTV videos in abundance ranging from 1 minute to 60 minutes. You can also watch live streams on Instagram. Unfortunately, Instagram is unavailable in the Roku Channel Store. You can still access Instagram on Roku through screen mirroring. It can be done on Android, iOS devices, and PC. Let’s see the steps to access Instagram on Roku.

Instagram on Roku

How to Get Instagram on Roku

You can access Instagram on Roku from Android, iOS device, PC, or Laptop. You have to make sure that the casting device and Roku are connected to the same WiFi Network.

Enable Screen Mirroring on Roku

1. Launch Roku and press the Home button on the remote.

2. Scroll down and select Settings. In the settings menu, select System.

3. Select Screen Mirroring and tap Screen Mirroring Mode.

Select Screen Mirroring Mode

4. Choose either Prompt or Always allow to enable screen mirroring.

Select prompt or Always allow - Instagram on Roku

Access Instagram on Roku from Android Smartphone

With the steps below, you can easily access the Instagram app on your streaming device from Android Smartphone.

1. On your Android Smartphone, open the Google Play Store.

2. From the Google Play Store, install the Instagram app.

Google Play Store

3. Now, connect your Android Smartphone and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.

4. Next, launch the Instagram app and sign in to your account.

5. Then, Swipe your screen from up to down to bring the Notification Panel.

6. From the Notification Panel, tap on Cast.

Tap on Cast and mirror Instagram on Roku

7. Now, choose your Roku device.

8. Finally, go to the Instagram app, and it will mirror to your streaming device.

Access Instagram on Roku from iOS

The following are the steps you should follow to mirror the Instagram app to your streaming device from iOS Smartphones.

On iOS Device

1. Launch Roku and press the Home button on the remote.

2. Select Streaming Channels and click Search Channels.

3. Type Mirror for Roku and choose it from the list.

4. Select Add Channel to get the app and click OK in the prompt.

Select Add Channel to get Mirror for Roku

5. Click Go to Channel to launch Mirror for Roku.

on iOS Device,

1. On the iOS device, open the App Store.

2. Search for Roku Screen Mirroring + Cast and install the app.

3. Open the app and choose your Roku device from the list.

4. Select Allow in the Notification prompt to allow screen notification.

5. Open the Instagram app and start streaming.

NOTE: If you don’t have the Instagram app on your iOS Smartphone, you can install the app from the App Store.

Access Instagram from a PC or Laptop

1. Launch your PC or Laptop and click Start. Open the settings.

2. In the Settings, select System and click the Display tab.

Select System in window settings

3. Select Connect to a wireless display and it displays the available devices.

Click Connect to a Wireless display - Instagram on Roku

4. Choose the Roku device to screen mirror the PC to Roku.

5. Open the Instagram website in the browser and log in to your account.

Thus, you can use Instagram on Roku from an Android phone, PC, Laptop, or iOS device with the help of the above procedure. People post stunning images of landscapes or greenery and view them on TV. You can control the app from your phone itself, and thereby it provides excellent control over the screen.

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1. Is Instagram available on Roku?

No, Instagram is unavailable in the Channel Store.

2. Can you get Instagram on Roku TV?

Yes, you can screen mirror the Instagram app from the Android or iOS Smartphone to your streaming device.