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Update to Instagram beta for Windows 10 adds translucency to the Live Tile and more

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Update to Instagram beta for Windows 10 adds translucency to the Live Tile and more
An update to the Instagram beta for Windows 10 brings a translucent look to the app's Live Tile and adds the ability to log into a Facebook account. The in-app camera has been updated and now allows the user to tap on the screen to focus in on different areas of an image. Some users claim that the update makes the app scroll faster with zippier and smoother animation. Overall, the Windows 10 Mobile version of the app has a strong resemblance to the iOS version.

Speaking about Windows 10 Mobile, as we told you earlier today, it appears that 50% of the active Windows Phone handsets won't be receiving the update. That figure is based on the number of users that a certain model still has. For example, the Nokia Lumia 520 is the most used Windows Phone in existence, but the entry-level handset will end its days running on Windows Phone 8.1.

If you're interested in the Instagram beta for Windows 10 Mobile, all you need to do is click on the sourcelink and install the app. By the way, the Instagram beta is free. The picture sharing app is considered one of the better social media sites and odds are that you have quite a number of friends that use it.

source: Instagram (beta for Windows 10 Mobile) via WindowsCentral

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posted on 19 Mar 2016, 17:44 1

1. Adreno (banned) (Posts: 755; Member since: 12 Mar 2016)


No Windows 10 Mobile for Lumia 928?

Hence, I wouldn't be able to try this app out.

WTF Microsoft!

posted on 19 Mar 2016, 17:51 5

2. IAMBLCKJ3ZUS (Posts: 295; Member since: 29 Sep 2015)


Stop being so cheap and buy a Windows 10 Mobile phone!

posted on 20 Mar 2016, 07:36

5. EcoCare (Posts: 434; Member since: 30 Jul 2014)


Microsoft promised that all Windows Phone 8 devices will receive Windows 10 Mobile. They've been promising too much regarding their software, and it's sickening. I'd rather invest my money somewhere else.

posted on 20 Mar 2016, 09:50

6. jonathonpower7 (Posts: 45; Member since: 09 Mar 2016)


I'm happy to see this because its official and better that the old Instagram app on 8/8.1

posted on 21 Mar 2016, 00:16

7. Bernoulli (Posts: 3995; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


Lol that's like saying that the galaxy note 2 is also getting marshmallow hahaha!

posted on 19 Mar 2016, 22:46

3. umangbedi (unregistered)


limit of window 10 mobile life approaching towards to zero.....

posted on 20 Mar 2016, 02:34

4. AppleVersusAndroid (unregistered)


I have used Android, iOS, and Windows. Windows is lackluster and unremarkable. The devices are bland and the operating system doesn't do anything to sway anyone from Android or iOS. Both Android and iOS have the same and better implemented features, and the devices they offer are far more attractive at similar prices.

The age-old argument, it simply doesn't have the app support to appeal to the average consumer. That and the advertising is non-existent. That last commercial I remember was for the Lumia 1020.

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