Instagram coming to Windows Phone, leaked screenshot reveals, but you have to wait till May


These days it seems that Twitter accounts are being created with the sole purpose to leak tech info in the wild and gauge reaction, or avoid repercussions, and the aptly named @anontechleaks is the new kid on the block here.

We know Instagram is coming to Windows Phone eventually, and Nokia even created its own #2instawithlove effort to encourage faster pace, while we also saw the Instagram app Live Tile lurking in a promo Lumia ad.

Now the latest leak is directly a screenshot from the Windows Store, which shows the app as it would supposedly appear ready for your downloading pleasure, indicating that  the launch should be around May: "...Templerun 2 realracing 3 Instagram and others aren't launch until may 2013...its in wp store but aren't downloadable(need permission)..." Just in time for the fresh batch of Lumias announced at MWC, it seems.

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28 Comments

1. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

On no ...now my girlfriend will upload photos everyday ....

8. rustyimtiaz

Posts: 44; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

And ur scared that u must like all of them!! :P

9. Secondhead

Posts: 18; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

and u have to unfollow another girl on instagram (only me, only me:ur girlfriend said) :))))

31. KINGJUAN27

Posts: 210; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

That's great news! I'm sure there will be a significant increase of WP users! Coooooooooooooooooool! Cheers to diversity of platforms! Cheers to a healthy competition! :DD

32. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

windows phone with instagram = WORLD DOMINATION!!! :D

2. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

There is no need for me to sign up another social site as if sharing photos of my dinner and lunch is so important, and I certainly don't need the 16 ways provided to ruin my photos. But, other people needs it, oh, well...

3. joeymk

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

I think this is fake

6. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Fake or not, whether u use insta or not, it's needed for every OS for the OS to grow in userbase, because social sites are very important nowadays, that includes for Blackberry. I do hope Instagram change their mind regarding making an app for BB. For WP i do believe it is coming, question is WHEN.

4. nazyr1803

Posts: 100; Member since: Jan 11, 2013

hmmm... maybe there will be a release of instagram for bb10 eventhough they said no instagram for bb10..hmm...if bb10 have instagram in the feature, which one should i buy?? lumia or bb?? confusing

5. Eonnaydra

Posts: 217; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Buy Lumia.

7. Secondhead

Posts: 18; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

buy the instagram corporate

10. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Buy the Country.

25. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

FB did......lol

15. Anky5

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

buy universe ...then click photos then upload it on instagram

12. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

Windows Phone is now the fastest growing platform in the world.

14. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

compared to the other two , it has one of the fastest progress , but usability wise , still needs a bit of openness , even i wanted to own one , but i miss alot of the customization and stuff so Android for me

27. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

100% right.......true Nokia choice right OS because windows is great os...!!!

13. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Temple Run 2 , Real Racing 3 & Instagram coming to WP will kill the arguement of WP 8 not having enough apps .

18. papss unregistered

I can't get enough RR3 on my iPad. It's like crack lol..

16. Coolest4ever7

Posts: 23; Member since: Feb 07, 2013

Yes!! hopefully they make a Ruzzle app too

17. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

COOOOOOOOOL!

19. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

it will release with new nokia lumia 928 verizon........!!! hope so

21. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

i hope its true my guess its built by microsoft are already said they would build the app if instagram gave them the permission

28. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

another rumor is come.......tamplerun, real racing 3 and instagram will release in May.......!!!

23. NateAdam8

Posts: 437; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

I don't care about this s**t cause all I want is a Barnes & Noble NOOK App on WP8 so I can read my NOOK BOOKs from my HTC 8x

29. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

they u go men u got it.......lol you know men we have to care because WP have to grow fast those apps and game has to be in Store......!!!

24. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Good for WP8 app growth, but tell me some real news ;o)

30. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i just wish they better bring it to other platform! they shouldn't stick to the android-apple duo (also the temple run games! shoot temple run Oz is amazing!) coz they are now part of the daily tasks of people! they are not really helping those platform to have market share(WP and BB10 and any other platform out there) if they just still to Android and Apple! coz now people choose a platform coz of the apps available! so please instagram (and also imagi) bring your apps to WP and BB!!!

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