Finally Instagram listened to it’s audience and starts supporting most demanded feature – ‘Pinch-to-Zoom’ on it’s iOS app. Instagram has started rolling out pinch-to-zoom feature to it’s iOS app. Starting today, you can zoom in on photos and videos in the main feed, on profile pages and on the Explore tab.
Instagram posted a video announcing the feature that shows of what pinch-to-zoom will look like and how it works. The update, version 9.2, is now available for download for iOS users on the App Store. If you can’t find the update there, you may need to force-close the Instagram app before pinch-to-zoom becomes available to you.
Starting today, you can pinch to zoom on photos and videos in feed, on profiles and on Explore. Dive into an adorable puppy’s smile or into every detail of your friend’s new shirt. Over the past six months, you’ve seen many exciting changes come to Instagram, from a new icon to longer videos and even a new way to share everyday moments with Instagram Stories. And as things change, we’re still focused on improving the core parts of Instagram. Zoom is available today for Instagram on iOS. Zoom will be available on Android in the coming weeks.
As of now, this feature is available to iOS users, Instagram user on Android have to wait a little more to get this support. But not too long, Instagram says the Zoom will be available on Android in the coming weeks. No word on Windows support though.