Kathryn Lindsay
Updated Jun 07, 2016 @ 9:33 am
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Users may be divided over the recent changes to Instagram’s algorithm, but we can all agree we’d love a way to make the app easier and faster to use. For iPhone users, this just became a reality after Instagram’s latest update, which you can download ~today~ from the App Store. Now we can can post photos to Instagram directly from their Photo app, going live in a matter of seconds, TechCrunch reports.

This is handy because many Instagram users use third-party apps to edit their photos (like VSCO or Pic Stitch), and others take a totally minimal approach without any editing at all. Whatever your method of editing, for those who don’t use any of Instagram’s in-app editing features, it’s now super-easy and simple to get your photos from your phone onto your feed.

First, find the photo you want to post in your Photo Stream:

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When you select your photo, a bunch of app options will pop up — make sure you have Instagram enabled! If not, you can do this by clicking the “more” button.

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When you click Instagram, it will bring you to this screen where you type in your caption:

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Then you click “share,” and voila, your photo is live!

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Posting to Instagram from your Photo app takes less than a minute and is totally seamless. Now that your entire photo stream is fair game, there will be no more clunky scrolling and searching from the app. Double-tap that!