How to create and use Instagram Wall

This article will guide you through how to create and use Instagram Wall app.

You can create Instagram Wall with Single or Wall view.

Singe view screenshot is below, you can view a live example here:

Wall view screenshot is below, you can view a live example here:

 

Let's jump in and get started:

First, you will need to have your screens set up and paired. For more information on how to do that, click here.

Then log on to our portal: http://app.optisigns.com/

Go to Files/Assets, Click on "App" and add Instagram on your Account.

 

Click Instagram:

 

Enter your Instagram Wall information:

  • Name: Name of your Instagram Wall, this is the name of the wall in your asset list. It will not be displayed on your screens.

  • Post Type: Select if you want to use an Instagram Profile or Hashtag. Important: you can only set this one time during the creation of the asset, if you want to change this later, you should delete the old asset and create a new one.

  • Profile/Hashtag: Depend if you select Post Type is Profile or Hashtag, you will put the profile (for example https://www.instagram.com/nasa/ put nasa) or hashtag (for example https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/houstonrockets/ put houstonrockets). It is recommended to search, check Instagram first to avoid typos.

  • Display Mode: Select Single Post ViewSocial Wall View, or Social Kiosk View. Click on the links to see live example.

  • Theme: Select Light or Dark Theme.

  • Speed: Select how fast you want the wall to scroll or switch between Instagram posts.

 
Click Save.
After Saving, you can Preview the wall. It may take several seconds for the app to fetch posts and prepare your wall, so please be patient.

That's all! Congratulation!

You have created your Instagram Wall.
You can change the wall any time by click on it in the Files/Assets tab. 

You can assign the newly created wall to your screen by going to Screens, click Edit screens and assign the wall to screens that you want.

You can put the created social walls in a Playlist, Schedule too.

 

 

If you have any additional questions, concerns or any feedback about OptiSigns, feel free to reach out to our support team at support@optisigns.com or just submit a ticket here.

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