Winsta UWP (Instagram) update round-up

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I reported on Winsta UWP, the unofficial Instagram client for Windows 10 Mobile, many times over the last year, including the initial reviewfirst big update, and most recent updates. And it keeps getting better and better, for Windows 10 phones, tablets and laptops. v1.5.4 here is the fourth update in a month and is summarised below.

Here's what's new, for v1.5.4, since the last time we featured Winsta UWP, back at the start of April:

  • Added option to hide advertising posts
  • Added support for Last activity in directs
  • Added support for saved posts view
  • Added Mute for posts and stories
  • Fixes for hashtags and long words in captions


With Instagram feeds including advertising, it's useful to have these hidden - and by default - with this setting in Winsta UWP; (right) the post context menu, now with extra 'Mute Posts and Stories' option - with an option to unmute afterwards when you want to see that person's content again.


Aha - so that's what Rafe has been up to! (So definitely don't mute him!); (right) Looking at a Direct message conversation, though my previous content isn't supported at the moment. It'll get fixed in an update...


Support for Instagram 'Saved posts' is now in the hamburger menu, as shown here. Very handy.

Winsta UWP has a very active developer and there's an Insider user community here on Telegram. (Access the latter through Unigram UWP!)

As I stated before, Winsta UWP is highly recommended. There's a lot to like about Winsta's speed and UI, it's a breath of fresh air - you can directly encourage the developer by buying Winsta, since it's a couple of quid in the Microsoft Store. Go on, if you want to see this updated further, buy the developer a cup of coffee in this way...

Source / Credit: Store