Winsta UWP (Instagram) hits v2.0, gets UI revamp/full dark theme

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Winsta UWP, the unofficial Instagram client for Windows 10 Mobile, keeps getting better and better, for Windows 10 phones, tablets and laptops. v2.0.2 is summarised below, adding a complete UI refresh, including a dark theme!

Here's what's new, for v2.0.2, since the last time we featured Winsta UWP, back in August (for v1.8.2):

  • Added private account notification
  • Added support for web URL clicking on media captions
  • New view for hashtags (Test, Only supports recent media0. P.S: Currently no support for hashtag stories.
  • New dark theme
  • Added notify before unfollowing someone
  • Added timer bar to Stories section
  • New search and explore page
  • Improved experience on mobile and tablet
  • Moved saved posts section to Settings
  • Added new way of notify for private account post sharing
  • Added emoji picker button in directs view for PC and XBox
  • Added gestures to highlights view
  • Removed following tab in Activities page due to new Instagram changes
  • Enhancements in Share post dialog UI
  • Many bug fixes
  • Added notification before sharing post from private pages.
  • Added video conversion before uploading. Now you have more chance to upload your video successfully

And some token screenshots, by way of illustration:


Rafe's been shooting a firework event, and Gavin has been experimenting with long exposures - all presented from Instagram here in a full dark theme and with the new, reworked UI...

Interestingly, I still had issues uploading videos from Windows 10 Mobile, but I reported it and I'd encourage you to report issues too... 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 still 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