Instagram TV (IGTV): Onboarding & Channel Creation Experience
I was searching for my next application to try on User Experience and came to know about IGTV by Instagram from my friend. So I decided to feel the experience and share it with you all. I downloaded the app from the play store and started with onboarding of journey.
1. Onboarding Journey
When I opened the app I saw very familiar login option that is “Continue as chigs.designer”, Yes my Instagram account. So I clicked on that and that’s it.
My IGTV account is created and I am able to see some content of it. A very quick and smooth onboarding experience.
On the very first screen categories were listed namely For You, Following, Popular, Continue Watching...
The gestures were pretty smooth and familer for Instagram user.
1. Swipe Up - Open the categories and other options
2. Swipe Down - Close the categories and other options
3. Swipe Left - Goto next channel
4. Swipe Right - Goto previous channel
2. Search Experience
I was willing to search and follow some of my favourite instagrammer’s channel, So I clicked on search button and there were list of suggestions. To my surprise they all are my favourite instagrammers channel list.
Overall search experience is pretty smooth and easy to use.
3. Channel Creation Experience
After searching and viewing some of my favorite channels I thought to create mine. So I clicked on my image and I was redirected to a channel creation page.
A smooth one step process, Just a click and it’s done!.
1. Simple onboarding journey.
2. Straight to content.
3. Easy to use with one hand.
4. Search suggestions were relevant to my likes.
5. Channel creation was easy.
Need an option to name or rename the channel.