How do I share a photo or video to my Instagram story?
To share a photo or video to your story using the Instagram app:
- Tap in the top left of your screen or swipe right from anywhere in Feed.
- Tap at the bottom of the screen to take a photo, or tap and hold to record a video. To choose a photo or video from your phone's library or gallery, swipe up anywhere on the screen.
- Tap , or to draw, add text or a sticker to your photo or video. To remove text or a sticker, drag and drop it on at the bottom of the screen.
- When you're ready to share, tap Your Story in the bottom left.
Note: Stories disappear from your profile, Feed and Direct inbox after 24 hours, unless you add them to your profile as highlights.