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:

  1. Tap in the top left of your screen or swipe right from anywhere in feed.
  2. Tap at the bottom of the screen to take a photo, or tap and hold to record a video. To choose a photo from your phone's library or gallery, swipe up anywhere on the screen.
  3. 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.
  4. When you're ready to share, tap Your Story in the bottom left.

Note: Stories disappear from profile and feed after 24 hours, unless you add them to your profile as highlights.

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