Add a caption before sharing your post on Instagram
To add a caption to your post:
Instagram app for Android
  1. Tap at the top.
  2. Take a photo or video or choose one from your phone's library.
  3. Tap . You can also add effects or filters.
  4. Tap Preview or again, and then tap Write a caption...
  5. Enter your caption and tap Done (post) or Share (reel).
Instagram app for iPhone
  1. Tap at the top.
  2. Take a photo or video or choose one from your phone's library.
  3. Tap Next. You can also add effects or filters.
  4. Tap Next again, and then tap Write a caption...
  5. Enter your caption and tap OK, then tap Share.
Instagram.com from a mobile browser
  1. Tap at the bottom.
  2. Take a photo or choose one from your phone's library.
  3. Tap Next in the top right.
  4. Tap next to your profile picture and enter your caption.
  5. Tap Share.
Instagram.com from a computer
  1. Click at the bottom.
  2. Choose a photo or video from your computer's library.
  3. Click Next in the top right. You can also add filters (for a photo) or edit a cover photo and trim (for a video).
  4. Click Next again, and then click Write a caption...
  5. Click Share.
Instagram Lite app for Android
  1. Tap at the bottom.
  2. Take a photo or video or choose one from your phone's library.
  3. Tap Next, then tap Write a caption...
  4. Enter your caption and tap Share.
Learn how to add or edit the caption of a post you've already shared on Instagram.
Was this information helpful?
English (US)
+
Meta © 2022