How do I tag people in my photo or video on Instagram?

There are two ways to tag people in a photo or video you're sharing on Instagram. Keep in mind that you can't tag people in someone else's photo or video.

To tag someone before posting a photo or video:

  1. After you've selected a photo or video to share and added effects or filters, tap Tag People from the Share screen.
  2. Tap on someone in the photo.
  3. Start entering their name or username and select them from the dropdown menu.
  4. Tap Done (iPhone) or (Android) in the top right.

To add people to a photo or video you've already shared:

  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Go to the photo or video, then tap (iPhone) or(Android) in the top right.
  3. Tap Edit.
  4. Tap Tag People, then tap on someone in the photo.
  5. Start entering their name or username and select them from the dropdown menu.
  6. Tap Done (iPhone) or (Android) in the top right, then tap Done or again to confirm.

Note: If you're not able to tag someone, they may have changed who can tag them in their privacy settings.

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