How do I add a caption before sharing my photo or video on Instagram?

To add a caption to your photo or video:

  1. Tap at the bottom of the screen.
  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 > Share (iPhone) or Share (Android).

Learn how to add or edit the caption of a photo or video you've already posted.

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